Is Big Telecom Out Of Control?
Imagine a world in which there was only one telephone company. A world in which government passed laws to curb telecom competition. A world in which...hold on a minute! That's
Ammasso Amasses $7.5M
Startup looks to push its RDMA-over-Ethernet message and increase its storage presence
Costa Rica May Criminalize VoIP
The growing surge in international VoIP calls has caused the state-owned telecommunications monopoly in Costa Rica to propose legislation that could criminalize the use of Internet telephone calls.
Saying Goodbye to Apple's employee #31
In a world dominated by Windows-Centric machines, some may claim that the Apple user is a dedicated one, their devotion to their Macs almost romanticized. Of course if it weren't for Jef Raskin, that 'love story' might never have come...
No Strings Attached
Software vendors are just starting to dream up the applications that will leverage third- and fourth-generation wireless technology. (Originally published in Information Week)
Podcast: Tideway Systems' Richard Muirhead
Tune in for a quick interview with Richard Muirhead about the roadblocks to IT transparency that crosses both business, applications and infrastructure. If the IT gods are smiling and you own an iPod or an RSS reader that enjoys enclosures...
The Envelope, Please ...
Oscar hits the surface to answer questions on EMC's storage router, McData-CNT merger, and a spate of earnings restatements
Eclipse - Not just for developers anymore
Earlier this week Sybase announced they would sponsor and lead a proposed Data Tools Project for Eclipse and will exhibit new developer tools for the Eclipse platform at EclipseCon. Sybase isn't the first, and certainly won't the last, major ISV...
Best Gigabit Ethernet Switches For SMBs
Gigabit Ethernet is becoming practical for smaller companies. Here we look at Gigabit Ethernet switches priced from $60 to about $1,200.
SMC priced from $60 to about $1,200.
Trusted Computing: Just Wishful Thinking?
The Trusted Computing Group alliance promises a more secure future through open standards. But before you buy into their vision, let's look at the cold, hard facts.
Web Application Servers
Web application servers promise improved performance and availability on a dual-server platform. We tested four such products and awarded our Editor's Choice to the offering with the best feature set,
Getting Active on Defense
Network owners and individual users are starting to take action against attackers rather than simply blocking their attempts at intrusions and scams.
PassLogix's v-Go SSO
PassLogix secures remote logons with the addition of graded authentication to its v-Go single sign-on identity-management system.
Reader David Krings responds to Hunter Metatek's column about troubled employees by asking, "Perhaps the employee would have been better suited for another position--did anyone ever ask if he liked
This edition: Top 11 ways Larry Ellison secretly celebrated the PeopleSoft acquisition; Intuit's naughty "800" number; and a self-powered tortilla board.
Telecom Mergers Stomp on Competition
Enterprises will soon have fewer service provider choices than ever, from companies that claim to be able to do it all. Has the industry lost all the promises offered by
Building a Storage Area Network
Building a SAN doesn't have to be painful. We give you the lowdown on how to build a storage area network and how to avoid the pitfalls of a new
Microsoft Plans Browser Upgrade
Driven by ongoing security concerns and increasing pressure from competitors, Microsoft now plans to launch IE Version 7 in the second half of this year.
University's New WLAN Cuts Out Uninvited APs
The University of Miami's IT team hopes a new WLAN will eliminate channel interference and tighten security, thereby helping it gain control of the multiplying rogue access points that had
The Trouble With Mergers
When big companies assimilate tech pioneers, they tend to extinguish their all too important innovative spark.
In this edition we look at ipMonitor's ipMonitor 7.5, TeaLeaf Technology's RealiTea 4.5, TriSixty Security's Security Suite and F5 Networks' Big-IP 6800 Application Switch.
EMC Causes Waves in SMB Market
With the introduction of lower end iSCSI products, EMC will throw its weight into the iSCSI market and cause users to rethink lesser known vendors in the iSCSI space.