Google Tests Services Suite For Businesses
Google is making a collection of tools???e-mail, instant messaging, and web page creation tools--to businesses. Google Apps For Your Domain to take on Microsoft's proposed services bundle.
Lack of 4-gig directors -- and salesforce turmoil -- struck the final blows
VoIP Systems Vulnerable To Attack
VoIP is well on its way to widespread adoption, but the fact that many companies haven't taken the necessary steps to toughen up security on their VoIP systems could make
Review: Internet Explorer 7 RC1
Microsoft has released IE7 Release Candidate 1 to public scrutiny. It offers several interesting tweaks but no major changes.
What's In A Name?
I've covered the IT business long enough to be continually amused when companies decide to junk a technology that, a mere few years before, promised to save the world....
Nokia Siemens Networks Names North America Head
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) fleshed out its business unit and named regional executives Friday. Mark Louison, currently senior vice president of North America for Nokia Networks, was named to lead
Happy Friday! Today's freebie is a product that's just been released as a service and provides IT analytic capabilities for free....
IBM's Big Gamble
IBM is betting $1.3 billion that large enterprises are ready to turn their security keys over to a trusted third party
Arthur W. Coviello Jr., CEO, RSA Security
Arthur W. Coviello Jr. is Chief Executive Officer at RSA Security, which specializes in protecting online identities and digital assets. In this interview, Coviello discusses Internet crime, privacy protection, terrorism
Around the globe, businesses and regulatory agencies are embracing the Extensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, as the standard for business reporting. Discover how adopting this single language will help
Air Time: A Wireless Education
Laptops and multipurpose cell phones are rapidly becoming the norm among students on campus. To support all these wireless devices and technology, however, schools must start offering serious network
Application Virtualization: Streamlining Distribution
Application virtualization can help you avoid DLL conflicts and ease application distribution to Windows clients. We look at three products--each with varying approaches--that provide a way to virtualize applications.
IBM, HP Bulking Up EMS
Was IBM's recent purchase of asset management vendor MRO an attempt to leapfrog HP's acquisition of Mercury Interactive?
RollOut: Microsoft Exchange 2007 Beta 2
With a revamped architecture and a new management interface, Exchange Server 2007 will offer reliable, high-performance e-mail and collaboration. Improvements in the Web version of Outlook and the addition of
Review: SMB IP PBXs
Although Voice over IP provides undeniable benefits, it comes with security and performance problems. Would it be worth the investment for our fictional 'widget' maker, NWC Inc., to spend big
Are We Headed for an IT Shortage?
Despite indications that the tech industry is rebounding and jobs will be plentiful, fewer students are majoring in computer science and engineering.
Strategic Security: Identity Theft Protection
Identity theft is a nightmare for companies and consumers alike. But, ultimately, the responsibility to protect against it falls solely on IT. Here's how to protect your data, your
Taking Advantage of Wide-Area Wireless
Your users are demanding mobile broadband to help them perform their jobs more efficiently, but the complexity of deployment leaves most IT managers confused. Here's how to take advantage of
XSS Vulnerabilities Abound
Recent attacks against high-profile Web sites show that developers still don't have a handle on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities--but the bad guys do.
DR on the Sly
Unannounced tests, waiting for admin's vacation improve healthcare provider's DR times
Cablevision May Clean Verizon's Clock
Verizon is aggressively targeting Long Island with it fiber-to-the-home FiOS service -- but it looks as if cable company Cablevision may clean its clock. This doesn't bode well for telcos in the upcoming cable versus telco all-out war....
Throw Your Firewall Under The Train?
A report from the Mail & Guardian Online claims that a home firewall is virtually useless, and "is not much more than a leaky dike." But there's less to this report than meets the eye, and its conclusions may be...