Avocent to Acquire LANDesk
Here's a merger that was completely unexpected and out of left field. Avocent, makers of KVM and remote access products, is purchasing LANDesks, a desktop management vendor
Has IE7 Caught Firefox?
The latest build of Internet Explorer 7 has our reviewer wondering if IE has finally caught up with Firefox. We explored a similar idea recently in the Daily Spin, drawing
Net Neutrality Debate Heats Up
Congress continued to debate network neutrality Wednesday as a group opposing companies' push for tiered access gained momentum.
CA's Bad Week
In recent months, CA has made great efforts to put the company's very troubled past behind it and move forward with a new chief executive and a new vision. The company went so far as to abandon its old Computer Associates moniker in hopes, I am guessing, of also shedding its tarnished image with the name. CA's moves were welcomed by its customers, industry observers, and by partners - who often described having a strained relationship with the systems management software giant.
Do It Yourself Podcasting
The growing popularity of podcasting opens opportunities for your business to spread its message in a new way.
BIG-IP 1500 Global Traffic Manager
It's not cheap, but this load balancing appliance with global traffic management capabilities is easy to use and has the extras you'll want.
The IT Job Market: A Positive Outlook
By all accounts this year and next will be the year for the IT job seeker with new opportunities cropping up everywhere and salaries rising right along with the hiring
The Top Five Skype Add-ons
Skype is more than just a telephony client. There are many accessories that enhance the basic Skype functionality. Here are the ones we like the most
802.11n wireless gear falls short in testing
The first round of IEEE draft 802.11n-compliant wireless networking equipment from Netgear and Buffalo Technology proved disappointing in terms of performance and interoperability, according to independent tests.
TechQuiz: Web Applications
Having a tough time with our Web Applications TechQuiz (based on our April 27th cover package)? Our answer key is available here -- try not to cheat though!:...
12th Annual Well-Connected Awards: Security
There are few business cases for security other than avoidance -- specifically risk, attack and litigation avoidance. You need processes and products that solve the problems you face every day.
12th Annual Well-Connected Awards: Wireless
Current wireless products -- like the ones we've chosen to honor this year -- provide much better performance, security and manageability than those of a year ago. Plus, prices are
The 12th Annual Well-Connected Awards
In our annual awards special, we present the winning products and services in 48 categories within eight information technology markets -- security, network and systems management, enterprise applications, wireless, messaging
As Blogs Grow, So Does Spam
Inboxes aren't the only things getting flooded by unwanted content. "Splogs" are taking root on the Web and threatening the existence of some sites by innundating them with fake blog
Wireless: Resistance Is Futile
Despite concerns over security, wireless standards and investment protection, IT is being forced to address the increasing demands for wireless services.
Opera 9: The other, other browser
Opera today announced the availability of Beta 1 of version 9 of its browser. New features include AJAX-based components called 'widgets', a BitTorrent search engine, and updated content blocking....
Wide Area File Services
With wide area file services, your remote users can access a central data center as if it were local. We tested three applications that speed data to wherever your users
How To Punish Spammers
Remember before spam filters when we had to pick through your inbox to find legitimate messages? Now we have to pick through our spam box for false positives. A huge