Google Traffic Appeared To Slow SEC Site
Google's filing of an initial public offering created so much Internet traffic that it appeared to significantly slow down the homepage performance of the Security Exchange Commission's web site, an
Wal-Mart Launches RFID Milestone
Wal-Mart Stores achieved a milestone Friday in the use of radio frequency identification tags as cases and pallets marked with the product-tracking devices arrived at seven of the retailers' stories
Foundry Falters, Readies IPv6 Wares
Foundry Networks, maker of high-end networking hardware, will look to offset a sub-par quarter with the introduction of new gear next week that supports the emerging IPv6 standard.
House Bill Fights Spyware
The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday held a hearing on spyware, the newest computer security problem getting the attention of lawmakers.
Darpa Jumps Off The Peer
The people who brought you the Internet would like to un-bring it, at least in its current form. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is trying to move the
EMC Warms to All
Talk with exec shows the company's scoffing at nothing, reaching out to all...
AT&T Floats Access Fee Proposal
The latest salvo fired in the great telephony access fee wars is from AT&T, which is proposing a complicated formula for taking over some parts of the regional Bell network
BMC Grabs Marimba For $239 Million
BMC Software on Thursday said it has agreed to acquire Marimba for $239 million in cash, using the company's technology to expand the capabilities of its software that ties systems
Google Files Long-Awaited IPO Plans
Internet search engine leader Google Inc. filed its long-awaited IPO plans Thursday, setting the stage for the company to make its stock market debut -- a move that could still
IT Challenge: Server Blades
A financial services firm discovers deploying blade technology isn't as simple as it sounds. Here's how it overcame the challenges.
Cisco, IBM Team Up On Data Center Offerings
Cisco and IBM announced today some tangible fruits of their previously announced strategic alliance, including a Cisco Gigabit Ethernet switch module for the IBM eServer Blade Center chassis.
Low-Cost Network Area Storage Devices
Inexpensive NAS devices can provide small enterprises with terabytes of space. Of the four we tested, one impressed us with its complete feature set, speed and expandability.
Dell Snuggles Up to SAP
They're getting even cosier, as the hardware firm looks to extend its reach within the data center
Newspaper CTO starts his own company
Newly funded startup looks to partner with blade server vendors
DaimlerChrysler Outsources Corporate Systems To EDS
EDS says it has secured a contract to manage the servers and software that power some of automaker DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s key Michigan-based customer and employee operations. Neither company would reveal
IBM Brings Virtualization To The Server
IBM on Wednesday previewed what it called its "Virtualization Engine," a combination of software and hardware technologies that will allow enterprises to run as many as ten "virtual" servers on
Nortel Fires CEO, Postpones 1Q Report
Nortel Networks Corp. fired its CEO, Frank Dunn, and two other top executives for cause Wednesday and said it would delay reporting its first-quarter earnings.
Cisco, Ericsson Team Up On IP Technology
Cisco Systems' strength in routers and switches and Ericsson's muscle in softswitches will be offered to wireline service providers, according to an announcement Wednesday by the two firms.
Nortel Fires CEO
Frank Dunn is dismissed, replaced by Teledesic's William Owens, with immediate effect
Street Sniffs at NA
Network Associates posts a tidy profit in Q1, but its revenue outlook is below expectations
HP Ships Blade PCs
Hewlett-Packard Co. started this week to ship blade PCs for corporations looking to cut desktop maintenance costs by switching to a thin-client architecture.
Outsourcing: Fools are We
NWC Reader Steve Jones says, "For all the smiles and bows we get from foreign business people, the world is not a friendly place."
Scotiabank's New File Clerk
Just as Scotiabank (Toronto) finished a data warehousing project to gain a holistic view of each customer, it faced a new technical challenge: managing the bank's 300,000 lines of complex
Boom Times In SMB IT Spending Ahead
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) will lead the way in IT spending growth in 2004, a research firm announced Tuesday in a just-released report.