Apple's Mac Mini
A Windows expert tries out a new Mac mini -- and discovers that he likes what he sees.
What Price SOX?
Finally, some numbers have been collected to show the costs associated with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance projects. But in the final analysis, the whole thing remains one big crapshoot. Readers and other IT professionals have been telling us for months about...
An Army Of Thousands
From a reporter's point of view, watching IBM roll out anything -- a product line, a strategy, a message to the troops and the world at large -- is a
Congress Studies Impact Of Telecom Mergers
Executives at the nation's leading telecom companies told Congress this week that the rash of recent mergers will be a boon to consumers. Consumer advocates see it differently.
Bernie Ebbers Trial
Bernie Ebbers knows nothing? So it looks like ex-WorldCom chief Bernie Ebbers adopted the Sgt. Schultz Defense in his testimony before a federal court last week: "I know what I don't know. I don't, to this day, know technology. I...
Ebbers: Bumpkin or Bully?
Jurors ponder whether ex-WorldCom chief is a genial country bumpkin or a calculating CEO with a fierce temper
Happy Birthday Yahoo!
Things certainly have changed for the website once known as "Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web." Back in 1995, two Stanford University students -- David Filo and Jerry Yang -- were looking for a way to organize their website...
Intel Expands Pact With VMware
The expanded technical and marketing pact will enable 64-bit extended workloads and better management of its Virtual Technology processors for desktops and servers.
Five Ways To Avoid Data Latency
These tips are key for market trading systems, where fast data is essential -- and they work for any enterprise server installation, too.
XML Firewall Testing
Testing thus far is on schedule and going as usual. There are always guaranteed to be some problems along the way and this review is no exception to that rule. Luckily none of the issues have caused major problems and...
A new Linux version of a TiVo like product, SageTV, has been introduced. Their TiVo like product was once only offered for PC's but they have now introduced their Linux product which can be directly connected to the TV. This...
Accidental IT: Boosting Your WiFi Signal
Like many technical innovations, WiFi connections are no longer optional. But with the increase in use, you've noticed an increase in grumbles when users can't connect. Here are some tips
How To Protect Your Network's PCs
Anti-virus software alone isn't sufficient protection for enterprise PCs. But while new solutions can bolster security, network architects must wrestle with immature management and incomplete feature sets.
Cisco NAC vs. Microsoft NAP
Two powerful vendors are gearing up to own the nascent endpoint admission control market, but it may be a fight that neither can truly win.
Ebbers: Of Motels & Men
Ex-WorldCom boss takes the stand in his own defense, weaving a Southern Gothic tale of basketball and motels