AEP, Lockdown Partner
Lockdown Networks and AEP Networks announced they have entered into a technology licensing, co-development and marketing partnership
Covi Lands $15M
Covi Technologies announced that it has secured $15 million in additional funding
Apple's Copy Protection Isn't The Problem
Cory Doctorow, noted sci-fi writer and Boing Boing editor, marshals a strong argument against digital rights management in InformationWeek. But his assertion that there's no good DRM oversimplifies an issue that's best framed in compromises rather than absolutes.
Apple's DRM has benefited the public and the music industry. It
ERP Makeover: The Pig's Next Gig
Enterprise resource planning software--despite a long record of achievement in business process improvement--suffers from a lingering image problem. It's that ERP projects have a tendency to become resource hogs that waddle over budget and past deadline. New software in development by SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft promises to overcome the drawbacks of the past. But will ERP really get easier to deploy and manage? Or are ERP vendors merely putting lipstick on a pig?
Where's BI Heading?
In its most recent analysis of the business intelligence market, International Data Corp. sees vendors through 2020 focused on automating more decision processes, and on expanding BI's reach to more people inside and outside an organization.
With Gates Away, Ballmer Takes The Stage
During its annual meeting with financial analysts, Microsoft's CEO talks of building on Vista while growing the company's Internet advertising and entertainment businesses.
This business of paying for software bugs has plenty of pros and cons and won't necessarily improve security
Kernel Blocks 3rd Parties
Security experts at Agnitum announced that Micro's attempt to improve security instead is a possible move to block the use of third-parties
Who Owns The Internet?
The key questions, which I hope are addressed in the hearing this week, are exactly what the Department of Commerce originally intended when it decided to work with ICANN back in 1998, whether those intentions have changed, and whether the requirements of the American business community have changed--or perhaps should change in its own best interests.
Software Assist Monitors FTP
Software Assist announced the addition of a real-time FTP usage monitoring agent for distributed systems platforms