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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in March 2005
The U.S. military deploys Xythos Software's WebFile Server to improve the ability of soldiers stationed in Iraq to share information.
A hosted version of Black Duck's risk-management tool allows smaller firms to hunt down possible licensing and IP violations in their code.
Government agency hasn't made enough progress on key issues of data sharing with airlines and privacy.
Vendor combines open-source and proprietary software to fight Microsoft again
Black Duck has been riding wave of concern sparked by SCO Group's lawsuits tied to its claims on the Linux code.
Novell is working to position itself as a broad provider of IT infrastructure, from asset management to operating systems.
Veritas plans to make version 4.1 of its Storage Foundation High Availability software available to customers of Novell's SuSE Linux Enterprise 9 in September.
Plans unveiled at Novell's BrainShare conference include partnership with JBoss.
The country's IT infrastructure is highly vulnerable to attack by terrorists and cybercriminals, according to a report that also recommends several remedies.
South Korean institute joins effort to beef Linux up to high standards of data-center and telecom operations.
Decisions that will shape IP-based communications loom.
Startups such as Optaros and Aztec Software bring implementation and integration expertise to open-source technology adopters.
"Is there a place for open-source software at my company?" It's one of the most important questions that IT executives have been asking themselves over the past few years. The answer depends, among other things, on your company's level of comfort with open source and your ability to integrate open-source applications with existing proprietary apps.
The above question has also helped open source drift into the crosshairs of the IT consulting market. But unlike the technologies that created the l
By the time May flowers begin to bloom in San Francisco, the city's Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) police department can expect an upgrade to the wireless handheld technology that helps its 191 officers patrol the region's 43 rail stations and 104 miles of tracks. Central to the upgrade is a geographic mapping application that integrates with the BART dispatch system to deliver via wireless handhelds key logistical information to officers, including train-station schematics, track milepo
CIA invests in 3-D scanning, but technical hurdles stand in the way of its promise.
Business-class management tools are designed to help Linux increase its presence in data centers.
Improved cooperation among patent offices worldwide and allowing interested parties to question patent applications under review are among Microsoft executives' suggestions.
Over the past 58 years of its existence, the Central Intelligence Agency's information-gathering needs have played a role in the development of some significant technology, including the U-2 and SR71 spy aircraft, Corona surveillance satellites, and even the Internet. Despite what promises to be some ego-bruising restructuring within the U.S. intelligence community to accommodate the new National Intelligence Authority, the agency has its sights set on a number of emerging technologies it hopes
Joint-development effort should result in lower biometric-device manufacturing costs, miniaturized biometric cameras, and improved products.
Handheld computers will let police access data, share information, and connect to video-surveillance cameras in high-crime areas throughout the city.
NSA put its efforts into SELinux, but complexity is likely to hold back adoption
Right about now, the National Security Agency is feeling pretty good about its decision to use open source as the medium through which the agency is evangelizing improved security technology. NSA's SELinux technology is gaining traction and the agency, like many other areas of the government, is realizing that it needs to team with industry to meet tomorrow's technology challenges.
SELinux from the NSA offers more security tools but also more complexity, which will likely slow its adoption
Exchange is moving its ticker-processing software to a Linux-based system but leaving other critical systems on legacy platforms.