Video Networking

  • Ex-Qwest Execs Named In Fraud Indictment
    Four former executives of Qwest Communications were accused in a federal fraud indictment Tuesday of devising a scheme to create more than $33 million in revenue by wrongly reporting a purchase order and covering it up.
  • System Building: What's Hot, What's Not
    It might have been awfully painful to be a PC hardware VAR for the past two years, but even with sluggish sales, the rate of innovation hasn't slowed. Indeed, 2003 will see some new technologies rise while others fade into the background. Getting caught with a large inventory of dead-end products is the last thing any smart systems builder wants, so let's look at what will be hot and what will cool off in 2003.
  • Alcatel Unveils New IP Telephony Line
    Alcatel on Tuesday launched a new IP-PBX platform that runs on Linux and supports industry standards such as XML, VXML and SIP, an emerging IP communications protocol.
  • Microsoft Greenwich Beta To Be Released Friday
    The beta version of Microsoft's realtime communications (RTC) server, code-named Greenwich, will be available on Friday, Microsoft Product Unit Manager David Gurle confirmed Tuesday during a meeting with CRN at the Instant Messaging Planet Conference & Expo here.
  • Mobile Chipsets: Guts And Glory
    CPUs are glitz and glamour. Rollouts are greeted with fanfare and popping flashbulbs. But it's the motherboard chipsets that are the true guts of the operation, however. These days, chipsets handle much more than some glue logic and a few serial and parallel ports,in usually just two ICs, a desktop or mobile chipset can incorporate everything from USB 2.0 and FireWire to graphics, sound, and networking, along with the obligatory, near-immortal serial and parallel port.