Where Does Linux Fit?
Tune in for a behind-the-scenes discussion of this issue's special Linux coverage with Brad Shimmin and Don MacVittie, the author of our cover story.
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Mydoom Author: 'Sorry'
The Mydoom variant that joined the original virus in raising havoc on the Internet this week contains a cryptic message in which the author appears to apologize for the malicious
Wireless LAN Distributed Monitoring Systems
Connect with Contributing Editors Dave Molta and Jesse Lindeman as they work through their upcoming comparative review of the monitoring capabilities of WLAN infrastructure products. Check out the test plan
CA To Integrate Tools With Network Management Software
Computer Associates International is readying plans to integrate components of the AllFusion suite with its network-management software to compete more aggressively against IBM's Rational and Tivoli software brands, sources close
Networking's Nervous Boomlet
While watching stock prices is not a main concern at this locale, networking types had to be a tad concerned when the price of Foundry Networks shares fell off a
MS Fights Phishing, Revamps URLs
In an attempt to do away with spoofed urls all together, Microsoft posted a Knowledge Base Article this week outlining its plans to simply do away with user name and authentication information within urls. With a soon-to-be-released update, your IE...
The Father of 'CtrlAltDelete' Retires
His name may not be familiar to you, but next time you press those three magic buttons on your computer -- Ctrl, Alt, and Delete -- you can thank David Bradley for his indispensible contribution to PC computing. Bradley is...
A Serving Of Apple
You may think of Cupertino, Calif., as the place from which Macintoshes and iPods make their assaults on the consumer world, and you'd be right. However, Apple is also getting
The Penguin is taking the IT world by Storm. The open-source OS offers enterprises an alternative to high-priced Unix and Windows systems, and was cited by 75 percent of poll
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0
A multitude of enhancements make Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3.0 a natural for the data center, but licensing and support issues could hinder widespread adoption.
Migrating to Linux requires hands-on experience your Windows admins may not have. Look to those familiar with the command-line interface, like switch and router experts, for help.
Novell's Linux Support
Novell is going a long way to support Linux in a meaningful, rather than a symbolic way.
It's ironic that an OS designed in the spirit of open and free access is caught up in licensing litigation.
Automaker Audi Implements Linux
At times, Linux seems almost like a religion: Either you believe or you don't. Soon, true believers who are in the market for cars may feel inclined to buy Audis
Linux is here, and it's bringing much of the open-source community with it.
Virtual servers; Open-Source Security; Backup management
TURBOLINUX CLUSTER SERVER 8 Turbolinux has introduced Cluster Server 8 for two and 10 nodes. The software, which creates a virtual server to handle additional load, offers load balancing as well as hardware and software recovery to enable continuous...
Linux Support Services
Linux support services are available from independent vendors, software distributors and the open-source community. Know what each service covers and how much it costs before you sign up.
Examining Novell and Red Hat
Pioneer Red Hat and savvy investor Novell have different approaches, but together they're leading the charge to bring Linux to the enterprise--from the data center to the desktop.
FCC Cites AT&T Wireless Complaints
Just as AT&T Wireless begins collecting acquisition bids from potential suitors, the Federal Communications Commission has interjected some bad news into the proceedings--nearly one-half of all consumer complaints about phone-number
Non-Branded PC Market Positioned For Growth
Non-branded PC makers, who control more than a quarter of the desktop market, are in position to take advantage of an improving economy to boost their share of notebooks and
Dealing With MyDoom
The big news in the computer world this week clearly has to be the MyDoom virus. How secure are your servers? Often, users hold the key.
HP Could Use Opteron In ProLiant Servers
The ongoing battle over 64-bit computer technology--who's best: Intel or AMD?--is ratcheting up a notch, with reports that Hewlett-Packard will soon unveil a ProLiant machine or machines sporting Advanced Micro Device's Opteron inside. To date, HP has relied exclusively on...
Securing The Campus
At a time when most water-cooler talk revolves around 'How many mydoom infected e-mails did you delete this morning?' it's interesting to learn how other institutions have been working to
IBM Debuts Remote Data Center Management Service
IBM Global Services has unveiled a new IT outsourcing service, which will provide remote IBM support services to a customer's multiplatform data center, while allowing the customer to retain ownership
Storage service provider looks to capitalize on SMB disk backup market
Dangerous Mydoom Variant Appears
The first copycat of the widespread Mydoom worm appeared Wednesday on the Internet, and some analysts are warning it may be even more dangerous than the original.
Worrying About The Next Big Thing
It's probably both a good and bad thing that outbreaks like the Mydoom virus really don't worry top IT professionals anymore. Bad, because these things are happening so often now
AT&T Wireless Auction Heats Up
A potential bidding war for AT&T Wireless has been set in motion by a chain of events that may trump Cingular Wireless's bid for the mobile-phone service provider.