Analysis: Mobile Device Management
Can't afford the problems inherent in unmanaged handhelds? A strategic mobility initiative must include device management to keep your users in sync. We evaluate the four leading architectures.
NOAA Sets Up Shop In Second Life
The Meteora island offers hurricane, submarine, and weather balloon rides, a tsunami-training beach, a planetarium, and other educational experiences.
Analysis: Carrier Ethernet
Carrier Ethernet promises higher data rates, more flexible provisioning and lower cost than conventional WAN technologies, but coverage is spotty. We spoke with Qwest and surveyed our readers about the
Analysis: Enterprise Key Management
If you don't manage encryption--and the keys that it generates--wisely, data will eventually be lost or compromised. We discuss how to keep keys manageable and safe now, and discuss what
Analysis: Mobile Instant Messaging
Mobile IM can be a powerful productivity tool, but IT groups are prone to dismiss it as a consumer-focused novelty. Here's why you should keep this technology on your radar.
Interview: Altiris' Greg Butterfield
GREG BUTTERFIELD Symantec has completed its acquisition of Altiris, of which you were CEO. What's the corporate structure and your role? Altiris will be a separate business unit with its own P&L [profit and loss]. I report directly to...
Review: Enterprise Key Management Software
Encryption is hot, and its buzzword status only grows with each revelation of sensitive corporate information gone missing. Are vendor's products keeping pace with their products? We analyze
Numara's Track-It! 8
Enterprise Edition combines helpdesk and asset management to help large and small enterprises discover and track assets, manage software licenses and speed problem remediation.
Red Hat Cements SOA Position
Launch of SOA suite, acquisition of MetaMatrix and partnership with Vitria provides open-source vendor best known for its Linux distribution with a solid position in SOA market.
SAP, Cisco Get Deeper in Bed
Apps and networking giants will jointly develop SOA-driven applications that combine network smarts with business-process workflows.
SOA Market Shapes Up
Progress on long-developing SOA standards and consolidation among SOA vendors would seem to confirm the obvious: Service-oriented architectures are becoming more real every day.
The BPEL4People Spec Extension
A proposed optional extension to BPEL 2.0, BPEL4People promises to address a big gap in the spec by standardizing human tasks in a BPEL process. But can it gain acceptance
Air Time: Neutrality On the Wireless Internet
IT pros have long enjoyed the benefits of standards-based network device interoperability and the innovation, competition and low prices it spawns. But in today's mobile broadband market, it's like the
LANDesk's Different Tack on NAC
Addition to vendor's security suite addresses endpoint security through behavior-based monitoring, reporting and remediation.
Intel Abandons 3G for WiMax
Vendor moves forward with plans to scrap 3G and instead integrate WiMax technology into mobile chipsets in 2008.
Top 5 Windows Vista Tips To Personalize Your PC
Our list of hot features to add to your Vista installation includes video wallpaper, making Flip 3-D work more like the Mac's, tuning Firefox's user interface, managing security, and where