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Beth Cohen

VoWLAN: The Wireless Voice Future is Here…Almost

Chris Taylor, telecommunications manager of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, had a serious problem. His mission critical Nortel ''Companion'' 900Mz phone system was no longer supported and he...

VoWLAN: The Wireless Voice Future is Nearly Here

Chris Taylor, telecommunications manager with the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, had a serious problem. His mission critical Nortel ''Companion'' 900Mz phone system was no longer supported and he...

WAN Backups – Innovation for an Oldfangled Technology

Are you still backing up your systems the old-fashioned way – on tape? Have you been mirroring server disks and dutifully dropping tapes into...

Is Your ISP Working for You? Renegotiating Your Connectivity Contracts

Are your telecom and ISP contracts up for renewal soon? Even if they are not, if it’s been a couple of years since you...

802.16: The Future in Last Mile Wireless Connectivity

Imagine having DSL- or T1-speed communications access for all your office locations, not just in office parks or urban centers. Would you like to...

Power over Ethernet — Ready to Power On?

Consider the following scenarios: You're planning to install the latest Voice over IP (VoIP) phone system to minimize cabling build-out costs when your company moves into...

Not Just a User, a Customer!

A few years ago one of the engineering VPs I provided IT support for called me up and asked if I could help fix a...

VoIP: Killer Technology or Yet Another Victim of Hype?

A few years ago, I had lunch with a Bob Olshansky, a visionary at GTE Labs who was regaling me with the benefits of moving...

Single Network Identity: Holy Grail or Nightmare?

Passwords, SecureID cards, pass cards, yet more passwords? I have corporate accounts with my clients, tens of personal accounts and overwhelming numbers of passwords, not to mention the...

Network Security: Covering the Basics

KLEZ_WORM, Denial of service, NIMDA, the web server system has been corrupted yet again. Will it ever end? The news is filled daily with horror stories about...

Service Appliances as Disruptive Technology?

Imagine being able to plug an inexpensive box on your Internet connection, click a few commands into a Web interface and instantly all of the standard services you need...

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