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Verio Targets SMBs With Linux-Based Managed Server Release

Verio, a provider of business solutions online, announced on Wednesday the availability of its Managed Private Server on the Linux platform as part of its 360-Degree Managed Servers suite of services. Verio's Linux MPS is built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 and comes bundled with dedicate...

Mobile Enterprise Tools, Part 1: The Road Warrior’s Gun Belt

CEOs and CIOs are quick to tell their corporate superiors that today's mobile workforce is changing. Workers are younger and nearly always on the move. This new trend toward mobility disperses a company's workers geographically. These mobile workers are armed with the latest arsenal of communication...

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MindTouch CEO Ken Liu: Adding a Wiki Twist to Business Sites

Using the Hawaiian word "wiki" meaning "quick," Ward Cunningham coined the concept of WikiWikiWeb as a Web site for speedy interaction among targeted users. In its most basic form, a wiki Web site allows any user to create, add, remove or edit content and pages. Forrester Research recently surveyed ...

Linux Foundation Updates Standard Base, Unveils New Test Kit

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, announced Monday an update of the Linux Standard Base with LSB 3.1 and the release of a new testing toolkit. The update to LSB 3.1 introduces new automated testing toolkits for distributions and applicati...

Free Antivirus Download Roots Out Rootkits

Grisoft Software, the developer of AVG Internet security products, introduced Tuesday a free product aimed at detecting and removing rootkits. Rootkits, a specific malware type which hides in other applications or in a computer's operating system kernel, allow malicious applications to collect passw...

StillSecure Launches Cobia Unified Network Beta

Network security software firm StillSecure released Monday the beta version of its Cobia unified network platform, which allows network and security functions with plug-n-play software modules running Windows or Linux operating systems. Designed for use in small to medium businesses and enterprise r...

Dell Launches Cloud Computing for Large-Scale Data Clients

Dell announced Wednesday its new Cloud Computing Division targeting the specialized needs of large-scale data centers. Creating what is essentially a "design-to-order" computing hardware manufacturing division will address a new business opportunity for Dell, officials said. The new division will fo...

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TraceSecurity CTO Jim Stickley: Robbing Banks With Impunity

Jim Stickley, CTO of TraceSecurity makes his living sneaking into other peoples' businesses and leaving with their data. Stickley robs banks, but unlike conventional thieves, he is not after what is locked inside the vault. Instead, he steals personally identifiable information such as names, addres...

SANS to Offer Certification for Security Software Programmers

A coalition of major technology users and vendors organized by the SANS Institute announced Monday what it called a first-of-its-kind testing and certification program for software programmers. The new examinations are designed to enable reliable measurements of technical proficiency and expertise i...

The Secret Life of Embedded Linux

Consumers and enterprise workers will not likely soon see cute marketing labels such as "Linux Inside" or images of penguins pasted on the outer casings of their favorite entertainment and communications products. Nor will products they buy be touted as using Linux in advertising campaigns. Regardle...

Terra Soft’s Yellow Dog Linux: Taking a Power Position

Yellow Dog Linux 5.0 by Terra Soft Solutions may not yet have the name recognition of Red Hat Linux, Novell Suse Linux or relative newcomer Ubuntu Linux by Canonical, but it is already well-established as an OS provider to some of the biggest names in the Power Architecture computing industry. Terra...

Red Hat Releases Enterprise 5.0 Server, New Support Model

Red Hat announced Wednesday the release of its Enterprise 5.0 Server and desktop/workstation versions of its open source Linux operating system. Red Hat also announced the availability of the Linux Enterprise 5.0 Advanced Platform, which provides the architecture to manage end-to-end open source app...

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Norton 360: Is Hands-Off Security a Good Thing?

Symantec's latest security suite, Norton 360, gives less-experienced consumers a fresh approach to hardening their computer security with a from-the-ground-up rebuild of its Norton Internet Security Suite into a product that offers anti-intrusion, PC optimization and backup modules. Norton 360 takes...

Is Really Simple Syndication Really Secure?

Consumers and network administrators often become complacent about security, trusting their anti-intrusion efforts to security product self-updates and older security technology. RSS reader software can heighten the potential for intrusion, warn some security experts. IT managers often fail to ensur...

Preinstalled Open Source: The Next OS Battleground?

Enterprise and consumer computer buyers will have to speak louder if they want to influence manufacturers to offer Linux and open source applications preinstalled on new computers. Without stronger guarantees of consumer and enterprise interest, computer makers have no financial incentive to offer n...

New Kace Tools Support Red Hat Enterprise 5.0

IT management firm Kace released this week an enhanced version of its Kbox 1000 series systems management appliances. While previous versions of the Kbox supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, a key component of the latest Kbox release is enhanced support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, which...

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OpenLogic CEO Steve Grandchamp: Tailor-Made Open Source

Open source is experiencing unprecedented growth, according to OpenLogic CEO Steve Grandchamp. His company maintains a library of several hundred certified open source projects that it integrates into customers' computer configurations. Customers can combine these projects or use them individually.

NetSuite Launches New E-Commerce Suite

On-demand business management software firm NetSuite announced on Thursday the release of an advanced e-commerce business suite that extends the functionality of Software as a Service applications to the online operations of mid-sized companies. NetSuite also announced new features added to its e-co...

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PC Guardian: Putting the Clampdown on Laptops

PC Guardian, a manufacturer of computer and data security products, has introduced a product line that puts a new twist on some old security issues involving physical computer theft and data loss through exposed USB devices. Cable locks for laptops are nothing new. On nearly all laptops and numerous...

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Imprivata CEO Omar Hussain: Getting Physical With Security

Recent high-profile data breach incidents have placed in the spotlight for many IT departments and corporate executives the importance of innovative solutions for effective identity and access management solutions. Imprivata, which specializes in identification and access management appliance soluti...

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