Expert Analysis
Content posted in January 2004
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The Survivor's Guide: Will Vendors Be Less Flexible This Year?
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
Predictions abound that we'll see a modest increase in business technology spending in 2004, coupled with a a decrease in discounting.
Dangerous Variant Of MyDoom Appears
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
The first copycat of the widespread Mydoom worm appears on the Internet, and some analysts are warning it may be even more dangerous than the original.
IBM Cuts 300 Systems Jobs
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
The cuts affect the systems division's development and finance groups and mainly will take place in San Jose, Calif.
Top CIOs Share Best Practices
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
Negotiating skills may not be on the top line of most IT professionals' resumes, but according to two leading CIOs, having that kind of savvy can go a long way
Wi-Fi Gaining In The Enterprise
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
Wi-Fi hotspot aggregators are increasingly appealing to IT organizations, as the wireless technology becomes a complement to existing enterprise remote access and broadband services, according to a report from META
Tips On Spotting Fraudulent Web Sites
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
Some tips from an Internet service provider, eBay, and Citibank on ways to avoid being phishe
"Phishing" Identity Theft Is Gaining Popularity
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
Most of us know by now not to give out our passwords, ATM PINs, or other secret information when requested by e-mail. But an increasing number of people are giving out that information, even those of us who should know...
Copan Takes Aim at Tape
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
Startup Copan says: Disk at the price of tape, that's the ticket
IBM Swings New NAS Gateway
News  |  1/28/2004  | 
IBM's enterprise NAS offering is latest attempt to battle NetApp and EMC
Adaptec Takes Action
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Solid earnings, new acquisition, new products highlight campaign to grab next storage rung
How To Protect Yourself Against Mydoom
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
As the Mydoom worm blasts through the Internet, enterprises and individuals can take steps to protect against its infection, according to a security expert from Symantec's security response team.
'Mydoom' Possibly The Fastest Spreading Virus Ever
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
The first major virus of the year spread rapidly across the Internet for a second day on Tuesday, clogging e-mail systems and slowing Internet traffic with an avalanche of bogus
IBM Speeds Up NAS Gateway
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
IBM scaled up its network attached storage (NAS) gateway line Tuesday in response to customer demands and a continued convergence of NAS and storage area network (SAN) environments.
Doom Worm Net Slowdown
Commentary  |  1/27/2004  | 
As of 11am eastern today, the Doom Worm seems to have had its way with the Internet, slowing page downloads from 2.7 seconds (over the previous week) to 3.8 to 3.9 second across the Keynote Business 40 Internet Performance Index....
MyDoom Worm Spreading Fast; May Be Aimed At SCO
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
A new Internet worm, possibly a variant of the MiMail worm, quickly spread throughout the Internet Monday night and today, clogging corporate networks and degrading overall Internet performance.
Weather.com's Server Response Time Falls, Along With The Snow
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
A lapsed server lease gives The Weather Channel the opportunity to cut response times.
Diffie Optimistic About Secure Computing Future
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Even as the MyDoom worm continued its spread around the Internet, noted cryptographer Whitfield Diffie was waxing optimistic about the future of secure computing, saying that technological advancements and better
Computer Associates Debuts Windows Backup
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Computer Associates on Monday shipped an updated version of its BrightStor ARCserve Backup that adds support for Microsoft's Windows Server 2003.
Lotus, Third-Party Vendors Push Notes, Domino At Lotusphere
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
As IBM Lotus showcased its new 'mega server' bundle at the annual Lotusphere conference, the company's partners on Monday joined in to tout a slew of new products for Notes,
Linux Gets Security Clearance
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Looking for a greater share of high-level government business, IBM and Novell's newly acquired SuSE Linux business unit last week attained a Controlled Access Protection Profile/Evaluation Assurance Level certification of 3+ from the Information Systems Security Organization. Government agencies...
Open Source Spending Numbers
Commentary  |  1/27/2004  | 
Our friends at NOP World are predicting that IT organizations will spend 2.8% more in 2004 on open source than they did the preceding year. That may not sound like a lot, but when you consider that the overall growth...
Customers Eye Virginia Tech's Supercomputer Upgrade
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Virginia Tech's decision to replace its "Big Mac" supercomputer processors with Apple Computer Xserve G5 servers will make the installation more attractive to federal agencies and organizations.
Mydoom May Be The Fastest Spreading E-Mail Virus Ever
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
The first major virus of the year spread rapidly across the Internet for a second day on Tuesday, clogging e-mail systems and slowing Internet traffic with an avalanche of bogus messages that may make the virus the fastest spreading ever....
