There’s a cyber war looming and we’re doing little about it

"Rogue" states and criminal organizations have stepped up their capabilities to launch crippling online attacks, says technology strategist who has briefed U.S. members of Congress on threats of a "cyber war".That's the bad

Published on: June 18th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Traveling light is easy with Panasonic CF-Y7 Toughbook

The name Toughbook might call to mind images of a thick, heavy and rubber clad laptop. Ultra-light, on the other hand, suggests something as tiny as a pocketbook or as thin as an

Published on: June 11th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Three laptops built to withstand daily abuse

Anybody who has spent any amount of time working on the road has probably witnessed their share of notebook disasters: dropped from a hotel desk, shaken beyond repair in the trunk of a

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Brian Nadel

How to run IT like a successful business

In many industries, IT isn't a part of the business, it is the business – and it is a competitive differentiator. That's a vital point that isn't always appreciated, according industry insiders.“What you

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Three ways to ensure you get enough business bang for your IT buck

Like any other corporate investment, money should also be earmarked for IT based on expected returns to the business, experts say. They also note that standard financial methods don't help you accomplish that.

Published on: March 30th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Sybase cluster product a “boon” to mid-sized IT shops

Complex IT projects needn't seem so formidable any more to mid-sized companies.Sybase says its new cluster software product – dubbed Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Cluster Edition – takes the pain out of server

Published on: February 25th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian firms see direct link between IT investment and business success

A vast majority of executives in large Canadian companies agree IT investment is essential to business success, but many remain skeptical about technology's impact on providing competitive advantage, according to a recent survey

Published on: February 19th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano