Network Management

Dell: Widespread software defined networks "3-to-5" years away

News 3 Apr, 2013 Jane McCallion

Other trends more pressing, but software defined networking will win the day

No-access bank

Lloyds group customers caught short as payments system fails

News 22 Jan, 2013 Jane McCallion

Unknown computer error stops customers making fast electronic payments.

4G mast

4G spectrum auction opened to bidders

News 12 Dec, 2012 Rene Millman

Next generation spectrum could fetch £3.5 billion, down from £22 billion for 3G, it is claimed.

Optical

Nokia Siemens in plans to sell off optical unit

News 3 Dec, 2012 Rene Millman

Company restructuring leads to sell-off to private equity.

Network

Support specialist Multiven swaps the Valley for the Alps

News 28 Nov, 2012 Jane McCallion

Organisation that connects networking specialists direct with customers moves to heart of Europe to grow global business.

Security keyboard

ZTE and Huawei hit back at US Government accusations

News 9 Oct, 2012 Jane McCallion

Chinese companies deny their equipment could be used for spying by Chinese government.

PRTG Network Monitor Review
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Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 12.3 review

Reviews 1 Oct, 2012 Dave Mitchell

Version 12.3 of this monitoring software offers over 130 sensor types and a slick web interface. With no hidden costs, it's one of the best value tools on the market.

Networks

SmartReach rolls out smart meter comms trial in Ipswich

News 19 Jul, 2012 Caroline Donnelly

Tech coalition to trial use of long-range radio networks in 1,000 home smart meter trial.

Message rejects

O2 network outage leaves 100,000s without service

News 12 Jul, 2012 Rene Millman

Mobile operator claims users should see a "gradual return" of service over the course of today.

TV

Freeview renews calls for mobile operators to foot 4G interference bill

News 3 Jul, 2012 Xin Li

Digital broadcaster claims customers should not have to pay to watch interference-free TV once 4G arrives.

4G mast

Everything Everywhere ups ante in war of words with 4G rivals

News 28 Jun, 2012 Caroline Donnelly

Network provider blasts Vodafone and O2 for holding up UK-wide deployment of 4G networks.

Broadband

Vaizey: Network operators holding up 4G rollout

News 21 Jun, 2012 Caroline Donnelly Xin Li

Communications minister hits out at litigiousness of network operators for holding up 4G deployments.

Networks

Everything Everywhere: UK PLC demands 4G

News 30 May, 2012 Rene Millman

Most business leaders think 4G is essential for UK competitiveness, research shows.

Laying rural fibre

Local fibre broadband needs common standards

News 24 May, 2012 Rene Millman

Lords' committee told local groups may struggle to fund fibre rollouts if they can’t offer users a choice of providers.

Software applications

CIOs in the dark over bandwidth

News 23 May, 2012 Stephen Pritchard

More than two-thirds of IT departments fail to understand applications' demands on the network.

Everything Everywhere

Everything Everywhere finishes Signal Share project

News 23 May, 2012 Khidr Suleman

Ofcom also set to publish statement on Everything Everywhere's plans to re-use spectrum for 4G.

Three

Hutchison denies it will pull plug on Three UK

News 21 May, 2012 Khidr Suleman

Speculation surrounding future of Three is "groundless" says parent company.

Q&A

Interop 2012: Q&A, Saar Gillai, CTO, HP Networking

Analysis & Insight 11 May, 2012 Rene Millman

IT Pro spoke to Saar Gillai, vice president and CTO of HP Networking about OpenFlow and how a new era of software-defined networks could disrupt the entire networking industry.

Interop 2012 Las Vegas

Interop 2012: Video will "quadruple IP traffic in two years"

News 9 May, 2012 Rene Millman

Internet doubling every five years as well, says Cisco CTO.

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