Content tagged with Hardware & Infrastructure
posted in October 2003
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Legacy-System Updates Get A Second Look
Features  |  10/31/2003  | 
Are your company's legacy IT systems keeping your business from moving forward?
TechGuide: Every Little Gigabit Helps
Features  |  10/31/2003  | 
Cost trends, more than application needs such as voice over IP, will help drive mainstream and enterprise acceptance of Gigabit Ethernet.
Money Machines
Features  |  10/31/2003  | 
Replacing trusted legacy apps has risks and up-front costs. But leaders at these companies decided that keeping them around was even riskier.
Langa Letter: Time To Check Your CDRs
Commentary  |  10/30/2003  | 
Fred Langa explains how to ensure that your recordable CDs remain archived for a decade or longer.
Migration Off The Mainframe
Features  |  10/30/2003  | 
Shazam deploys a system from HP so it can offer new electronic-funds-transfer services to banks and others
Bank Merger Faces IT Obstacles On Way To Savings
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
Bank of America must assimilate FleetBoston's technology and systems while not inconveniencing customers if the companies hope to realize a planned $1.1 billion in savings.
IT Spending Fuels Economic Growth
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
Increased IT spending by businesses and consumers helped the economy grow at a 7.2% annual rate in the third quarter, its strongest pace in 19 years.
California Firefighters Battle Blazes Using Aging Computer Infrastructure
News  |  10/30/2003  | 
The California Department of Forestry is relying on some systems that go back to the 1980s, along with more modern technology, to battle the most expensive fires in state history.
Supercomputers Can't Keep Pace With California Wildfires
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Even the largest supercomputers can't predict where or how long fires will burn--or suggest how crews can contain them.
An Arsenal For Remote Backup
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Arsenal Digital Solutions' remote-backup product covers the key activities of archiving and data movement.
Palm Shareholders Approve Split
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
They voted to let the company separate its hardware and software operations and acquire rival handheld maker Handspring.
Agere Reports First Quarterly Profit
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
The Lucent spin-off earned $11 million for the quarter ended Sept. 30, but warned of a loss in the upcoming quarter.
Sony To Cut 20,000 Jobs Over Three Years
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
It's axing about 13% of its global work force as part of a turnaround strategy to boost profits.
LSI Logic Does Low-Cost Drives
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
It will ship storage systems based on serial ATA drives to partners such as IBM.
Eye On Patient Safety
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Data Center's Red Hue
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
Faster All The Time
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
IBM-HP Rivalry Heats Up
News  |  10/27/2003  | 
As Hewlett-Packard tries to challenge IBM's lead in corporate computing, IBM is taking no chances.
Informatica Previews Integration Software
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Vendor also targets small and midsize businesses, backs off analytical-apps market
Low-Cost Supercomputer Is Among World's Fastest
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
A unit built from 1,100 Apple Macs has achieved a speed of 8.7 teraflops, putting it in line to be the third fastest in the world--at a fraction of the cost of the two machines ahead of it.
Alpha Reaches Its Omega
News  |  10/24/2003  | 
Final generation of 64-bit processor is now shipping.
On The Horizon: Who Really Won In The Cable Decision?
Commentary  |  10/24/2003  | 
It does make a lot of difference what kind of service it's called
Cornell Buys A 64-Bit Computer
Features  |  10/24/2003  | 
University's research institute shifts from Dell servers to a big Wintel machine from Unisys
Tame The Storage Beast
Features  |  10/24/2003  | 
Isilon cluster is designed to manage large audio and video files
Langa Letter: Make Windows XP Self-Maintaining
Commentary  |  10/23/2003  | 
Fred Langa explains how to automate Windows XP tools and tasks that normally require manual intervention.
Integrated Data Improves Service
Features  |  10/23/2003  | 
Group Health uses SeeBeyond to integrate call-center and Mainframe information
Apple Debuts Lower-Priced iBooks
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
The new G4-powered laptops are priced as low as $1,099.
Kodak's 3Q Profits Tumble 63%
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
The world's largest photography company, which is betting heavily on digital imaging, is wrestling with a three-year drop in film sales.
Lucent Posts First Quarterly Profit Since 2000
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
The maker of networking equipment ended a 13-quarter streak of losses with a third-quarter profit of $99 million.
Shareholders Group Challenges Kodak's Digital Strategy
News  |  10/21/2003  | 
The group will meet Wednesday to develop a strategy to convince company management to reverse its push away from film and into digital photography.
Numbers Signal Growth
News  |  10/20/2003  | 
Blades Advance In The Data Center
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
A cornerstone of utility computing may depend on more standardization efforts
IBM To Let Customers Manage Storage Data
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
New system provides central point of control for files in large networks
Chips Sales Up For Intel, AMD
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
EMC Expands Software Lineup With Acquisition
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
A $1.7 billion deal for Documentum moves the vendor into content-management market
Data Backups Without Delays
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
Revivio's Timeframe Data Protection System takes the time element out of backup and recovery.
Sun Posts Bigger 1Q Loss
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
It lost $286 million as sales fell nearly 8% from the year-ago quarter due to continued weak demand.
Judge: Internet Phone Regulation Could Slow Net's Expansion
News  |  10/17/2003  | 
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Davis says he barred Minnesota regulators from requiring a small company that uses Voice-over-Internet-Protocol technology to provide phone service because it might stunt the development of the Internet.
Opportunity On The Line
Features  |  10/17/2003  | 
The promise of business-process outsourcing is tempered by questions of security, technology, and culture that customers will have to examine closely
Informatica Sees Benefit From Narrowed Focus
News  |  10/16/2003  | 
Company's decision to get out of the analytical apps market and focus on its infrastructure business is helping it regain its footing.
Speedy Storage For Linux
Features  |  10/16/2003  | 
Panasas aims for growing market with low-cost, object-based ActiveScale Storage Cluster
Powerful Chip Is No Energy Hog
Features  |  10/16/2003  | 
Transmeta challenges Intel with a processor that promises high performance and uses little power
IPods, Laptops, And PowerMac G5s Boost Apple
News  |  10/15/2003  | 
4Q revenue rose 19% from the year-ago quarter and net income was $44 million, a big swing from a loss of $45 million a year earlier.
Dell Adds Wi-Fi To New PDA
News  |  10/15/2003  | 
Three models feature Microsoft software and Intel processors.
BMC Recruits Partners For Management Effort
News  |  10/15/2003  | 
The vendors plan to offer a more-complete suite of systems-management and security products.
Execs From SAP, HP Tweak Rivals
News  |  10/15/2003  | 
The executives sounded off at Citrix Systems' iForum customer conference.
Intel's 3Q Profit More Than Doubles
News  |  10/14/2003  | 
The biggest demand for PCs since the tech boom of the 1990s helped the world's largest chipmaker ring up net income of $1.66 billion.
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