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.
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.
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.
Gartner's latest on tablet PCs, social tagging, and other emerging technologies
Among the technologies that are of interest to enterprises, those that are emerging and have a clear path for disruption often make for the most interesting discussions in tech circles. Last week, Gartner published (client reg.
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.
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.
Virus slowdown opens door for other security projects
A year ago, 54% of security spending was aimed at keeping viruses, worms, spam, spyware and other cyber threats outside the perimeter; now it’s at 33%. Meanwhile, authentication and encryption have gained to account for over one quarter of security projects, a big jump from just 7% a year ago.
ZDNet UK issues apology to Google
"Clearly, there is no place in modern reporting for this kind of unregulated, unprotected access to readily available facts, let alone in capriciously using them to illustrate areas of concern." ZDNet UK issued its response today to the billowing controversy between our sister site News.
On-demand upstarts beating Siebel for attention...and that's about it
Today I came across Forrester’s latest CRM vendor evaluation: Siebel continues to lead the pack. Siebel continues to offer the most comprehensive solution-set for enterprise-class organizations, with the largest array of front-office solutions tailored to specific industry challenges and opportunities.
Security slips out of top-5 IT priorities ranking
August’s IT priorities data reveals a reshuffling of the most important projects as reported by IT pros. Security dropped from the fourth position down to six, opening the door for the first time for both Web technology and IT management to secure spots in the top-5 list.