Content tagged with Hardware & Infrastructure
posted in June 2004
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The Privacy Lawyer: In Search Of The Perfect Gadget
Commentary  |  6/30/2004  | 
There are PDAs, cell phones, and all sorts of other gadgets out there--is it too much to ask for something that could combine the best of them into one manageable device?
TechXNY Becoming Many Shows In One
News  |  6/30/2004  | 
The New York-based trade show is reaching beyond its PC roots and could get a boost from the cancellation of Comdex.
Nortel To Sell Manufacturing Operations To Flextronics
News  |  6/29/2004  | 
The move could raise about $500 million and create long-term savings for the troubled company.
Historic Hospital Aims To Go Paperless
News  |  6/29/2004  | 
Touro Infirmary, a 152-year-old teaching hospital in New Orleans, is adding an IBM z890 server to store and process clinical data and business records.
Juniper Adds Security Standard To VPN Gear
News  |  6/29/2004  | 
Implementing SAML lets users employ a single sign-on to access business networks.
Intel Rolls Out 32/64-Bit Processors
News  |  6/28/2004  | 
Chipmaker finally offers 64-bit capabilities to compete with chips from AMD.
Sirit And Intel To Collaborate On RFID Reader Technology
News  |  6/28/2004  | 
They'll work to accelerate the deployment of standards-based building blocks for RFID readers.
HP Offers To Fix 900,000 Notebooks
News  |  6/25/2004  | 
It's launching a replacement program for defective memory modules that could crash or lock up notebooks.
Logistics Providers Ready RFID Services
News  |  6/25/2004  | 
DHL Solutions expands RFID service to help customers across Europe with deployments
New Services Stir Up Telecom Market
News  |  6/25/2004  | 
Voice services from cable TV providers challenge telephone companies' dominance
Legal Storage Upgrade
Features  |  6/25/2004  | 
Law firm turns to IP-based SAN to save money and handle growing numbers of electronic documents
InShort: RFID Support Grows
Features  |  6/24/2004  | 
Study: RFID Not Well-Known By Consumers
News  |  6/24/2004  | 
A Capgemini Group survey of more than 1,000 consumers found that 77% weren't even aware of the technology.
Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie, And Technology
News  |  6/24/2004  | 
The San Francisco Giants' use of technology, especially at their home ballpark, is serving as a prototype for other teams.
ThingMagic Puts RFID Protocols Into Software, Not Circuit Boards
News  |  6/24/2004  | 
Its Mercury4 Platform will allow readers to be built to scan different tags simultaneously.
HP Rolls Out Server With Linux Clustering Technology
News  |  6/24/2004  | 
The new technology, called Lustre, can deliver 100 times more bandwidth than typical cluster technology, according to HP.
Cablevison Said Ready To Offer $90 All-In-One Bundle
News  |  6/21/2004  | 
Published reports say the company is poised to offer a package of local and long-distance phone service, digital cable, and high-speed Internet access.
Top 500 Supercomputers List Shows IBM A Big Winner
News  |  6/21/2004  | 
The latest edition of the supercomputing survey, released Monday, shows two of the company's Blue Gene machines were among the top 10 fastest.
Supreme Court Rules Intel May Have To Give Papers To EU
News  |  6/21/2004  | 
The high court ruled that federal courts can grant discovery of documents "in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal, including criminal investigations conducted before formal accusation."
China Urges ISPs To Pledge "Patriotism"
News  |  6/21/2004  | 
It wants them to sign a pact meant to stop the spread of information that the government feels could harm national security.
China RFID Standards Are Eagerly Awaited By U.S. Manufacturers
News  |  6/21/2004  | 
Tagging at the manufacturing site can help with everything from improving suppliers' global logistics to helping with security and cross-border trade.
Demand For RFID Support Filtering Up The Chain
News  |  6/21/2004  | 
The technology is quickly becoming something that application developers need to build into software.
China Is Settling RFID Issues, But Slowly
News  |  6/18/2004  | 
Most Wal-Mart suppliers can't yet tag products at manufacturing facilities there
How To Really Surf The Net
News  |  6/18/2004  | 
Intel-backed surfboard has built-in Wi-Fi and a tablet PC.
