Stories by Cathleen Moore

Lucent Set to Debut Secure VPN Offerings

LOOKING TO ENABLE secure broadband Internet connections for virtual private networks (VPNs), Lucent Technologies this week will unveil a VPN portfolio featuring hardware and software.

Cisco sets sights on service provider networks

Cisco Systems today plans to make a major push into the service provider space, which is currently dominated by rivals Lucent Technologies and Nortel Networks. Cisco's announcement is expected to detail the company's optical networking strategy for service providers.

Lucent readying Cajun switch

Lucent Technologies early next month will announce an addition to its Cajun campus switch line that will boost network density and bandwidth in enterprise networks, and enable deployment of voice and video applications.

Cisco, Sun in unified communications pact

Cisco Systems and Sun Microsystems this week announced an agreement to jointly develop and market IP-based unified communications solutions enabling service providers to offer bundled voice, fax, and e-mail messaging services for phones, PCs, or handheld devices.

Cisco preps networks for the internet economy

In an effort to make the network more aware of the content, Cisco Systems on Monday announced ContentFlow, an architecture designed to enable the networking infrastructure to contend with the complexities of internet-enabled technologies, such as application and Web hosting services.

Fore helps form e-commerce infrastructure

Fore Systems last week unveiled a series of products, called E-Commerce Networking Solutions, that are aimed at strengthening the network infrastructure for improved electronic-commerce deployments.