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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in April 2010
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard may be putting their tablet partnership on the shelf.
Despite their growing prevalence in the enterprise, smartphones are the poor cousin when it comes to data protection—and that has to change.
Survey shows cloud computing gaining steam in the enterprise, though concerns remain.
Big Blue's top cloud guru says enterprises that forego new computing model could lose out.
Service providers and product vendors spar over buzzwords in effort to shape the debate in their favor.
Enterprises can realize cost and security benefits through desktop virtualization, but only if they have a clear implementation plan.
HP, Cisco, and Avaya unveil new products and services during Interop Las Vegas 2010 keynote presentations.
F5 is integrating disparate technologies for application delivery, security, optimization, data management, and infrastructure control.
Windows Azure could provide pizza giant with added resiliency to ensure Web downtime is kept to a minimum.
Executive-level links are crucial when a contract is on the line or if business conditions drastically change, a former top CIO says.
India is still the dominant player when it comes to IT outsourcing, but other regions are gaining ground. Here's a look at some of the places, vendors, and institutions that will play a big role in globalization's next wave.
Microsoft's newest operating system now installed on more than 10% of PCs worldwide.
Storage, virtualization, cloud computing, security, and other hot sectors of the IT market will be showcased April 25-29 in Las Vegas.
The Air Force will say only that the shuttle-style X-37B is "a flexible space test platform."
Redmond reports strong Windows revenue in third quarter and solid performance across other lines.
Consumers can now download the suite of interactive games and utilities directly from Microsoft.
Hacker successfully marries Google's mobile operating system to Apple smartphone.
A NASA space-borne observatory is giving researchers new insights into solar events that impact life on Earth.
Discovery touches down at Kennedy Space Center after 15 days in space.
Big Blue's strong quarterly report indicates growth may be returning to the tech sector.
Attendees at annual desert tech fest will be among first to get the scoop on latest offerings in critical areas like cloud computing, virtualization, storage, and security.
Buyers can choose a download or boxed version of Microsoft's suite, but those who opt for the latter will pay a heavy "cardboard tax."
NASA will undertake a second attempt to bring Discovery home to Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday.
Republicans say the President's vision for NASA means the end of U.S. space leadership, and even some Democrats are questioning the plan.
Residents of the country say government's decision to block importation of Apple tablet was rash and unfair.
Officials claim Wi-Fi connection on Apple's new tablet would overwhelm local wireless signals.
Big Blue's latest offerings include blades and management tools designed to help enterprises increase datacenter performance and cut IT costs.
The President will address the nation Thursday to detail his plans for the space agency in the post-shuttle era.
Users will have to upgrade to Vista SP1 or SP2 to continue receiving updates and hotfixes from Redmond.
Indian services giant Infosys will provide Redmond employees with help desk, infrastructure and application support.
Microsoft exec Robbie Bach says KIN is aimed specifically at social networkers who don't need all the features planned for the company's next mobile device.
New mobile devices feature networking tools that will appeal to the younger set but likely will leave more mature users (i.e. those over 19) looking for more.
With Pre sales falling short of expectations, Palm may be looking for a buyer or strategic partner.
Discovery crew continues maintenance and repair operations as shuttle program winds down.
Woodward Control Solutions is tapping high-performance computing resources over the Internet to boost productivity and efficiency.
Focus will shift from space station missions to Earth science and research into manned flights beyond the moon.
Illustrators and photographers say Google Books project is displaying their works without authorization and in violation of copyright laws.
Astronauts aboard Discovery ready to begin unpacking container that holds eight tons of cargo bound for International Space Station.
New CEO McCracken puts stamp on software vendor with acquisitions and global shakeup.
National Hockey league looks to Apple's new tablet to extend its digital reach.
Tech blog publishes internal documents that show hardware, software, and pricing details for Windows-powered slate PC.
Software maker said to be ready to unveil new mobile devices geared toward social networking.
Alternative to Apple also includes Flash support and connections for USB cables and SD cards.
Steve Jobs isn't resting on iPad's laurels as Apple announces sneak peek at its next-generation mobile OS.
A federal appeals court rejects a request for a rehearing in a patent infringement case involving Microsoft Word.
Free workshops will help consumers learn more about Cupertinos's new tablet-style computing device.
Critics say Apple's newest gadget is cool and versatile, but is no laptop replacement.