Natalie is a ZDNet staff writer based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Sophos top considered email security vendor

A BT Trax analysis of site data since the start of the year shows that Sophos is number one in overall reader consideration for email security, achieved from a modest asset base of 4% of resources in our IT Directory. Webroot and CipherTrust are a close 2nd & 3rd from smaller asset bases.

August 30, 2005 by Natalie


How to avoid the top five IT mistakes

Before you say goodbye to summer and get back on the ball with IT projects you may want to refresh your memory with these words of wisdom from Nucleus Research (free report): The root cause for failed IT projects is not the technology but rather missteps in project management and planning.

August 29, 2005 by Natalie


Dell servers most deliberated

We just looked back at 6 months of IT Priorities data to see which vendors IT pros prefer and avoid for their dominant IT plans. In the server category, we found that Dell is by far the most preferred vendor as well as the most avoided among survey respondents listing server projects as a top priority.

August 26, 2005 by Natalie


Ovum chimes in on Malik's 'GoogleNet'

The offbeat idea (thanks Dan) Om Malik proposed in his Business 2.0 article last week about Google entering the Wi-Fi hotspot market would put a smile on consumers who are tired of paying for public wireless Internet access, and simultaneously bring an end to the revenues companies like T-Mobile, and Cingular get for selling it.

August 19, 2005 by Natalie


Linux maturity reflected in site analysis

Blogging at LinuxWorld yesterday, I didn't expect to see the circus on the Expo floor, replete with contract models hired as exhibitors, mascots, swarms of polo and khaki types playing video games, and a mechanical bull. But it's a sure sign that times are changing for Linux.

August 11, 2005 by Natalie