IBM's Lotusphere Showcases Mega Server
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
A new "mega server," featuring its J2EE-based application server, portal server, and content management and collaboration capabilities is one of the star attractions at this week's Lotusphere event.
Candera Back for Seconds
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Startup looks to attach ATA disk to its controller as a secondary storage tier
CNT Extends SAN Management
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Director vendor looks to oversee multisite SAN management
Finisar Takes On Agilent
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Buys Honeywell's VCSEL business so that it can go after one of the big components players
BlueArc Titan to Battle Giants
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
Startup strives for mainstream acceptance with faster NAS system
Blue Cross And Blue Shield Selects NEC's Intel Itanium 2-Based Servers
News  |  1/27/2004  | 
NEC Solutions (America) has announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has selected one of the vendor's server lines to aid the insurer in streamlining its operations.
Network Appliance Loops In ILM Partners
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
NetApp is working with Ixos and Princeton Softech on Information Lifecycle Management products for enterprises to comply with new archiving laws.
Computer Associates Debuts Windows Backup
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Computer Associates ships an updated version of its BrightStor ARCserve Backup that adds support for Microsoft's Windows Server 2003.
Overland Storage Reports Brisk Storage Sales
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Overland Storage reported record revenue and earnings for its second fiscal quarter of 2004
Hammerhead Raises $43 Million For The 'Big Switch'
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Hammerhead Systems has raised another $25 million--bringing its total venture-capital investment to $43 million--to fund its data-migration switch.
EMC Pounds ILM Pulpit
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Using partnerships to add software, services to its information lifecycle management portfolio
Brilliant Phishing Advice from MS
Commentary  |  1/26/2004  | 
The costs of domain spoofing are indeed staggering, as is the task of heading off the almost daily arrival of Phishing tactics. But according to Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 833786 "The most effective step that you can take to...
Blue Cross And Blue Shield Selects NEC's Intel Itanium 2-Based Servers
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
NEC Solutions (America) has announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska has selected one of the vendor's server lines to aid the insurer in streamlining its operations.
New Content Online
Commentary  |  1/26/2004  | 
Howdy Folks, The second half of our January 22nd , 2004 Issue is now online. Here's a peek at some of the fine articles you'll find: ?? A Review of Network-Based VPN Services. Darrin Woods investigates services from four worthy...
Just call him Sir Bill
Commentary  |  1/26/2004  | 
Thanks to his "wonderful contributions to the Enterprise," her Royal Majesty the Queen of England, will be bestowing an honorary knighthood on the one and only Bill Gates. We're sure that this has absolutely nothing to do with the soon-to-be...
Q&A With Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
If Sun CEO Scott McNealy pulls off the comeback he expects to, he'll unquestionably complete the biggest turnaround in IT since Steve Jobs rallied Apple. That's both a testament to how hard McNealy is pushing and, alas, how far his...
Q&A With Novell CEO Jack Messman
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Novell CEO Jack Messman makes his case on why his company matters.
Top Execs At Gateway, Novell and Sun Speak Out
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Gateway, Novell and Sun are irrelevant, critics say. But as their CEOs have made bold changes to ensure their companies can still compete, detractors wonder if these men are up
Q&A With Gateway Computer Chairman and CEO Ted Waitt
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Like Steve Jobs at Apple, Gateway chairman and CEO Ted Waitt returned to a company that he thought he had left in good hands to save.
Charles Stevens, Corporate VP, Enterprise Storage Division, Microsoft Corp.
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
"The biggest growth in the market is in file server consolidation."
Why VoIP Needs A New Acronym
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
It's just one point from our lengthy interview with Reed Hundt, but it's a good one: Why, as an industry, did we ever agree to lionize the akward moniker VoIP?
Q & A With Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt
News  |  1/26/2004  | 
Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt weighs in on a range of telecom topics, including why we shouldn't regulate broadband voice services.
Iomega Gets Its NAS Kicked
News  |  1/24/2004  | 
Company will focus on entry-level systems after losing $16 million on NAS in 2003
Microsoft Changes Windows Protocol Licensing
News  |  1/24/2004  | 
Microsoft Corp., under pressure from federal antitrust regulators, said Friday it is changing the licensing program used by developers to gain access to Windows protocols.
Storage Bigs Brash on Budgets
News  |  1/24/2004  | 
Storage execs say better financials reflect increased IT spending they think will continue
Offshore Outsourcing Is Less Of A Threat To Jobs
News  |  1/24/2004  | 
Offshore outsourcing is less of a threat to call center jobs than what many people believe, a research firm said Friday.
Is Disk the Key to the Vault?
News  |  1/24/2004  | 
Startups are helping small businesses get off the tape
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