Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in July 2006
Back-dated options were used to recruit new employees and retain existing ones, the government charges.
One product in the Cisco PACE suite, Network Compliance Manager, provides reports on compliance and changes and allows administrators to make bulk configuration and password changes.
Vyatta, Sourcefire, Groundwork, and the Asterisk IP PBX represent the open-source push for networks. They're gaining traction, but it could take years to make significant headway.
But an open-source product is no better than those working on its code, and that number is much larger for a company like Cisco than it is for Vyatta and the small open-source routing community.
Microsoft and Nortel will co-develop unified communications products as part of a broad deal.
Microsoft desperately needs agreements with telephony vendors like Nortel to get its communications software into offices everywhere.
Stock option backdating is tripping up more tech vendors. Their customers could pay the price from managers more focused on a plunging stock price than customer service.
Ask people in the know about real-world uses of WiMax in the United States, and they'll say, "Talk to Clearwire."