Stories by Michael Martin

  • 3Com pushes Layer 3 switching to the edge

    3Com's latest switch family, the SuperStack 3 Switch 3200, is targeted at small- and medium-sized organizations looking to improve their network performance by pushing Layer 3 capability out to the network edge.

  • Cisco sets its sights on security

    Cisco Systems has continued its recent security push with several new products designed to better-protect Cisco networks and an acquisition geared towards enhancing the company's SSL-based remote access VPN equipment.

  • 3Com pushes Layer 3 to the edge

    3Com Corp.'s latest switch family, the SuperStack 3 Switch 3200, is targeted at small- and medium-sized organizations looking to improve their network performance by pushing Layer 3 capability out to the network edge.

  • Early users give MSPs thumbs up

    Systems and network management platforms are key to controlling networks and the devices attached to them. Unfortunately, these platforms are typically expensive and require a small army of IT staff to install, putting systems and network management out of reach of all but the largest companies.

  • ASPs expand customer appeal

    Application service providers are gaining in both customers and customer satisfaction, according to a tracking survey released Tuesday by the ASP Industry Consortium.

  • Cisco Deals for Improved Voice Wares

    Another voice-related acquisition and an alliance with Bellcore should give Cisco Systems Inc. more cachet with carriers and enterprises searching for voice/data convergence solutions, according to one industry observer.