Just Say No to Virtual Security FUD
What is special about a virtual computer-a VM? It's a computer in a file. That's it. It's just a computer stored in a file with similar foibles and management issues as a physical computer. So why do some people invest virtual computers some magical transformative powers? Do they not understand what a virtual computer is?
5 Tips For Taking Business Video Viral
Putting up an online video can snare millions of viewers for your business and the cost for you can be almost nothing. It's time to take another look at the business potential of online video.
bMighty bSecure: SMB Security On A Budget - And On Demand!
When times get tough, it's all too tempting to push security concerns aside. But that's a fool's game. Fortunately, there are ways for small and midsize companies to address security issues without breaking the bank. To learn more, check out the On-Demand version of bMighty bSecure, which brings together business and security experts to show you how to do exactly that.
bMighty News Flash: Thursday April 30, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: SMBs are looking to increase IT spending and create new jobs in the next six months, Acer on track to surpass Dell as the world's second-largest PC maker, IBM adds social networking to DeveloperWorks Portal for IT professionals, and more. . .
IT Helps Seal Our Borders
The economic stimulus package includes about $980 million aimed at beefing up surveillance of our borders. Much of that fuels a huge bet that technology projects can help secure them.
New ProCurve Threat Module: Flexibility Requires Planning
HP ProCurve announced a new module for their ProCurve 8212 and 5400 modular switches. The Threat Management Module offers firewall, VPN, and IPS functions simultaneously on the switch backplane which is unlike Cisco's approach with the Catalyst 6500 requiring separate security modules firewall, VPN, and IPS. The cost, however, is lower performance per module. ProCurve needs to increase module performance to make it a replacement for appliances.
Microsoft Releases Office 2007 SP2
The productivity suite update adds built-in support for Open Document Format and a slew of other tweaks, including improved Outlook performance.
The changes increase user control while improving account deletion and limiting sublicenses and reducing data exchanges between application developers.
Clearwire Subject Of Class Action Complaint
Frustrated customers say service hasn't been as fast or reliable as advertised, and when they seek to cancel their service they're pressured to pay early-termination fees.
E-Prescription Adoption Picking Up
Over the past two years, tens of thousands of U.S. clinicians have traded in their paper prescription pads for electronic prescribing software.