Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in February 2009
There has been some buzz about Oracle working on a new social networking and blogging platform called Social Suite. It's true, but only sort of.
With $1 billion in funding, the agency is set to build a data center and develop software to reduce a huge backlog of disability claims.
The suit claims infringement of eight Microsoft patents related to car navigation systems and file management.
Apple OS X may have been approved for government sale since 2003, but the company has recently ramped up its pursuit of government customers, according to a source.
The company's Elevate America program will offer 1 million vouchers for online coursework that isn't currently free.
Despite Adobe's ridicule, Microsoft has made Silverlight more visible with use by CBS Sports and as the official Web video stream of the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Coghead's service continues through April, but SAP will shut customer obligations and relationships down after that.
Many, if not most, enterprise IT environments today include some instances of both Microsoft Windows Servers and Linux servers, with the latter often running Red Hat Enterprise Server.
Managers suggest the company's cloud computing efforts will be pay as you go, but customers can also prepay if they want discounts.
DocVerse hopes its plug-in software, which helps people write and edit documents at the same time via the Web, beats the Office team at its own game.
Microsoft warns of a gap between when software companies no longer support Windows XP but don't yet support Windows 7.
The next version of SharePoint will feature enterprise search technology acquired via Microsoft's purchase of Fast Search and Transfer.
I'm ready to throw my WiMax modem and wireless card out the window and cancel my contract with Sprint or Clearwire or whoever's handling service these days for Xohm. (Updated below)
Fix It offers automated scripts to repair computer problems Microsoft has documented in its Knowledge Base.
By upgrading its data center with its own equipment, General Electric is reducing its need for energy, water, and chemicals and creating a demonstration project for potential customers.