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  • Sparen mit Hilfe einer SOA

    Was CIOs akut beschäftigt

    Was tun Sie, um die IT der Bundesagentur zu einem leistungsfähigen und wirtschaftlichen IT-Dienstleister im öffentlichen Bereich zu machen?  …mehr

  • So finden Sie die passende Groupware-Lösung

    E-Mail und mehr

    Bei der Auswahl einer Groupware-Lösung fürs Unternehmen sollte man wichtige Details im Hinterkopf haben: Gesamtkosten, Viren- und Spamschutz, Archivierung und Datensicherung, Server-Betriebssystem und richtiger Client. Hier finden Sie einen Überblick. …mehr

  • Neue Oberfläche von HTC für Android-Handys

    Rosie

    HTC wird am 24. Juni vermutlich neue Android-Smartphones vorstellen. Ein Modell soll den internen Namen HTC Hero tragen und mit einer neuen Benutzeroberfläche ausgestattet sein, die in den Foren und Fan-Blogs als Rosie bezeichnet wird. Das Weblog Phandroid hat bereits Screenshots veröffentlicht, die das neue Hero-Interface zeigen. …mehr

  • Simon & Schuster bietet E-Bücher online an

    Bei Scribd

    Der New Yorker Großverleger Simon & Schuster will künftig seine Bücher auch im Internet anbieten. …mehr

  • Mozilla will Firefox Enterprise-tauglicher machen

    Build Your Own Browser

    Firefox ist ohne Zweifel ein exzellenter Browser. In Unternehmen hat er sich bislang trotzdem noch nicht sonderlich verbreitet - unter anderem wegen fehlender Administrationswerkzeuge. …mehr

  • Office über die Telefonrechnung abstottern

    Neues Vertriebsmodell

    Die Deutsche Telekom bietet deutschen Festnetz-Geschäftskunden am dem dritten Quartal dieses Jahres Microsoft Office zum Ratenkauf an. …mehr

  • Bundesrat stimmt schnellem Internetausbau zu

    Breitband-Diaspora

    Der Weg zum schnellen Internetausbau auf dem Land ist endgültig frei. Der Bundesrat stimmte am Freitag einer entsprechenden Verordnung zu. …mehr

  • Taugt Apple für Unternehmen?

    iPhone, iMac, Macbook Pro

    Ist die Strategie des Springer Verlags, komplett auf Apple-Systeme umzustellen, auf andere Unternehmen übertragbar? IT-Verantwortliche winken ab. …mehr

  • EU prüft Zugeständnisse von Chiphersteller Rambus

    Vergleich wahrscheinlich

    Der US-amerikanische Chipdesigner Rambus hat im laufenden EU-Missbrauchsverfahren Zugeständnisse gemacht. …mehr

  • Unterschiedliche ERP-Architekturen und Ansätze im Test

    Veranstaltungshinweis

    Im Rahmen einer Veranstaltung am 23. und 24. Juni werden die Architekturen und Ansätze unterschiedlicher ERP-Systeme miteinander verglichen. Die teilnehmenden Produkte sind: Ams.erp von AMS.hinrichs+Müller, SoftM Semiramis, SAP ERP und das Open-Source-System AvERP von Synerpy. …mehr

  • Imperva verspricht Schutz vor Insider-Attacken

    Datenbanksicherheit

    Imperva hat seine "SecureSphere Database Firewall" um Funktionen erweitert, die Attacken durch privilegierte Nutzer vereiteln sollen. …mehr

  • Postbank tauscht auch IT-Vorstand aus

    Dirk Berensmann geht

    Stühlerücken im Vorstand der Postbank: Nach Vorstandschef Wolfgang Klein verlässt auch IT-Vorstand Dirk Berensmann das Bonner Kreditinstitut. …mehr

  • WordPress 2.8 "Baker" ist fertig

    Blog-Software

    Die quelloffene Blog-Software "WordPress" liegt in der neuen Version 2.8 vor. …mehr

  • Markt für Business Intelligence wächst zweistellig

    SAP liegt vorn

    Die Umsätze sind trotz der Konsolidierung im BI-Markt 2008 kräftig gestiegen. Beim Kaufverhalten zeigen sich zwei Trends.  …mehr

  • Kleine Spar-Server für große Rechenzentren

    Neues HP-Portfolio für extrem skalierbare Infrastrukturen

    Mit einer speziellen Server-Baureihe will HP Betreibern von großen Rechenzentren helfen, Kosten und Ressourcen zu reduzieren. Die "Extreme Scale-Out"-Familie ProLiant SL setzt auf möglichst billige und effiziente Massenware für eine sehr große Zahl virtueller Maschinen. …mehr

  • Lifestyle-Handy statt Business-Slider?

