The costs of going from 99 to 99.99

How hard/expensive can 0.99% be? A recent two-part article in Network World gave a clear analysis of the basic networking and economic drivers of WAN service history over the last 30 years up to the present day where many enterprises continue to pay much more for MPLS connections than cheaper broadband options.It's about reliability, but [...]

Cyber command head calls for legislative action now

Army General Keith Alexander, commander of the Cyber Command and head of the National Security Agency called for legislation to enable and encourage infrastructure organizations like electrical grids and banks to quickly tell the government when they are under cyber attack. “One of the things that we have to have (with legislation), is if the [...]