Software as a Service Meets Business Intelligence
Hosted systems can expand access to analytic information. But Ventana Research recommends evaluating SaaS models for particular business needs and to determine how they can work together with internally deployed
Microsoft: Vista's Secure, Not Perfect
Disclosure of a zero-day vulnerability doesn't alter the claim that Vista is the safest Microsoft operating system so far, says company's security manager.
This "meat-and-potatoes" collaboration service offers enough services and administrative features to be taken seriously.
How Important Is A Job Title Change?
Career expert Oreste "Rusty" D'Aversa says a career title change should be about the duties and skills you are responsible for and the progression of responsibility in the new role.
Advice On Changing Career Tracks
Two tech professionals seek advice on how to prep a resume, and their professional development, to move into new IT career arenas.
Vista Issues Bedevil Firefox
A total of 34 Firefox bugs related to Windows Vista have been collected in the Mozilla Bugzilla database; 20 of the bugs remain unfixed.
Google Takes Blogger Out Of Beta
The new features provide more flexibility in layout by enabling drag and drop positioning of most elements on the page, and more options are given for colors, fonts, headers, and
Opera Adds Phishing Filter
Opera 9.1 relies on PhishTank, an open source-style project whose members submit suspicious URLs, then verify scams and share the resulting blacklists.
Cingular Signs Exclusive MySpace Deal
A set of tools will let Cingular subscribers edit their MySpace profiles, view and add friends' profiles, post photos and blogs, and send and receive messages.
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Messaging & Collaboration
Success in 2007's new world of user/community-driven content will involve increased maturity in corporate blogs, wikis, podcasts and Webcasts, and more experimentation with video as a sales and marketing tool.
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Business Strategy
Your mission for 2007: Provide unprecedented data access while implementing strategies to protect your sensitive info, all without choking off business processes. No problem, right?
The Survivor's Guide to 2007
With small budget hikes forecasted for 2007, simply wringing more computing power out of packed data centers won't be enough. For the next wave of change, IT must take the
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Network Infrastructure
Get ready to change gears in 2007. While consolidation was the watchword for 2006, 2007 will be all about differences. New and expensive technologies are stretching IT dollars, increasing management
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Enterprise Applications
In the coming year, you'll hear plenty of experts going on about architecting "agile, competitive, strong-performing" apps that help your organization reduce costs internally, while maintaining customer satisfaction.
The Big Bang, Astrophysics and You
The more everyone touches and uses IT, the less they "understand" about why and how it works--this makes your job that much more important, that much more vital to how
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Mobile and Wireless
Untethered data access -- on both the LAN and WAN -- has become increasingly strategic for all organizations. Therefore, expect continued heavy investing in wireless in 2007, and you won't
Survivor's Guide to 2007: Storage & Servers
Many of the technologies we pointed to last year -- server virtualization, IP storage and blade servers -- are still evolving and continue to be important areas to watch in
Is Blogging About To Peak? Gartner Says 'Yes'
Less than 2% of all Internet users are frequent content contributors, while between 10% and 15% contribute occasionally and more than 50% are reading or watching what the communities are
Netgear's Powerline Adapter
The Powerline HD Ethernet Adapter HDX101 lets you use your home electrical system to create a network when wireless doesn't work.
Unix Users Prefer IBM And Sun
IBM retained its top spot and Sun improved its standing with Unix users, but Hewlett-Packard slipped in the latest vendor preference ratings.
Search Results Get Safer; AOL Edges Google
Last month, searches linked to 12% fewer sites judged risky by SiteAdvisor than six months ago; overall, 4.4% of the sites returned by five search engines were tagged with red
Group Chat Evolving Into E-Mail 2.0
More than just a substitute for e-mail, group chat is a productivity booster that's becoming a must-have app in the enterprise. Here's what to consider as you assess how to
NWC's NAC Battleground
Network Access Control, or NAC, has emerged as the technology approach of choice for securing enterprise assets. Twelve leading NAC vendors entered the NWC NAC Battleground to stake their architectural
NAC's Missing Piece
The whole of NAC has centered around assessing an endpoint's health and controlling access by granting admission or enforcing quarantine. That's all well and good, but it's not really access