Know Me, Before You Sell To Me
Nothing is more irritating than a vendor who knows nothing about the business it is selling to. Take note, buyers AND sellers.
NAS And SAN: Pals?
With so much of the action in storage products these days concentrated on software solutions and storage-area network (SAN) products, network-attached storage (NAS) has fallen from the spotlight somewhat. But
EMC Reports Strong 4Q Results
EMC reported fourth quarter revenue of $1.9 billion, 25 percent higher than the same period last year, capping off a strong second half to 2003 and diluted only by its
Nortel In Talks To Sell Off Factories
TORONTO (AP) -- Nortel Networks is in talks to sell nearly all of its factories to electronics firm Flextronics of Singapore in a $500-million deal that could see the Canadian
Can Open Source Revive Novell?
Just like the old man in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Novell showed this week that it's not quite dead yet. But the question remains -- will users continue
Intel: On Track to Deliver WiMAX This Year
Intel is still on track to deliver the silicon building blocks for broadband wireless products in the second half of this year, an executive of the company confirmed Wednesday.
Microsoft Releases Beta Of Java Conversion Tool
In its latest move to draw in Java developers, Microsoft on Wednesday posted a beta release Wednesday of the newest version of its Java Language Conversion Assistant (JLCA), a tool for porting Java code and API calls to Visual...
Apple Sows G5 Seeds Into Server Market
Server Pipeline Editor Jennifer Bosavage recently caught up with Doug Brooks, product manager for server hardware at Apple, and asked him some questions about his company's server strategy.
Linux's Brave New World
The new year will be rife with growing acceptance of Linux on the desktop, adoption of the latest kernel version, and more clear accountability for Linux-based products. That was the
Solving Problems with Wireless Mesh Networks
In most organizations, installing the necessary Ethernet infrastructure to support APs not only slows down the implementation, it also adds significantly to the cost. Mesh Networks can solve this.
Motorola, Lucent Bounce Back
Motorola and Lucent Technologies, veteran wireless technology companies that had been staggering, this week reported signs that they have recovered.
Worm Burrows Through The Internet
Dubbed Beagle by some, Bagel by others, the worm first appeared in the Pacific/Asia theater, hitting Australia hard and spreading to Europe before making the rounds through businesses and consumers
Dell Debuts Layer 3 Switches
Dell took another step up the ladder to expand its fledgling networking business this week with the introduction of two Layer 3 Gigabit Ethernet switches that enable greater reach and
IBM, HP Release Proposed Web Services Standard
IBM, Hewlett-Packard Co and other high-tech companies on Tuesday released a web services specification for interoperability between systems within a supply chain, grid computing and an infrastructure management environment.
Red Hat To Protect Customers Against Possible SCO Lawsuit
As LinuxWorld Expo gets under way, Red Hat launched an Open Source Assurance Program designed to offer some protection for customers if they get hit with a copyright infringement case from the SCO Group. As part of the program, Red...
Sun Agrees To Acquire Nauticus
Sun Microsystems Inc. on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire privately held Nauticus Networks in an all cash deal. Framingham, Mass.-based Nauticus makes data center switches that incorporate high-performance network and security application services, such as attack protection,...
SCO Sues Novell
The SCO Group has sued Novell for what SCO alleges was Novell's "bad faith effort to interfere with SCO's rights with respect to UNIX and UnixWare."
SUSE Linux Outlines Product Road Map
Novell's new SuSE Linux organization Tuesday detailed its product road map, including additional biometrics security capabilities in the next release of SUSE's Linux desktop product.
Texas Instrument's CEO Steps Aside
Texas Instruments Inc. has announced that long-time CEO Tom Engibous will hand over the chief executive officer's role to TI's COO Rich Templeton.
802.11n 100Mbps WLANs: Some Day
The 802.11n standard, which calls for WLANs with performance of at least 100 Mbps, is in its very early stages of development and, given the immense complexities, I'll be shocked