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Microsoft is breathing new life into Web authoring and content creation with Expression Studio, its new Web development suite that takes on Adobe.
The CRN Test Center takes a look under the hood of some popular vendor platforms.
Phishing schemes are proliferating, yet most companies remain in the dark about this threat. One solution to the problem: TrueCrypt 4.2 encryption software.
System builders should take advantage of LSI Logic's new SAS3041X-R serial attached SCSI (SAS) card to build high-performance PC systems. The SAS3041X-R connects to a PCI or PCI-X host bus adapter, so older configurations also can take advantage of SAS drives.
Intuit Quickbooks Enterprise 7.0 arrives with a boatload of new features and a new maturity.
Adobe Acrobat 8 Profes-sional is moving headlong into the workflow space with its new form editing features.
Office Live--especially the free services--can help small businesses transition from static Web sites to interactive Web sites. Transactional capabilities are expected later.
Domain-specific modeling doesn't yet work well when developing a unique application for the first time, our reviewer says. But over the lifespan of an application, DSM can make maintenance tasks much easier.
The CRN Test Center compares Cenzic, SPI, Finjan, and Apache products that help developers mitigate the vulnerabilities posed by Ajax-based Web applications.
Most of the processing of business applications running today are executed in an asynchronous non-real-time batch mode. To oversee those jobs, companies employ operators and depend on job schedulers and scripts to execute complex systems. However, scripting large jobs is very expensive as it requires scripting experts, developers, and operators to determine the execution paths.
In CRN's test, the Atlas-50GA didn't overheat at peak power consumption with either an Intel or an Advanced Micro Devices motherboard and with two different power configurations.
The software provides tools for securing .Net apps using a technique known as "obfuscation."
Companies are failing to protect themselves from threats that might be planted in custom code.
Adobe Systems' new Flex Builder 2 and Flex 2 framework provide powerful, serverless connectivity for any client-side, SOAP-based Web services connection, HTTPService, and RemoteObject methods, including Flash Player detection.
With more than 100 new features, Tableau now makes modeling and database access easier, including general navigation of complex models.
The open-source Alchemi and NGrids projects could make grid computing practical for midsized companies.
The open-source-based Office alternative includes a tool to convert Microsoft Office macros, but the suite still has a way to travel before it catches up with Microsoft Office capabilities.
The product has a style all its own for business process management (BPM); its platform is actually many enterprise products working in concert.
True analytical reporting must be dynamic if users are going to turn to it to help them predict business performance in ever-changing markets.
NXJ is an enterprise rapid application development suite in the BPM space that enables the building of almost any transaction-based business application requiring end-user interaction.
OptiMap and PopChart create visually stunning Web front ends for BI applications, databases and customer-related systems.
Sunopsis 3.2 generates native SQL code to take advantage of database engines by processing data in the RDBMS, which makes it more cost-effective than other products with the same features.