• Back In Time To The 1980s: This Is An Emergency Alert
    In this era of students incessantly text messaging on the latest handheld devices, it's not often that a solution provider seeks to advance the cause of campus safety by tapping into a relatively 1980s-era standard of communications. But that's exactly what Jackson, Miss.-based Global Security Systems is doing with its Alert FM solution.
  • WAN Traffic Cops
    With all manner of traffic across the Internet continuing to grow exponentially, and crashes, downtime and network performance issues appearing to grow by the month, getting the best possible network performance can become a chore. At the same time, more businesses are putting employees at branch offices or home offices instead of at headquarters, while simultaneously consolidating their IT resources.
  • The Emerging Rule
    Solution providers not filling out their product portfolio with emerging vendors are putting both their clients and themselves at risk. Blindly following a major vendor strategy is a surefire path to a low technology solutions IQ and even lower profits.
  • 3Com's New 802.11n Gear
    3Com this week unveiled a new portfolio of products based on 802.11n, the latest wireless LAN standard. Here's a look at three of the newest products in the suite.
  • Google Android Plans Hit Setbacks
    Google's open-source Android mobile device platform hits snags as the operating system's 30-plus partners struggle to meet deadlines for handsets and software.
  • All-In-One Networking: Does One Size Fit Small?
    A number of vendors are trying to win over the hearts and minds of small-business VARs and their customers by offering up all-in-one solutions. These tidy little offerings do everything from switching and routing to VoIP and security in one box, ultimately reducing the number of appliances a company needs while making services available to them.
  • 2008 State Of Technology: Networking - Wireless
    Solution providers expect wireless networking sales to grow this year, partially fueled by the new 802.11n WLAN standard that is expected to usher in the era of the "all-wireless" enterprise.
  • 20 Most Strategic Networking Vendors
    Solution providers surveyed in this year's Everything Channel State of Technology: Networking study picked their most strategic vendors. Here's a look at who came out on top.