Fortinet hat sein Portfolio an Security-Appliances um eine Web-Application-Firewall (WAF) erweitert. Mit der primär für mittelständische Firmen konzipierten "FortiWeb-1000B" gibt der Anbieter von Multi-Threat-Sicherheitslösungen sein Debüt im Bereich Web Application Security (WAS). …mehr
Business Intelligence (BI) bleibt für die Anwender eine anspruchsvolle Herausforderung. Die Implementierung ist alles andere als trivial, Fallstricke gibt es viele. Die Berater von Actinium Consulting vernehmen sogar noch lautere Klagen als vor anderthalb Jahren. …mehr
Deutsche Unternehmen müssen durchschnittlich 2,41 Millionen Euro aufwenden, wenn sie Opfer einer Datenpanne wurden. Das geht aus der ersten Studie hervor, die hierzulande zum Thema Kosten von Datenpannen veröffentlicht wurde. Um solche Vorfälle in Zukunft zu vermeiden, investieren die Opfer zuerst in technische Neuerungen, dann die Schulung der Mitarbeiter. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft and Citrix Systems have tightened their virtualization partnership to help both companies compete more effectively with market leader VMware, they announced Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Vertu, the luxury cell phone brand created by Nokia, has opened its first store in Japan to sell hand-crafted cell phones to wealthy consumers despite the recession currently gripping the country.
Premium-Inhalt. Tech companies are scrambling to find out how the stimulus bill President Obama signed Tuesday will impact their businesses. Many now have an opportunity to take advantage of markets stimulated by the bill, namely in broadband and green energy.
Premium-Inhalt. A 28-year-old police officer will appear in court next month charged with unauthorised access to sensitive police data. The male officer, attached to a Specialist Command, was served with a Court Attendance Notice last week and faces a charge of accessing restricted data held in a police computer. He will appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Thursday March 26.
Premium-Inhalt. reports that New York City Councilwoman Christine Quinn is holding a news conference Monday morning at 11:00 A.M. to call for a ban of RapeLay, a controversial PC game that encourages players to rape women, including a mother and her two daughters.
Premium-Inhalt. Ever wanted to play God? Smite non-believers, cast miracles, and all that? In the Black and White game series, that's just the first level. In this god simulator from designers Peter Molyneux and Ron Millar, your power and supernatural prowess is determined by how much worshippers fear and love you. With two guiding "consciences," you can build a beautiful city and have the people adore you and your peaceful ways; or build a large army, conquer the land and have the people tremble before your wrath.
Premium-Inhalt. What makes a good ultraportable? Before we began our comparison, we had to make sure that all our parameters were pat down and accurately described a machine that would not only be a very good performer but also be able to stand on their own with regard to aesthetics and overall design.
Premium-Inhalt. Wipro Infotech, known better for its enterprise IT products made a foray into the consumer segment with the launch of three new laptops, including a 10-inch netbook, which have a 'lifestyle' appeal in design. Apart from the color schemes of the laptops (which exclude black and white for now), the lifestyle quotient was reinforced by a fashion show which accompanied the launch, indicating that the company is looking to establish a different image in the consumer segment. The laptops will be available through electronics retail stores like Reliance Digital, E-Zone and Next.
Premium-Inhalt. Jeannette M. Wing is a pioneer in a new discipline called "computational thinking," a term she coined. Computational thinking applies the problem-solving methods of computer science to other disciplines. She's also an authority on "formal methods," mathematically-based techniques for specifying and verifying the correctness of computer hardware and software.
Premium-Inhalt. I've always tried to be reasonable in my approach to security policies. After all, unreasonable ones will just be ignored or bypassed, actually reducing security.
Premium-Inhalt. The , which starts at US$199, has been competitively priced for some time now, but its service plans remain usurious and a major turnoff to lot of potential customers. Many folks won't balk at paying a couple hundred bucks for a cool piece of hardware, but they'll pass after discovering the monthly bill from AT&T Wireless will run at least $75, including taxes. Competing gadgets aren't much better. Example: The iPhone-like also costs around $200 and comes with a $70-or-higher monthly charge from Verizon Wireless.
Premium-Inhalt. Rumors that Apple is prepping the iPhone for a debut on Verizon's network should be taken with a healthy grain of salt.
Premium-Inhalt. A celebrity caught breaking traffic or substance-abuse laws is apt to haughtily ask the arresting officer, "Do you have any idea who I am?" It's hard to imagine any IT professional doing the same. (A very good thing, too, since I doubt that query has ever done an offender an ounce of good.)
Premium-Inhalt. Iron Mountain Monday announced a for data backup uses as part of its digital archiving and storage-as-a-service offerings.
Premium-Inhalt. Amazon.com on Monday began shipping its Kindle 2 e-book reader a day earlier than originally planned.
Premium-Inhalt. The cloudy sky background that's set as your 's default home screen image is okay...if you're into having a device that looks just like everyone else's. But wouldn't it be grand if you could swap it out for that classic shot of the fam at the beach last summer instead? Or that pic of your dog in the checkered Christmas sweater?
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Premium-Inhalt. In an e-mail exchange with an IT executive in Minnesota last week, I asked about the role chief financial officers play in determining which IT projects receive funding in and which are kicked unapologetically to the curb. Given that IT outlays often account for a high percentage of a company's capital expenditure, is more prominent these days?
Premium-Inhalt. A wonderfully easy-to-use desktop database product that runs on Windows and the Mac, FileMaker Pro is ideal for small and medium-sized businesses, as well as departments of large and enterprise-sized businesses. FileMaker is simple enough for the office technologist to set up, and for almost anyone in the office to use.
Premium-Inhalt. Given the , everyone is of course worried about capital spending (capex), especially when it comes to purchasing new equipment. But a bigger emphasis needs to be placed on the operating expense (opex) side. I expect equipment price/performance to continue to improve, thus benefiting the capex picture.