Geek Wish List Entries
What gadgets are your peers scribbling down on their Holiday Goodies List? Read on Geek, read on!
Phoenix Short Circuits the PC Start-Up Process
The BIOS manufacturer looks to externalize Microsoft Outlook data during startup with instant-on technology, signaling an end to teleconference embarrassment and productivity pitfalls for business travelers.
This edition looks at Fujitsu's Lifebook T4000, JotSpot's Wikis, Phoenix Technologies' FirstWare Assistant and KoolSpan's SecureEdge.
With the holidays hurtling toward us, we tested a slew of high-tech gadgets that exude geek appeal even as they promise enterprise functionality.
Sean Van Handel laments, "Making a wireless network impervious to intruders isn't as easy as plugging in an 802.1x authentication server and adopting new encryption measures."
We tested four accelerators, which use caching, compression and QoS to speed data across your network. But only one earned our Editor's Choice award, thanks mainly to its superior management
Ultrahigh-resolution monitors, super-small cameras and slick storage devices. See how these products rate for both coolness and value.
In this edition: the Top 11 ways a Roomba robotic vacuum could improve your IT department, old computers and iPod to the stars!
OS Endeavor Lets PCs Emulate Mac, Linux
PearPC technology lets PCs and Linux machines emulate multiple operating systems, eliminating the need for separate hardware. But is it always a good solution?
Networks Out at Home
Many electronics vendors and service providers still don't provide the proper hooks to enable home networking. But IT professionals should rise up and give them the word.
For Geeks on the Go
Mobility rules! From a GPS that includes directory assistance and Yellow Pages to a multifunction media player, you won't want to leave home without these goodies.
My RSS Feed
One of the best ways these days to stay on top of things is to use RSS, a messaging protocol between you and your favorite Web site.
Grid Project Puts Unused PCs To Good Works
Leading scientific and philanthropic groups launch a project that would put millions of PCs to work on research problems ranging from Alzheimer's to disaster forecasting.
Buzz about Beehive
In May BEA donated its application framework to the Apache Software Foundation where it became known as Beehive. Yesterday, BEA announced milestone 1 release of Beehive as well as additional platform support - Beehive now runs on JOnAS and Apache...
VoIP Is For Real
You've spoken: VoIP offers very real benefits for corporations, and it's fast becoming an enterprise mainstay. Those are the results of a recent Voting Booth poll we conducted on Networking
Dissecting The M.O. Of A Convicted Spammer
Convicted spammer got lists of e-mail addresses -- millions of them -- through a stolen database of America Online customers. He pumped out at least 10 million e-mails a day
Adobe's New Toys
Adobe announced version 7.0 of its Acrobat family of products, which includes Acrobat 7.0 Standard, Acrobat 7.0 Professional and the free Adobe Reader 7.0. As Adobe continues to beef up and expand its enterprise offerings, the ability of users to...
Cisco Arms Security VARs
Cisco Systems is trying to grab a bigger share of the security market through new programs that aim to generate channel business in enterprise and SMB accounts.
Virtual Reality: Boost Productivity Now
Virtualization, with its ability to seamlessly and dynamically share physical resources to emulate one type of resource on another and to make multiple resources act as one can translate into
Storage isn't the problem--management is. Vendors are promising next year will bring systems to manage business continuity, backup and recovery, and multisystem environments