Dave Bailey

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SAP R/3 users face upgrade pain

SAP R/3 users face upgrade pain

Nine out of 10 SAP users report facing challenges to upgrade their systems over the coming years, according to new research.
Apr 23 2009 6:12AM
UK Government could bankroll superfast broadband

UK Government could bankroll superfast broadband

UK business secretary Peter Mandelson has hinted that the government there may still bankroll next-generation network access for those not able to get superfast broadband services from suppliers such as BT or Virgin Media
Apr 18 2009 8:17AM
Researchers race to develop faster, cheaper, greener storage

Researchers race to develop faster, cheaper, greener storage

Researchers at IBM have developed a new form of memory that could herald a cheaper, faster, more reliable type of solid state memory.
Apr 7 2009 5:53AM
Ford vehicles to get dashboard PC with mobile broadband

Ford vehicles to get dashboard PC with mobile broadband

Ford is to introduce what it claims to be "the world’s first broadband-capable in-dash computer system," to selected US models.
Apr 6 2009 12:33PM
Nehalem-based servers: nice kit, but who's buying?

Nehalem-based servers: nice kit, but who's buying?

Intel's Nehalem server processors have been launched to great fanfare, but experts believe its arrival will cause few firms to change their existing upgrade plans.
Apr 3 2009 6:08AM
Wayback Machine stowed in shipping container

Wayback Machine stowed in shipping container

Non-profit organisation the Internet Archive has crammed its entire history of the internet into a shipping container.
Mar 31 2009 6:16AM
Opinion: Can Skype make headway in the enterprise?

Opinion: Can Skype make headway in the enterprise?

Concerns over security may thwart Skype’s ambition to grab a slice of the enterprise SIP market.
Mar 26 2009 6:27AM
Opinion: Age is withering the mainframe's support

Opinion: Age is withering the mainframe's support

To the surprise of many, mainframes are still going strong. But can the same be said for that breed of IT worker who specialises in supporting them?
Mar 20 2009 6:33AM
IT service providers giving support away for free

IT service providers giving support away for free

IT service providers are giving away an average of 28 per cent of their business service and support each year through a lack of insight into what customers are entitled to receive, according to research by Accenture.
Mar 3 2009 6:03AM
Nortel switch targets unified comms market

Nortel switch targets unified comms market

Nortel has unveiled Ethernet Routing Switch (ERS) 5600 Series, extending its Ethernet data series of network hardware aimed at the burgeoning unified communications market.
Jan 14 2009 6:42AM
Q & A – Sun Microsystems CIO Bob Worrall

Q & A – Sun Microsystems CIO Bob Worrall

On the data centre challenges facing IT managers, why IT service provision is changing and what problems will it present to IT managers
Dec 22 2008 5:10PM
Cisco announces video-sharing platform

Cisco announces video-sharing platform

Network titan Cisco has announced the launch of a media processing platform designed to simplify media sharing across device types, such as digital screens, mobile devices and PCs.
Dec 9 2008 6:51AM
Intel claims opto-electronic breakthrough

Intel claims opto-electronic breakthrough

A breakthrough in opto-electronics detectors by Intel promises to address the shortage of network bandwidth which some believe could lead to the collapse of the internet.
Dec 9 2008 6:51AM
Opinion: Clouds darken outlook for Vista's successor

Opinion: Clouds darken outlook for Vista's successor

Windows 7 looks like being an improvement on Vista, but economic and environmental concerns may mean few enterprises will rush to adopt it.
Nov 22 2008 1:46PM
QLogic InfiniBand switches target HPC hardware

QLogic InfiniBand switches target HPC hardware

High performance network infrastructure vendor QLogic is to build new quad data rate (QDR) InfiniBand switch systems capable of 40Gbit/s through a single port, targeting the burgeoning market for connecting high performance computing clustered systems.
Nov 19 2008 6:36AM
One in four public DNS servers insecure

One in four public DNS servers insecure

One in four public-facing domain name system (DNS) servers on the internet are still vulnerable to the Kaminsky flaw, according to the fourth annual survey of DNS servers by network services vendor Infoblox.
Nov 11 2008 10:19AM
Vint Cerf talks up the next-generation internet

Vint Cerf talks up the next-generation internet

Google's chief internet evangelist Vint Cerf has set out his view of the internet's future to coincide with the search giant's 10th birthday.
Sep 27 2008 1:43PM
Microsoft aims HPC Server 2008 at Wall Street

Microsoft aims HPC Server 2008 at Wall Street

Microsoft has set out again on the trail of significant penetration into the High Performance Computing (HPC) market with the launch of HPC Server 2008.
Sep 23 2008 9:34AM
Mobile broadband achieves LTE handover

Mobile broadband achieves LTE handover

T-Mobile and Nortel have announced what they claim is the first handover and data transmission between a moving vehicle and a mobile operator base station using the Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband standard.
Sep 20 2008 12:20PM
McAfee secures virtual environments

McAfee secures virtual environments

Software patches offline virtual operating systems without bringing them
online.
Sep 16 2008 2:14PM

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