News & Commentary
Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in March 2010
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AMD Steals Market Share From Intel
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Intel maintains stranglehold on microprocessor market, but rival is gaining.
Full Nelson: iPad Speaks on Verizon, Ship Date, Sandra Bullock
Commentary  |  3/31/2010  | 
Apple's iPad, due April 3 spoke with Full Nelson a couple weeks ago, and granted one last interview before it got set to ship.
Feds Developing Cloud Security Program
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Proposed FedRAMP effort would make it easier for federal agencies to overcome compliance hurdles and participate in the Obama administration's drive toward the cloud.
Meru Networks Raises $65 million in IPO
Commentary  |  3/31/2010  | 
Wireless network equipment supplier Meru Networks has decided to wade into chilly waters and take the firm public. In order to improve its long term viability, the vendor opted to sell 4.4 million shares at a price of $15.
IBM And ShoreTel Introduce "UCC-In-A-Box"
Commentary  |  3/31/2010  | 
The new ShoreTel for IBM Lotus Foundations is a unified communications and collaboration package intended for SMBs.
White House Revising Outsourcing Policies
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
The policy changes requires agencies to keep "inherently governmental" jobs on the federal payroll.
iPad Encouraging New Levels Of Tech Obsession
Commentary  |  3/31/2010  | 
Techies, geeks and Apple fanboys alike are exhibiting alarming symptoms of obsession over the iPad. Apple is doing its own part, too, to fan the flames of excitement with its controlled mitigation of minutia.
Atom Smasher May Yield 'Dark Matter' Secrets
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Large Hadron Collider tests are providing insight into foundation and origins of the Universe.
NASA iPhone App Adds Facebook Link
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
New version of the application also connects to Twitter and NASA's massive image archive.
Intel Debuts Eight-Core Nehalem-EX
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Chipmaker looks to go head-to-head with IBM and Oracle-Sun in market for enterprise-class processors.
Health Data Deluge Expected To Spur Change
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Expect to see more data center consolidation, database management challenges and use of desktop virtualization in medical facilities, analyst predicts.
Photo Gallery: Large Hadron Collider Sets Record
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The world's biggest machine is expected to produce 15 million GB of data annually for analysis by scientists eager to learn about subatomic particles and their role in the universe.
Global CIO: Larry Ellison's Nightmare: 10 Ways SAP Can Beat Oracle
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Ellison bluntly predicted Oracle will blow past SAP in enterprise apps, but here are 10 steps SAP should take to reassert its preeminence.
Aruba VBN 2.0 Puts Branch Offices In The Cloud
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Virtual branch office networking software links central IT operations to remote offices, and can reach roaming workers.
Verizon Intros Push To Talk For BlackBerry
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The service is available to enterprise customers using RIM's BlackBerry Tour 9630 smartphone.
If You've Got Big Data, You May Want Big Memory
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Jas Dhillon, CTO of Taser, explained to me last December how his company has gone from delivering stunning shocks to unruly police suspects to shocking the competition via cloud computing. In continuing to follow Taser's innovative approach, I found a story behind the story of how Taser was able to do this.
Apple Updates iTunes Ahead Of iPad Launch
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Today Apple made iTunes version 9.1 available via its software update tools. The new version of iTunes offers just a handful of new features, mostly geared toward Saturday's launch of the iPad.
Connected TVs Gaining Interest
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Consumers' growing use of PCs and game consoles to access the Internet on TV bodes well for the future of connected TVs, analyst says.
Dell Launches Printers For SMBs
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Multifunction and single-function laser printers offer low printing costs, reliability, and productivity features for small and midsize businesses.
Obama Nominates Defense IT Chief
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Teri Takai has been CIO of Michigan and California, winning numerous plaudits along the way.
Apple Updates Snow Leopard
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The update will improve stability, application compatibility, and security within the Mac and server versions of the operating system.
NASA Archiving Social Networking Activity
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The U.S. space agency has teamed with The Internet Archive to archive its image, video, and audio collections in a single, searchable resource.
Victorinox Offers 'Unhackable' USB Stick
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Any attempt to forcibly open the flash drive triggers a self-destruct mechanism that burns the device's CPU and memory chip, company says.
