The wrong type of fee structure could hurt Microsoft’s Virtual Server

Virtual machines, a three-decade-old idea, are getting increased attention in the Wintel world. In April Microsoft Corp. chief executive Steve Ballmer promised the company will integrate hypervisor technology — a software layer allowing

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Grant Buckler

GridWay builds business on economies of scale

“It’s the power model or the telephone model. It’s fast, it’s cheap, it’s easy,” says Tapper, the director of outsourcing, utility and offshore services in Framingham, Mass. However, he says just providing the

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Is on-demand in demand?

In a relatively short time, computers have evolved from massive machines that took up whole rooms and weeks of setup time for the elite few who could afford or access them to small

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Poonam Khanna

Hub Financial introduces automation to insurance sector

A financial services provider is helping to both drive and adapt to the evolution of data exchange in the insurance industry.Hub Financial, a managing general agency (MGA) that deals with more than 3,000

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Neil Sutton

Do DNS gatekeepers provide safety?

DNS is the facility that helps Web browsers find Web sites. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) says it is studying the DNS Security Extensions (DNSsec), but it appears implementation will take a

Published on: November 21st, 2005 Grant Buckler