Fast Times Demand Flexible Systems
News  |  6/18/2004  | 
HP moves more than 100 businesses off mainframes to other servers
Consider Hardware First In Figuring Linux Ownership Costs
Features  |  6/18/2004  | 
Hardware considerations can muddle the seemingly lower cost of Linux ownership.
History 101: Hosted Apps, From Time-Sharing To On-Demand
Features  |  6/18/2004  | 
Analysts say some of the most successful hosted applications to hit the market are those offered by CRM software vendors NetSuite, RightNow Technologies, Salesforce.com, and SalesNet.
Cisco's Second Act
Features  |  6/17/2004  | 
The networking leader is looking for growth in new markets such as security, wireless, storage, and telecommunications
Fast Track To Success
Features  |  6/17/2004  | 
Small and midsize businesses find that using hosted apps gives them flexibility and frees them to focus on business optimization
Petaflop Imperative
Features  |  6/17/2004  | 
In the world of supercomputer engineers, breaking the petaflop-barrier has all the symbolism of the four-minute mile. U.S. leaders are eager to claim that prize. But businesses want progress on a more-important supercomputing measurement than processing speed: Time to insight.
Cool Designs: Low-Frequency Chips And Other Tricks
Features  |  6/17/2004  | 
The engine that has driven computer-industry growth for the last 30 years has just about given way because designs run too hot.
Langa Letter: What's Behind The USB Drive Revolution
Commentary  |  6/17/2004  | 
These small drives can generate huge payoffs in convenience, maintenance, and security. Fred Langa examines the various types and their strengths and weaknesses. He finds there's much to like.
Panel Urges U.S. Strategy To Counter China's Tech Rise
News  |  6/17/2004  | 
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission says the government needs a coordinated national strategy to meet China's challenge.
Storage Switches Simplify Filing
Features  |  6/17/2004  | 
Startup introduces devices that let customers use a single file system to make it easier to manage across diverse appliances
Wal-Mart Outlines RFID Expansion Plans
News  |  6/17/2004  | 
The retailer says that by June 2005, it expects to have the project live in up to six distribution centers, and as many as 250 Wal-Mart and Sam's Club locations.
Report: Server Growth To Be Paced By Blades, Linux
News  |  6/16/2004  | 
IDC says the worldwide server market is expected to grow 5% this year, but with much bigger sales gains in Linux servers and blades.
IT Industrial Production On The Rise
News  |  6/16/2004  | 
Makers of computers and office equipment experienced a 2.5% production gain in May, according to a Federal Reserve Board report.
Wal-Mart Updates Top Suppliers On RFID Project
News  |  6/16/2004  | 
The company is seeking input based on where suppliers have distribution centers and manufacturing plants.
Munich To Seek Bids For Linux Migration Job
News  |  6/16/2004  | 
The project entails the migration of 14,000 computers from Microsoft Windows and Office software to Linux and OpenOffice.
Vendors Push For Tighter Linux-InfiniBand Coordination
News  |  6/16/2004  | 
Intel, Oracle, Sun and others have formed an alliance that could make Linux more common on high-speed servers.
Analyst: IBM On Track For Strong Quarter
News  |  6/15/2004  | 
John Jones of Schwab Soundview Capital Markets is raising his revenue projections by $100 million due to robust sales of servers and notebook PCs.
Juniper Challenges Cisco With New Enterprise Routers
News  |  6/15/2004  | 
Networking vendor rolls out its first series of products aimed at business customers.
HP Focuses On Acquisitions And Integration
News  |  6/15/2004  | 
Company strives to provide a better out-of-the-box experience for customers.
Wyse Adds Capabilities To Linux Desktops
News  |  6/15/2004  | 
Two of its Winterm desktops boast enhanced management, security, and Web-browser capabilities.
Wyse Adds Capabilities To Linux Desktops
News  |  6/14/2004  | 
It introduced enhanced management, security, and Web-browser capabilities on two of its Winterm desktops, as well as an updated version of its thin-client Linux operating system.
IBM Takes Aim At Brazil
News  |  6/14/2004  | 
It's targeting the country's enterprise IT market with services and PCs based on open-source software.
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