How Sprint’s next CEO can right the ship; Internet2 finishes its nationwide network infrastructure

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How Sprint’s next CEO can right the ship, 10/10/07: Although Gary Forsee has stepped down from his posts as Sprint’s CEO, president and chairman, questions remain about what his successor must do to turn the company around.

Internet2 finishes its nationwide network infrastructure, 10/09/07: Internet2 has gone nationwide. At its annual fall member meeting this month, the non-profit advanced network consortium announced that it had completed its new nationwide network infrastructure, which has an initial capacity of 100Gbps and bandwidth-on-demand capabilities.

Indian outsourcers thrive despite weaker dollar, 10/11/07: Despite fears that a stronger Indian rupee might hurt profits, Indian outsourcing companies continue to report robust growth.

3Com says Bain, Huawei deal not a security risk, 10/10/07: 3Com says its $2.2 billion acquisition by Bain Capital and Chinese network giant Huawei Technologies will not pose a national security risk.

Software eliminates cost, pain of doing high-profile Internet research, 10/11/07: Software being developed at Ohio State University is letting scientists conduct major research over the Internet by helping them avoid traffic congestion problems and costly errors. The software, Remote Instrumentation Collaboration Environment (RICE) helps researchers perform experiments that, for example, use high-powered microscopes and telescopes more efficiently, regardless of network congestion.

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