Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

Rachel King

Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

Zack Whittaker

Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.

Latest Posts

Automating server management

Improving IT administrator-to-server ratios is not just an outcome of server consolidation--server automation suites are gaining converts and become more affordable for smaller companies. Server automation can include capabilities ranging from bare metal imaging, configuration management and software distribution to security assessment, multi-step process management and rapid recovery from faults.

November 3, 2004 by ZDNet


Disruptions in the software fabric

According to a recent Gartner report, companies such as Oracle, SAP and Microsoft need to have more modular, bite-sized chunks of functionality, which would allow customers to update systems with more flexibility and speed. Not exactly a new revelation.

November 2, 2004 by ZDNet


Plugged in: Dave Winer

I first met Dave Winer during his early days as founder of Living Videotext, which made a great outliner for the Macintosh. Since then, Dave founded Userland Software, Scripting News and helped usher in the age of Web services, blogging, RSS and now podcasting.

November 1, 2004 by ZDNet


Don't change. Transform, via portals

Transforming a company typically requires several years, a couple of management changes, and a significant cash investment. But as many companies have learned, there is a less expensive approach: start by building a portal.

November 1, 2004 by Chris Jablonski


Blade wars

Dell is hoping to disrupt the blade server market with its second attempt at selling blade servers.

November 1, 2004 by ZDNet