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Research Report: Centerfold: Fiber Lets City Go Multimedia

by InformationWeekFeb 09, 2006

Santa Monica's private CWDM fiber network has paved the way for new traffic-management and videoconferencing apps as well as free public Wi-Fi. Find out how this city is leveraging its fiber infrastructure and tackling roadblocks.

Research Report: Review: Data Center Switches

by InformationWeekMar 13, 2006

We tested three data center switches for ease of management, reliabilityand more. Our Editor's Choice won thanks to its Web-based interface and ease ofuse. Find out which one got the nod!

Research Report: Review: Outsourced Data Center Services

by InformationWeekApr 01, 2006

We evaluated four RFI proposals on behalf of our fictional company, which was seeking a partner to manage its server infrastructure. Of the quartet, we gave high marks to the outsourcing provider with the best price and service guarantees and the most fle

Research Report: Market Analysis: Is Outsourcing Right For You?

by InformationWeekApr 01, 2006

Often, outsourcing day-to-day IT functions to a trusted partner can be a smart move. It can alleviate workloads and control costs. Is it right for all companies? No. Is it right for your data center? Find out.

Research Report: Tech U: Research on the Rails

by InformationWeekApr 13, 2006

To feed their need for bandwidth, universities and non-profits haveformed a consortium to build a high-performance fiber backbone. The result isthe National LambdaRail project, which can link two dozen U.S. cities at 10Gbps.

Research Report: Crash Course: Router Redundancy Protocols

by InformationWeekApr 27, 2006

Routing protocols add redundancy and reliability to increase uptime.Here's what you need to know.

Research Report: Review: Wide Area File Services

by InformationWeekApr 27, 2006

With wide area file services, your remote users can access a central datacenter as if it were local. We tested three applications that speed data towherever your users are. Our Editor's Choice impressed us with its solidreporting and performance.

Research Report: 2006 Best of Interop Awards

by InformationWeekMay 11, 2006

Our panel of experts evaluated a bevy of products, then chose the bestfrom seven categories including infrastructure, network software and services,and security. Check out this year's honorees as well as the Best Start-UpProduct and the Grand Prize winne

Research Report: Affordable IT: Leasing IT Equipment

by InformationWeekMay 25, 2006

IT infrastructure costs can easily shrink or sink a budget. Leasing equipment might be your best bet. We show you the pros and the pitfalls.

Research Report: Feature: IP-PBXs Come Into Their Own

by InformationWeekJun 08, 2006

As sales of enterprise IP telephony systems increase, sales of conventional PBX systems are dropping. The migration to an IP telephony platform is only a matter of time for all enterprises, regardless of size or industry segment.