Network Security

  • Review: Management With A Bite
    Keeping track of what's happening in the network is essential, but it's not always easy or affordable, creating a large opportunity for solution providers to step in with proactive network management services.
  • Review: Sewing Up App Glitches
    In a perfect world, software would work as well as vendors claim it does, but the reality is that applications are often rushed to market full of bugs or what some vendors like to call "undocumented features."
  • Review: Does ROBObak Beat The Remote Backup Blues?
    The CRN Test Center puts ROBObak, a software-only backup solution, through the paces. Does it beat the remote backup blues? The application offers the ability to schedule and restore backups, encryption, hot backups, and de-duplication. The name reflects the company's focus on Remote Office and Branch Office backups.
  • Interview: RCM Technologies
    RCM Technologies senior networking engineers Mike Cadorette and Greg Herbst discuss the trends in network management and how to make the most out of vendor relationships.
  • First, Audit The Assets
    A step-by-step look at how asset management applications can take the pain out of compliance audits.
  • Symantec Takes Aim At Data Center Complexity
    At Symantec Vision 2007 in Las Vegas, Symantec chief John Thompson said the company's security, storage and management tools form a powerful arsenal for battling data center complexity.
  • Review: Security Blanket For Vista PCs
    Trend Micro's Client Server Messaging Security 3.6 software combines several security technologies to create a blanket of protection for network-attached Vista PCs.
  • Review: Eye-Opening End-Point Security
    EEye Digital Security's Blink Professional 3.0 end-point security suite takes an innovative approach to protocol analysis to detect and block zero-day attacks that bypass standard signature-checking solutions.
  • Symantec Envisions Shift To SaaS
    Symantec plans to eventually move all of its software to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, starting with a new online backup offering the company unveiled Tuesday.
  • Review: Monitoring Tool Gets Smart
    Networks keep getting more complex, but Ipswitch aims to simplify the network administrator's life with WhatsUp Gold Version 11, the latest release of its network monitoring software.
  • Tooling Up For Vista
    For VARs, deploying Windows Vista will be a surefire revenue source. Two elements will smooth the road to success: having a plan and picking the right tools for the job. Here's how to go about it.
  • Review: SIM Offers Bang For Buck
    Symantec's latest release of its Security Information Manager (SIM) appliance delivers the big picture of security management and compliance to the harried administrator.
  • Symantec To Acquire Altiris
    Security and IT system management vendor Symantec announced Monday it would buy network client management vendor Altiris.