Organisations facing tight IT budgets should not be looking at cost-cutting, but instead should focus on working their under-used enterprise applications harder.
Stories by Tom Jowitt
Defragmentation specialist Diskeeper claims it is on the verge of a "major technical breakthrough", which will speed up the boot times of machines running the Windows operating system by an average of 20%.
Research has discovered that around 3 million, or 15 percent of homes in the United Kingdom, have broadband speeds of less than 2Mbit/s, starkly illustrating the scale of the Government's task to guarantee a minimum of 2Mbit/s broadband for all UK households.
Businesses are being urged to clamp down on staff who are flouting security rules, after a survey found that too many companies are vulnerable to ignorant or careless behaviour from their workforce.
A panel of security experts agreed that security needs to thought of a lot earlier in the software development lifecycle, and that the IT industry needs to start shipping "hardened" products, especially with the advent of the cloud and visualisation making the location of sensitive data even more difficult to locate.
Supercomputers from IBM are more energy efficient than supercomputing iron from rival vendors, according to latest research from The Green500.org.
Valuable mission data gathered by NASA's Apollo missions to the moon forty years ago looks like it may be recovered thanks to a donation of an ancient IBM tape drive by a Sydney computer society.
A study of new mobile phones from an online warranty supplier has suggested that Apple's iPhone has substantially fewer failures than handsets from BlackBerry and Palm.
Sixteen big name mobile operators and PC makers have publicly backed the use of HSPA embedded in notebooks, after promising to deliver devices containing the mobile broadband technology.
Start-up AutoVirt is set to introduce Windows data migration software aimed at mid-size businesses.
Research In Motion (RIM) is continuing to confront the encroachment of Apple's iPhone into its traditional business arena, with a second iPhone killer device, this time featuring a touch screen.
The device, which it is expected Vodafone New Zealand will announce this afternoon, will be officially available exclusively to Vodafone subscribers in Europe, India, Australia and New Zealand, and Verizon Wireless subscribers in the United States soon.
A staggering 94 percent of companies admit that they are powerless to prevent confidential data from leaving their company by e-mail, according to a new study from Mimecast.
Malware has risen by a staggering 278 percent in the first half of 2008, thanks in part to the large number of websites comprised last month, so says a new study by ScanSafe. And it warns that things are only going to get worse, especially after Dan Kaminsky goes public with details about his 20 year-old DNS vulnerability.
Many IT departments are failing to meet their own service level agreements, according to a recent survey from Forrester.
Tibco Software is to boost its business optimization portfolio after announcing last week that it would purchase data mining specialist Insightful in a deal worth nearly US$25 million.
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