Sunday, July 10, 2005

Juniper Invests in Nominum for IP Address Management

Nominum, a start-up developing IP address infrastructure solutions, announced funding from Juniper Networks. The investment will be used to further expand worldwide sales and business operations in support of its Nominum Foundation product family of IP address management solutions. Nominum's technology is aimed at making it easier for organizations to deploy and manage large scale IP networks and applications such as VoIP. The company is based in Redwood City, California.

Roadblocks on the Path to Convergence

Chris Risley
mixed voice/data Network means voice customers can now be disrupted by
disturbances in the data network. In the last two years those disturbances
have become larger and less predictable. And whereas in the old days
carriers worried about things like sunspots and downed lines, carriers
must now worry about things like DoS attacks and unanticipated spikes in
Internet traffic. In this sense, VoIP might as well stand for “very odd
Internet patterns.�? And it is this new barrier to adoption that carriers
must remove before the true economic benefits of convergence can be

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