Moving on

After 13 years with Network World, I’ve decided it’s time to try something different.It has been a terrific experience. As an editor here I’ve had a front-row seat for the many changes in networking – which is to say I’ve seen the...

02/03/12

IBM names Virginia Rometty president and CEO

IBM Tuesday announced that Virginia Rometty will become president and CEO of the company, effective Jan. 1, 2012. She succeeds Sam Palmisano, who will stay on as chairman. Rometty will be the first female CEO of the company....

10/25/11

Oh Siri, you so silly!

Featured at Apple’s launch of iPhone 4S last week – before we mourned Steve Jobs and then realized the iPhone 4S was headed for a demand tsunami – was a little thing called Siri. As users start playing around with it, they are...

10/13/11

Live blog of Apple's iPhone 5 event

Apple is making an announcement today regarding next steps with its iPhone, but won't be streaming the news. We are presenting a live blog from the event, courtesy of Macworld, so keep your browser tuned here at 1 p.m. Eastern time...

10/04/11

10 excellent IT how-to videos

Videos get a bad rap among IT staffs. The perception is that most videos flying around the Internet depict morons falling off their skateboards or teenagers mangling pop songs. Plus, they eat up lots of bandwidth. And most IT...

09/29/11

10 years later, and still so far to go

It's hard to believe it has been 10 years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11/01 claimed so many lives and changed our society forever.For businesses, the issue of disaster recovery became a focus after the attacks, as they...

09/08/11

5 misperceptions about deploying IPv6

We’ve been very fortunate to have author Shannon McFarland blogging for us as part of our Cisco Subnet community, and he has just completed his list of top five misperceptions about IPv6 deployment. McFarland wrote the book on...

08/02/11

MaaS confusion: "As-a-service" gets out of hand

While researching this story on cloud computing and management, I was reintroduced to the term “management-as-a-service,” and I had to laugh.In a predictable abuse of the latest buzzword, just about everything tech-related is now...

07/07/11

Would anyone like to say a few words?

Yeah, journalists love to proclaim technologies as "dead" – and if you take us literally, we're almost always a bit premature with those proclamations. But when we say something is dead, what we're really saying that it's on the way...

06/27/11

Gigamon ships its first terabit-scale monitoring switch

Network monitoring vendor Gigamon will ship its first chassis-based switch later this month, one with a 1 Tbps backplane and room to grow. Gigamon builds switches that filter high-speed traffic coming from a network tap or a mirror...

06/10/11

Apple's introduction of iCloud

In case you missed it, here is the play-by-play of Apple's introduction of iCloud, the new Mac OS X, and other products at WWDC 2011, courtesy of Macworld's editors. Big thanks to Jason Snell and Dan Moren for making this...

06/07/11

My favorite Network World moment

As Network World turned 25, we published a great collection of stories from reporters and editors about great moments working here, both professional and personal. I should have written my story, too, because Network World helped...

06/02/11

Worst hackers ever?

We always hear about the big data breaches, the most devastating viruses, and the most denying of the denial-of-service attacks. But for every hacker with that level of deviousness, there are a thousand wannabes out there. Some...

05/27/11

Interop's still got some kick

This week's Interop in Las Vegas is proving why the trade show is still around after 25 years, with some early fireworks and new products that demonstrate just how vital the networking industry remains.We had predicted in our Interop...

05/10/11

Cisco rails against 'tactical, multi-vendor approach' to networks

With Gartner in recent months arguing against single-vendor networks in general and Cisco's message in particular, Cisco today fired back. In a live webcast, Cisco executives decried the "good enough" network and what it sees as...

04/27/11

Crazy is as crazy does

It was all too easy to laugh at the headline "Cell phones are 'Stalin's dream." But now who's laughing? Free software advocate Richard Stallman raised eyebrows with that comment to Network World editor Jon Brodkin. Some called him...

04/21/11

March mobile madness: The most amazing videos from CTIA

The CTIA Wireless conference always showcases the latest and most innovative products in mobile and wireless, and this year's show is no exception. Check out these videos from the show floor that will make your jaw drop. Radar...

03/23/11

Send us your fave raves

Do you have a favorite enterprise IT product you can't live without? Tell us about it and we'll share your raves with our readers. Please send your submissions to Ann Bednarz at Network World ( abednarz@nww.com ) by April 4. Please...

03/21/11

Android-iPhone browser speed test called 'flawed'

Blaze Software stirred up an Apple fanboy hornet's nest today when it released the results of a speed showdown between browsers on Google's Android and Apple's iPhone - and bloggers are now claiming that those results are...

03/17/11

Wiring closet winners and losers

IT management software vendor SolarWinds recently held a photo contest to find the cleanest, most catastrophic and most creative wiring closets. While not the first nor the last to sponsor such a contest (Cisco is in the middle of...

03/16/11

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