How To Stay Off Email Blacklists
E-mail has become a critical marketing tool for small businesses. Yet sometimes legitimate businesses find themselves on dreaded email "blacklists" that classify their emails as spam. Here are some tips
Geek Chic: Apple MacBook Pro
The MacBook Pro is clearly poised for the next generation of laptop use, with a faster architecture and more refined details than previous models.
IBM, 3Com Tag-Team On IP Telephony Suite
3Com and IBM announced a partnership today to port 3Com's IP telephony server onto IBM's System i server platform, the re-branded, multiplatform version of the old AS/400 series.
Washington Ranked Top 'Teleworking' City
Long commutes, high fuel costs, and a high percentage of white collar workers put the nation's capital at the top of the list for teleworking, a new study says.
Review: Wikis In The Enterprise
Wikis can help you develop an easy-to-use collaborative workspace. We tested four commercial wikis: one software-based, one appliance and two hosted solutions. One offering stood out from the rest, thanks
Review: Outsourced Data Center Services
We evaluated four RFI proposals on behalf of our fictional company, which was seeking a partner to manage its server infrastructure. Of the quartet, we gave high marks to the
Video, Photo Search Engine Taps RSS Feeds
Pixsy Corp. plans to make Web searching visual, and next week will launch a search engine that is designed to return thousands of photographs and video images from hundreds of
A Modest Proposal: Kill the Web
It???s time to stop letting users have access to the Web at work. Companies that take this bold (though unpopular) step will reap substantial rewards. Here???s why....
Affordable IT: Desktop Management Suites
We evaluated five low-cost desktop management suites for small-to-midsized organizations. Our Editor's Choice Award went to the option with the best usability, patch management and tech support.
JBoss Opens Up Messaging, Web Servers
JBoss adds messaging projects for service-oriented architecture in an effort to boost the company's JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite into the enterprise market.
The Five Biggest Network No-Nos
If you're expanding your network or building one from scratch, there's plenty to watch out for. Here are the five biggest mistakes you should avoid.
Cast Iron Systems' iA3000
Cast Irons' EAI appliance offers a full palette of activities, including Web services and SAP connectivity.
Pumping Up the Online Jam
A new Web service called eJamming lets musicians play over the Internet. The collaboration software enables real-time jam sessions between musicians from almost anywhere. While small today, operators expect the
Sourcefire Acquisition Squelched by Politics, Ignorance
Check Point Software put its proposed $225 million acquisition of IDS/IPS vendor Sourcefire on indefinite hold this Thursday due to political concerns. The acquisition, announced in October 2005, came under the scrutiny of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the...
Jabber XCP 5.0
Jabber's latest IM server could have more improvements in useability but open standards support is a plus.
Goodmail Saga Continues, Dyson Tells It Like It Is
Applause goes out to Esther Dyson for her recent op-ed piece in the New York Times, You've Got Goodmail. She points out that Goodmail's service is like "FedEx for e-mail," except that Goodmail provisions its service atop the ISPs' services. So it's more like FedEx without its own planes. But I sort of like that analogy because the opposing forces seem to be conveniently overlooking some obvious facts h
Yahoo Expands VoIP Service In U.S.
Yahoo is adding a voice component to its Yahoo Messenger. The Phone Out service allows customers to use their PC to call traditional or mobile phones in more than 180
In this podcast, I chat with the leading experts from Avaya, Microsoft, the Burton Group, and the Yankee Group on the impact real-time and non-real time collaboration technologies will have on the enterprise....
The Tale of the Tube
Today's Internet is no match for television. Major improvements in technology are needed for the Web to provide programming that matches the quality received today over cable or satellite, not
Today's freebie is brought to you by the letter "N", for NetJaxer. NetJaxer integrates Web 2.0 applications like Gmail, iOutliner, TadaList, Digg, Writely (recently acquired by Google), and Meebo with Windows, making them easily accessible via several traditional Windows launch...
Daily Spin: Cisco Telegraphs Video Push
The networking company is making a major push into video delivery with new acquisitions, product launches and pronouncements from CEO John Chambers laying out the path.
Skype's New Business Offering Under Fire
A perception that Skype???s VoIP solutions aren???t ready for prime time may hold back the growth of the company???s new small-business offering, solution providers say.
Chambers Says Video Will Drive Collaboration
Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers said the networking giant in the coming year will focus on improving collaboration by weaving video into enterprise voice, e-mail and instant messaging applications.
Getting Ahead Of Ourselves: The AOL E-Mail Battle Continues
The can of worms that has become America Online's certified e-mail delivery strategy just won't go away. It's not that other e-mail providers haven't offered the very same or similar services; it's just that this can of worms is being used to catch the biggest fish in the lake.
AOL will soon begin offering a fee-based, guaranteed e-mail deliver service based on GoodMail's Certified Email technology and the DearAOL.com coalition is ratcheting up the pressure against the move. One assumes that t