RIM's Puzzling BlackBerry Windows Play
Today, Research In Motion said it is developing a new software application suite that will let BlackBerry applications run on Windows Mobile-based devices. RIM said they would begin offering the new software suite later this year. Once installed, the software...
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
The Fast Track Podcast: April 16, 2007 Issue
In this episode, we talk with the writer of our cover story and review on automated code scanners, take a look at the state of application performance monitoring, get a sneak peak at the Blackberry 8800 and talk to Extreme...
Security in OS X is a pretty interesting topic to watch on the web. For every stereotypical Mac user, perfectly smug in the invulnerability of their operating system of choice, there is a detractor who claims Macs only seem secure...
The Wireless Propagator: The Dual-Mode Choke Hold
Conspiracy theories abound regarding a variety of topics, from alien crash sites in Roswell, N.M., the true perpetrator of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, and Microsoft's domination in the consumer and enterprise desktop market. So it should come as no...
Air Time: Let the Most Scalable Wireless Network Win
As the movers and shakers in wide-area wireless converge on Orlando for the CTIA conference and exhibition this week, much of the hype will focus on new wireless devices that run over cellular broadband networks, new mobile services and the...
The SNIA Subtext
SNIA-administered survey says as much about the association as end-user respondents' concerns
How a big storage vendor's big plans drew little more than a yawn from eHarmony
Cash and Burn: Of Standards and 'Marketecture'
Without the collaboration of competing vendors, UXcomm's SOMA looks less like a solution to managing the virtualized data center and more like a marketing move at short-lived media attention.
FCOE Not Routable
Cisco sources confirm that proposed FCOE spec can't be routed without FCIP
Eye Candy or Smart Presentation
Let's face it, network monitoring is not fun or interesting. It's downright boring. Scanning line graphs, bar charts, pie charts, and (ick) tabular data is tedious....
He Said/He Said/He Said: Cracking on WEP
Our tech editors debate the security flaws -- and competitive alternatives -- to WEP, the much-derided security protocol for wireless local area networks (WLANs) defined in the 802.11b standard. We start with this note from Sean Ginevan:...
A Key to Security
NeoScale's backing RSA's PKCS#11 and trying to create links between multiple key managers and encryption devices UPDATED 4/4 2:50 PM
Is Cobia Open Source?
Thomas Ptacek challenged Alan Shimmel recently on whether StillSecure's Cobia??? Unified Network Platform??? is really Open Source. Alan's response is that essentially most folks only care that open source means free, and the source code comes with it. After all,...
Storage Bubble Wrap
All these storage IPOs aren't necessarily indicative of a vibrant, robust market
Web 2.0 Inherently Insecure?
When I first heard a number of claims that AJAX applications were inherently more insecure than standard web applications, I thought that was ridiculous. After all, as long as you don't do anything stupid like do validation of user input...