Profile of J. Nicholas HooverSenior Editor, InformationWeek Government
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Articles by J. Nicholas Hoover
posted in September 2008
I became one the first customers in the United States to have real WiMax service today. So far (after a few easy-to-fix bumps), so good.
The company will focus on debugging and modeling for developers, including a feature that functions just like an airplane's black box.
Some companies have increased their investments in risk management and the computing power needed to understand complicated risks since the downturn began.
The data center is one of a network of massive facilities being built to support Microsoft's push to offer cloud services.
Microsoft announced Windows HPC Server 2008 has been released to manufacturing and will be generally available soon.
Google said it will work hard to make sure its add-on paradigm keeps Chrome stable, unlike add-ons for Mozilla's Firefox and Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
One of the main things many cloud computing vendors lack today is a sense of visibility into the infrastructure running the cloud, say a sampling of Interop attendees.
Storage industry leaders call for metrics and best practices for businesses to use to cut down on storage energy costs, similar to what the Green Grid has begun doing for data centers.
In a young market, there is also confusion being sown by companies that aren't committing entirely to Internet-based computing, including Microsoft, an Oracle exec suggests.
Appirio is taking aim at companies ready to migrate systems to the cloud but unsure how to do so with a new suite consulting and custom development services.
Fending off rivals VMware and Citrix, Microsoft is opening up a number of new licensing schemes for client virtualization, including offering App-V to the hosting community.