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Open source about vendor choice?

Speaking at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention, Peter Schay, executive vice president of The Advisory Council, made the case for Linux versus Windows in simplified terms: avoidance of vendor lock-in at all costs, even if on paper or whiteboard TCO a Microsoft deployment is less costly than Linux.

July 28, 2004 by ZDNet

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Aussie CIOs delivering on IT value, alignment

Outback Jack may know a thing or two about winning over women, but what do Australian CIOs know about business alignment and delivering the value of IT? Apparently a lot according to new research from META Group.

July 28, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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French MS exec slips with Redmond's anti-virus plans

Although Microsoft officials have routinely denied the company's ambitions to produce an anti-virus product, the technical head for Microsoft's security project in France, Nicolas Mirail, has revealed some of the details of the company's forthcoming anti-virus initiative.

July 28, 2004 by David Berlind

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Next up: The -1 Day Attack?

The shrinking time-to-exploit (the amount of time that elapses between when a vulnerabilty is announced and when an exploit that takes advantage of it surfaces on the Net) is one of the hot topics as this week's Black Hat security conference Las Vegas, NV.

July 28, 2004 by David Berlind

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IBM's storage tank running into problems

IBM's Storage Tank project, built to handle data from Europe's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) project is not meeting targets and may never be used at all, Infoworld reports. IBM has said the Storage Tank will provide a key storage technology for the grid, but according to the project managers has only managed to scale so far to 28TB of data, representing just 0.

July 28, 2004 by ZDNet Editor

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HP n' friends on a road trip

Hewlett Packard kicked off its Wireless and Mobility Roadshow in San Francisco today, bringing along its major wireless partners including Microsoft, Cisco, and T-Mobile. HP's Manager of Mobility Solutions, Richard Stone, took the better part of his presentation this morning to show off a couple of new iPAQ Pocket PCs.

July 27, 2004 by Chris Jablonski

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