Networking


Careers: Downturn? What Economic Downturn?

The hiring outlook for early 2008 looks as solid as ever, with double-digit IT job growth forecast by at least one industry watcher

Analysis: A Closer Look at IBM’s Green IT Initiatives

There’s gold in eco-friendly IT, industry watchers argue, and -- more than meets the eye -- the mainframe has a big Green IT story to tell.

Careers: A Job-Seeker’s Market

It’s the fourth straight quarter of sustained optimism on the hiring front. Thank corporate growth and the increasing use of enterprise wireless devices.

How Blades Are Reinventing the PC Wheel

Are the days of fat client PCs -- Windows, Mac, and Linux -- numbered?

PSI Announces Plug-Compatible Mainframe Line

PSI is almost the only PC mainframe vendor on the block. Could its System64 servers prove attractive to some Big Iron buyers?

Analysis: Behind Sun’s Embrace of Windows

Last week, Microsoft and Sun announced the unthinkable: Sun agreed to become a Windows Server OEM.

System z Key to Big Blue’s Server Market Surge

As a strong server market showing demonstrates, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to ignore Big Blue’s Big Iron renaissance



Analysis: Lifting the Hood on Sun’s New UltraSPARC T2 Chip

Sun’s next-gen multicore design boasts a number of enhancements -- including dedicated FPUs for each core -- which make it a better overall processor.

SHARE Conference Focuses on Disaster Recovery, Mainframe Resiliency

Thanks to its reputation for resiliency, the mainframe is widely viewed as the preeminent platform for disaster recovery and business continuity planning.

Of Knee-Nippers and Ankle-Biters

It should come as no surprise that new companies have begun to carve out a part of the storage market for themselves.

Java and .NET Camps Split Over SOA

.NET use declining, new survey reports

The Changing Face of Disaster Recovery

SHARE recently announced a list of five disaster recovery and business continuity recommendations that it says all mainframe shops would do well to follow.

Industry Heavyweights Partner to Promote Secure Computing Infrastructure

Can the combined will of Microsoft, Cisco, and EMC overcome the ingrained inertia of government bureaucracy?

The Fall and Rise of Network Access Control

There’s lots of buzz about NAC, but what is it exactly, and why does IT already need a new approach to the technology?

CA Unveils Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System

As cyberfelons continue to attack simple host-based firewalls, antirust, and antispam measures, IT needs to be increasingly attentive to its endpoint defenses.

Analysis: Intel, Sun Tie the Knot

After years of animosity, Intel and Sun have patched things up. Why? What’s the catch?

Why It’s Time for Network Access Control

Security and compliance policies are only successful if they are enforced. That’s where network access control comes in.

NAC, Vista, and Your Security Strategy

We sort out the options with the most buzz for 2007—NAC, Vista, and NAP—for enforcing security with devices requesting network resources.