Bank On Feature-Filled ATMs
As financial technology matures, banks will offer personalization, personal alerts, and check imaging via ATMs
AMD Sues Intel Again In Japan
AMD's antimonopoly lawsuit seeks $50 million in damages and charges rival Intel with paying large amounts of money to five PC makers to stop using AMD processors.
SmartAdvice: Evaluate The Range Of Infrastructure-Monitoring Options
Best-of-breed systems are a good choice for large companies, but don't overlook open-source tools, The Advisory Council says. Also, demand for IT skills is driven by a number of factors, including new technologies, government regulation, and merger-and-acquisition activity.
SmartAdvice: Smart Backup Storage Tips
Electronic vaulting promises an end to shipping backup tapes, The Advisory Council says. Also, vendor software generally improves over time, but homegrown software needs to beware those "one-at-a-time" changes.
IBM Eases Switchover To RFID
Printer for RFID labels appears to be just the beginning of the company's involvement in hardware for the technology.
The PC Replacement Decision
More companies are replacing all their PCs at once, rather than in staggered cycles; benefits include reduced maintenance costs
File Systems That Fly
The superfast input-output speeds of cluster file systems could change the way companies approach storage
NetApp Buys Decru For $272 Million
Decru, particularly strong in government markets, uses a combination of strong encryption, authentication and access controls to secure stored data.
Mac Users Get New Storage Options
Maxtor's new FireWire 800-based drive and Asigra's Televaulting for Mac OS X and mixed operating-system environments broaden the backup and recovery options.
New CEO Revamps HP's PC Division
Mark Hurd creates a new division for the company's notebook and desktop PCs and names a former palmOne executive to run the reorganized unit.
IBM Jumps Into RFID Hardware
IBM's new printer for RFID labels, due out in September, appears to be just the beginning of its involvement in the technology.
AppIQ Fleshes Out Multivendor Management
StorageAuthority Suite's new version centralizes management of distributed filers from NetApp; integrates reporting and fault analysis for Veritas; and handles mutiple tasks for IBM TotalStorage ESS.
SANs Are In The Navy Now
The U.S. Navy turns to storage area networks to make sure weapons-system software is tested and deployed quickly.
Tech Vs. Terrorism
The FBI stumbled badly in modernizing its IT to help fight terrorism. Here's how the bureau plans to get on track.