Improving network reliability 

While most well designed and properly installed Ethernet networks rarely experience catastrophic failures, performance can slowly degrade and then the network slows dramatically.

The art of the contract 

While everyone recognizes the fundamental purpose and principles behind contracts, it is a topic rarely discussed on the engineering side of broadcast radio.

Data backup systems 

It is possible to backup data directly to flash-type memory devices, but there are safer methods.

Remote access: data cabling 

While most Internet access is expected to continue through the use of dial-in connections, the availability of broadband high-speed services is growing at a rapid rate.

Webcasting Made Legal 

A discussion of the the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995 (DPRA) and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA).

Network attached storage 

Networks share a common problem - where will the data be stored?

Gigabit Ethernet 

In 1998, the IEEE adopted the standard defining one Gigabit (1Gb) Ethernet over fiber optic cabling. In June of 1999, the standard defining 1 Gigabit Ethernet, or 1000BaseT, over copper pairs was ratified.

License-free facility interconnection 

Simple point-to-point audio paths have become complex networks joining multiple studio facilities and transmitter sites, sometimes spread over a large area.

Remote access equipment requirements 

Last month, I discussed three methods to remotely access your server dial-up, extranet and the virtual private network (VPN). This month, we will look

Manager's Perspective on Going Digital 

If you ask most broadcast managers about going digital, you will probably get a response like, It's not a question of if; it's a question of when. However,

Building an intranet 

Most stations are using the Web as a means to communicate with listeners and as a means to extend marketing efforts.

The computing future 

It's always fun to write about the future of technology because it permits us to combine reality with imagination. It has been said that the best way

Serving the Net 

As the Web continues to play an increasing roll in the marketing and positioning of radio stations, the subject will arise as to how Web hosting should

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