Larry Dignan

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Renegotiate software license deals now

Research company Gartner is advising businesses to start renegotiating their existing contracts now, as trends in IT hardware could force software licensing costs up by more than 50 percent over the next year. Gartner claims that the move to multicore-chip architectures, virtual machines and utility computing threatens existing capacity-based, or CPU-based, licensing agreements offered.

November 23, 2004 by ZDNet


Esther Dyson

Esther Dyson's redesigned website, Release 1.0 (a property of CNET Networks), has a new section called 'Fresh Produce' which features content that's lighter and more frequent than Release 1.

November 22, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


IBMer John Swainson to head CA

Computer Associates is expected to name IBM global software sales head John Swainson as CEO, replacing former CEO Sanjay Kumar and interim CEO Ken Cron.

November 22, 2004 by ZDNet


Is there a best browser toolbar?

Our editors review seven browser toolbars from the biggest search engines on the Web: A9, AltaVista, Ask Jeeves, Google, HotBot, MSN, and Yahoo...

November 22, 2004 by ZDNet