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NetFlash: Cisco, Avaya respond to Tester’s Challenge

Opinion
Jun 23, 20042 mins
Networking

* Cisco, Avaya respond to Tester's Challenge on VoIP security * Powell: A light touch on regulations * Supercomm: Start-up provider picks ISPs * Sparks may fly at open source Java debate * Today on Layer 8

Network World recently threw down a challenge to Cisco and Avaya, saying these companies need to do a better job when it comes to securing VoIP networks. Now, in the interest of fairness, Cisco and Avaya get a chance to respond, and we print their responses here for you to judge. When looking at the responses, one thing is immediately clear: vendors love bullet lists. What is not clear are the details of how they plan to change things. Cisco, Avaya respond to Tester’s Challenge on VoIP security http://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/062104tester.html?net

Network World recently threw down a challenge to Cisco and Avaya, saying these companies need to do a better job when it comes to securing VoIP networks. Now, in the interest of fairness, Cisco and Avaya get a chance to respond, and we print their responses here for you to judge. When looking at the responses, one thing is immediately clear: vendors love bullet lists. What is not clear are the details of how they plan to change things.

Cisco, Avaya respond to Tester’s Challenge on VoIP security

https://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/062104tester.html?net

Powell: A light touch on regulations

Supercomm 2004 featured a keynote interview yesterday with FCC Chairman Michael Powell, who said that, despite some good feelings among service providers this year, 2005 would be the year the industry will truly recover. More importantly, though, he said the FCC would try to stay out of the way.

https://www.nwfusion.com/edge/news/2004/0622powell.html?net

Supercomm: Start-up provider picks ISPs

Start-up service provider Arbinet is announcing at Supercomm an Internet access service that connects customers to any of a dozen or so ISPs depending on how well the ISPs’ networks are performing.

https://www.nwfusion.com/edge/news/2004/0622scarb.html?net

Sparks may fly at open source Java debate

The stage is set for some fireworks on the last day of the JavaOne show next week, where Sun has assembled a panel to debate the thorny issue of whether it should release its Java technology under an open source license.

https://www.nwfusion.com/news/2004/0622javaospa.html?net

Today on Layer 8, my precious:

The social force that is Gmail; the time capsule that time forgot; and why spam is even more annoying when you can’t see it; all this today and more at your home for not-just-networking news.

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