Content tagged with Hardware & Infrastructure
posted in August 2007
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Cisco Announces New 802.11n Gear To Ship In October
News  |  8/31/2007  | 
The hardware would include the Aironet 1250 Series access point, a new WLAN Controller system based on its Catalyst 6500 line of switches and software services.
Microsoft Update Forces HP MediaSmart Home Server Delay
News  |  8/31/2007  | 
While no one is saying the update is fixing flaws, HP said it decided to wait until the better version of the software was available.
Desktop Virtualization: No Easy Answer
News  |  8/31/2007  | 
It's the next logical step, but there are a lot of alternatives and no single answer.
IPod Or iPhone, Keep An Eye On Apple Next Week
News  |  8/31/2007  | 
Despite the apparent focus on Apple's iPod at an event on Sept. 5, European telecom companiess are among those anxious for a chance to catch iPhone fire.
College Prof, Student Build Inexpensive, Desktop-Size Supercomputer
News  |  8/31/2007  | 
The biggest hurdle was designing and building a system for less than $2,500, which was all they had from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.
More Enterasys Execs Get Prison Terms As Government Winds Up Case
News  |  8/31/2007  | 
Three executives got sentences that range from a year and a day to several years in prison.
Dell Profits Helped By Higher Prices, Lower Component Costs
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
Besides the impact of its restructuring, Dell's business may also be affected by an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into the computer maker's past accounting practices.
IBM's Computing Breakthrough Promises Chips The Size Of Dust
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
IBM's new techniques may well lead to the use of atoms for digital storage, which could store the entire contents of YouTube -- about 1,000 trillion bits of data.
NIST Researchers Tackle Wireless Interference Problem
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
The federal agency hopes to help companies improve factory designs and avoid blocking transmissions that make it difficult to take advantage of wireless networks.
Moore's Law And You
Features  |  8/30/2007  | 
Do you really need to build new data centers -- or just more efficiently use the ones you have?
Savings Through Storage Management
Features  |  8/30/2007  | 
You can cut the amount of energy used in storage -- but how depends on the type of system.
Where Does The Power Go?
Features  |  8/30/2007  | 
The biggest consumer of energy in the data center isn't the IT equipment
AMD Releases Code-Reducing Specification For x86
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
SSE5 maximizes the efficiency of applications by reducing the number of instructions needed to achieve a particular result.
Apple And AT&T Sued For Third Time Over iPhone Battery
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
The class-action suit charges that the companies violated California law by failing to inform iPhone purchasers that it costs $100 to replace the phone's battery.
CIOs Uncensored: When It Comes To IT, Cool Is As Cool Does
Commentary  |  8/30/2007  | 
Sure, Steve Jobs is the King of Cool--but cool is as cool does.
Feds Seek More Info On Intel, STMicro Flash Spin-off
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
If the inquiry passes FTC muster, the company will be headquartered in Switzerland and have nine main research and manufacturing locations globally.
HP And Tandberg Team Up To Improve Telepresence Offerings
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
Users are able to collaborate by linking HP Halo Collaboration Studios to Tandberg's conference room and desktop-based systems.
Antitrust Group Asks FTC To Put The Heat On Intel
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
The American Antitrust Institute piggybacks off of a European Commission report that claims Intel offered substantial rebates to equipment manufacturers to edge out competition from AMD.
Desktops In Play?
Features  |  8/30/2007  | 
Can the popularity of server virtualization propel desktop virtualization into the fore?
New York Man Sues Apple Over iPhone's Limitations Outside U.S.
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
A frequent traveler who believed he would not suffer roaming charges is asking the court to mandate that Apple disclose unlock codes upon request.
Sony Unveils Video Walkman, Drops Connect Music Store
News  |  8/30/2007  | 
The media players will support a wide variety of file formats for downloading and playing music and video.
IBM Unveils Second Cell-Based Blade For High-Performance Computing
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
With a peak performance of 460 giga floating point operations per second, a single BladeCenter chassis of QS21s can achieve 6.4 teraflops, IBM claims.
Most Companies Planning To 'Go Green' In Data Centers, Says Study
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
Large companies seek to stem costs associated with data center energy use, which is predicted to soar to $7.4 billion in 2011, from $4.5 billion in 2006.
Intel's Hottest Quad Core Ever: Build A QX6850 PC Without Busting Your Budget
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
Here's how to roll your own computer equipped with Intel's top-of-the-line quad-core processor, along with CPU benchmarks and some lower-cost project alternatives.
New Apple iPods Expected Sept. 5
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
Other rumors say the iPods would be powered by a derivative of the Mac operating system and that Apple would offer the long-awaited Beatles music catalog on iTunes.
IBM Says It's Blameless For Server-Wrecking Forklift Mishap
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
The company says in a court filing that its customer's own clumsiness, and not its packaging, is responsible for the $1.4 million computer's destruction.
