Larry Dignan

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

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

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

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Where are the snitches?

Rob Lemos writes about the impact of putting a price on the head of virus writers...so far the bounties haven't done much to deter worm and virus writers...

November 4, 2004 by ZDNet

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Keep SOA projects in check with top-down guidance

According to META Group, ten percent of leading IT organizations are seeking to leverage SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) beyond projects and across the enterprise. But as companies tiptoe their way towards SOA with project-specific implementations, they often use a bottom-up approach that leaves enterprise architecture (EA) out of the equation as a means for top-down guidance.

November 4, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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Open-source details hold up Solaris release

Sun is set to have a big introduction for open source Solaris on November 15, but the code release and details of the open-source plan are lagging by several weeks. Sun is still trying to figure out the best open source licensing model...

November 4, 2004 by ZDNet

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PalmOne going beyond PalmOS?

News.com reports that PalmOne has evaluated Windows and at least one version of Linux as a potential alternative operating system to the Palm OS for its handheld devices...

November 4, 2004 by ZDNet

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SugarCRM on demand

Upstart SugarCRM is entering the on-demand, hosted application space--currently led by Salesforce.com--with its open-source CRM application distribution.

November 4, 2004 by ZDNet

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Firefox, bah humbug

Has anyone uttered an unkind word about the open source challenger to Microsoft's browser? With Firefox still gaining on Internet Explorer (according to a recent study).

November 4, 2004 by

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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

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