Edge IP 2.0 Makes IP at the Edge Look Easy
Edge IP version 2.0 is going back in time and embracing WINS, thus broadening this DHCP/ DNS appliance's appeal in large organizations that use older NetBIOS Windows networks.Edge IP version 2.0 is going back in time and embracing WINS, thus broadening this DHCP/DNS appliances appeal in large organizations that use older NetBIOS Windows networks. In eWeek Labs tests, Threshold Networks Inc.s turnkey appliance turned in admirable results when it came to handing out IP addresses and keeping track of Domain Name System entries in a network. With the addition of NetBIOS support, IT managers have a comprehensive Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol/DNS product that could considerably ease network configuration chores.
Edge IPs biggest advantage over the DHCP or DNS servers provided in devices from Cisco Systems Inc.s routers to Microsoft Corp.s Windows 2000 Server to Sun Microsystems Inc.s Solaris 8 is that it is simple to administer and provides for nearly every feature listed in the DHCP and DNS specs.