Market share and Open Source.
I had an interesting problem today. I received a press release from Redhat in which they refered to themselves as "the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise", and thought "Oh really? I wonder if that is...
Isilon Adds Another
GlobeXplorer installs Isilon gear, a move that highlights the rise of alternatives to NAS
Hearings Spotlight Asia's Push To Adopt IPv6
In Congressional hearings on the Internet upgrade to IPv6, much attention was focused Thursday on the presumed lead over the U.S. by Asian countries, which are boldly moving to the
Metro Ethernet Market Set To Skyrocket
Survey says metro Ethernet equipment sales reached $1.7 billion last year, and will continue to rise at a 26% compound annual growth rate through 2009.
3Com Still Struggling Despite Improved Sales
Despite its feverish efforts to regain the confidence of its investors, customers and partners, 3Com's latest financial numbers indicate that a turnaround is still far from complete.
...and the Survey Says:
There's nothing like spending a couple of days crawling around on roofs and in attics (in June, and in Florida) to make you appreciate the concept of "inside". Add the "excessive rainfall" (a genuine National Weather Service term) that we've...
Lowers guidance for fourth straight quarter while dealing with internal transition
Brand X Ruling Follows The Money
If you had any doubt that big business is calling the shots with the Bush administration, they must have been removed by Monday's decision in the 'Brand X' case before the Supreme Court. If you follow the big political contribution...
10:30 AM -- BOZEMAN, Mont. -- A hacker in search of quick storage space broke into a database containing information about hunters and their booty, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports. The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) department told the...
Virtual Eyes Are Watching
We have more virtualization news this week, with SWsoft's plans to release software that will let multiple Windows servers run on one machine. There's no denying the merits of server
Podcasting goes mainstream
Podcasting is now officially mainstream. Is this because Apple has released a new version of iTunes that supports podcasting? Sure, that's partly to blame. The podcast directory is a great way to see just how much is out there. There...
Congress To Study Slow Pace Of Migration To IPv6
Whither IPv6? Internet Protocol Version 6, an Internet upgrade, promises a virtually limitless number of Web addresses and tighter security. Other countries have embraced it. But why not the U.S?
Managing Equipment: The Right Mix
Wall Street firms are applying portfolio management techniques to IT hardware and software, focusing on managing leased and purchased servers and other IT equipment efficiently and creatively.
Shrinking A Whole Country
Mortgage lender Credit Immobilier de France was able to consolidate its IT operations into one country-wide office -- and speed application processing from days to hours -- by moving from
System Vendors Sight SOA
HP, IBM, and Sun are fixed on the emerging market for products and services built on service-oriented architectures
Level 3 Expands Emergency 911 For VoIP Services
Responding to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recently-announced E-911 requirements, Level 3 will extend emergency number coverage to more than 70% of the United States this year and will add
SWsoft Moves To Virtualize Windows Servers
SWsoft expanded its server virtualization technology on Tuesday with software to allow multiple virtual Windows servers to share one physical server, and the Herndon, Va., company aims to build a
BT opts for Microsoft's IPTV platform
BT has chosen Microsoft's Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) software platform to deliver TV over broadband in the U.K. The operator plans to trial a service early next year , with
The Supreme Court ruled yesterday (June 27) that peer-to-peer networking sites can be held liable when their users swap music, movies and other protected works without the copyright holders' permission. The high court, in a unanimous decision, overturned a U.S....
Acquisition of the Week
Today's peek into the shopping cart of large ISVs takes us to California, where early (VERY EARLY for me) this morning Sun Microsystems announced its intention to acquire integration and SOA vendor See Beyond. The acquisition of See Beyond at...
AMD Antitrust Suit Alleges Intel Used Coercion
AMD has filed an antitrust suit against Intel alleging that its arch-rival has been operating an unlawful monopoly in the x86 microprocessor market and has been coercing computer makers, distributors,
One Way Out
One Way Out With one IPO in 30 months, storage startups have one viable exit strategy left
The Supreme Court Strikes Out
For those who care about technology, freedom, and competition, this was perhaps the worst week in the history of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Court this week handed down two
CA Gets Tiny
Snaps up personal firewall vendor for an undisclosed fee as its security spree continues
Sun's NetBeans 4.1
Snappy performance (even based on Swing), new features--including no-code Web services--and the right price (free) makes this Java IDE one heck of a deal.
'Brand X' Ruling Could Spur Telco Deregulation
The Supreme Court's decision to keep cable networks free of telecom-like regulation may be the catalyst to further deregulation of the phone companies, industry participants and observers said.
This Just In!
11:45 AM -- This over the transom today: Network South, Inc. Announces New Employee Justin Chojnicki Joins Telecommunications Firm As Account Manager Raleigh, NC– Jerry Norris, President of Network South, Inc., has announced that Justin Chojnicki has joined the organization...