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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.
According to recent META Group research, users who lease the software component of storage subsystems can end up repeatedly paying for the same licensed software capacity, significantly inflating the cost of storage software.
Peter Cohrane has come up with the ultimate location-based back-up solution for protecting vital digital assets against any terrorism, cyberattacks, natural disasters or other conflagrations. "Two locations strike me as being ideal for the mass data back-up of all our most vital data: deep in the ice of the Antarctic or, perhaps even better, the far side of the moon.
President Bush is scheduled to sign the Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act (ITPEA) today.
A group of self-identified hackers has set up shop online to sell what it claims are files containing confidential software code--and it says it's ready to take orders for more.
ZDNet News: After years of mudslinging, Microsoft, America Online and Yahoo on Thursday will make a surprising overture toward peace in the instant-messaging wars. The companies will announce that later this year Microsoft's Live Communications Server (LCS), which offers instant messaging for corporate users, will connect with AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and its own MSN Messenger.
Maintaining business records and complying with regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) can keep your company clear of expensive legal trouble. Consider the following circumstance from a recent article on the subject by Randolph A.
Hewlett-Packard announced service contracts totaling about $500 million--a five-year, $112 million contract with MCI; a seven-year, $320 million agreement with TD Bank Financial Group; and a five-year, and a $53 million contract with Standard Register, a document software firm.
Recognizing that iPods...