Notable headlines: U.S. servers slurp more power than Mississippi.
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
The SAP CEO succession mystery may be coming to an end. The rumor is that current CEO Henning Kagermann, who's contract expires at the end of this year, will announce later this month his plan to vacate the position and announce a replacement.
Apple's Mac market share will take a hit in March due to the launch of Vista. That in turn will raise questions about Apple's halo effect strategy, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.
Red Hat plans to squeeze VMware on pricing as it bundles virtualization technology with its operating system. That's the biggest takeaway from Scott Crenshaw, General Manager, Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Nova Spivack of Radar Networks maps out his view of the evolution of the Web over the next 25 years. Nova said he isn't sure about exact dates or technologies on the top end of the map, but his view of ten-year blocks to fully evolve each phase is realistic.
Following Microsoft's Patch Tuesday I asked if there was a better way to do roll out patches. I still don't have an answer, but I know an improvement when I see it.
Read/WriteWeb inventories the online video universe, breaking it down into a somewhat comprehensive set of companies and categories--video sharing, intermediaries, video search, video eCommerce, video editing & creation, rich media advertising, P2P, video streaming and vlogosphere. It will be interesting to see which companies are around six months from now and what new companies have been spawned.
Notable headlines:Hacker, Microsoft duke it out over Vista design flaw. What the UAC 'hole' is really about.
Martin Lamonica of news.com reports on IBM's release of FileNet P8 4.
Video: If you are confused about multifactor, strong authentication techniques, Dennis Hoffman, vice president of enterprise solutions at RSA, explains the basics in this whiteboard video, all in less than four minutes.