Adoption lagging for storage management

“I don’t think they’re unconvinced of the need,” says Jennifer Ewen, senior market analyst with the research firm. “I think they’re unconvinced of the benefits or they may feel the cost outweighs the

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Vawn Himmelsbach

The Hawthorne effect: Demystifying the measurement of project results

Newly minted project managers are often full of self importance, having just learned how to do something clever, which they believe will revolutionize the way projects are handled.If I drew a simple organigram,

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Chris Vandersluis

Sold on SOA: One tool, two diverse strategies

The IT industry is one that is known for its buzz words. As new technologies come on the scene, they are heard on everyone’s lips and looked to as panaceas for everything that

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Moving mountains of data

When it comes to your health, your finances, or even your personal safety, storage is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But behind those electronic health records, banking infrastructure and

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Vawn Himmelsbach

Taking a bite out of crime in cyberspace

If you want to provide enterprise IT users with a good role model, point them to the criminals. Not only is it assumed they lack the resistance to change that often hampers the

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Shane Schick

IT’s ship comes sailing in

Kevin is always coming up with interesting ideas that will help his company keep better tabs on customers, stay connected to employees, and so on. But Kevin's boss is threatened by his entrepreneurial

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Patricia MacInnis

Credit Union hopes Web services will improve customer experience

Credit union Alterna Savings has rolled out a Web-based system that it expects will enable it to compete with the big banks.The Summit iSpectrum solution uses a Web services approach to pull all

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Alex Anderson

Wireless mesh technology poised for standard

Wireless mesh networks, which allow access points to route traffic to one another instead of through a cable, will initially be popular in both campus environments and with municipal governments, experts predict.Early adopters

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Greg Meckbach

Canadian grid computing project finds place in ATLAS

The development of Canada’s largest grid computing network is not only contributing to a worldwide particle physics project, it’s teaching high-performance users how to share their resources.In production since the fall of last

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Shane Schick

Cisco exec says e-learning should be limited to 10 minutes

Big business and other organizations are only now coming to grips with e-learning, and it may have been a mistake to embrace the technology as a salve to common training problems, according to

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Neil Sutton

Certicom aims to speed digital signature verification

A Canadian company has shaved a fraction of a second off the time it takes to verify protected information, which may be the blink of an eye to a user, but a lifetime

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Neil Sutton

IOS on the way out: Coalition

A coalition of some of the largest hardware and software companies in the world will launch a new specification by the end of this year to rid the industry of the legacy Basic

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Shane Schick

How Zotob wormed its way through the banks’ electronic gates

Microsoft Corp. is disputing conflicting reports about a network worm that recently affected computers running Microsoft's Windows 2000 operating system platform, including those at two Canadian banks and several U.S. businesses.While things are

Published on: September 22nd, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

Intel lowers temperature in overheated data centres

Intel Corp. has formally shifted its traditional focus on the clock speed of microprocessors to a product development strategy centred around the performance per watt of each CPU.Speaking to thousands of hardware and

Published on: September 21st, 2005 Shane Schick