Stories by Cathleen Moore

Cisco Touts IP Telephony to the Enterprise

Tackling the notion that IP (Internet Protocol) telephony systems have not yet showed enough muscle for prime-time deployment in large enterprises, Cisco Systems Inc. today rolled out its second-generation enterprise-level IP telephony products for its convergence platform called Architecture for Voice, Video, and Integrated Data (AVVID).

3Com Reveals Bold Restructuring Plans

3Com Corp., as part of aggressive restructuring plans revealed at its third-quarter analyst meeting on Monday, effectively said it will exit the high-end enterprise networking equipment market.

Wireless High-speed, Last-mile Technology Unveiled

A service provider today unveiled a technology capable of sending and receiving data through the air at gigabits-per-second speeds, with the intention of resolving issues pertaining to last-mile broadband connectivity.

Agilent Raises the Optical Bar

LOOKING TO IMPROVE the viability of optical networking, Agilent Technologies Inc. this week introduced a platform that allows voice, video, and data to be switched as optical signals without converting them from photons to electrons.

Cisco exec maps out enterprise network convergence

In a keynote here at the Computer Telephony Expo, Cisco Systems vice president of enterprise marketing Peter Alexander traced the impact of the Internet on communications and explored how the convergence of voice and data will usher in a new communications model for businesses.

3Com Exec Addresses Network Scalability Issues

In a keynote address here at the Computer Telephony Expo, 3Com Corp. CTO and senior vice president John Hart identified a forthcoming network transformation driven by the far-reaching impact of the Web. As networks prepare for the convergence of voice, data, and video, Hart emphasized that scalability will be a crucial and determining factor.

Lucent Announces Interactive Communications Suite

Lucent Technologies Inc. at the Computer Telephony Expo here yesterday unveiled a suite of communications-based applications that use technologies such as IP telephony, speech recognition, and wireless to deepen the level of interaction between users.

Agilent's Optical Platform Lights the Way

Agilent Technologies Inc. at the Optical Fiber Communications Conference in Baltimore this week plans to unveil a platform that allows voice, video, and data to be switched as optical signals without converting them from photons to electrons.

Cisco Goes Hybrid with Catalyst 6000 Family

To help enterprises better leverage increasing bandwidth in the WAN, Cisco Systems Inc. rolled out this week a new module that brings WAN and MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) functionality to its Catalyst 6000 family of switches.

Cisco CIO Advises Strategy to Integrate Net, Biz

The issues facing enterprises as they attempt to incorporate the Internet into their business strategy was the focal point of a keynote speech yesterday by Pete Solvik, Cisco's senior vice president and CIO, here at Cisco's Worldwide Partner Summit 2000.

Cisco Adds Wide-area Capabilities to 6000 Switches

TO HELP ENTERPRISES better leverage increasing bandwidth, Cisco Systems today rolled out a new module that brings WAN and MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) functionality to its Catalyst 6000 family of switches.