Greg Paul

Greg Paul has written 44 posts for WhatsUp Gold: Daily Network Monitor Blog

This year’s seasonal clock changes could raise deeper issues for IT

Tweet In a rather intriguing article in the Windows Networking Newsletter by Dave Kearns. As Dave points out, “About 20 years ago, the U.S. standardized on the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October as the dates to change. Soon thereafter, the Windows operating system knew to check the date and adjust […]

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Solera Networks launches web-based control center for packet recorder appliances

Tweet Solera Networks, Inc., has introduced a new hardware product; for managing packet recorders distributed throughout a network. Here is an excerpted version of the press release that announced the product. Control Center software for its packet recorder appliances. This initial release of the web-based interface software allows network administrators and security analysts to: – […]

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Ipswitch and The Utility Company(TM) Partner to Provide a Complete Managed Services Offering

TweetIpswitch Fortifies Network Operations Services of Connected Office(TM) Solution LEXINGTON, MA and OTTAWA, CANADA — (MARKET WIRE) — January 16, 2007 — Ipswitch, Inc., a leading IT software vendor, and The Utility Company, a leading supplier of information technology delivered as a utility service, today announced a strategic partnership aimed at the small- and medium-sized […]

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Big Software – Rearranging the deck chairs

Tweet One of the big players in the Enterprise-class (meaning the software is so bloated you need a spaceship to hold the CDs?) is Computer Associates (CA) and the Unicenter product family. The product portfolio at CA, by the way, is so big they have to start coining new acronyms to describe it: they came […]

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Can the network carry the load?

Tweet I have made the point in my Technology Seminars in USA and Canada that VoIP imposes additional network requirements. This story in IT Business Canada illustrates the point nicely. “When voice over IP first began appearing on business networks, many people expected to simply fire it up and start talking. But when they tried […]

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And you thought YOUR network was shaky??

TweetThe U.S. Geological Survey has outlined an ambitious – though unfunded and unapproved – road map for wiring Yellowstone over the next decade to keep better tabs on its geologic life. Jake Lowenstern, a USGS geologist and head of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, said the plan is meant as a starting point for launching discussions […]

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Network Monitoring meets Collaboration

TweetKlir Technologies, an IT management software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider, on Monday launched a beta version of a collaborative tool that allows its users to share best practices. Klir Analytics 3.0 Beta is a new feature of the Klir network monitoring service that provides an open forum for users. Klir customers can add suggestions about how to […]

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Even Electronic Signage Needs Network Operations Manager Software

Tweet3M Digital Signage will be launching a comprehensive environment for the remote monitoring, diagnostic analysis and maintenance of devices on a digital signage network at London’ s Screen Expo 2007. The new 3M Digital Signage Software – Network Operations Manager addresses many potential show-stopping hardware and software issues that might interfere with playback, without the […]

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Who will control your ‘Net pipeline – you or your Cable/Phone provider?

TweetThis story is excerpted from here. “Several large telephone and cable companies are starting to make it harder for consumers to use the Internet for phone calls or swapping video files. Some of the companies say the users are hogging bandwidth, taking up too much space on networks and slowing down service for all customers […]

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The problem with Interoperability and “open” standards -– competing standards

Tweet In a recent issue of Network World’s Network/Systems Management Newsletter, Andi Mann wrote: Two weeks ago, Dell announced a new Unified Manageability Architecture (UMA), which it described as “a blueprint to standardize systems management.” Future versions of Dell’s OpenManage solutions will be co-developed with systems management solution provider Altiris, built on the Altiris Notification […]

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