IDC recently released the results of their 2004 IT spending study in which they predict a 5.8 percentincrease in U.
ZDNet just released its latest Make the Case installment, this one designed to help guide you through all the details of choosing a Web collaboration solution. The ZDNet Make the Case Series is a collection of business case templates, created in an outline form, that guide you step-by-step through the key questions you need to address when recommending a technology solution.
IBM's patent pledge appears significant in a string of similar declarations made by other commercial software vendors in support of the open source community. By all accounts, the move to release 500 patents is surely a step in the right direction.
In what feels like a debate that should'vedied outby now, those who think Secure Socket Layer virtual private networks(SSL VPN) are better than those based on IPSec (Interent Protocol Security) are at it again, touting the virtues of "client-less" remote access. Meta Group today had this to say: SSL VPNs are a superset solution, combining capabilities equivalent to IPSec VPNs along with additional access modes that can provide greater flexibility and security in various use cases.
Last month's tsunami resulted in a catastrophic loss of life and property, but how will the economic fallout affect the IT market in the devastated region? IDC says that the impact will not be enough to derail momentum in the market in 2005.
Gartner today released its figures for worldwide server shipments. The segment grew 15 percent in the fourth quarter of 2004 compared with the same quarter in 2003.
Latest BT Trax mindshare figures show that, in the last month, Apple's share of total news stories read by ZDNet users in the desktop category skyrocketed from3 to over 70 percent(BT Trax constantly analyzes our IT content to determine which stories are associated with a technology or company and then tallies the number of times those stories are read by ZDNet users). The heightened buzzcan be pinpointed toApple's announcement of a low cost Mac PC last week at its MacWorld conference.
"The industry has been 'wowed' by estimates of more than seven terabytes a day of Wal-Mart item-level data, and this may explain why the data...
I listened in to today's Analyst Spotlight Audio Conference, the product of a joint venture between Tekrati's Industry Analyst Reporter, and Sam Whitmore's Media Survey. Sam Whitmore and Barbara French welcomed Louise Garnett, vice presidentand lead analyst for research firm Outsell, to give her 2005 outlook for the industry analysts.
Spyware hasn't been showing up quite as heavily in our monthly IT Priorities survey as WatchGuard found in their recent study. Looking back over the last 16 months of our data, we see only a slight uptick in current spyware projects over the past few months, despite the fact that IT managers didn't focus specifically on spyware when laying their 12-month security plans.