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Anti-Piracy Plans Revealed By Verizon, Time Warner Cable
The CCI is about to launch its six-strikes anti-piracy system alongside six of the nation’s major ISPs. The program is being touted as a consumer-friendly system that encourages the use of legal alternatives when users are caught pirating content online. A leak has already detailed AT&T plans, but we didn’t know what the other ISPs would do until recently.

Date: 2012-12-03


Google Gets Blocked In China
Google saw its services blocked in China on Friday. GreatFire.org, which monitors Chinese Internet censorship, says it’s the first time since it started tracking it back in February of last year, that this has happened.

Date: 2012-11-12


Solarwinds FREE Real-time NetFlow Analyzer - Download Now
Our free Real-time NetFlow Analyzer captures and analyzes NetFlow data in real time to show you exactly what types of traffic are on your network, where it's is coming from, and where it's going. Finally, you can diagnose traffic spikes and troubleshoot bandwidth issues!

Date: 2012-11-06


Solarwinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack - Download Now
Powerful fault & performance management software makes it quick and easy to detect, diagnose, and resolve issues. Download a free trial of Orion NPM and start monitoring your network in less than an hour!

Date: 2012-10-25


Internet Speeds Slowly Gaining Around The World
The Internet is constantly evolving around the world. The speed at which it’s evolving, however, is an entirely different story. It’s this evolution that has proven to be one of the more interesting things to watch as world moves towards faster Internet and new technologies like IPv6.

Date: 2012-10-22


Performance Management for Complex Virtual Environments
When virtual environments co-exist with physical and cloud entities, it is much harder to troubleshoot performance issues and IT admins may spend hours just to isolate the problem. The VMs dynamically moving around from one host to another makes it even harder.

Date: 2012-10-18


Kansas City ISPs Feel Cheated By Google Fiber Deal
Google began their quest to bring Fiber Internet to one American city by tasking citizens to show their interest. It was far from a popular vote, however, as various government entities also promised various perks for Google to bring the service to their city. Kansas City won out in the end by promising Google a number of discounts or free services. Now the other ISPs want a piece of the government subsidy pie.

Date: 2012-10-15


No More Spreadsheets: IP Address Management Made Easy!
How do you shut that down? With SolarWinds User Device Tracker (UDT), you can find users or devices as fast as you can type in the IP address, hostname, or MAC address and hit search!

Date: 2012-10-09


Google App Engine Updated to 1.7.2
It's been a few months since an update hit Google's App Engine. The company has been working on the large scale version, Compute Engine, since its unveiling at Google I/O in June. That doesn't mean they forgot about App Engine though. In fact, the fine folks at Google have spent the summer making it even better.

Date: 2012-09-24


When the network slows, business slows. Can you afford it?
If so, all you need is a complete tool that acts as one solution to all your issues pertaining to network traffic analytics

Date: 2012-09-20


Netflix Comes Down On Canada's ISPs
It's obvious that we in the U.S. have it pretty bad when it comes to Internet. Our ISPs charge too much while providing little service. We can, however, take refuge in the fact that our Internet isn't quite as bad as Canada's. In fact, Netflix thinks the Internet situation up north is "almost a human rights violation."

Date: 2012-09-19


AWS Elastic Beanstalk Now Supports Python
Amazon announced that AWS Elastic Beanstalk will now support Python applications, in addition to PHP, Java and .NET.

Date: 2012-08-20


Enterprise-Ready Network Management Software - Try Free
OpManager is a complete, end-to-end network monitoring software that offers advanced fault and performance management functionality across critical IT resources such as routers, WAN links, switches, firewalls, VoIP call paths, physical servers, virtual servers, domain controllers & other IT infrastructure devices.

Date: 2012-08-16


Internet Speeds Increasing Around The World
With the advent of Google Fiber in Kansas City, we’re all now wanting a world with faster Internet. The traditional ISPs in the U.S. are slowly expanding their services, but some may think that they’re not moving fast enough. There’s also the issue of consumers in the U.S. paying way too much for much too little.

