Where Does Linux Fit?
Tune in for a behind-the-scenes discussion of this issue's special Linux coverage with Brad Shimmin and Don MacVittie, the author of our cover story.
Wireless LAN Distributed Monitoring Systems
Connect with Contributing Editors Dave Molta and Jesse Lindeman as they work through their upcoming comparative review of the monitoring capabilities of WLAN infrastructure products. Check out the test plan
CA To Integrate Tools With Network Management Software
Computer Associates International is readying plans to integrate components of the AllFusion suite with its network-management software to compete more aggressively against IBM's Rational and Tivoli software brands, sources close
Networking's Nervous Boomlet
While watching stock prices is not a main concern at this locale, networking types had to be a tad concerned when the price of Foundry Networks shares fell off a
A Serving Of Apple
You may think of Cupertino, Calif., as the place from which Macintoshes and iPods make their assaults on the consumer world, and you'd be right. However, Apple is also getting
The Penguin is taking the IT world by Storm. The open-source OS offers enterprises an alternative to high-priced Unix and Windows systems, and was cited by 75 percent of poll
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.0
A multitude of enhancements make Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3.0 a natural for the data center, but licensing and support issues could hinder widespread adoption.
Migrating to Linux requires hands-on experience your Windows admins may not have. Look to those familiar with the command-line interface, like switch and router experts, for help.
It's ironic that an OS designed in the spirit of open and free access is caught up in licensing litigation.
Linux Support Services
Linux support services are available from independent vendors, software distributors and the open-source community. Know what each service covers and how much it costs before you sign up.
FCC Cites AT&T Wireless Complaints
Just as AT&T Wireless begins collecting acquisition bids from potential suitors, the Federal Communications Commission has interjected some bad news into the proceedings--nearly one-half of all consumer complaints about phone-number
Non-Branded PC Market Positioned For Growth
Non-branded PC makers, who control more than a quarter of the desktop market, are in position to take advantage of an improving economy to boost their share of notebooks and
Dealing With MyDoom
The big news in the computer world this week clearly has to be the MyDoom virus. How secure are your servers? Often, users hold the key.
HP Could Use Opteron In ProLiant Servers
The ongoing battle over 64-bit computer technology--who's best: Intel or AMD?--is ratcheting up a notch, with reports that Hewlett-Packard will soon unveil a ProLiant machine or machines sporting Advanced Micro Device's Opteron inside. To date, HP has relied exclusively on...
Securing The Campus
At a time when most water-cooler talk revolves around 'How many mydoom infected e-mails did you delete this morning?' it's interesting to learn how other institutions have been working to
IBM Debuts Remote Data Center Management Service
IBM Global Services has unveiled a new IT outsourcing service, which will provide remote IBM support services to a customer's multiplatform data center, while allowing the customer to retain ownership
Dangerous Mydoom Variant Appears
The first copycat of the widespread Mydoom worm appeared Wednesday on the Internet, and some analysts are warning it may be even more dangerous than the original.
AT&T Wireless Auction Heats Up
A potential bidding war for AT&T Wireless has been set in motion by a chain of events that may trump Cingular Wireless's bid for the mobile-phone service provider.
Dangerous Variant Of MyDoom Appears
The first copycat of the widespread Mydoom worm appears on the Internet, and some analysts are warning it may be even more dangerous than the original.
IBM Cuts 300 Systems Jobs
The cuts affect the systems division's development and finance groups and mainly will take place in San Jose, Calif.
Top CIOs Share Best Practices
Negotiating skills may not be on the top line of most IT professionals' resumes, but according to two leading CIOs, having that kind of savvy can go a long way
Wi-Fi Gaining In The Enterprise
Wi-Fi hotspot aggregators are increasingly appealing to IT organizations, as the wireless technology becomes a complement to existing enterprise remote access and broadband services, according to a report from META
"Phishing" Identity Theft Is Gaining Popularity
Most of us know by now not to give out our passwords, ATM PINs, or other secret information when requested by e-mail. But an increasing number of people are giving out that information, even those of us who should know...
How To Protect Yourself Against Mydoom
As the Mydoom worm blasts through the Internet, enterprises and individuals can take steps to protect against its infection, according to a security expert from Symantec's security response team.
IBM Speeds Up NAS Gateway
IBM scaled up its network attached storage (NAS) gateway line Tuesday in response to customer demands and a continued convergence of NAS and storage area network (SAN) environments.
MyDoom Worm Spreading Fast; May Be Aimed At SCO
A new Internet worm, possibly a variant of the MiMail worm, quickly spread throughout the Internet Monday night and today, clogging corporate networks and degrading overall Internet performance.
Linux Gets Security Clearance
Looking for a greater share of high-level government business, IBM and Novell's newly acquired SuSE Linux business unit last week attained a Controlled Access Protection Profile/Evaluation Assurance Level certification of 3+ from the Information Systems Security Organization. Government agencies...
Mydoom May Be The Fastest Spreading E-Mail Virus Ever
The first major virus of the year spread rapidly across the Internet for a second day on Tuesday, clogging e-mail systems and slowing Internet traffic with an avalanche of bogus messages that may make the virus the fastest spreading ever....
IBM's Lotusphere Showcases Mega Server
A new "mega server," featuring its J2EE-based application server, portal server, and content management and collaboration capabilities is one of the star attractions at this week's Lotusphere event.
Q&A With Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy
If Sun CEO Scott McNealy pulls off the comeback he expects to, he'll unquestionably complete the biggest turnaround in IT since Steve Jobs rallied Apple. That's both a testament to how hard McNealy is pushing and, alas, how far his...