SmartCompany's Turbo 1.0
This .Net-supported smart client is subject to Microsoft vulnerabilities, but its pivot-table paradigm makes up for the time you spend patching.
Professional Development Strategies
Building a comprehensive training program for your IT staffers will pay off in higher morale and superior customer service. Learn how to implement those plans.
Market Analysis: IP Contact Centers
An IP-enabled contact center gives your agents access to all telephone, e-mail, fax and Web customer communications. We discuss the potential benefits to your business and examine ways to get
Implementing BPL Technology
After a series of setbacks with interference problems and failed trials, the broadband-over-power-lines technology is now a viable alternative in areas where DSL and cable aren't available or customer service
Last Mile: Bye-Bye, Vendor Guy!
This edition, chuckle till you buckle at the Top 11 lame excuses for ducking out of a vendor sales presentation, virtual hunting and getting Wi-Fi access with household items.
Affordable IT: Staying on Budget
Despite best efforts, the average IT project still overruns its budget by about 43 percent. How can enterprises prevent these overruns? We examine the means for setting good budgets, monitoring
SOHO Wireless Gateways
Wi-Fi is quickly becoming a fixture in a growing number of SOHO environments. Many of the devices are used for remote access into enterprise networks, and protecting them from wireless
Blogs are not just for blowhards anymore. We review five blogging packages that can suit a range of business sizes and budgets.
Recording ISOs Made Easy
Sometimes, the strangest things drive us to find interesting little utilities. I'm preparing for a test of Sun's Application Server 8.1 and NetBeans 4.1. The test bed requires Red Hat AS 3.0 Update 3. No problem, right? Just download the...
Quest's Search for Identity
Software vendor snaps up startup Vintela for $56.5 million, as the identity management feeding frenzy continues
An Era Already Ended
Soon, Hewlett-Packard will no longer have a chip on its shoulder -- its own chip, that is
This is rather creepy but creative advertising for VoIP....
Sun Moves To Buy StorageTek
Along with strengthening its position in information lifecycle management, Sun's acquisition of the data-storage vendor will created a powerhouse with $13 billion in annual sales of network computing and data
Red Hat Unveils Directory Server
Red Hat rolls an open-source directory server that's been developed for the company's Linux server and operating systems from Hewlett-Packard Co. and Sun Microsystems Inc.
Acopia Goes Remote
Looks to reach remote sites and companies that won't pay for bigger boxes
Novell's Uphill Comeback Trail
It has a strong Linux strategy, a loyal customer following, and solid new product offerings. Can Novell rise from the ashes of NetWare to reclaim its former leadership status?
Tripping On Power
Blade systems, 1U servers, and high-density storage systems are straining the power and cooling capabilities of data centers. Here's practical advice on what you can do about it.
Ultra Wideband's Ultrawide Ambition
UWB is finally here, but its enterprise uses are still limited by interoperability problems and a focus on home networking. (Originally published in IT Architect)