Analysis: Microsoft Moves Deeper Into VoIP
Its acquisition of VoIP start-up Teleo moves Microsoft deeper into the burgeoning world of Internet communications as the software company said it will combine Teleo???s technology with its existing MSN
Distributed Management Revisited
Few have accused systems management vendors of making revolutionary technology innovations. However, in an industry where incremental technology advances really do add up, there are clear signs that genuine progress is being made toward dramatically reducing support costs and freeing up IT for more strategic pursuits.
Ten-Minute Guide To Network Security
Keeping your network secure is a tough, time-consuming job. But it needn't be that tough --- for help, follow our ten-minute guide to get you started on keeping your network
Power Up With Utility Computing
IBM realizes the benefits of appealing to smaller companies with a useful on-demand model to sell services, build loyalty, and get an edge in functionality.
Today's first Friday Freebie is a website. LinuxQuestions offers LQ ISO for all your Linux ISO download needs. LQ ISO allows users to find and rate fast local download mirrors. The site currently allows you to download almost 120 different...
Hosted CRM Software
CRM hosts promise top-notch customer service plus better access for mobile salespeople. Of the six we examined, our Editor's Choice impressed us with its well-designed interface.
A single gateway that can handle all routing, switching and security functions is the Holy Grail of network infrastructure. We'll help you attempt to grasp it.
Panda Releases VPN Security Tool
Panda Software has announced a new application which ensures that remote systems connecting to a company network over a virtual private network (VPN) comply with established security policies.
Skype Opens VoIP, IM Platforms
Announcement by Skype Technologies, the VoIP leader, comes on the heels of announcement by Google that it will offer VoIP and instant messaging services.
Failure To Protect?
Last week was just the latest in a string of nightmare runs for system administrators battling malicious code that infringes on their networks via viruses. With no less than three major worms hitting enterprises (link â€œno less than three major worms hitting enterprisesâ€ to: http://www.SystemsManagementPipeline.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleId=169500009) during the course of the week, systems administrators were caught up in a fierce battle against the viruses. And
Vonage Claims Price `Blocking? Of VoIP
Vonage Holdings, the poster child in the debate about how open Internet services need to be, claimed that an unnamed service provider was forcing its broadband customers to pay a
Google Releases New Desktop Search Beta
The new version includes a sidebar designed to personalize the application, with mini-apps that return information from news, RSS and Atom feeds, photo sites, and other information sources, based on
Acquisition of the Week
It's been a while since an acquisition was worthy of comment, but this week's Intel-Sarvega acquisition is one that's very, very interesting. The XML/Web Services security/management space has been in flux for the past two years, with several vendors vying...
You thought I forgot about you, didn't you? Nope, not at all. I've got two freebies for you this wonderful Friday morning. Freebie #1 The first is from a company down under. N4ME (Inform ME) allows users to receive download...