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News from Interop New York

Dec 14, 20052 mins
Enterprise Applications

* News from Interop New York * Upcoming trade shows

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Foundry launches LAN edge switch with 10 Gigabit, PoE, 12/13/05

Foundry Networks introduced a LAN edge switch at the Interop show here this week that combines four speeds of Ethernet (from 10Mbps to 10Gbps) with Power over Ethernet, aimed at supporting a variety of traffic, from VoIP to wireless LANs to high-bandwidth applications such as video.

Microsoft uses Ajax to Web-enable corporate IM, 12/13/05Microsoft Tuesday released a Web-based version of its corporate instant-messaging software that gives users access when they are working remotely or from non-Windows computers. Gurdeep Singh Pall, a Microsoft corporate vice president, unveiled the product, Office Communicator Web Access, in a keynote at the Interop New York 2005 show.Security chiefs share pains of being caught in the middle, 12/13/05

Corporate security experts face a crisis as they are caught between regulators demanding better accountability for data security and the need to keep businesses up and running with the help of many business partners, an American Express security executive told Interop New York attendees Tuesday.

Microsoft: Keep converged nets open for new applications, 12/13/05

Businesses should consider how well their VoIP infrastructure will interoperate with upcoming communications applications when they revamp their voice networks, says Gurdeep Singh Pall, Microsoft vice president of real time collaboration during his keynote address at Interop New York on Tuesday.

Lockdown enlists low-end switches to enforce policies, 12/12/05

Lockdown Networks plans to announce at Interop New York this week software for its network access control gear that pushes enforcement of security policies to unmanaged Layer 2 devices.

Security issues to dominate Interop, 12/12/05

As Interop New York opens its doors for the first time this week, the focus will be on security and the effect of government regulations on network design and operations.

Aventail aims to create secure IP conferencing, 12/12/05

Aventail this week is announcing a collaboration appliance that works in conjunction with its SSL VPN gear to create secure IP conferencing that includes voice, video and instant messaging.

* UPCOMING TRADE SHOWS (Dec., Jan., Feb.):

2006 International Consumer Electronics Show

Jan. 5-8, Las Vegas

Lotusphere 2006

Jan. 22-26, Orlando

IDC Outsourcing Forum West

Jan. 30-31, Santa Clara

DEMO ’06

Feb. 6-8, Phoenix, Ariz.

RSA Conference 2006

Feb. 13-17, San Jose

RFID World 2006

Feb. 27-March 1

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