The ICT industry needs to develop new standards to strengthen infrastructure and improve collaboration between service and infrastructure providers if it wants to survive climate change, according to a new report.
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The W3C standards body responsible for developing the Do Not Track standard is lurching toward a final document, roughly 18 months behind schedule. The likelihood that a useful standard will emerge is small, leading one Mozilla-backed group to develop its own set of tougher privacy controls.
A report that big businesses in New Zealand have come together in secret to develop security standards raises the question: does secrecy over security actually make you safer?
The same pattern has emerged again and again in the history of IT. New ideas emerge. Vendors develop their own approaches. Camps form to support those approaches. Eventually standards emerge. The battle over cloud computing standards and approaches is only the latest repetition of the pattern
Even in this era of alleged interoperability and standards, many HR system vendors have yet to develop compatible systems.
Westpac has warned that any attempt by the Reserve Bank of Australia to develop standards for mobile payments would leave the country's users saddled with half-baked and underdeveloped technology.
The APIs, which will allow real-time peer-to-peer audio- and video-streaming, should make it more difficult for repressive governments to crack down on internet communications
Most of Nvidia's press conference at CES was devoted to its Tegra 2 processor for smartphones and tablets, but CEO Jen-Hsun Huang saved one big surprise for the end, a project to develop a high-performance CPU for PCs and servers based on the ARM.
The Platform Preview promises better performance, better support for web standards and new APIs for coders who are urged by Microsoft to ask more from browsers
Not just countries are nervous over iPad performance standards, but now even some of America's top universities have said that their campuses are not ready for this device.
Singapore's Institute of High Performance Computing inks two-year deal with Japanese vendor to develop applications for petascale computing.
UK and EU trade groups are coming together to set out standards for SaaS/cloud that will be for the benefit of all. Such a move has never been attempted on the past. There was no problem is getting all the actors around the table but the proof will come in the outcomes.
Both companies will jointly develop high-performance computing systems based on Intel processor to extend products to wider audience, say executives.
Storage company LaCie has announced the availability of two new high-capacity Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices, the "Big Disk Network" and "d2 Network," that the company says deliver high-performance and professional-class reliability, and are intended for the home or small office.Both NAS devices can be used in small to medium sized offices that want to develop workgroup environments for up to 50 users, 15 at one time.
Companies including AMD, Cisco, Citrix, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Novell, Red Hat, Sun and VMware are to develop open standards for private and public cloud interoperability.
Companies including AMD, Cisco, Citrix, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Novell, Red Hat, Sun and VMware are to develop open standards for private and public cloud interoperability
Two major players issue call for industry to develop mobile ecosystem based on open standards, to ensure growth and cope with new market entrants.
To be a business application in a SaaS model today means that you have to step up and be enterprise class. We look at ourselves as an extension of all of our customers' internal IT and operations groups and we need to live up to those same standards. ... Once we get past the initial security challenges, folks are very interested and concerned about reliability and performance.
There are several issues inhibiting the growth of cloud computing including a lack of accepted international standards, concerns about security, concerns about audit ability, concerns about performance and the fact that many workloads are made up of components that would be difficult to re-host.It appears that Zimory has thought deeply about these issues and has patents pending on solutions to many of these issues. Some issues, on the other hand, such as automatically re-hosting ill-behaved, badly designed components will require some re-coding.
Google's Chrome browser seeks to set new speed standards and thus accelerate the development of AJAX-based web applications. Check out our comparative performance test to see how it fares.