More Power in Your Future?
The number of Ethernet switches that small and medium businesses have deployed continues to increase, due in large part to growing acceptance of Gigabit Ethernet and the new Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) standard, according to a report from DellOro Group.
Will Sun Shine Again?
Sun appears to be just dripping with innovation, openness and a willingness to partner. Unfortunately, innovation hasn't equated to sales. Can the company rebound?
CA Gets A Gateway To SOA
The new offering shows that traditional SOA components and network infrastructure hardware aren't the only places an XML firewall can go.
Get A Human
As the holidays approach, customer and tech support often become issues when we try to deal with all the new stuff arriving in our houses and businesses. Most large companies send you off to voice mail jail, doing their best to keep you from talking to an actual human being. Fortunately, you don't have to play along.
Email isn't Dead -- Even if the Teens Say So
Apparently, teens are abandoning email for more immediate forms of communication. That doesn't mean the working world will follow suit. But it does mean that there could be better ways to communicate to get the job done.
Cisco Juggernaut Keeps Rolling Along
Network equipment suppliers are taking drastic steps, including taking themselves private, in order to survive. Amidst all the devastation, market Behemoth Cisco just keeps rolling along, exceeding revenue expectations quarter after quarter.
How Cognos Fits IBM's SOA Strategy
IBM already sold and supported Cognos products, so the deal means
little to customers. It's aimed at undermining competitors: Oracle in
the short term, Software AG in the long term.
Can Gaming Help SOA and BPM?
IBM says that its Innov8 game will align business with technology and reduce an alleged IT skills shortage. I'm not convinced.
Analysis: PC Control
We revisit the eternal battleground of centralized authority versus decentralized flexibility and find that balance, as always, is key to success
BEA's Bleak Future
Customers would be much better off if BEA Systems stayed independent, but that doesn't look likely.