Report: Massachusetts Tops In High Tech
A Milken Institute report says Massachusetts and California are the in the best position to take advantage of the high-tech economy as it bounces back from a downturn.
Comparing Windows And Linux Security
Forrester Research's report on OS security found Microsoft did the best job at patching vulnerabilites quickly, but Linux vendors are more thorough.
Governance As Catalyst: The New Management System
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other corporate governance regulations are pushing businesses to do something serious about how they manage business processes for both financial and operational objectives. A process-based management system is what's needed - and could be the focus of innovative technology to come.
Adaptec Array Backs Up Local Data
Adaptec unveiled a storage array expressly designed for backing up the local data on company desktops and laptops that escapes copying when business application servers are backed up.
Spim, Like Spam, Is On The Rise
Research firms have different numbers, but all agree that there's no shortage of the unsolicited commercial instant messages.
Gates Aims For 2006 Longhorn Release
The Microsoft chairman committed to an alpha release of the operating system this year, but didn't commit to a beta release, which the vendor had scheduled for this year.
OpenOffice Updates Free Suite
The newest release of OpenOffice.org's business application suite includes bug fixes, improvements in the PDF files export function, and a tool to download spelling and thesaurus dictionaries.
Red Hat CEO Backtracks From Channel Plans
The Linux software leader will continue to work with "large-scale" systems integrators but won't have a traditional channel program. Its strategy focuses on the enterprise marketplace.
Sarbanes-Oxley: What IT Can Do
In the anxious rush to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, too many financial organizations have ignored the great potential of IT systems. Not only can IT ease current headaches: IT systems can establish efficient, cost saving processes for the future.
Business Objects Signs Distribution Pact With Agilysys
Business Objects penned a distribution deal with Agilysys, a computer products reseller, in move that Business Objects said will allow it to increase its emphasis on small and medium-sized businesses that use IBM equipment.
Google Gets Personal
It rolled out a test version of tools for personalized searches as it tries to boost user loyalty in an effort to maintain its lead as the Web's most popular destination.
Veritas Updates Data Lifecycle Manager
Veritas ships Data Lifecycle Manager 5.0, software designed to help companies account for data from creation to deletion as they’re pressed to meet various regulatory requirements.
Veritas, Princeton Partner On Data Management
The vendors have integrated Princeton Softech's database archiving with the Veritas' Data Lifecycle Manager for customers who need to manage structured data and application performance.
Data Access Key To Patient Health
To handle increasing amounts of data cost-effectively, Cleveland Clinic Foundation is using hierarchical storage-management technology.
Up For A Fight
The European Union, product delays, and Linux momentum test Microsoft, but they also may drive its competitive spirit
Share Fixes, NASA Asks
Open-source agreement, if approved, would require developers to reveal code modifications
Making Automation More Flexible
BroadVision will introduce software for designing automated business processes that require human intervention or collaboration
VF Outlines Its RFID Deployment Plans
It will be ready to comply with Wal-Mart's January 2005 deadline but doesn't expect real benefits until the industry moves to tagging individual items with RFID chips.