Much has changed since we examined the <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/060710-tech-argument-facebook-twitter.html">ongoing war</a> between Facebook and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2010/052610-twitter-quiz.html">Twitter</a> in the spring of 2010. The stakes are higher, the competition has increased, and we see LinkedIn and Google roaring into the social networking arena like never before.
Stories by Jeff Caruso
Several different flavors have sprung up in <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/cloud-computing.html">cloud computing</a> and each has their pros and cons. Add to these the plethora of vendor-created acronyms and it can be confusing to figure out the best option.
Novell Thursday shipped software for managing enterprise Linux servers made by Novell and Red Hat, taking its systems management approach to a higher level.
Cisco achieved a milestone in its most recent fiscal quarter, one with profound implications for the future of the company: Cisco made more money from its new products and services than it did from routers and switches.
Ethernet turned 35 last week. The official birth date of Ethernet is generally regarded as May 22, 1973, the date of a memo penned by Bob Metcalfe that laid out the basic concepts of Ethernet. To mark the occasion, I thought it might be fun to look back at another anniversary milestone.
Broadcom last week introduced a transceiver that can support the widest range of Ethernet speeds possible, from 10Mbps Ethernet to 10 Gigabit Ethernet - all over unshielded twisted pair wiring.
Believe it or not, it has been a mere 25 years since TCP/IP walked into our lives and changed them forever.
Google may be building its own 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches to support its massive data-center needs, according to a recent blog post by Nyquist Capital.
GameRail recently installed backbone routers from Foundry Networks to build out its network for bypassing the Internet.
Who says speeds and feeds are passe? Who says network interface cards are a commodity? If you look at the latest 10 Gigabit Ethernet activity, the speed of NICs is very much at the forefront of industry competition.
In a conference room overlooking the site of the World Trade Center, early adopters of biometrics technology this week stressed the importance of determining someone's true identity.
IMC Networks last week unveiled a 10/100/1000M bit/sec copper-to-fiber media converter.
When Microsoft unveiled its security technology initiative last month, one interesting aspect of it was somewhat buried - the network equipment partners, which include most of the major players other than Cisco.
Wireless LAN equipment vendors drew sharp contrasts among themselves in the spirited debate of Network World's Wireless LAN Showdown Wednesday.
In a series of presentations here at its annual analyst conference, Cisco Systems Inc. this week detailed its plans for getting through the current economic storm.