If thin clients like the SunRays I’ve shown in BIVBlog #34 were so appealing to users, system administrators and managers alike, then why did they stay a niche product? And why does nobody care about them anymore? The answers to these questions are interesting not only with regard to thin clients, or SunRays, but to […]
BIVBlog #20: Wannabe broadband initiatives
Not only are various ill-conceived broadband initiatives a waste of money, and not only are they actively delaying the deployment of sensible access technologies, but they also put peoples lives at risk.
BIVBlog #19: IPv6 deployment strategies—mail and web servers first?
If you plan to wait for IPv6 to become “necessary” and then deploy it only on your external interfaces, usually your mail and web servers, you are likely in for a whole range of nasty surprises.
BIVBlog #11: More on the business case of IPv6
In the previous episode I’ve claimed that there is a business case for IPv6. But since you are hopefully paranoid enough not to believe every claim someone makes on YouTube, here are the details and the rationale.
BIVBlog #10: The business case of IPv6
Of course you can sit and wait until IPv6 becomes critical to your business. But is it a good idea?
BIVBlog #7: Why the “Internet of Things” doesn’t take off (yet)
While sales people talk about the “Internet of Things”, “Home Automation” and “Industry 4.0” with growing desparation, people are widely reluctant to actually spend mony on them—and they actually have reasons to be wary. To make these ideas actually work, a number of things still need to be taken care of.
BIVBlog #6: Dynamic IPv6 address rant
If you think that IPv6 had enough addresses to let you have some static ones for your home, then think again. After all, for the ISPs IPv6 is not about giving proper Internet access to people again, but about making money fast.