Enterprise Groupware Products
We evaluated products from the top players in the groupware
arena. See which one toppled its rivals with its extensive application-development functionality, smooth install and management capabilities.
E-Mail Compliance Offers IT Opportunity
E-mail can drive network managers nuts in so many different ways. In addition to standardizing platforms, keeping the gateways up and bandwidth clear, and dealing with spam -- network managers
Patch Managers Need Perfecting
We put several dedicated patch-management products through our grueling tests, testing for everything from rollback architecture to agent/agentless abilities. Find out why none of them blew our socks off.
How many servers should one admin reasonably be expected to support? Also; inappropirate conversations in the workplace.
The Offshore Outsourcing War
Why is it when IT automates jobs, that's progress, but when change threatens your job, that's treason or worse -- terrorism?
High Court Orders Computer ShutDowns
Once again, a U.S. District Court Judge has ordered the Department of Interior to disconnect computers from the Internet thanks to Security issues. Could service providers be next?
Increasing WLAN Speed
Vendors are pitching solutions for speeding up Wi-Fi. Should you be getting into the fast lane just yet?
University of Tennessee Implements 802.1x
The University's first attempt to secure their WLAN left users without access and their helpdesk beseiged. All that is about to change -- thanks to the emerging 802.1x standard.
Blades for Buffalo
As the battle of the blade vendors heats up, SUNY Buffalo implements blade-based IBM supercomputer
Sun Programs Aim To Boost Server Sales
Sun Microsystems Wednesday unveiled two new programs aimed at boosting sales of some of its UltraSPARC III-based servers and UltraSPARC IV-based upgrade kits.
Novell Turns To Open Source
The company debuted a number of open-source initiatives at its BrainShare conference as it tries to reverse past missteps.
HP, Novell Join Forces
Hewlett-Packard and Novell announced a partnership on Wednesday that will bring SuSE's open-source Linux operating system to select HP desktop and laptop systems in the second half of 2004.
10Gig-E Copper Heats Up
Data center woes are prodding companies to use a newly christened standard, but a better one may be en route
Dell Covers Its NAS
Upgrades its low-end Windows-based NAS, says it won't co-brand NAS with EMC
Greenpeace Gets Big SAN
UK branch of Greenpeace implements a 2-terabyte storage area network in its London data center
IPv6 Test Demonstrates Peer-To-Peer Network
The second test phase of the Moonv6 network, the world's largest multivendor IPv6 network, demonstrated the ability of the IPv6 spec to operate with most network elements as well as
Microsoft Hopes Its Appeal Will Blunt EU Decision
Microsoft is expected to move quickly to appeal the $613 million fine and tough sanctions leveled against it Wednesday by the European Union. The chief question now is whether Microsoft can obtain an injunction to put off the Competition Directorate...
Show Report: Novell BrainShare 04
Tune in to hear Ron Anderson's on-site report from Salt Lake City, Utah, as he takes in and tries to make sense of the Linux mania running throughout this year's
Microsoft Business Framework Delayed
MBF, which is to be the foundation of new business applications from both Microsoft and its partners, is postponed due to Yukon, Whidbey slippage.
AT&T Launches Managed Endpoint Security Offerings
After years of dabbling in managed VPN services, telecommunications giant AT&T made a bold foray into security this week, introducing two new services to help enterprise customers thwart attacks. The first service, dubbed AT&T Internet Protect, was designed to inform...
Software Licensing Set For Dramatic Shifts
According to a survey of both software vendors and major corporate customers by IDC, the long-time model of perpetual licensing--where software rights are purchased up front--will soon be replaced by
It's the iLife for me
Tired of your screaming 2.4 Gigahertz Windows XP monstrosity? Take a chill pill with "iLife '84," a 8Mhz, monochromatic adventure in "aaahhh" land. (requires Motorola 68000 processor or older.)...