Major Vendors to Set Standards for IT Energy Efficiency
The Green Grid is a new standards body promoting energy efficiency in the IT industry. Its goals are to reduce energy costs and help enterprises better manage energy usage by developing industry-wide metrics for measuring power usage and efficiency, create...
CA Monitor Mixes Transactions, Identity
The vendor says the new Wily Manager for SiteMinder Web Access Manager gives system administrators a real-time view of the performance impact that the identity and authentication solution has on
The NWC Interview: EMC's Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis, chief development officer at information-storage giant EMC, talks about his company's growth through acquisitions--a total of 23 companies in the past three years. Listen Now | Read the Interview...
Securing a Wireless Home Network Part VI
Here's the sixth and final segment of Chapter 2 of Home Network Security Simplified--an easy-to-follow explanation of how to make sure that your home network is secure--why it's important, and
IT Skeptical About Google Hosted Apps
Google this week launched its most direct attack yet on Microsoft's Office franchise, launching a new version of Google's hosted e-mail and office-like services with a handful of bells and whistles targeted at enterprise deployment--all for $50 per user....
Secure Your Home Wireless Network: Part V
Here's the fifth segment of Chapter 2 of Home Network Security Simplified -- an easy-to-follow explanation of how to make sure that your home network is secure -- why it's
The Devil Wears RFID-Tagged Prada
The luggage tags contain RFID chips to help find lost baggage and are being designed to match the colors and grains of luggage offered by Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Prada, and
Analysis: Information Lifecycle Management
We examine the business value of adopting ILM tools and practices to manage your data, and why vendors continue to take a scattershot approach to data retention. Can IT pull
Capacity Planning Goes Electric
It's still some time away, but electrical power may become the limiting factor in equipment purchases in the next couple of years.
Data Center Design: Outsourcers' Notebook
Building a new data center is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. We share lessons learned when we participated in a 15-month project to design and build a 10,000-square foot data center. Here
Lemonade Mobile E-Mail Profile
Lemonade provides a standards-based approach to mobilizing IMAP and SMTP e-mail clients. But with limited e-mail server and client support, it may be some time before Lemonade can make a
Extrusion Protection to Plug Leaky Desktops
Once defined by gateway appliances that monitored for sensitive information slipping out of the enterprise, a new crop of extrusion-protection products puts agents directly on the desktop to plug potential