Grant Gross, IDG News Service - Ten years after 9/11: Public safety network may be near
Emergency response groups see momentum in Congress for a nationwide voice and data network.
Grant Gross, IDG News Service - 9/11: Attacks changed the way companies view IT
The 9/11 attacks, coming just after the late '90s Internet boom, were a wake-up call for many IT managers who hadn't contemplated the possibility of their entire computing systems being destroyed without warning.
Carolyn Duffy Marsan, Network World - 9/11 Anniversary: US gets serious about fixing emergency communications
The Federal Communications Commission is pushing Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) systems, which use Internet standards such as IP to replace analog, voice-centric technology developed more than 40 years ago.
Carolyn Duffy Marsan, Network World - 9/11 Anniversary: Standard for Internet-based emergency calls nears completion
After five years of development, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is putting the finishing touches on a standard and an overall architecture that will support Internet-based emergency calling.