Cloud Computing Aligns Zimory With VMware
A significant advantage of Zimory's management software is that it makes server resources available to cost-conscious IT shops that many would otherwise not be able to afford.
Gmail Failure Breeds Status Dashboard
The software provides data on the status of Google Apps applications, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, Google Docs, Google Sites, and Google Video.
Yahoo CEO Bartz Shakes Up Management
While Yahoo's CFO and mobile czar pack their bags, the executive's first blog indicates a new focus on improving relations with customers and advertisers.
Meraki Launches 802.11n Access Point
The networking startup is trying to differentiate its products by having a lower price point and offering a hosted solution for network management.
VMware Adds To Data Center Operating System
vCenter Server Heartbeat and vShield, launched at VMware's user group meeting, bring the company closer to supplying the data center operating system via its virtual machine management capabilities.
Gmail Outage Prompts Apology
Gmail users with Google Gears installed were able to access their in-boxes during the outage Tuesday morning. Gmail has about 113 million users worldwide.
Cellular Data Modem Shipments Booming
While external modems represented the majority of shipments in 2008, embedded devices are expected to capture a larger share of the market in 2009.
Yahoo Mobile Out In Limited Beta
The smartphone service will let users access e-mail, social networking sites, and news, plus Yahoo's OneSearch with Voice, which accepts spoken search requests.
Android Market Gets Paid Apps
Consumers will be using Google Checkout to pay for apps, and the move could compel high-profile developers to create content for the Android platform.
Intel Downplays U.S. WiMax Adoption
Questions arise about the long-term viability of WiMax in the United States as it gears up for competition with LTE, a standard focused on upgrading the UMTS cellular network.
Google PowerMeter: For A Planet In Peril
The prototype software will will allow users to receive real-time home energy usage data from compatible "smart meters" and use that information to optimize their energy use.
IBM Makes Cloud Computing Safer Choice
No one ever got fired for buying IBM. And with today's cloud push from IBM, making the move to cloud computing got safer for business owners and IT managers.
Google Sync Has Microsoft Inside
The push technology in Google Sync, available in beta for the iPhone, Windows Mobile, and other phones, is licensed from Microsoft.
Mobile Video About to Invade Your Corporate Network
Handheld devices have been gaining more processing power and more functional visual displays. To date, those advances have not translated into much use of mobile video, however, that may soon change. Consequently network managers need to proactively plan for an upcoming influx of video traffic.