HP Adopts Itanium For NonStop Line
Hewlett-Packard continues a strategy of migrating its high-performance servers to Itanium processors by introducing the first NonStop system based on the Intel processors.
This eGov Portal Is Part MapQuest, Part Craigslist
Plenty of government initiatives are aimed sharing information electronically, but one that’s surprisingly advanced is the effort to share geospatial information system (GIS) content across federal, state, county and city agencies.
eGov Portal Is Part MapQuest, Part Craigslist
The Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) Portal has been operational since July 2003, and a “GOS2” facelift expected to bow in July will incorporate easier searching, a customizable portal interface and an online marketplace designed to encourage joint purchases of new GIS content.
Salesforce Thinks Big
Vendor lands biggest customer to date and lines up tools for customization and analytics
Unlocking The Secrets Of Open-Source Success
The story of open-source software has largely been one of success to date. Open source has grown exponentially in popularity among Web users, and it's making headway in corporate application-development environments, even influencing the ways in which proprietary app vendors create and distribute their own products.
Still, open source won't be a tale of unmitigated growth. The answer to open source's challenges is, in a word, services.
Tools Help Squash Bugs
Security features in software-testing products can highlight vulnerable areas of already-developed code
Microsoft Posts Longhorn Code
Developers get a look at enhancements such as online video support and a new security offering included in the next version of Windows
McKesson's E-Health Gambit
Medical-supplies distributor takes advantage of the health-care industry's increasing reliance on I.T., adding software and services to drugs and stents
An App With A Common View
Meridian Systems' infrastructure-life-cycle-management upgrade comes with an interface for Microsoft Office 2003
Harris is taking a novel approach to its supply chain by upgrading IT at the start of the production process
SAP Makes Play For Retek Customers
At the Retail Systems conference in Chicago Tuesday, SAP said it would offer incentives, such as discounts on software and services, to any Retek customer choosing to make the switch.
Sounding Off On BPM
Readers express a wide breadth of opinion about whether their performance management tools are up to snuff.
The Dream Of x86 Capable Macs Remains Elusive
Earlier this week, the buzz surrounded another potential agreement that would put Intel microprocessors inside Apple computers. Obviously, uniting the two most durable PC platforms in history is a lot easier said than done.
On any given week, there's a tug-of-war among the new threats and vulnerabilities spilling out, and the programmers and cops trying to contain them. Last week's struggle had some particularly engaging efforts. On the downside, two big vulnerabilities were found in the Firefox browser, and the Sober.p worm was found to be evading many antivirus scanners. On the upside, Novell took steps to tighten up its Linux operating system, Microsoft unveiled a service for ad hoc security guidance, and Swedis
Embedded Systems To Get New Linux Tools
Wind River says the tools will help manufacturers cut costs and time to market for embedded devices, and will let CIOs make such devices an integral and manageable part of their IT operations.