Universal Network Cable

If you’re in IT you’ve probably uttered the phrase “Where’s the crossover cable?” a few times or perhaps you’ve grabbed a cable and visited the datacenter which takes 20 minutes to get into due to the security constraints only to realize you grabbed the crossover cable instead of the straight-through cable. The Universal Network Cable… Continue reading Universal Network Cable

Cisco Valet Wireless Router simplifies home wireless networking setup

Cisco’s new line of wireless routers, Valet and Valet Plus, aim to simplify wireless networking and connectivity for home users. How? Plug in the Valet wireless router, then plug in the accompanying USB stick (called the Easy Setup Key) into your laptop and/or desktop. The Easy Setup Key runs you through a few screens and… Continue reading Cisco Valet Wireless Router simplifies home wireless networking setup

Internet traffic to reach 2/3 Zettabyte by 2013?

Cisco predicts that global Internet IP traffic will get to 2/3 of a trillion GB (a trillion GB is a zettabyte) per year by 2013. They also predict that video will constitute 90% of this traffic, which is not surprising. Consider that a Google insider revealed that YouTube streams about 1.2 billion videos per day.… Continue reading Internet traffic to reach 2/3 Zettabyte by 2013?

DJIA may kick out Citigroup and GM; add Google, Cisco?

This rumor may hold a water: The Dow Jones Industrial Average may toss out General Motors and Citigroup due to their lackluster performance and low stock prices. But who to replace them with? The second part of the speculation is that it could be Google, Cisco and/or Apple. I’m not so sure about Apple really… Continue reading DJIA may kick out Citigroup and GM; add Google, Cisco?