A social network
is a series of choices by actors that are either positive (creating a contact) or negative (not creating a contact).
speeds can be virtually unlimited, but the costs can be very prohibitive to end users, who typically have 3-5 year contracts for bandwidth that require monthly payments.
If one access point is too close to another, it will "defer"--that is, the point with the stronger signal will knock the weaker point offline, creating interference that impairs capacity and slows the network
For example, a pool of 10 secretaries who primarily perform word processing puts far less demand on the network
than two accountants working on spreadsheet programs.
By deploying the leading optical transport and converged packet access solutions, Digiweb has ensured their network
is best suited to their current requirements while also providing the most future-proof solution available," said Chip Redden, Overture Networks
' vice president of marketing and product management.
This is true for corporate users as well as network
service providers, including intra-enterprise networks
, Application Service Providers (ASPs), Storage Services Providers (SSPs), Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Content Delivery Networks
(CDNs) and many others.
Access Protection is a policy enforcement technology built into the Windows Vista and Windows Server (code-named "Longhorn") operating systems that allows customers to better protect network
assets from unhealthy computers by enforcing compliance with network
By combining Lockdown Networks
Access Control (NAC) solutions with Network
Access Protection, customers can enhance the accuracy and power of Network
Access Protection decision-making through detailed knowledge of end-station device health and network
By focusing on delivering an easily deployed health checking solution, Lockdown addresses one of the major pain points for organizations wanting to deploy a NAC solution," said Robert Ayoub, network
security analyst at Frost & Sullivan.
Juniper is helping to eliminate customers' concerns about being locked into a single vendor for network
infrastructure based on their choice of network
access control solutions.
Microsoft is committed to collaborating with leading network
security vendors like iPolicy to deliver comprehensive end-to-end security," said Mike Schutz, group product manager for Security and Access Products at Microsoft.
Today, companies work with multiple vendors to deploy point-security solutions that address individual layers of the network
Intelligence, the market-proven leader in transforming enterprise-wide data into automated compliance and security information, today announced partnerships with Arbor Networks
(R), Lancope and Mazu Networks
, the three leading providers of Network
Behavior Analysis (NBA) systems.
and Mirage Networks
today announced that the companies have formed an alliance to deliver the strongest DHCP-based network
access control (NAC) available.
Cisco Catalyst Switching Series supports the Cisco Service Oriented Network
Architecture (SONA) framework with network
virtualization capabilities that enable network
managers to partition a single physical network
into many logical networks
across multiple locations, increasing scalability of the network