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Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Senior Editor, Enterprise Applications

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Recent articles by Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Comcast to IPv6-enable commercial broadband service

April 12, 2013

Comcast plans to expand its IPv6-based offerings for business customers with the launch of commercial broadband and Metro Ethernet services that support the next-gen Internet Protocol later this year.

Internet engineers punk'd

April 01, 2013

The Internet's premier standards body has punk'd the network engineering community with the release of a phony Internet Draft as it does each April Fool's Day.

Which tech degrees pay the most from day one?

March 05, 2013

Young technologists have a variety of undergraduate degrees that they can pursue at the collegiate level. But which degree is going to produce the most job offers and the highest starting salaries? Should college students major in computer science, software engineering, IT or some other niche in order to snare the top prize four years from now: a six-figure starting salary, perhaps with stock options?

Hybrid technology degrees emerging

March 05, 2013

As demand for college graduates with technical degrees soars, new majors are emerging that are hybrids of computer science, information systems and computer engineering.

New IPv6 training video released

January 31, 2013

Seeing an uptick in demand for IPv6-trained engineers in Europe, IT video training firm CBT Nuggets is offering a new 21-hour class aimed at teaching the basics of the next-gen Internet protocol.

5 years after major DNS flaw is discovered, few US companies have deployed long-term fix

January 29, 2013

Five years after the disclosure of a serious vulnerability in the Domain Name System dubbed the Kaminsky bug, only a handful of U.S. ISPs, financial institutions or e-commerce companies have deployed DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC ) to alleviate this threat.

Hughes wins its first satellite-based telemedicine deal

January 11, 2013

Hughes Network Systems will provide broadband satellite services to the New England Telehealth Consortium under a four-year contract that the satellite ISP says is its first deal in the area of mobile telemedicine.

Best tech colleges are harder than ever to get in

January 03, 2013

Results from the early application rounds at the nation's best technical colleges indicate that it will be another excruciatingly difficult year for high school seniors to get accepted into top-notch undergraduate computer science and engineering programs.

Best IT resolutions for 2013

January 02, 2013

It's that time of year when IT executives' thoughts turn to setting resolutions for the new year. We've talked to CIOs, IT analysts and other industry experts about the major trends for 2013 to come up with our own list of suggested IT resolutions.

IETF vs. ITU: Internet standards face-off

December 03, 2012

A battle is brewing between two standards bodies - the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - over which group will be the primary source of the underlying communications protocols that allow the Internet to operate in the future.