Nokia's Ovi Opens Door To Music, Internet Services
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
The platform is a rebundling of Nokia services such as its N-Gage games and its Nokia Music store that sync up with existing social networks, communities, and content.
EarthLink CEO Devoted To Muni Wi-Fi And Helio
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
Despite cutbacks in staff and future investments, Rolla Huff said the company is "not exiting" its marquee wireless pursuits.
Microsoft Developing A Double-Sided Touch Screen Device
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
LucidTouch includes pseudo-transparency technology that creates an on-screen silhouette of fingers wrapped around the back to ease navigation.
Broadcom Unveils Gigabit Ethernet Switches For Unified Communications
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
The StrataXGS devices will give developers an effective tool to deploy secure unified communications infrastructures, Broadcom said.
DRAM Prices Dropping Sooner Than Expected
News  |  8/29/2007  | 
Research firm iSuppli says it now appears September will mark the start of declining prices that would continue in the fourth quarter.
Motorola Slaps Surging Aruba With Patent Lawsuit
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
Two of the patents use 3-D representations for wireless LAN design and management, the other two relate to WLAN switching architecture technology.
IBM Unveils Entry-Level Storage With iSCSI Support
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
Small and medium-sized businesses are the target market for the disk array, which can be used to build an Internet-based SAN, even without IT staff managing the setup process.
Diebold Gets Patents For Mobile ATM Technology
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
Diebold says it has received patents for technologies that let mobile phone owners do things like find ATMs, order cash withdrawals remotely, generate electronic checks, and transmit wireless payments.
HP Rolls Out Printers, Web Services For Businesses, Consumers
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
The $300 million marketing campaign accompanying the launch features Gwen Stefani, Jake Burton and Paula Scher.
Samsung Will Roll Out WiMax In New York For Sprint
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
Sprint expects mobile Internet services to be availble to New Yorkers in late 2008.
TeliaSonera Launches Mobile Broadband For Dell Laptops
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
The fast wireless connection is provided via the ubiquitous SIM card that is universally used by cell phone service providers using the GSM standard.
A Desktop In A Tiny Chrome Box: Virtualization Arrives, Pano-Style
News  |  8/28/2007  | 
The 3.5-inch-square box called a Pano is designed to run the output from a Windows virtual machine, running elsewhere on a networked server.
KACE Launches Appliance For Managing Virtual, Physical Servers
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
The company's technology includes software for agentless deployment of physical and virtual machines from a centralized deployment library, as well as VM management support.
Digital Video Recorders Threaten Ad And DVD Revenue
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
U.K. communications trends show only 58% said they fast-forwarded through commercials.
Intel vPro Lays Security Groundwork For Desktop PCs
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
The support of vendors like IBM, HP, and Cisco is key to Intel becoming a major provider of security technology in the corporations, analysts suggest.
Acer-Gateway Deal Poses Threat To Lenovo, Other PC Makers
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
The Acer-Gateway agreement could kill Lenovo's talks to buy Netherlands-based Packard Bell.
Unified Communications Can Cause Network Traffic Jams
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
Nearly four of 10 companies surveyed have suffered application performance problems due to the convergence of communications apps, the survey says.
Q & A: NetSuite's CEO Discusses IPO Plans, Larry Ellison, iPhone Apps, And SaaS
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
Zach Nelson talks about doing an IPO in a shaky stock market, Larry Ellison's hands-off approach, and plans to team with Apple to get business users on the iPhone.
Federal Security Officers Say Telecommuting Is Safe, But Want Better Mobile Security
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
A study reports that 83% of federal CISOs have strong interest in mobile endpoint certification for compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act.
IBM Server Worth $1.4 Million Falls Off Forklift
News  |  8/27/2007  | 
Federal contractor T.R. Systems says its workers were moving the server from a freight truck into its warehouse in Alexandria, Va., when the mishap occurred.
UCSD Engineers Build World's Highest-Resolution Computer Display
News  |  8/24/2007  | 
The system has a screen resolution up to 220 megapixels, which is 100 times higher than a high-definition TV.
Sony Develops A Bio Battery Powered By Sugar
News  |  8/24/2007  | 
Battery test cells have generated up to 50 milliwatts, or enough electricity to power music playback on a memory-type Walkman.
Xbox 360 Owners Report Many Problems With Wireless Gaming Receiver
News  |  8/24/2007  | 
Some users reported connection problems with the gaming receiver, others said they couldn't get the receiver to work at all, and still others reported conflicts with third-party peripherals.
Apple Demands High Price From European Carriers To Offer iPhone
News  |  8/24/2007  | 
Apple is said to be asking for 10% of the revenue from iPhone voice and data usage in Europe, a deal that would make other handset providers green with envy.
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