Pass the Sunscreen, Linus
We asked our readers to submit their top signs Linus Torvalds needs a summer vacation for our upcoming September 4th edition of Las Mile. As usual, we were not dissapointed. Here's the full list of submissions. And with that, we...
In our upcoming September 4th edition of "Last Mile," we publish a snippet of the following article by Der Dorn. Submitted for your approval is his complete missive....
These Ain't Your Father's Video Games...
Chances are, they may be your wife's, your sister's, or dare I say...your mom's? A poll by the Entertainment Software Association indicated that that more women over 18 than young boys are playing games and the average age of players...
CNT Digests Inrange
Turns in solid Q2, claiming it integrated Inrange in record time. Can CNT keep up with the pack?
McCrafty McData moves ahead in SAN switch arms race with pair of savvy deals
IP storage processor startup shuts down, and Emulex is said to have acquired its assets
And the uber-geek award goes to...
While rummaging through the submissions for our upcoming Top 11 list, "Top 11 lame excuses for holding a LAN Gaming Party in your office," I simply couldn't resist publishing a couple of entires. Call them my "uber-geek" awards. First place...
eBay = eBlackout
So there I was last Wednesday, getting ready to jump online around midnight to take a last crack on an eBay auction (for the inquisitive, I was bidding on the Gatchaman/Battle of the Planets "God Phoenix" spaceship. Yes, I'm a...
New Issue Online
We must have taken a long winter's nap in the middle of summer last week, because we neglected to tell you that we'd published the first part of our August 21st issue. Now that we've just published the second half,...
TIAA Simplifies Desktop Administration
Business Profile: TIAA Investments, a division of TIAA-CREF, $265 billion in assets, New York. Web site: http://www.tiaainvestments.org/ Lines of Business: Fixed-income investment products. Vendor/Technology Solution: ON Technology Corp.'s (Waltham, Mass.) ON Command CCM and iCommand multi-platform management solutions. Technology In...
Component vendors report Cisco is favoring the X2 multiservice agreement for 10-Gig
Not since Jurassic Park's UNIX flyby have I seen a visualization tool as cool as Daniel Clark's scanmap3d, which takes Snort alerts and creates a three dimensional world of network traffic. All you need is Java and MySQL, and you...
Gateway Chews Storage Cud
Home PC maker plans to launch SCSI storage array. Whoa - did we time-warp back a decade?! UPDATED 7PM
The Segued Segway
You know about the Segway right? Those clunky, oversized and overpriced scooters that are supposed to revolutionize pedestrian travel? So far, I haven't seen too many of these things rolling around the streets of New York. But maybe that's because...
It just isn't my month...
Well, the fixes are not fixing things. I've been able to confirm with IBM that the specific problem that has cropped up is indemic to WebSphere 3.5 and 4.0.1. WebSphere 5.0 does not have this problem, so we'll be migrating...
Italy Makes SANs Sicuro
The Italian government is using Decru's security appliance to encrypt its citizens' personal data
Government of Italy
It's using Decru's security appliance to encrypt citizens' personal data on a new nationwide e-commerce network
Adaptec Unpacks NAC at Last
Ships Linux-only network accelerator card after months of delays. Can it catch up to Alacritech? UPDATED 8/19 3:30PM
Marvell Charges Up SATA
Chipmaker hopes to jumpstart 3-Gbit/s speed grade to push Serial ATA II into enterprise storage
SIP Packs a Punch
Having this voice protocol in your corner brings easier integration, more choices, lower costs and the innovation muscle that only a ubiquitous standard can provide.
NetVigil Sees All
Fidelia offers WLAN monitoring along with top-notch reporting and stats.
If You Rebuild It, They Will Come
The newly reconstructed MLB.com Web site stayed online during the busiest opening day in the site's history, fielding queries from 10 million fans in one day -- the first time
The 10 Deadly Sins of Wireless
We've tested hundreds of wireless products in our labs and have talked to plenty of IT managers who've taken the plunge with wireless LANs. Here's our list of 10 Deadly
The rapid acceleration of storage needs and the desire for simple, manageable devices has thrust network-attached storage into the spotlight as a top-flight option.
The "Case Mod" Squad
Another issue, another Last Mile. We asked you for your reasons to perform a "case mod" on your corporate mail server. The Top 11 that tickled our funny bones went to print. But we still wanted to share the rest...
We Bust the myth that Windows is the only platform with virus trouble.
Sun Props Up Gnome
Sun has said it will add Gnome to its list of desktops distributed with Solaris. This is good news on many fronts.