    Neues Foto vom T-Mobile G2

    Das Technik-Blog Boygenius hat ein neues Bild veröffentlicht, auf dem angeblich das T-Mobile G2 zu sehen ist, das auch als Bigfoot bezeichnet wird.  …mehr

  • Angestellte ignorieren IT-Sicherheit immer häufiger

    Risiko Mobilität

    Mitarbeiter ignorieren immer häufiger die Sicherheitsvorschriften ihres Unternehmens gegen Datenklau, wie eine Untersuchung des Ponemon Institute zeigt. …mehr

  • Nutzerschwund zwingt MySpace zu Entlassungen

    Facebook zieht vorbei

    Das Social-Networking-Portal MySpace wird Insidern zufolge bald hunderte Mitarbeiter entlassen, berichtet das Blog "TechCrunch". …mehr

  • SaaS für kleinere Unternehmen

    Studie zu CRM und ERP

    Das Interesse an IT-Dienstleistungen und SaaS steigt stetig und nun wurde auch die Aufmerksamkeit kleinerer Unternehmen geweckt. Diese Managed Services gibt es beispielsweise auch für Microsoft Dynamics. In einer kostenlosen Studie erfahren Sie deren Möglichkeiten. …mehr

  • Neue Verhandlungen zu Telekompaket

    EU-Minister

    Das Ringen um das umstrittene Telekompaket geht in eine neue Runde. …mehr

  • Das iPhone 3G S kommt mit 600-Mhz-CPU und 256 MB Arbeitsspeicher

    Details zur Hardware enthüllt

    Das neue iPhone soll dreimal so schnell sein wie der Vorgänger, behauptet Apple. Überprüfen konnte man das bisher nicht, denn es sind noch keine Testmodelle verfügbar. Aber jetzt wurden neue Details zum Prozessor des neuen Speed-Modells enthüllt.  …mehr

  • KCS.net macht die Lagerlogistik von Dynamics AX mobil

    ERP-Software und Microsoft

    Der Microsoft-Partner KCS.net hat eine Reihe von Funktionen entwickelt, mit denen Anwender die Lagerlogistik der ERP-Software "Dynamics AX" von Microsoft auf mobile Geräte ausdehnen können. Anwender sind in der Lage, Lagerdaten zu erfassen und per WLAN an das ERP-System zu übermitteln. …mehr

  • E-Plus schickt Werbung aufs Handy

    Gegen Gutschrift

    Bei E-Plus können die Kunden für den Empfang von Reklame kassieren. Sie melden sich bei der Tochterfirma Gettings an und bekommen dann Werbebotschaften per SMS, MMS oder als Anruf geschickt.  …mehr

  • Doch keine Internetsperre für französische Raubkopierer

    Gesetz verfassungswidrig

    Raubkopierer müssen in Frankreich nun doch keine Sperre ihres Internetzugangs fürchten. …mehr

  • InstallPad - ein nützliches Software-Repository

    Kleine Helfer

    Wer den Paket-Manager unter Linux kennt, wird InstallPad für Windows zu schätzen wissen. …mehr

  • Was Entwickler verdienen

    Der Arbeitsort macht den Unterschied

    Nach wie vor macht es einen großen Unterscheid aus, ob man in einer süddeutschen Großstadt sein Geld verdient oder in der ostdeutschen Provinz. …mehr

  • Palm macht Ex-iPod-Entwickler zum Chef

    Jon Rubinstein

    Neuer Chef des Smartphone-Spezialisten Palm wird Jon Rubinstein, der einst zu den Erfindern des Apple-Musikplayers iPod gehörte. …mehr

  • Windows 7 in Europa ohne Internet Explorer

    Microsoft lenkt ein

    Der Software-Riese Microsoft lenkt im Streit um die Bündelung von Windows mit seinem Internet-Browser in Europa ein. …mehr

  • Welche Filme die IT-Zukunft vorhersagten

    Matrix, WarGames, Blade Runner

    Sie waren ihrer Zeit voraus und sagten dennoch ein Stück IT-Zukunft richtig voraus: Hollywood-Filme wie "2001", "Matrix" oder "Die Truman Show". Hier kommen die zehn Blockbuster mit dem höchsten Wahrsagerfaktor. …mehr

  • East Africa universities take advantage of Google cloud

    Premium-Inhalt. Universities in East Africa have taken up Google software to host student e-mail accounts and share documents as the region gears up for a rise in online security threats.

  • Wall Street Beat: TI, Qualcomm, handsets cheer investors

    Premium-Inhalt. The story, "Wall Street Beat: TI, Qualcomm, handsets cheer investors," posted Thursday, has been changed to clarify that the iSupply forecast in the sixth paragraph is for the microprocessor segment of the chip business. The sixth paragraph of the story has been changed on the wire and now reads:

  • Rambus reaches tentative settlement with European Commission

    Premium-Inhalt. High-speed memory developer Rambus is close to settling a complaint brought against it by the European Commission in 2007, it said Friday.

