Stories by Stephen Lawson.

Sockeye updates route control as Cisco looms

Sockeye Networks Monday rolled out a new version of its route control software, moving its capabilities forward even as networking behemoth Cisco Systems eyes the fledgling market for this kind of technology, which helps companies take advantage of having more than one data communications carrier.

WLAN security spec probably due next year

The IEEE 802.11i standard will plug all known security holes in IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs, also known as Wi-Fi, but probably won't see final approval or shipping products until about a year from now, according to an Intel Corp. network architect involved in the drafting of the standard who spoke here Thursday at Spring Intel Developer Forum.