Google Traffic Appeared To Slow SEC Site
Google's filing of an initial public offering created so much Internet traffic that it appeared to significantly slow down the homepage performance of the Security Exchange Commission's web site, an
Wal-Mart Launches RFID Milestone
Wal-Mart Stores achieved a milestone Friday in the use of radio frequency identification tags as cases and pallets marked with the product-tracking devices arrived at seven of the retailers' stories
Foundry Falters, Readies IPv6 Wares
Foundry Networks, maker of high-end networking hardware, will look to offset a sub-par quarter with the introduction of new gear next week that supports the emerging IPv6 standard.
House Bill Fights Spyware
The U.S. House of Representatives Thursday held a hearing on spyware, the newest computer security problem getting the attention of lawmakers.
Darpa Jumps Off The Peer
The people who brought you the Internet would like to un-bring it, at least in its current form. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) is trying to move the
AT&T Floats Access Fee Proposal
The latest salvo fired in the great telephony access fee wars is from AT&T, which is proposing a complicated formula for taking over some parts of the regional Bell network
Google Files Long-Awaited IPO Plans
Internet search engine leader Google Inc. filed its long-awaited IPO plans Thursday, setting the stage for the company to make its stock market debut -- a move that could still
IT Challenge: Server Blades
A financial services firm discovers deploying blade technology isn't as simple as it sounds. Here's how it overcame the challenges.
Cisco, IBM Team Up On Data Center Offerings
Cisco and IBM announced today some tangible fruits of their previously announced strategic alliance, including a Cisco Gigabit Ethernet switch module for the IBM eServer Blade Center chassis.
Low-Cost Network Area Storage Devices
Inexpensive NAS devices can provide small enterprises with terabytes of space. Of the four we tested, one impressed us with its complete feature set, speed and expandability.
DaimlerChrysler Outsources Corporate Systems To EDS
EDS says it has secured a contract to manage the servers and software that power some of automaker DaimlerChrysler Corp.'s key Michigan-based customer and employee operations. Neither company would reveal
IBM Brings Virtualization To The Server
IBM on Wednesday previewed what it called its "Virtualization Engine," a combination of software and hardware technologies that will allow enterprises to run as many as ten "virtual" servers on
Nortel Fires CEO, Postpones 1Q Report
Nortel Networks Corp. fired its CEO, Frank Dunn, and two other top executives for cause Wednesday and said it would delay reporting its first-quarter earnings.
Cisco, Ericsson Team Up On IP Technology
Cisco Systems' strength in routers and switches and Ericsson's muscle in softswitches will be offered to wireline service providers, according to an announcement Wednesday by the two firms.
HP Ships Blade PCs
Hewlett-Packard Co. started this week to ship blade PCs for corporations looking to cut desktop maintenance costs by switching to a thin-client architecture.
Outsourcing: Fools are We
NWC Reader Steve Jones says, "For all the smiles and bows we get from foreign business people, the world is not a friendly place."
Scotiabank's New File Clerk
Just as Scotiabank (Toronto) finished a data warehousing project to gain a holistic view of each customer, it faced a new technical challenge: managing the bank's 300,000 lines of complex
Boom Times In SMB IT Spending Ahead
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) will lead the way in IT spending growth in 2004, a research firm announced Tuesday in a just-released report.
The Myth Of Telecom Taxes (Cont.)
Senators aren't stupid. They can spot challenges to their powers from miles away, and are quick to respond with countermeasures to thwart said challenges. That's what's behind Sen. Lamar Alexander's
Employee Buyouts Hit Verizon's Bottom Line
Expenses from employee buyouts helped drive Verizon Communication's net income down 50% in its first quarter, according to numbers released Tuesday. But solid growth in subscribers at its wireless subsidiary
JBoss CEO Against Open-Sourcing Java
Marc Fleury, CEO and founder of Atlanta-based JBoss Inc., said recently that open-sourcing Java would be a "trap" into which Sun Microsystems, Java's creator and steward, should not fall.
Autonomic Software Automates Patch Management
Autonomic Software is attacking patch management with automation and affordability: The startup venture on Monday introduced its Autonomic Network & Security Administration system.
Microtune Cuts Power For VoIP Designs
Microtune Inc. said it will help cable modem designers reduce overall power consumption in voice-over-Internet Protocol designs with the release Monday of a silicon tuner that consumes less than 1
Darpa Looks Past Ethernet, IP Nets
In a handful of high-level programs, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is pushing beyond Ethernet and Internet Protocol to hammer home the message that peer-to-peer networks -- intrinsically more
100% Wireless Ford Plant To Open
Ford Motor Co.'s state-of-the-art F-150 truck-assembly facility, expected to be operational by summer and running at full capacity by year's end, is a body shop and final staging area where
How To Do The Samba
Samba allows Windows clients to access files on a Linux server. Here's how to get it running.
President Bush Calls For Tax-Free Broadband
Campaigners for tax-free, broadband Internet connections picked up some important support Monday--President Bush, who is using a speech in Minnesota to urge Congress to impose a permanent ban on the
Engarde! Blades Are Coming
The popularity of blade servers is soaring. Clearly, there is something stirring in the market. But do you know what it is, and whether it's important or not?
A Twist On Keychain Storage
After my blogs on keychain storage hit Serverpipeline.com, I was contacted by the PR people for Forward Solutions about its new product: Migo. Here's a mini-review.