  • Symantec vows huge push into SaaS market

    Premium-Inhalt. At its Financial Analyst Day event in San Francisco Thursday, Symantec's top executives vowed a major push into software-as-a service and also offered a glimpse at upcoming back-up products., kicked off the event with the investment industry's analysts by saying Symantec intends to expand into software-as-a-service, an area in which it already has experience (the company now backs up 32 petabytes of customer data in the cloud with continuing growth at 5 petabytes each quarter). Salem predicted SaaS, in which Symantec will have new offerings, could comprise "15% of total revenues in the next five years."

  • Reading the fine print … so you don't have to

    Premium-Inhalt. Next time a major Web site such as Facebook, Google or eBay changes their seldom-read terms of service, a new project from the Electronic Frontier Foundation will be there to chronicle the alterations and highlight them for all to see.

  • Feds dole out $50 million for U.S. jobs lost to outsourcing

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Department of Labor Thursday announced it had released more than $450 million in assistance to be used by states for career training, employment and case management services to due to outsourcing and foreign trade.

  • Watch out, Oracle: Google tests cloud-based database

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has released an early version of a new type of database whose approach to data management will be revolutionary, according to an analyst who has studied the technology behind it.

  • Intel 'breaks' Moore's Law with new Atom chips

    Premium-Inhalt. It seems Moore's Law doesn't apply to the next generation of Intel's Atom chips. The low-cost, power-sipping chips, codenamed "Pineview," will greatly improve upon both of those traits, but at the expense of any significant speed boost, according to .

  • Mirror's Edge sequel confirmed by EA

    Premium-Inhalt. In a recent interview with EA Games Europe senior vice president Patrick Soderlund, VideoGamer.com received confirmation that a sequel to the 2008 parkour-based first-person action title is in the works.

  • Cisco says it’s not eating its SAN young

    Premium-Inhalt. Cisco says the dropoff in its FibreChannel SAN revenue and market share in is attributable to three factors: an early stage migration to 8Gbps; a lower cost migration than rival Brocade; and exposure to financial buyers, which is hard hit by the recession.

  • Avaya, IBM work out joint program for unified communications

    Premium-Inhalt. Avaya and have overcome difficulties presenting joint unified communications proposals to customers and have launched a coordinated sales and marketing program and agreed to conduct technical development together.

  • New Mexico's supercomputer gamble draws questions

    Premium-Inhalt. Believing a supercomputer would help create jobs, New Mexico paid for and built a massive supercomputer named Encanto to spur economic development.

  • With Snap Art, Turning Your Photos Into Art Is a Snap

    Premium-Inhalt. Want to make your photos look like fine art paintings, illustrations, or even comic strips? Usually, you have a choice between two kinds of programs: push-button cookie-cutter filters that tend to be mechanically repetitive, or Corel Painter, the queen of fine art emulation software, which requires a certain level of drawing skill and imaging expertise. And then there's Alien Skin's Snap Art. With Snap Art, you can create customized works of art from your photos, without lifting a stylus. The recently introduced ($199, 30-day free trial) gives you even more options and control, while remaining great fun to use.

  • Facebook Vanity URLs: 10 Things You Need to Know

    Premium-Inhalt. Ladies and gentlemen, get on your marks: The race to grab your very own is about to begin. Facebook will to register for the first time starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT Saturday. The usernames are bound to go fast, and if you aren't prepared, you may end up empty-handed -- or, worse yet, with a number-happy AOL-style name (think "JSmithLOLz313451").

  • Magic center Dwight Howard to grace NBA Live 10 cover

    Premium-Inhalt. The Magic are down 2-1 to the LA Lakers in the NBA Finals and Kobe Bryant was announced as the cover athlete for 2K Sports's , so what does EA Sports do? They go out and get the other NBA Finals superstar, Magic center Dwight Howard to serve as the coverboy for NBA Live 10.

  • Opinion: Security companies' automatic renewals are a disgrace

    Premium-Inhalt. Back in the 1980s and '90s, many people believed that antivirus vendors were writing and distributing viruses to create a need for their products. I cannot say unequivocally that there was no truth to that -- a lot of companies were trying to enter the market, and many disappeared quickly without a trace. But a conspiracy as big as imagined in the rumor mills would have been uncovered in the last 20 years. The fact is that a lot of people are cynical, and a significant number of them are prone to believe conspiracy theories. Personally, I tried to defend the antivirus product vendors whenever I heard such talk.

  • Search Within Web Pages Faster in Internet Explorer 8

    Premium-Inhalt. While it's easy for die-hards like me to turn our noses up at Internet Explorer, the fact is that Microsoft's browser has made a lot of progress. You've no doubt heard about newfangled features like Accelerators and Web Slices (see for more details), but IE8 also has plenty of small but worthwhile usability improvements.

