Tech Heavyweights Launch Patent Trust
Cisco, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, Sun Microsystems, Ericsson, and Verizon Communications are among those hoping to reduce their exposure to lawsuits.
Analytics Summary: VMware Security
As IT groups spawn new virtual machines at a breakneck pace, security is too often an afterthought. Can VMware's dominance of the enterprise server virtualization market buy us some breathing room?
Archiving Market Constricting as Size Gains Importance
Messages, tracking them, collecting them, monitoring them, and archiving them may be the biggest challenge many IT managers face. Recently, a raft of products emerged to take on those different functions and now they are being rolled into integrated solutions.
Looking Into The Work-Trend Crystal Ball
A new report forecasting the top 10 workplace trends of the future says video and Web conferencing will make business travel extinct while social networking sites and other Web 2.0 technologies emerge as the primary tools for job recruiting. Is your organization ready to support these and other workplace trends? Or maybe you're already making these shifts.
Group Seeks High-Speed Broadband In Every Home
A new group called InternetforEveryone.org said it would bring together Internet users, content creators, and innovators to make universal, affordable, high-speed access a national priority.
Web 2.0 Tactics for Business Success
If small and midsize businesses knew how to harness the incredible power of Web 2.0, they could truly level the playing field. TechWeb's Jennifer Pahlka explains how smaller businesses can get started with Web 2.0 and which tools will help them succeed
Mac OS X Security Threat Discovered
The malicious code distributed from a hacker Web site has been given a "critical" security tag, but can infect only certain versions of the Mac OS.
Firefox 3 Bugs Reported
Security flaws were found in Firefox 3 just hours after the open source Web browser was released Tuesday.
Infonetics Reporting Growth In The NAC Market
The research summary headline, Reports of NAC's death have been greatly exaggerated; market up 16% in 1Q '08 really says it all. But let's not get too excited. The increase of 16% in 1Q over the previous quarter means approximately $10 million more in sales. The market is still relatively small, so any movement will be magnified. What's more interesting is the market breakdown.
The Renewed Allure Of Telecommuting
With gasoline prices rising above $4 a gallon, a recent survey found that 40% of tech workers would willingly take a pay cut to telecommute. Meanwhile, more employers are apparently offering IT pros the choice to work remotely as a perk to attract hard-to-find skills. Is telecommuting an option you offer your staff?
Intel Spins Off Solar Tech Business
In addition to making photovoltaic cells, SpectraWatt also will focus on improving current manufacturing processes to reduce the cost of photovoltaic energy generation.
Startup Launches New Firewall Line
Palo Alto Networks debuts a next-generation firewall for the midmarket. A startup we've been closely tracking because of its innovative firewall technology, Palo Alto today announced a midrange appliance to complement its enterprise product line.