Jason Perlow

Senior Technology Editor

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

My full-time employer is Proofpoint, Inc. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent the positions, strategies or opinions of ProofPoint. Other than Microsoft and Proofpoint, I own no investments or direct financial instruments in the companies I write about.

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IBM and UNIVAC in the Apollo Program

IBM and UNIVAC in the Apollo Program

IBM and UNIVAC were the key system integrators for the Apollo program. IBM provided broad computer support on a number of fronts including guidance systems on the Saturn V vehicle itself, whereas UNIVAC's computers were critical to the Deep Space Tracking Network (DSTN) required for upstream and downstream telemetry to and from the spacecraft.Read more about IBM and UNIVAC in the Apollo program in Tech Broiler.

July 13, 2009 by in CXO

Windows Vista, meet my Mother-In-Law.

Windows Vista, meet my Mother-In-Law.

Every weekend I return home from traveling the country working at the 10,000 foot level of enterprise architecture for Fortune 500 customers, there is at least a fifty percent chance that I may be called upon to do some in the trenches desktop support work.Such drudgery is occasionally required, especially if you are to maintain your status as a Good Son-In-Law.

June 29, 2008 by in CXO

The Conference Call: Scourge of IT

The Conference Call: Scourge of IT

While telecommuting has made lives more convenient for IT workers, it has also resulted in increasing occurrences of that life-sucking evil succubus: the multi-hour conference call.

August 7, 2011 by in CXO