Paul Venezia

Columnist

Paul Venezia is a veteran *nix system and network architect, and senior contributing editor at InfoWorld, where he writes analysis, reviews and The Deep End blog.

Net neutrality triumphs as ISPs weep

Lenovo Superfish: Corporate greed meets cluelessness

Lenovo Superfish: Corporate greed meets cluelessness

Lenovo undermined its customers' Internet security either accidentally or on purpose; which is worse?

Lenovo shows us why we need to reinvent Web security

Lenovo shows us why we need to reinvent Web security

What was Lenovo thinking? We can only hope the company's disastrous decision to install adware on laptops that opens users to attack will inspire the industry to revamp SSL

Have you hugged your server today?

Disposable IT means never having to fix a broken server, and perhaps never having to know how to fix it

One small step for the FCC ...

One small step for the FCC ...

And one giant leap for the ISPs? Changes in the wake of the proposed Title II regulations may take longer than you think

Tom Wheeler makes history with full-on Net neutrality proposal

Tom Wheeler makes history with full-on Net neutrality proposal

Internet freedom at last! FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposal is for full Title II reclassification for ISPs, defining ISPs as utilities and preventing fast-lane profiteering

More bandwidth! The FCC defines broadband right at last

More bandwidth! The FCC defines broadband right at last

With the new classification of broadband as 25Mbps down, 3Mbps up, the heart of FCC chairman Tom Wheeler also seems six times bigger

From bad to worse: Down the rabbit hole of bad network design

From bad to worse: Down the rabbit hole of bad network design

A series of cascading design woes threatens to overwhelm what should be a simple setup for a small-business network

Let it rain: The triumph of trickle-down tech

Let it rain: The triumph of trickle-down tech

Trickle-down doesn't work so well for economies, but it makes for great low-cost networking and storage gear

Review: Mirantis takes the sting out of OpenStack deployments

Review: Mirantis takes the sting out of OpenStack deployments

Mirantis' wizardly discovery, configuration, deployment, and pre-flight testing tool takes you from zero to OpenStack in a matter of hours

2015: The year the battle for Net neutrality ends

2015: The year the battle for Net neutrality ends

One way or another, the Internet will change in 2015; let's hope it's for the better

You should be running a pfSense firewall

You should be running a pfSense firewall

Fast and feature-rich pfSense may be the best firewall bar none -- and it's free and open source

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