Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft used its annual Public Sector CIO Summit to highlight the use of its cloud services and take a few digs at Google, which has won some high profile public-sector contracts itself.
Premium-Inhalt. Juniper Networks today announced the results of $100 million in research and development: for data center infrastructure called QFabric, formerly code-named The company says QFabric will boost data center throughput 10-fold and be able to scale 12 times larger than conventional architectures while cutting costs for infrastructure and operations. Analysts and beta users say they are impressed.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle made available this week a preview of the open source JDK (Java Development Kit) 7, enabling developers to kick the tires on an upcoming upgrade to the Java platform. But some observers are concerned about a so-called "draconian" license for the kit.
Premium-Inhalt. For , the news just keeps getting better.
Premium-Inhalt. Scenario: Keeping IT Staff at the Business Table
Premium-Inhalt. If you asked a random employee which organization embodies your company's culture, what would she say? Marketing? HR? Sales? I'll bet you my entire shoe collection she wouldn't say IT. In most companies, IT is so far removed from the heart of the company that it is often housed in a separate building.
Premium-Inhalt. Motorola's Xoom tablet is the first true challenger to Apple's iPad, in that it runs an operating system designed for tablets -- Android 3.0, or Honeycomb -- and is comparably-sized with a 10.1-inch display. And after months of hype, it's finally available at Verizon Wireless stores and ready to be picked over by the tech press.
Premium-Inhalt. Two days after the first Phone 7 update become available, and problems began surfacing for some users, has released some details about why.
Premium-Inhalt. Long-time tech executive has taken the helm at Sears Holdings Corp. with the goal of reversing the department store's downward financial trend and possibly boosting its online business. (Network World named D'Ambrosio one of the )
Premium-Inhalt. Reader Jean has a dual-monitor desktop running Windows XP. Unfortunately, her screensaver won't stretch beyond a single monitor (the second one, incidentally). "Any ideas on how to remedy this?" she asks.
Premium-Inhalt. Virtualization, video and massive amounts of data are all driving enterprises and service providers toward 100-Gigabit Ethernet, but the cost of the fledgling technology remains prohibitively high and few products have been installed, industry observers said at the Ethernet Technology Summit.
Premium-Inhalt. has released , the latest upgrade to its comprehensive digital document management software for home and business.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite years of marketing pressure and products that are simpler to use and more widely available, desktop virtualization hasn't taken off to the extent that vendors and analysts expected even a few years ago.
Premium-Inhalt. Everybody loves a hero, particularly in IT-that talented professional willing to twist himself in knots to please his users and work overtime to get the job done. Most corporate IT organizations actively recruit, reward, and retain those willing to repeatedly save the technological day.
Premium-Inhalt. Spitting into tea cups, poking goat entrails, tracing the movements of the stars across the heavens, dialing up the Psychic Friends Network -- these things pale in comparison to today's preferred method of divination: Parsing the invitations to Apple special events.
Premium-Inhalt. Last year, malware became increasingly more common on popular and trusted domains, according to research released this week by security firm Blue Coat Systems. Migration to popular hacked sites with trusted reputations and acceptable-use category ratings was the primary theme for hosting malware delivery infrastructure, researchers claim.
Premium-Inhalt. With 38 computer processors and working arms and hands, the humanoid robot onboard is expected to be the centerpiece of a dramatic step forward in the evolution of humans and robots working together in space.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you been starring at the computer for the last 17 hours? You're not alone. But it might not be such a bad idea for you to get out and get some exercise. As in, outside. Don't worry, you won't melt in the sunlight; it's totally safe. But with the you can bring your technology with you as you get physical.
Premium-Inhalt. Whoa! Scientists have done it again. Researchers from Columbia University, the University of Tsukuba, and Tel-Aviv University have discovered that quantum fluctuations that take place at near-absolute-zero temperatures can cause some forms of glass to turn into goo.
Premium-Inhalt. A new nonprofit launched Wednesday by a tech advocacy group and a cofounder of Twitter will focus on using technology to drive improvements in the U.S. education system and other social changes.
Premium-Inhalt. Juniper Networks has introduced its new data center architecture called QFabric, which . Here are some questions and answers about the new technology.
Premium-Inhalt. A Twitter message from Monday suggests that a seld-proclaimed "hacktivist" using the handle The Jester may have been responsible for .
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has patched a bug in its malware scanning engine that could be used as a stepping stone for an attacker looking to seize control of a Windows box.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple said earlier this week that it will hold an event on March 2 in San Francisco, with all signs pointing to an iPad 2 unveiling. This lit up the blogosphere with predictions about what might be in the iPad 2, whether or not Steve Jobs will be presenting, and, of course, what might be the "one more thing" Apple is famous for at these events.
Premium-Inhalt. The arrival of Apple's brings with it a brand-new connection technology called Thunderbolt. And by brand-new, we mean "just announced Thursday morning," which raises lots of questions about what, exactly, Thunderbolt is and why Apple has chosen to make it a flagship feature of the company's newest notebooks. Here's what you need to know about the industry's latest connection standard.ve--
Premium-Inhalt. The as rivals such as Motorola, BlackBerry, and HP are all gunning for a piece of the pie currently monopolized by the Apple iPad. But, all of these tablets have one thing in common--a heftier price tag. What if you want the benefits of a tablet without having to spend $500 plus to get it?
Premium-Inhalt. Free streaming services are replacing piracy as the chief culprit of music industry revenue loss in the minds of fiscally frustrated executives, if a number of panel discussions at a New York digital music conference are any indication.
Premium-Inhalt. The Anonymous hacking collective this morning defaced the Web site of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church in the middle of a that included a church spokeswoman and a member of Anonymous.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple today updated its MacBook Pro range of notebooks with newer graphics and CPU components, using Intel's latest chipsets.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple today pulled the retail version of its MobileMe sync and storage service from its online store, and dropped the service from the list of optional factory-installed software for its Macs.
Premium-Inhalt. It's been a long time now since floppy discs and their drives were significant to file storage--not that you could store much on them anyway. They were also to boot up in comparison to CDs and USB sticks. That said, we all still have a few floppies lying about gathering dust. If you do and want to put them to good use, try making sweet music with them instead. Wait, what?