Tag Archive: Tom Guevin

Feb
22
2011

Is WLAN now a Product or a Service? – by Thomas F. Guevin

The traditional WLAN model is product-centric – a customer buys access points, controllers and a management appliance, deploys them and runs them until the next generation of WLAN technology emerges (i.e. 802.11n), at which point all the products are fork-lifted and replaced with new products. WLAN is changing, and the majority of Bluesocket’s business has …

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Jan
23
2011

Changing of the Guard – Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt leave

I grew up using Apple computers – 4th Grade Computers was taught using Apple IIE, my first real computer was an AppleIIC in the 10th grade, 12th grade typing was on Macintosh, and my College required all students to have Macintosh computers.  To me, all computers were Apple, I didn’t really know anything else (or …

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Jan
21
2011

Anything but Neutral when it comes to Net Neutrality

For a while Net Neutrality was an interesting debate, but with the recent decision by the FCC (http://technologyslice.blogspot.com/2010/12/net-neutrality-pros-and-cons.html) and subsequent pending litigation (http://www.rapidtvnews.com/index.php/201101189834/verizon-backs-comcast-in-level-3-net-neutrality-dispute.html), Net Neutrality is a factor for Internet users to consider. During the heyday of the internet bubble, the Internet was exploding with dot-coms and new applications.  Companies like WorldCom were rapidly building …

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Aug
09
2010

Virtualization allows you to dream big by leveraging unused resources

Just as the movie, the Matrix, provoked thought around consciousness and reality, the movie, Inception, provokes thought about dreams and leveraging dreams. For spoiler reasons, I won’t go into the details, but suffice to say, it’s a must see and then a must discuss. In this blog, I wanted to discuss leveraging dreaming as a …

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