  • Intex Revives its Home UPS Series

    Premium-Inhalt. Intex announced it is reviving its Home UPS business with the introduction of two models, the INTEX Savio in 600 VA and 1400 VA configurations. Aiming to cut ice with the consumers is the 'no load shut down' feature. This enables the Home UPS to automatically shut down, when not in use for 10 hrs of power cut, typically in a situation where the users are out of town, thus saving the battery discharge which does occur very slowly even when the unit is not in use. The built-in power saver helps in reducing electricity consumption. The ultra fast transfer time for computer load delivers a hassle free uninterrupted computing experience.

  • Mariner Calc 1.2 for iPhone

    Premium-Inhalt. Back in March, I reviewed ( Macworld rated 2.5 out of 5 mice ), a program that lets you edit Excel spreadsheets on your iPhone or iPod touch. At the time of my review, I had a few key issues with the program. There wasn't any way to add folders or otherwise sort your files, you couldn't e-mail a worksheet to someone, there wasn't any way to save your work in progress, and the program was quite unstable. In addition, the program only really handled one--the absolute simplest one--of my four test spreadsheets properly.

  • Gigabyte Extends Dual BIOS to Entire Motherboard Range

    Premium-Inhalt. Gigabyte recently announced at Computex that its proprietary Dual BIOS technology will be extended to every GIGABYTE motherboard with immediate effect. Dual BIOS provides a backup BIOS that automatically repairs or replaces the primary BIOS when necessary (when the primary BIOS fails) without any user intervention. The result is a vastly reduced RMA rate (Return Merchandise Authorization -- when faulty goods are returned to the manufacturer for repair or replacement). First introduced by GIGABYTE in 1999, Dual BIOS has traditionally been reserved for only high-end GIGABYTE motherboards due to the cost of an additional BIOS chip.

  • HP Desktops, Laptops to Ship with Norton Online Backup Trial

    Premium-Inhalt. Symantec today announced an agreement to distribute Norton Online Backup on HP consumer desktop and notebook PCs worldwide. The 30-day trial offer of Norton Online Backup will come preinstalled and will provide 5GB of secured online storage.

  • Cyber chief: Gov't needs to work better with companies

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. government has significant work to do before it can better cooperate with the private sector and other governments to better protect cybersecurity, a government cybersecurity expert said.

  • Distributed traffic capture optimizes monitoring

    Premium-Inhalt. Visibility can be the critical factor in heading off the increasing number of attacks, outages and data breaches in large-scale distributed networks. But up to now total visibility of Ethernet networks has been infeasible due to the cost of deploying analytical devices throughout the network. Distributed traffic capture is a new approach to network monitoring that can deliver complete, selectable and centralized visibility.

  • 68-degree data centers becoming a thing of the past, APC says

    Premium-Inhalt. to 68 degrees may be going out of style, APC power and cooling expert Jim Simonelli says.

  • The Grill: Qwest's Pieter Poll on why being a CTO is a dream job

    Premium-Inhalt.

  • iPhone 3.0, Win 7 in the EU, flu pandemic

    Premium-Inhalt. Just as expected, Apple showed off its next iPhone at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference, but even though we knew that news was coming it still tops the list this week because, honestly, how could it not? OK, so there could be one or two other IT-related stories that would knock that one from the lead, but not so far this week. The European Commission gave it a go, though, with word that Microsoft's obvious attempt to circumvent the Commission's antitrust case will not, in fact, succeed. Or not just yet anyway.

  • Police say hacker stole phone time from AT&T, others

    Premium-Inhalt. An Italian magistrate has issued an international arrest warrant for a Filipino hacker suspected of causing millions of dollars of losses to telecommunications multinationals, and Italian police have arrested five Pakistani nationals accused of exploiting the hacker's work to defraud the telecom companies, officials in the northern city of Brescia said Friday.

  • Sprint starts divesting iDEN network

    Premium-Inhalt. today announced its plans for the gradual divestment of its in portions of the midwestern United States.

  • National broadband happy talk papers over net neutrality fight

    Premium-Inhalt. In some ways, broadband has become the tech industry's equivalent to healthcare and education: everybody agrees that it's a good thing and everybody thinks all Americans should have access to it.

  • International telecom hacker group busted

    Premium-Inhalt. A federal grand jury in New Jersey today indicted three people, and five people were arrested in Italy, all in connection with the hacking into the IT systems of thousands of companies around the world to gain free access to telephone services, according to U.S. Attorney's Office in Newark, N.J..

  • Do business desktop PCs have a future?

    Premium-Inhalt. With laptop shipments gaining momentum over the past few years the question arises: Are desktops on the verge of being banished from the enterprise?

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