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LAN switches to get smarter about VoIP security

Dec 19, 20052 mins

Latest LAN news.

LAN switches to get smarter about VoIP security, 12/16/05

Avaya and Extreme this spring are planning to address issues involving the authentication of IP phones on a LAN, as well as providing increased DHCP security for Avaya phones, via Extreme switches. The co-developed technology will make Extreme …

Univa focuses on standards-based grids in data centers, 12/19/05

Univa, a start-up formed to bring the standards-based Globus grid software to corporate data centers, plans to release its first product into beta this week, with general availability expected in the first quarter of next year.

Advice: Networking a military field unit overseas, 12/19/05

Nutter helps a 140+-person Army Field Artillery Company in Iraq fix its network issues

Newsletter: Foundry unveils dual-speed fiber switching gear, 12/15/05

Foundry Networks this week introduced a whole bunch of fiber: an all-fiber-optic version of the FastIron Edge X series of switches, a 24-port fiber-optic …

PowerDsine devices add power to Ethernet, 12/14/05

PowerDsine launched a Power-over-Ethernet product at the Interop show here this week for delivering power to IP phones, WLAN access points and other devices over Ethernet cabling.

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- …

Newsletter: Extreme builds backbone of new Interop, 12/13/05

This week Interop will have its inaugural event in New York City. While the location is new, the network supporting the show will once again come from Extreme …