Cisco Systems Inc., the undisputed king of the enterprise networking market, is setting its sights on a smaller fry with the launch of an SMB initiative this week.
Stories by Michael Martin
Cisco Systems has continued its recent security push with several new products designed to better-protect Cisco networks and an acquisition geared towards enhancing the company's SSL-based remote access VPN equipment.
TORONTO (03/10/2004) - IBM Corp. introduced a suite of storage management tools this week, designed to allow IT staff to manage storage environments that include gear from a variety of vendors.
TORONTO (02/19/2004) - Linthicum, Md.-based carrier equipment provider Ciena Corp. announced two acquisitions Thursday, including Kanata, Ont.-based Catena Networks Inc., designed to spearhead Ciena's efforts in the broadband access market.
TORONTO (02/10/2004) - EMC Corp. launched a series of upgrades Monday across all of its tiered storage platforms, including Symmetrix DMX, CLARiiON CX, Celerra and Centera.
TORONTO (11/27/2003) - Global Data Vaulting Inc., a Toronto-based firm, this week unveiled a managed data backup service targeted at businesses of all sizes.
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia this week upheld its earlier decision that incumbent local exchange carriers should not be forced to share lines with broadband competitors.
Lawsuit alleges Verizon is adding more customers than network can support
Variety of reasons for downgrading revenue projections
Building and maintaining DSL networks too capital intensive
Service providers can't keep up with demand for broadband services
Cost savings one of the drivers for ASPs
The worldwide application service provider (ASP) market will hit $25 billion by the end of 2004, but some early adopters and providers will be burned along the way, according to the Gartner Group.