Is Skype a Bad Network Neighbor?

Maybe the Ebay/Skype personnel shuffle -- Skype's "nightmare before Christmas" as Om Malik called it -- has to do with other people's nightmares about what Skype might be doing to their networks. While the controversy about Skype on academic networks has made the mainstream media in recent months, there's also been a controversy brewing -- mostly surfacing in the business press -- about Skype use on business networks. Back in 2005, Gartner Group was warning against Skype. And last May the … [Read more...]