Wenn jemand Grund hat, im Hinblick auf Cloud Computing enthusiastisch zu sein, dann Cisco-Chef John Chambers. Mit dem aufkommenden Pay-as-you-go-Verkauf von Rechenleistung als im Internet verfügbare Services ließen sich Netze jedoch nicht mehr auf herkömmliche Weise absichern, so der CEO des Netzausrüsters. …mehr
Konjunkturprogramme wie das der Bundesregierung über 500 Millionen Euro gibt es in Rheinland-Pfalz nicht. Trotzdem: "Wir investieren nicht nur in Farbe und Beton, sondern auch in die IT", sagt Jürgen Häfner, CIO des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz. Vierter Teil unserer Serie "Konjunkturpakete im Public Sector". …mehr
Promise Technology richtet sich mit den neuen VessRAID Storage Systemen insbesondere an die Server-Einstiegsklasse. Mit einer skalierbaren Systemarchitektur von bis zu vier zusätzlichen VessJBOD Erweiterungseinheiten lassen sich bis zu 80 SATA- oder/und SAS-Festplatten ansprechen. …mehr
Bei der Transformation ihrer IT-Infrastrukturen verlagern viele Unternehmen deren Komplexität in Cloud-basierte Netzwerke. Dies wird nach Ansicht des US-Marktforschers Yankee Group zu einer Anywhere-IT führen. Diese soll es Endanwendern ermöglichen, an jedem Ort und auf jedem Gerät mit der bestmöglichen Netzwerkverbindung zu arbeiten. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. DDH Software on Thursday announced the availability of , an add-on package for its HanDBase database software. It costs US$15.
Premium-Inhalt. If anyone has the right to be excited about cloud computing, it's John Chambers. But on Wednesday Cisco Systems' Chairman and CEO conceded that the computing industry's move to sell pay-as-you-go computing cycles available as a service on the Internet was also "a security nightmare."
Premium-Inhalt. Point-of-Sale (POS) vendor Task Retail has cut days of data centre downtime by replacing its return-to-base support contract with an on-site service agreement.
Premium-Inhalt. An Apple executive on Wednesday lashed out against netbooks, calling the small and light laptops unusable.
Premium-Inhalt. , Apple Inc. Wednesday announced that Mac sales fell last quarter, the first time in nearly six years that the company has reported a year-to-year drop-off in Mac sales.
Premium-Inhalt. The United States' top cybersecurity official already knew the world's digital infrastructure needed help before she took on a 60-day cyberspace policy review. With the review now complete, she admits the gravity of the situation seeps into her dreams and disturbs her sleep.
Premium-Inhalt. VMware reported a first-quarter profit on Wednesday but said that sales are being hit by the recession and it might report its first-ever drop in revenue next quarter.
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone bandwagon is now more like a cruise ship: AT&T reported Wednesday that 1.6 million people signed up for iPhone service in the first quarter. As an ex-iPhone user, I wish them luck, but I'm not going back anytime soon.
Premium-Inhalt. Juniper Networks Thursday blamed a drop-off in new network build-outs for a first quarter plunge in revenue and earnings, though said enterprise revenue did rise.
Premium-Inhalt. AT&T Inc. reported a huge surge in Wi-Fi usage in the first quarter based on several factors, including growth in the number of hot spots it supports and an increase in the number of its broadband users and consumers equipped with Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
Premium-Inhalt. While Web 2.0 applications such as blogs, wikis and social networks have been wildly popular with consumers, efforts to measure the technology's success for businesses have returned mixed results. In fact, from the Burton Group indicates that business leaders have struggled to define best use cases, measure their success and chart returns on investment.
Premium-Inhalt. The man arrested for allegedly targeting women who advertised massage and other exotic services on Craigslist is getting some support - on Facebook anyway.
Premium-Inhalt. investments in network companies have dropped below US$1 billion in a quarter for the first time since 1996.
Premium-Inhalt. On the surface, Washington attorney Matt Sanderson would appear to be pitching a tough sell: special protection online for politicians and would-be politicians. However, because the villains here are predatory criminals and cybersquatters, it should be easy enough for all but the anarchists to see that he has point.
Premium-Inhalt. Two user groups launched cloud-security best-practices campaigns at RSA Conference 2009 and formed an informal alliance to influence the development of security products in accordance with their recommendations.
Premium-Inhalt. Thursday reported a 6% decline in revenue for its fiscal third quarter, a drop that was 3.5% greater than what analysts were expecting.
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Premium-Inhalt. President Barack Obama is due to receive a high-security BlackBerry 8830 soon, a Washington-based newspaper reported Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Due out the first week in May, brings the apocalyptic science fiction series to the iPhone. Tying in with the movie released later in the month, Terminator Salvation promises intense third-person shooter action set in the epic war for humanity's survival.
Premium-Inhalt. Network technology may have played a critical role in law enforcement officials catching the alleged Craigslist killer before he was able to strike again.
Premium-Inhalt. Aramark CIO David Kaufman's last name was misspelled in the InfoWorld (US) story, "Aramark cuts print waste with better devices, software," which was posted to the newswire Wednesday. The third, ninth and 11th paragraphs have been changed to correct the misspelling.
Premium-Inhalt. Among its many talents, the iPhone excels at giving you ways to pass the time. This is particularly true if you've got small kids to entertain. Should you find yourself standing in a long line or on a long car trip, fire up the iPhone, launch one the many simple low-cost or no-cost apps and hand the device over to a kid--now they've got something with which to occupy themselves.
Premium-Inhalt. Nine months after opening its App Store, Apple announced on its Web site that it reached the milestone of selling its one billionth iPhone application on Thursday. The lucky winner of Apple's of selling its one billionth app will get a US$10,000 iTunes Gift Card, an iPod touch, a Time Capsule, and a MacBook Pro (we'll let you know who won and which app it was when that information is available).
Premium-Inhalt. Sikalosoft's Baby Shaker app earlier this week--though not, one would argue, . On Thursday, spoke to an Apple spokesperson, who issued the following statement of apology:
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers can successfully attack Windows PCs months -- even years -- after Microsoft Corp. fixes a flaw, a security expert said Thursday, because there's always a pool of unpatched systems.
Premium-Inhalt. Canonical on Thursday released a Linux distribution optimized for netbooks with features to improve battery life and rapidly access programs.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple Inc. removed the controversial two days after it appeared on the App Store following strong protests from child advocacy groups.
Premium-Inhalt. Andreas von Bechtolsheim, a Sun Microsystems co-founder and the person who holds the distinction of being employee No. 1 at the company, expressed optimism Thursday about the planned impacts on database technologies, but he stayed silent about the deal otherwise.
Premium-Inhalt. Major companies should assume the bad guys have already broken into their network, and are better off diverting some resources from attack prevention to ferreting out existing invasions, says one prominent security expert.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft missed analyst expectations for its third quarter, stumbling under the weight of the faltering economy.
Premium-Inhalt. A NASA astronaut Thursday said he'll be Twittering from the space shuttle Atlantis next month as it travels to and from its mission to .