Bank Of America Taps Cisco For TelePresence
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Under a managed service agreement, Cisco will install 200 TelePresence units and provide monitoring, support, and maintenance.
iPad Users Will Have To Pay To Upgrade Software
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Apple has certified the Gold Master of the iPhone OS 3.2 Software Developers Kit for the iPad. Under the terms of agreement in the final iPad SDK is an interesting piece of information. It says that iPad users will have to pay (just like iPod Touch users do) to upgrade their device's software.
Semiconductor Market Rebounding
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Despite two years of decline, the industry saw a much better second half of 2009 than expected, report says.
Verizon iPhone Could Come This Year
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
An Apple iPhone that would run on Verizon Wireless's CDMA network could go into production by September.
LHC Atom Smasher Sets Energy Record
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The Large Hadron Collider in Geneva surpasses the previous mark three times over.
Harbinger Plans LTE Network
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
The company plans to use a combination of terrestrial base stations and SkyTerra satellites to deliver Long Term Evolution services to wireless providers.
Google Mobile Service Trouble In China
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Google's mainland China service dashboard shows mobile service problems.
AMD Intros 12-Core Opteron Processors
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Along with Magny-Cours, the chip maker also launched a server platform codenamed Maranello.
Colorado Piloting Health, Education Telepresence
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
The state is working with Cisco to implement remote health and distance learning, as well as make Colorado's buildings more energy efficient.
Fed IT Urged To Emulate Private Sector
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Government IT pros should follow the lead of private industry to improve project management, customer service, and accountability, report says.
JooJoo Ships Tablet PC
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Fusion Garage says it is shipping the device formerly known as the Crunchpad ahead of Apple's iPad.
PlayStation 3 Upgrade Kills Linux Option
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Outraged users claim Sony is removing a feature they already bought and paid for.
Microsoft Plans Xbox Storage Upgrade
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
The move will enable third-party USB Flash drives to be used for the storage of data on the Xbox 360 video gaming console.
Nokia To Buy Browser Maker Novarra
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Novarra offers Vision, a mobile browser which supports Flash and video, DHTML, and full HTML with JavaScript and AJAX, RSS, and widgets.
Polycom A Takeover Target
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Now the largest independent videoconferencing provider, Polycom has recently inked new contracts with Avaya and HP.
iPad Buyers Face Order Backlog
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Demand is such for Apple's new tablet-style device that orders placed this week won't arrive until more than a week after the official, April 3rd launch.
Global CIO: Oracle's Larry Ellison Declares War On IBM And SAP
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
Ellison admits Oracle trails SAP in enterprise applications and IBM in high-end servers, but lays out plans for becoming #1 in each sector.
Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
The company's experimental fiber network plan has elicited almost 200,000 invitations from speed-starved Internet users.
Apple iBookstore More Relaxed About Explicit Content
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Explicit content in Apple's iBookstore seems not to be the problem that it is in the App Store.
Qwest Seeks $350 Million For Rural Broadband
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
The telecom firm wants federal government funding to help finance broadband facilities in underserved rural communities.
NASA Makes Mars Rover Smarter
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
AEGIS software autonomously analyzes images taken by the exploratory vehicle's wide-angle camera, speeding data collection.
AT&T Intros MicroCell Femtocell Device
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Developed in collaboration with Cisco, the MicroCell supports both 3G data and voice services, and may aid iPhone users plagued by dropped calls.
Full Nelson: CTIA: HTC EVO 4G And All The Toys
Commentary  |  3/26/2010  | 
This year's annual mobile industry gathering saw more 4G phones, more handsets, and a little bit more focus on the enterprise. Our Full Nelson columnist dials in his take on the new gear and services.
Card Hacker Draws 20 Year Sentence
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Prosecutors said the hacks into accounts held by customers of Barnes & Noble, OfficeMax, TJX, and other retailers resulted in more than $200 million in losses and damages.
Intel Updates AppUp Center
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The online app store, open for U.S. and Canadian netbooks powered by Moblin 2.1, will be extended to 27 European countries next week.
CA Completes 3Tera Acquisition
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The purchase of 3Tera, a supplier of application packaging for the cloud, is CA's third acquisition of a cloud computing startup this year.
Publishers Inking iPad Ad Deals
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Major publishers are reportedly lining up advertisers to buy interactive ads, including video, to appear on Apple's iPad.
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