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Content posted in December 2003
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All Roads Lead to VoIP
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Despite the glitches, don't dismiss Voice over IP or even Cisco's offering just yet.
Apple G5 Supercomputer; Imaginary online girlfriend
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Virginia Tech's 1,100-node Apple G5 supercomputer and an imaginary online girlfriend.
Web App Performance Management; Scalable Switches
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Web App Performance Management; Scalable Switches; and Mobile employee Tracking.
Sun Dousing SPARC?
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Time may be up for the SPARC processor, according to Sun.
SCO's House of Suits
Commentary  |  12/5/2003  | 
SCO's strategy is based on litigation or the threat of it.
Time is Right for Database Encryption
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
It's time to protect your data where it lives--in your database.
Route Optimization: Route Optimizers Put You in the Driver's Seat
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Route optimizers maximize performance, help honor usage thresholds and ensure your providers are living up to their SLAs.
Stoneware's webNetwork 4.0q: Safe Web Passage
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Stoneware's webNetwork provides secure, all-in-one access for remote users.
Cheapware: The Cheapskate's Guide To IT Tools
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Behind every successful geek, there's a good utility. Here are our picks.
ISCSI: Next Big Thing or H-IP-E?
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
The emerging IP protocol is hailed as the next big thing, but Fibre Channel has nothing to fear yet
Storage Networking Open to Small Fry
News  |  12/5/2003  | 
Heavy Reading survey shows sector more open to startups than are other areas
Gates On Linux Interoperability
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
This segment of a larger Q & A with Microsoft's Bill Gates focuses on the parts of the conversation that addressed Linux and open-source interoperability.
Wireless Network Security Concerns Dominate Wi-Fi Show
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
At a wireless conference and trade show last week, dueling speakers at the show told audiences that wireless was both ready -- and not so ready -- for prime time
Blade Servers: A Wonder Drug For Some Business Ailments, But Not All
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
Blade servers will heal only some of an IT department's most common complaints--they definitely don't cure every annoying symptom.
Disaster Recovery
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
Join Jon William Toigo as he examines Document Management and Document Management Products for our January 22, 2004 issue.
Gartner To Corporations: Don't Rely On CAN-SPAM
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
The recently-passed CAN-SPAM Act won't be of much help to enterprises, research firm Gartner said.
Getting A Clue About Mobile Workers
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
By itself, Dell's announcement that it will sell a GPRS data modem card and wireless data access wasn't big news. Behind the announcement, though, were indications of sea changes in
Cisco Acknowledges Aironet Security Breach
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
Several Cisco Aironet wireless access points (APs) are susceptible to a previously undetected security breach, the company said.
Master and Slave: The Dark Side of Tech Terms
Commentary  |  12/4/2003  | 
Folks in Los Angeles are hoping to make the tech field a little more politically correct -- they're asking computer equipment manufacturers, suppliers and contractors to stop using the terms "master" and "slave" when referring to primary and secondary hard...
Grid Fever Grips NetApp
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
Pending Spinnaker acquisition just the latest move in a long-term grid strategy, officials say
Ex-McData EVP to Head XIOtech
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
One week after leaving McData, Alain Andreoli takes the helm of startup XIOtech
IBM Attacks EMC Customer Base
News  |  12/4/2003  | 
Big Blue's got a little black box to ease migrations. But do customers want to migrate?
Ultra-Wideband: New Ultra-Connectivity for the Enterprise?
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
Like predecessors 802.11 and Bluetooth, ultra-wideband (UWB) is poised to become "the next big thing" for wireless connectivity in the enterprise.
Linux Gains Ground With Insurers
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
While still cautious on open source, insurers are seriously studying-and increasingly implementing-Linux-related solutions.
IBM Moves Against EMC With Migration Appliance
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
In a bid to steal customers away from arch rival EMC, IBM announced an aggressive migration program for moving enterprises off EMC hardware and onto its own line of
Tech Industry Works To Stem New Security Rules
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's largest technology companies are working to persuade the Department of Homeland Security against consideration of costly new computer-security rules, arguing that companies already are taking aggressive
Microsoft Plans Transition To Longhorn
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
If the current state of Windows is a good but bug-prone operating system with an outdated file system and uninspiring search capabilities, and the future is a more-bulletproof platform with
Chips: You Can't Have Just One
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
At last month's Microprocessor Forum, Sun Microsystems CTO Greg Papadopoulos predicted that microprocessors as we know them will disappear by 2010.
Why Use FreeBSD?
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
If you read any technical mailing list for some of the more popular programs running UNIX, sure bet you'll find some flavor of Linux being mentioned....
McData Maudlin Over Price Pressure
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
Cisco's McEntrance into the FC switch market has McBuggered up McData's McEarnings
3Com Gets Help With The Enterprise From EDS
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
3Com Corp. on Tuesday said tech-consulting firm Electronic Data Systems Corp. has agreed to offer 3Com products to corporate clients, giving the computer-networking-equipment maker a boost in its re-entry into
Wireless Vendors Bring Out The Gear At Wi-Fi Planet
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
Wireless in the workplace got a boost as the Wi-Fi Planet Conference & Expo Fall 2003 opened in San Jose, Calif.
FCC Weighs Taxing, Regulating VoIP
News  |  12/3/2003  | 
When the FCC's Internet Policy Working Group begins wheeling into action in January, one of its first items of business will be to determine whether VoIP will seep into the
Linux Ready For Business?
News  |  12/2/2003  | 
For Linux in the enterprise, it's a simple case of diminishing excuses and growing respect from IT.
Survey: Some Businesses May Drop E-Mail To Combat Spam
News  |  12/2/2003  | 
Many small businesses have had enough of spam and are contemplating drastic measures to combat the problem.
Widgets for Christmas
Commentary  |  12/2/2003  | 
Yes, I know it's been a while but we've been really busy taking everything apart and putting it back together again. Finally, we're back up. Still have a couple minor tasks to complete, but you can order those Widgets for...
The Segway/Skynet Connection
Commentary  |  12/2/2003  | 
Good Ol' Uncle Sam -- always looking to take something relatively harmless and turn it into something the military can use (usually to blow things up). In this case, the government has their sights set on the Segway -- the...
CRN Interview: SCO's Darl McBride and Chris Sontag
News  |  12/2/2003  | 
SCO CEO Darl McBride and Senior Vice President Chris Sontag met with CRN Industry Editor Barbara Darrow and VARBusiness Senior Executive Editor T.C. Doyle in Las Vegas, to talk about
EMC Puts OuterBay Inside
News  |  12/2/2003  | 
EMC sees OuterBay filling a hole in its ILM portfolio, and the dating's getting serious
Readers Wouldn't Buy Security Products From Microsoft
News  |  12/1/2003  | 
Microsoft's latest security initiative, "Securing the Perimeter," shows it hasn't given up in its battle against hackers and virus writers. But it appears the software giant has a long ways
Netgear Tries Pushing Into Enterprise WLAN Space
News  |  12/1/2003  | 
Netgear, best known for its Wi-Fi equipment aimed at homes and small businesses, said Monday that it will partner with two other WLAN vendors in an attempt to get a
Document Management Solutions
News  |  12/1/2003  | 
Join Sean Doherty as he examines Document Management and Document Management Products for our March 18, 2004 issue.
Top 11 Unintended Uses for USB Media Drives
News  |  12/1/2003  | 
We asked our readers to submit their Top unintended uses for USB media drives. We received a multitude of responses -- some that made us laugh. Others...Well, to
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