Measuring Web Site Performance From The Edge
Gomez CTO Imad Mouline says Web 2.0 applications are pushing even simple retailers to provide the same level of richness as major Web players to maintain their brand presence.
Q&A With Gartner's Don Feinberg on Database as a Service and Cloud DBs
Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and Sun are now fueling the growing fire around the database-as-a-service and cloud database markets, but what's the difference between these offerings and what's the appeal? Database guru Don Feinberg defines terms and raises important questions about reliability and security.
Salesforce.com Reports 50% Revenue Growth
Salesforce.com reported net income of $9.56 million on revenues of $247.6 million in the first quarter and said it signed 2,600 companies and organizations as new customers.
Wii Fit Launched In U.S.
The Nintendo video game encourages physical fitness by letting users ride a virtual snowboard, do yoga, twirl virtual hula hoops, and do other exercises.
AIIM Recommending Retention Of More Mail: Another Reason To Stop Insourcing E-Mail Systems?
AIIM, the Association for Information and Image Management now also known as the Enterprise Content Management Association, says its research demonstrates the increasing degree to which important business documents (let's call them "needles") can get lost in the e-mail "haystack." They might be in there. They're just impossible to find. According to AIIM's press release on the matter, one of the culprits is an insufficient e-mail retentio
SaaS Market Heats Up
Large companies move beyond the early-adopter stage, signing licenses for tens of thousands of employees.
How To Run Linux From A USB Flash Drive
Want to run Linux any time, any place? Here's what to do with popular distributions like Puppy Linux, Ubuntu, and Fedora, so you can boot up directly from your thumb drive.
Yes, It's Time To Destroy Your E-Mail Servers. What App Is Next?
If running your car on corn oil were possible, the car got 100 miles per gallon on corn oil, and corn oil was 25 cents per gallon, plentiful, and the use of corn oil meant you never had to take the engine in for a tune-up, what sort of rationale would you use to fool yourself that you still needed a fossil fuel-powered car? It's the same rationale that many businesses are using today to justify....
Consumers Cold To Blu-Ray Players
Only 9% of non-Blu-ray player owners say they are likely to buy a Blu-ray disc player within the next year, according to a Harris Interactive survey.
Zoho Ties Login To Google, Yahoo
The feature makes it possible for someone to log in to Zoho using Google or Yahoo credentials in order to view and collaborate on documents created by a Zoho user.
Software Piracy On The Rise, Study Finds
Rates of pirated software ranged from a high of 93% in Armenia to a low of 20% in the United States, according to the 2007 BSA and IDC Global Software Piracy study.
HP Outsources Outsourcing To EDS
HP has been trying to grow its IT services business for years, without a lot of success. Will the acquisition of EDS let it better compete with IBM for big contracts?
DARPA Plans Cyberwar 'Matrix'
The agency's National Cyber Range for cyberwar simulation would be similar to Star Trek's holodeck or a Snow Crash-style Metaverse.