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New Products – SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 includes browser, IM XGL Graphics

SUSE Linux enterprise 10 includes browser, im, xgl graphics WALTHAM, Mass. - Novell Inc. is shipping version 10 of the SUSE Linux Enterprise operating system, which includes Xen virtualization and application-level security. The

Published on: December 5th, 2006 CN Staff

News Briefs – WiMAX world conference, Vanco plc, Voice 2.0 Conference

As equipment and component manufacturers announced products at the WiMAX World conference in Boston last month, some vendors predict mobile carriers will add WiMAX base stations to their GSM or CDMA infrastructure.“We certainly

Published on: December 5th, 2006 CN Staff

New Products – NAC Appliance 4.0

Cisco security appliances include network admission control SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cisco Systems Inc. is shipping three security appliances designed to enforce corporate policies and to prevent threats from spreading through corporate networks.Cisco's

Published on: October 5th, 2006 CN Staff

News Briefs – Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Infonetics Research, Toronto Hydro Telecom

Incumbent telephone companies were dealt a blow by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission as the regulator decided to stick with the original ruling on voice-over-IP that it made over a year ago.Lawson

Published on: October 5th, 2006 CN Staff

New Products – VoIP hardware

RALEIGH, N.C. - Raytheon's JPS Communications unit is shipping the ACU-M, which connects radios with iDEN from Nextel.A miniature version of JPS's 24-port ACU-1000, the ACU-M interoperability device includes four audio repots, two

Published on: September 6th, 2006 CN Staff

News briefs-CN, July/August 2006

Cisco Systems Inc. has announced an aggressive plan to introduce a new technology every four months and plans to roll out telepresence later this year.During his keynote address at the annual Cisco Networkers

Published on: July 20th, 2006 CN Staff

Products-June 2006

Smarts Application Discovery Manager finds 500 applications, detects info using SNMPHOPKINTON, Mass. - EMC Corp. is shipping its Smarts Application Discovery Manager software, designed to give users information on how applications behave and

Published on: June 13th, 2006 CN Staff

News briefs-June 2006

An increasing number of Internet subscribers will be using wireless technologies for high-speed access, and this will probably be the only option for more than a million Canadians, according to a former head

Published on: June 13th, 2006 CN Staff

Mitel exec predicts physical security passes will be used to help with instant messaging

Video communications will never replace all face-to-face business meetings, but IT administrators need to be able to divvy out enough bandwidth to the right users so they can talk using their Web cams,

Published on: May 9th, 2006 CN Staff

Policy review panel recommends easing regulation, CRTC reform

The panel released its report shortly after the election of the Conservative government. At press time, Industry Minister Maxime Bernier had not responded to the report, other than issuing a statement promising to

Published on: May 9th, 2006 CN Staff

News Briefs-Voice on the Net Canada

Ronald Gruia, program leader for emerging communications at Frost & Sullivan Canada, said portable phones that use the IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi protocol use more battery juice than conventional cell phones because they constantly

Published on: May 9th, 2006 CN Staff

Security vendors blame USB memory keys for some network security breaches

Users are saving data on to devices ranging from CDs to iPods, and IT managers are rarely able to keep track of which files have been saved on to portable storage devices, said

Published on: May 9th, 2006 CN Staff

Alcatel unveils OmniSwitch 9000 10-Gig switches

The French manufacturer's OmniSwitch 9000 series, which uses the Alcatel Operating System and includes the OmniVista Quarantine Manager, which identifies and isolates viruses and unidentified users.The 9700 model is available now in a

Published on: March 10th, 2006 CN Staff

News Briefs – MLS Allstream

MTS Allstream said it is preparing its multi-protocol label-switching network for next-generation Internet protocol services by deploying Cisco Systems Inc.'s Carrier Routing System.The carrier is about to begin the first of a three-phase

Published on: March 6th, 2006 CN Staff

Bandwidth Manager includes controls based on administrator-defined rules

Designed for organizations concerned about non-work-related Internet use, Bandwidth Manager offers both bandwidth control and quality of service based on rules defined by the administrator. It can restrict bandwidth based on port, protocol,

Published on: March 6th, 2006 CN Staff