Terminally ill storage services company finally calls it quits, laying off nearly all its remaining staff
Warning Labels for Linux
Until we can get this whole SCO mess under control, I'd like to propose that a warning label be affixed to all Linux distributions: "The use of this product may induce frivolous litigation." Or conversely, select vendors could add a...
Forum quote of the week
In our current discussion of Cisco Vs. Enterasys: Yeah - Enterasys ROCKS - Cisco Sucks! Er, I mean Cisco ROCKS and Enterasys Sucks! Aw, screw it - just get a 3COM.... -- Ian Odds...
Sun Goes Gnome
Sun's announcement yesterday that its 9 8/03 Solaris update would incorporate the Gnome 2.0 Desktop as an alternative to they company's "less than zero" UI, CDE, does more than make Solaris a kinder and gentler OS. It ratifies Gnome, now...
Far Out Disaster Recovery Services
Ah the moon. Our closest celestial buddy in the sky. It governs our tides, rules our emotions (allegedly) and now, if TransOrbital Inc. has their way, the moon will be home to the first outer space disaster recovery storage center....
Will Saleen Sing?
Former SAN Valley CEO Bob Coackley resurfaces at helm of clustered Linux software startup
SAN Valley's Secret Sale
Buyout by Silicon Valley mogul Carl Berg in March has done startup a world of good, says its CEO
New content up for grabs
Hi folks. We've just published the final installment of our July 24th issue, featuring a review of Exchange Server replacements by Ron Anderson and a Workshop on Security Product Certification by Mike Fratto. You can browse these and other stories...
Data Domain Digs Up CEO
Disk backup startup names ex-Borland exec Frank Slootman its CEO. Or is it 'funeral director'?
Netezza Nets $20M More
Lands huge round after five customers buy its database appliance. Imagine if they'd sold 10!
Divorce -- Text Message Style!
Just when you think technology can't be used for something even stranger, our friends in Malaysia have found a way to raise the bar -- divorce using text messages on wireless phones. Islamic law permits men to divorce their wives...
EMC Flexes DMXes
Kicks up Symmetrix with iSCSI options and Ficon-enabled DMX3000. Yup, it's still a hardware vendor
Longhorn -- Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Never mind the upcoming "Freddy vs. Jason" movie. The thing you should really be scared about is the next version of Windows, aka "Longhorn." That's according to Mister Gates himself, who says the next incarnation of the OS will be...
FC Market Gets Rattled
Cisco's SAN push and other factors are shaking up the status quo, says latest B&S Insider report
Reports record Q2 revenues and better than expected earnings. But can it keep up the pace?
More Beaver Tales
More Beaver Tales LightSand and SANcastle hooking up?; QLogic's nuclear sub deal; the latest on Ellison's storage venture
Under new management, NAS aggregation switch startup narrows focus
Long time no update...
Apologies for the down time - there hasn't been a lot going on with NWC Inc. specifically, except for some testing until today. Bruce Boardman is currently in the throes of a review of Web SLA managers and it beating...
New Issue online
Hi everyone. We've just published the first part of our July 24th issue, featuring a look at network and systems management services by Bruce Boardman. Bruce also provides a review of the network-management providers you should be looking into. We...
Time for Leftovers...Top 11 leftovers
Another issue, another offering of Top 11 submissions that couldn't quite fit our Last Mile page, but were too good to pass up. This time, we asked folks for the "real reasons Larry Ellison wants PeopleSoft." Because the people they're...
Heroix eQ Management Suite 2.0
HMS lets network managers track applications from inside the server farm, have access to the performance metrics of everything running on an enterprise machine and know about potential problems.
Sun Microsystems Sun ONE Directory Server 5.2; Altusen LCD Console KVM Switch; Visual Numerics JMSL Numerical Library 2.5 for Java Applications; Symantec ManHunt 3.0
For big business, outsourced network management is becoming de rigueur. But does it make sense for smaller businesses? Depends on your cost structure and your tolerance for relinquishing control.
Teaming Up with the Right Management Service
Most network-management providers won't offer aggressive service or huge cost savings to small and midsize businesses. But we pushed and prodded, and got PerformanceIT to give our fictional food chain
UNISYS Wireless Golf Scoring System
Unisys' wireless Golf Scoring System went mobile at this year's U.S. Open. Here's how the company ensures the system's reliability, predictability and performance.