There's been quite a lot of feedback to my blog post the other day regarding how small/medium buisnesses should really be thinking about outsourcing all of their IT (or as much of it as possible). Most of the feedback seems to concur that it really makes no sense for SMBs to insource given the state of the state in terms of what's available as a service today and how reliable it is.
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I'm not sure what to file this under? The Pot, Kettle, Black Department?
This week on the Dan & David Show, we discuss the latest from PatriciaGate/HPGate, including the latest revelations of who knew what, when. HP is having a press conference tomorrow at 1pm PST to discuss the ongoing saga, and our news team and camera crew will be there.
For the nation's banking industry, the clock is ticking. By Dec 31, banks and financial institutions had better move to something more than just user ID and password-level security (known as single-factor authentication) to grant customers online access to their bank accounts or else.
Mary Jo Foley has been a persistent thorn in Microsoft's side for more than 10 years. She is one of the top investigative journalists covering Microsoft and knows the company inside and out.
I put together a photo gallery from my visit to the AMD Global Vision Conference this week, and bundled all the blog posts together in one spot. While there were some commercials for AMD's products and technologies, especially the new Torrenza Initiative, the majority of the conference was smart people talking about important issues, from education and the far reaching impact life science research to innovation and the future of entertainment.
Meet Jas Saini. He's chairman of the Secure Video Processor Alliance -- an alliance whose members are not about to take Apple's incursion into the home entertainment and content multiplexing market lying down.
This morning I questioned whether HP CEO Mark Hurd would escape from HPGate unscathed. Apparently not.
At the AMD Global Vision Conference today, Marty Seyer, senior vice president of the commercial business unit, touted the Torrenza Initiative, which he said would enable the development and deployment of application-specific co-processors and other chips that work alongside AMD64 processors in multi-socket systems.
Film director Robert Rodriguez is living proof of how technology is reshuffling the Hollywood deck. At AMD’s Global Vision Conference, the Austin-based filmmaker discussed his anti-Hollywood digital film making credo and technology focus and previewed a clip of his new movie, "Planet Terror," which is due in theaters on April 6, 2007.