Jason Perlow

Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.

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Frugal Tech Show with Altus CEO Ted Cocheu

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk with Ted Cocheu, CEO of Altus, which provides planning, recording, post-production and SAAS deployment of video content for trade shows and large enterprises.Click here to listen to the Frugal Tech Show Podcast with Altus' Ted Cocheu.

October 6, 2009 by


Psystar's Thermopylae: The Nightmare Hypervisor Arrives

Miami, Florida-based Psystar, which is currently under litigation from Apple for producing Mac-compatible clones and is counter litigating the company for monopolistic practices, has announced that they are OEM licensing their virtualization technology and ICAP so that any PC vendor may easily produce Mac clones.In July of 2008, in my piece entitled "Psystar's Thermopylae won't end Apple's Clone Nightmare" I wrote the following during the heat of the inital phases of the Psystar vs.

October 5, 2009 by


Frugal Friday: Groklaw v. Jason Perlow, Ubuntu Karmic Koala, Chrome OS in China, BlackBerry Service Termination, Kickfire 3000 Appliance

Related Podcast:May 22nd, 2009 Interview with Bruce ArmstrongFrugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss Groklaw's response to my condemnation of Richard Stallman's attack on Miguel de Icaza, The new Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 beta, Chinese adoption of Chrome OS, my loss of BlackBerry service, and talk to returning guest Bruce Armstrong, CEO of Kickfire, about the company's new 3000 Series enterprise appliance and version 1.

October 2, 2009 by


Watch Out for That Meteor, Stallman.

Richard M. Stallman (RMS) the founder of the Free Software Foundation, has labeled prominent Open Source software developer Miguel De Icaza a "Traitor" for  joining the Board of Directors of Microsoft's CodePlex Foundation as well as for his creation of the Microsoft .

September 22, 2009 by