You throw just one or two streaming media feeds into the mix and all of a sudden you're bumping up against your bandwidth limitations. In a medium-sized company it's not unheard of for one person who's streaming a video feed to affect network performance by 20 or 30 percent.

The days are over when it's sufficient for a security professional to keep bad guys out of your network. These threats are not perimeter-based; they bypass security because they are initiated by users.

Most companies have enough bandwidth to handle all their work plus a little extra for emergencies, but they pay a premium for going over their allocation, so it really becomes a matter of money.

We are proud of our success in 2005 and the momentum and market traction we have achieved. 8e6's strategy has been to listen to our customers, fund ongoing R&D efforts, and continue to deliver leading products that keep pace with the world and the ever-increasing threats that face us today. We look forward to continuing this level of growth in 2006.

In the past there was no such thing as an appliance repair that cost more than $400, but today, $1,000 repairs are not uncommon.

It really stretches the imagination to see what people have come up with.

It's a remarkable idea. It's also going to produce some headaches if everyone at work tries to log on at once.