It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World
A few years ago, I was lucky to be able just to connect with a 2400-baud modem from a hotel room to my ISP. Today, high-speed access is everywhere.
SP2 Keeps Moving
Since my last post most of the news in the industry has swirled around Microsoft's Windows XP SP2 and the effect it's likely to have on your computing environment. I've got it sandboxed on one machine in my lab--I'm looking...
Longhorn's '06 Debut Will Be Short Major Feature
If there's one thing you can rely on Microsoft for, it's major delays for the release of their newest version of Windows. Longhorn won't be any exception -- the folks at Redmond are now touting its debut will be sometime...
Four-Gig FC Smites IP
Four-Gig FC Smites IP The next iteration of Fibre Channel is a cause lost for IP **UPDATED 9/3**
What's your E-Sign?
We recently asked NWC Readers if electronic signatures figure into their enterprise master plans? (For more on this topic, see our workshop) Here's what your fellow readers had to say: 20% said, "Way too risky for this IT Pro" 28%...
CIOs Cheerier About Future Spending
Chief information officers in the U.S. are surprisingly optimistic about the future and think IT spending will climb nearly seven percent in 2005, a research firm said Monday.
Affordable IT: Budget Beaters
T organizations are getting creative in cutting costs. Learn which strategies could pay off and which might carry too much risk for your enterprise.
Server Market Soars
Factory revenue in the worldwide server market has increased by 6.9% year over year, a recent report says.
Happy Birthday To You...
Happy Birthday To You... Happy Birthday, Dear Internet... HAP-py BIRTH-day, To Youuuuuuuu! On September 2, 1969, a couple of UCLA computer scientists named Stephen Crocker and Vinton Cerf linked two large computers together with a 15-foot long grey cable. Their...
What A Super Computer!
You may not realize the myriad ways in which supercomputing can affect midsize and even small businesses.
Simulated Hacker Attacks
WesCorp uses Skybox View software to look at its systems through hackers' eyes and identify the key vulnerabilities that need to be fixed quickly.
Special NWC Guide to CheapWare
Our editors know a bargain when they see it, and they've created a short list of their favorite cost-cutting utilities and products, each a perfect fit for any IT shop
An Interview with Cisco's Bill Rossi
Tune in to hear Dave Molta's recent interview with Cisco's Bill Rossi to find out how the company intends to fight through bureaucratization, a high-priced perception and proprietary technologies in
Microsoft Scales Back Longhorn
Microsoft Corp. on Friday said it has scaled back the next major release of the Windows operating system, code-named Longhorn, opting to drop the next-generation file system, so it can
Is that a Mandrake in Your Pocket?
Per a news article on C|Net today, If you've got an extra 200 bucks and a penchant for Mandrake Linux, LaCie has got a USB drive for you. Based on the GlobeTrotter device, LaCie's mobile hard drive comes loaded with...
Behold, the Power of Hampster
With RFC 1149 firmly grounded in the collective consciousness, you just had to know that it was only a matter of time before someone took this notion of harnessing animal-power a little too seriously. The Otherpower.com staff thought of building...
Choosing the Right Web Server
Keeping your external Web site available 24/7 means building a reliable Web server environment. Here are your options.
All-in-one gateway appliances are hot for SOHOs that need broadband WAN/LAN rolled into one. But they're not so easy to manage. Learn what to watch out for and how to
New backup deals and options are plentiful, no matter the size of your organization. Disk-to-disk-to-tape appliances can be lifesavers.
You've got three choices when implementing an e-mail system for your business: build it, buy it or outsource it. Discover which one may be right for you.
Should you go with a software- or hardware-based load balancer? We give you the lowdown on selecting the right one for your organization.