Outsmarting the Trends
Tech vendors must come to grips with the fact that their products no longer evoke wonderment.
Comments back online
Just a quick note regarding our newly "re-added" comment functionality to The Daily Blog, using J-Soft's REblogger. Since most of the content on The Daily Blog comes from the nearly subconscious minds of our editors, you can save any derision...
a short list of 2002 top _blank lists
Well, it's nearly the end of the year as we know it, and I feel fine. In honor of the impending 2002 wink-out, I thought you would enjoy a few off-beat 2002 lists to take you through the new year....
The Business Case
Some experts are souring on conventional ROI analysis because the numbers seem to come out of thin air. Here's what's coming next.
New DVD formats, high-capacity ATA-based devices--we show you the best places to keep all this informantion.
Buckeye Color Lab
Photo processor puts in an IP SAN to cope with escalating storage requirements
you better !pout !cry you better watchout lpr why santa claus < north pole > town cat /etc/passwd > list ncheck list ncheck list cat list | grep naughty > nogiftlist cat list | grep nice > giftlist santa claus...
Notes from the cave(man)
Just a little pre-holiday funny, lifted shamelessly from The NewtonTalk mailing list. $> /bin/tcsh $> Man Woman No manual entry for woman...
Pak Chooie Unf
If we're going to link to AYB, we can't forget The Terrible Secret of Space. Warning: This video is disturbingly odd, doesn't make sense, and should not be viewed by children, the sane, hamsters, or frozen banana slices....
Does financial pressure leave you wondering during software license negotiations: What would Winona Ryder do?
2002 in Review, ala Google.com
It's nearly that time of year, when Google updates its annual Zeitgeist list...the top of the top of all things Pop. December is still MIA, but you can find out which celebrities, world events, and mobile phone ring tones had...
December 15th issue now online
Good morning. We've just published the first installment of our year-end extravaganza, the Survivor's Guide to 2003. Each week until January, we'll bring you a close look at the industry from an IT professional's perspective. This week, Mike Fratto sets...
Hackers on TV
Hackers on TV. Here's another TV special on that mythical creature, this time done by TLC. I'm wondering if it will do justice to the title of hacker, or be another MTV True Life: Hackers disgrace. Show airs Wednesday, Thursday,...
These must have been good ideas because someone stole them.
Buy the Best Mousetrap
Don't just clip vendors from RFPs because they're not household names with pristine balance sheets.
Xandros Propels Desktop Linux
With its Microsoft Explorer look and feel, Xandros' new operating system aims to prove Linux is ready for the desktop.
High on Fibre
We tested three Fibre Channel switches to determine how compatible they really are.
SymPhone Organizes and Takes Calls
If your environment combines PDAs and WLANs or you are planning to deploy one that does, take a look at this voice-over-WLAN application.
Think of 2003 as the year the cheap, quick and dirty get a jump on the big, complex and expensive.
One for All
The word survival means so much more than picking the right technology and figuring out how to justify the cost.
The Cisco Hammer
The Cisco Hammer Looks like Big C could pound into the Fibre Channel market with a fury. But there are some X factors
Thanks to James Lutter who pointed out that IE 6.0 users would encounter problems with the NWC Inc. web site. We're using cookies to navigate through the site ( we store the customer id and first name of the customer...
Beware the Initiative
No, it's not some evil government faction - but according to Mike Fratto, the Initiative for Software Choice (ISC) may as well be. In a special online-only buzzcut, Mike explains how this organization is all about actually squashing choice -...
Beware the Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Logically, you would think an organization called The Initiative for Software Choice (ISC) would be for software choice. But it's not, and make no mistake about it.
Pillar Data Systems
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is piping $100M into the next-gen NAS startup. Now what?
AOL ends popups but not quite
AOL ends popups ads. That's good. But they are rethinking about using rich-media advertising. That's bad. AOL will no longer accept 3rd party popups. That's good. But they will still use popups for advertising AOL and Time Warner features. That's...
December 2nd issue online
Good day everyone. After a lengthy hiatus, we're back on the air with the latest issue of Network Computing for your perusal. In addition to the usual set of Sneak Previews and Workshops, we've got a terrific feature on our...
In choosing apps for NWC Inc., we had to overcome of glitches, faulty assumptions and Murphy's Law.
Spam Advice: Don't Panic!
The spam problem is getting so bad many IT shops are behaving irrationally, installing any antispam software they can find.
Read about the hardware and facilities decisions that brought NWC Inc. to life.
A Start-Up is Born
Learn everything there is to know about NWC Inc. -- dedicated to business applications testing.
Array of Light
Array Networks' Array TM uses a modular system and slick GUI to make light work of heavy traffic management.
Laying Tracks With Open Source
Union Pacific is building a new generation of intranet and customer apps based on Web technology, with open-source Apache Unix Web servers at the heart.
NWC Inc., creating quality widgets since 2002
As you may have noticed with the publication of this week's magazine, we have officially launched NWC Inc.! Kudos and congrats go out to Lori, Steve, Ron, et al. for their great work in sending this ship out to sea...