Commentary
Content posted in June 2007
What Cisco Left Out
Commentary  |  6/30/2007  | 
Cisco used analyst report as a soapbox for WAAS, leaving out the ACE bit
One Session Too Many, A Thousand Never Enough
Commentary  |  6/29/2007  | 
The American Medical Association this week declined to list excessive video game playing as an addiction, according to the Associated Press. The AMA did acknowledge that because 70 to 90 percent of U.S. youths play video games, more research is...
Here's mud in your iPhone
Commentary  |  6/28/2007  | 
I don't care about the iPhone. Unless Apple wants to buy out my current contract with Verizon Wireless or Verizon Wireless wants to start carrying the iPhone, I know that I won't be buying one any time soon. I plunked...
Viral Video of the Week: A Whale of a Tale
Commentary  |  6/28/2007  | 
This week's video is a classic in more ways than one. It's been circulating the web since before the term "viral video" was ever uttered. Heck, filmed in 1970, it's been around since before the web as we know it....
Data Domain Dives In
Commentary  |  6/28/2007  | 
Now the hard work really begins
Users Move Faster Than Policy
Commentary  |  6/27/2007  | 
I moderated a Webcast recently on messaging-based security threats. An analyst on the panel did what analysts always do???provided some very sound advice that happens to be very difficult to implement....
What To Do When Windows Vista Crashes
Commentary  |  6/27/2007  | 
Because Microsoft's new operating system is bigger than its predecessors, it's more of a pain to reinstall. Here are some backup, repair, and monitoring methods so you won't have to,
Check the Checklist
Commentary  |  6/27/2007  | 
Sometimes a checklist item sounds good but doesn't make sense
It's Easy Being Green
Commentary  |  6/26/2007  | 
Carbonfund.org is a nonprofit based in Silver Springs, Md., that teams with businesses to support carbon-reducing initiatives. Tech companes currently partnering with the group include WebEx, which will sponsor a tree if you sign up for a free trial and...
Email's Mea Culpa
Commentary  |  6/26/2007  | 
Fancy diving into the email haystack?
Lean, Green and Wicked Fast, SSDs Outperform Spinning Media
Commentary  |  6/25/2007  | 
For some time now, solid state drives (SSD's) have been an expensive and not-so space efficient alternative to the classical hard drives. The gap, both in price and space efficiency is closing rapidly....
Trade Group Touts SAS Domination
Commentary  |  6/23/2007  | 
The SCSI Trade Association says SAS drives will dominate by year's end
Strategy Session: Transformations
Commentary  |  6/22/2007  | 
We're saying goodbye to the standalone print version of Network Computing. But worry not--we're not going gently into that good night. Art Wittmann explains NWC's bold, new initiative.
Federal IT: Casualty of War
Commentary  |  6/22/2007  | 
US spending on federal IT has slowed significantly due to increased war spending
Viral Video of the Week - Japanese Tetris?
Commentary  |  6/21/2007  | 
SNL's Lazy Sunday. The Star Wars Kid. Leonard Nimoy Singing "The Legend of Bilbo Baggins". These and other viral videos have been circulating the web for years now....
Acid Rain & Colo Crazies
Commentary  |  6/20/2007  | 
Weird times on Wall Street
Meru and Morrisville Join Forces for 802.11n Deployment
Commentary  |  6/20/2007  | 
SUNY partners with Meru Networks to deploy what may be the first 802.11n campus-wide wireless network.
Legal Brief: How's Your Forensics Strategy?
Commentary  |  6/20/2007  | 
Although forensic products are slow to evolve, new eDiscovery requirements and the increasing sophistication of corporate infosec practices suggest that you re-evaluate your forensic readiness.
Real Improvements
Commentary  |  6/20/2007  | 
HP, like other vendors, is taking it on the chin about mainstay products
Dell's Dark Days
Commentary  |  6/15/2007  | 
More clouds gather over Round Rock
Stealthy Terabytes
Commentary  |  6/9/2007  | 
New 1-Tbyte drives may be just the ticket to blur lines between consumer, enterprise storage
Disk Vendors at It Again
Commentary  |  6/7/2007  | 
IDC's quarterly report has 'em at each other's throats
Cash and Burn: Ruggedized Gear for the Pyromaniac in All of Us
Commentary  |  6/7/2007  | 
Survivable gear--hardware and equipment designed to weather extreme situations--is beginning to see more use in mainstream businsess and even consumer markets.
Blade Staredown
Commentary  |  6/7/2007  | 
Vendors and customers waiting to see who will blink first as blade prices stay high
Podcast: IronPort's Scott Weiss
Commentary  |  6/5/2007  | 
The CEO of IronPort systems talks about his company's acquisition by Cisco and why he sees no end in sight to the problem of spam. Listen Now | Read the Interview...
Interview: SourceFire's Marty Roesch
Commentary  |  6/5/2007  | 
The CTO of Sourcefire and inventor of Snort talks about the power of open-source deployment, taking the company public and why Wall Street analysts are a scary lot. Listen Now | Read the Interview...
Interview: Altiris' Greg Butterfield
Commentary  |  6/5/2007  | 
The Group President of the Altiris' Business Unit of Symantec talks about the promises--and perils--of being acquired. Listen Now | Read the Interview...
Windows Vista How-To: Moving User Profiles To Vista Systems
Commentary  |  6/5/2007  | 
Microsoft has made some drastic changes in Windows Vista's support for personalization. How will this affect your move to Vista? Learn how you can mitigate the impact with built-in and
Hyperbole on Tape
Commentary  |  6/5/2007  | 
Sore chests and rattling sabers over at IBM
They're With the Band
Commentary  |  6/1/2007  | 
Why stick to business when you can rock, too?


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