CRN Networking News

  • Ready For 100-Gigabit Ethernet?
    High-speed networking is on track to get a whole lot faster as the IEEE standards body has sanctioned 100-Gigabit Ethernet as the next frontier.
  • AT&T-BellSouth Merger Still Stalemated
    FCC chairman Kevin Martin's attempt to break a voting stalemate on AT&T's acquisition of BellSouth is drawing resistance from the two Democratic commissioners on the FCC as well as from at least one consumer organization.
  • Still 'Fat,' But 'Thin' Is In
    Thin-client computing goes by many names, but its definition is straightforward: a server-centric model whereby applications, data and CPU power reside on a network server instead of a desktop computer.
  • Coming Soon: Faster Wireless
    The emerging 802.11n wireless networking standard is certain to change the IT landscape with the promise of as much as 10 times the speed and four times the range of today's 802.11g.
  • Cordless Skype Phone Cuts Ties To PC
    Danish company RTX Products plans to release a Skype cordless phone next month that doesn't require a PC in order to use the IP telephony service.
  • Briefs: November 27, 2006
    Dell executives have dropped some public speaking engagements scheduled for the upcoming weeks as investigations of the company's financial reporting continue.
  • The E-Mail Push
    With Motorola's purchase of Good Technology, one would expect the wireless e-mail wars to heat up. Good Technology's software has been known as a viable alternative to Research In Motion's BlackBerry Enterprise server, and with the power of Motorola behind Good, the merged companies hope to be able to offer both hardware and software that challenge RIM's market share.
  • Chambers Becomes Cisco Chairman
    Cisco Systems President and CEO John Chambers this week took over the chairman's post, replacing John Morgridge, who stepped aside to become chairman emeritus.