Date: 2012-08-13


Despite Challenges, Netflix is now Streaming using IPv6
The global launch of IPv6 last month went without a hitch. All the companies involved can pat themselves on the back for a job well done. While some of the companies haven’t fully detailed their involvement in the launch, Netflix has been surprisingly open about the challenges of dealing with IPv6.

Date: 2012-07-23


More Businesses Are Now Going Google [Google I/O]
During Google's I/O keynote today, the company announced that businesses and governments are now more than ever "Going Google." By "Going Google," the company means that these organizations and groups are utilizing Drive, Gmail and the Google Docs suite of software to run their business.

Date: 2012-07-02


Avoid Network Downtime with Firewall Change Control
80% of network outages are caused by configuration changes. Protect your network against downtime risk with greater control of your firewall changes. "That cant be right.

Date: 2012-06-07


Global Internet Speeds Steadily Rising
A couple weeks ago I was sitting on my PC at home, and began downloading a software update. Immediately I was confused. "1.5 megabytes per second?", I thought, staring at the download window. "That cant be right.

Date: 2012-05-21


Monitor Performance of Apps - in the Data Center and on the Cloud
Introducing Applications Manager - the application performance monitoring solution from ManageEngine. It resides in your network, monitors all your business apps, and detects performance problems instantly, so you can resolve issues before they impact the business. And it doesn't matter where your apps are - whether they are in your data center or on the cloud.

Date: 2012-05-17


Boundary Offers Real-time Analytics For Big Data Network Traffic
I think we can all agree that knowing your network is everything. The more you know about how it works on a normal basis, the better you can detect and investigate anomalies.

Date: 2012-05-14


Skype Investigating Privacy-breaching Tool
Skype announced today that it's looking into a new tool that retains a user's last known IP address.

Date: 2012-05-01


Can A New Quantum Encryption Foil Sophisticated Hackers?
A research team led by University of Toronto Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has found a new quantum encryption method to foil even the most sophisticated hackers. The discovery is outlined in a recent issue of Physical Review Letters.

Date: 2012-04-09


Balancing Security And Performance As A Network Admin
Network Administrators play a delicate game of balancing uptime and security. Increased security often comes at the sacrifice of accessibility and/or performance.

Date: 2012-03-19


Get rid of complex legacy Network Management solutions
An easy and powerful way to unify your complete IT infrastructure management

Date: 2012-03-15


Making The Switch To NGINX
I have a total success kid moment every time I switch one of our Apache HTTP servers to NGINX.

Date: 2012-03-06


Switching from Apache to Nginx: URL Rewriting
With all the awe and wonder of the Internet, one of the most amazing things about its basic function is the speed at which great ideas are shared.

Date: 2012-02-20


One stop solution to all your network traffic problems
ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer, a complete bandwidth, traffic and security analytics tool, is now available as a solution to all your network related problems.

Date: 2012-02-16


Datacenter on Elm Street
Sure, your 120 year old Grandpa might utter incoherent nonsense 90% of the time, but pay attention when that ten-percent of conversation actually makes sense.

Date: 2012-01-27


HTML5, Silverlight, and More! Register Now and Save
Learn how to maximize the development capabilities of Visual Studio and .NET during five action-packed days of pre- and post-conference workshops, 60+ sessions led by expert instructors and keynotes by industry heavyweights.

Date: 2012-01-26


Firewall Analysis Tools for Engineers
Consider the impact of rules on multiple devices and on multiple routing paths. Leverage device logs for near real-time scheduled analysis of actual rule usage. Gather documentation for use in rule life cycle management.

Date: 2012-01-24


Jaw-Dropping New Tech : Gigabit Wi-fi.
There has been a ridiculous amount of buzz around tech world, as CES officially begins, and one of the most exciting technologies that will be there is an upgrade Wi-fi standard.

Date: 2012-01-10


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