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HP's New Blue Collar CEO


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 31, 2005
Hewlett Packard's new CEO said he is looking forward to jumping underneath the hood at the computer and printer maker and getting his hands dirty.

Penguin Leaders Scale Up, Spread Out


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published August 4, 2004
Far from dead, Linux is merely coming of age as vendors rev-up offerings for the enterprise.

UPDATE: Conn, Ohio Join In DOJ v. Oracle Suit


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 9, 2004
Connecticut and Ohio have joined the DOJ's case against Oracle's takeover of Peoplesoft. This brings to 10 the total number of states aligned against the buyout.

Oracle v. Peoplesoft Heats Up As Michigan Joins Suit


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 8, 2004
The State of Michigan is joining seven other states and the DOJ to block Oracle's proposed takeover of Peoplesoft.

Dell Stepping Down as CEO


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 4, 2004
UPDATE: Michael Dell makes room for the next CEO to run the company he founded. Will the computer maker shift strategy under the new CEO?

The Net Has An 'Insecurity' Complex


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published February 26, 2004
RSA's second annual assessment of online security leaves little doubt that corporations have a long way to go.

HP Touts Own Standards for Utility Computing


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published February 10, 2004
The company positions its 'Adaptive Enterprise' as the benchmark for other service-based business models.

StarOffice Wins More Enterprise Desktop Space


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published February 5, 2004
Sun updates for x86 systems and notches a big customer win in India.

Grid Software, Now With The Mac Touch


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published January 7, 2004
Apple Computer issues a beta of its new Xgrid software to make waves in HPC circles.

Management Tools 'Priority One' for Open Source


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published December 12, 2003
In order to gain traction in enterprise, the open source movement must develop better management and support tools, customers say.

Sun Ponders 'Per Citizen' Pricing for Desktops


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published November 14, 2003
The company is looking at adopting a similar price structure for its Java Desktop platform as it does for its $100 per employee/per year Java Enterprise version.

HP Views Adaptive Enterprise As 'Uber OS'


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published November 11, 2003
The company ramps up its utility computing offerings with the help of a 'deeper' SAP partnership and the acquisition of Persist Technologies.

NetScreen Eyes Neoteris With Acquisition


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published October 6, 2003
The security appliance manufacturer invests in an SSL VPN future to the tune of $245 million in stock and $20 million in cash, including options.

Sun's 'HP Away' Swipes at Itanium


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published July 16, 2003
he networking company says its migration plan is but a parachute for Alpha/Tru64 customers who don't want to make the jump to Intel's 64-bit architecture.

Trends Point Toward New Internet Architecture


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published July 14, 2003
Better security, IP telephony, wireless networking, storage area networks, packet switching and VPNs are all causing a big shift in vendor focus to enterprises.

McDonalds Serves Up Wi-Fi in SF


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published July 8, 2003
The Golden Arches Tuesday is hoping to strike it rich in the Golden State with a helping of wireless Internet access courtesy of Intel and Wayport.

Oracle Sets Portal Testing Tool in Motion


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published June 13, 2003
The company's Portal Verification Service lets customers tap into the latest WSRP spec and JSR-168 to check Web Services interoperability.

HP, Dell Pledge Java Support


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published June 12, 2003
Despite Microsoft's decision to drop Java from the Windows OS, HP and Dell say they will continue to ship the runtime environment as part of their OEM agreements.

IBM, Infineon Develop Better Magnetic Memory


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published June 10, 2003
Since MRAM retains information when power is turned off, the companies say as early as 2005, PCs could start up instantly without waiting for software to 'boot up'.

Reading the Deal: Palm and Handspring


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published June 6, 2003
The PDA deal of the year is chock full of technology and emotion. Bottom line, say analysts, is these two companies needed each other.

Putting a Tie on Linux


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published June 5, 2003
IBM and Oracle highlight Jupitermedia's latest industry forum and conference to pinpoint specific areas that business can and cannot use open source.

Microsoft Settles Netscape Suit with AOL


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 30, 2003
The media company's antitrust lawsuit against the software giant ends in a seven-year license of Microsoft's browsing technology and a $750 million payout to AOL.

Sun to Bridge the Java Skills Gap


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 22, 2003
Fighting off competition from all angles, the company will offer varying versions of its developer tools that address the needs of the code guru as well as the newbie.

BEA Looks to HP to Fight IBM


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 21, 2003
A new partnership between the two firms puts WebLogic software on HP low- and midrange servers running OpenVMS and Linux, but may leave Sun in the dark.

Intel Springs New Chipsets For PCs


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 21, 2003
The No. 1 chipmaker releases its anticipated Springdale chipsets to woo corporate customers with Hyper-Threading, 800 MHz buses and a 12-month upgrade roadmap.

Sun, Oracle Offer 'Unbreakable' Relationship


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 20, 2003
The longtime partners become a 'virtually linked company' with consolidated support and development using Sun Fire systems and Red Hat Linux.

Intel Finds Flaw in Itanium 2


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 13, 2003
The chipmaker concedes some of its server processors have an electrical problem in its 900 MHz and 1 GHz McKinley series that could crash a server and delete data.

Intel Ramps Up with New Compilers


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 9, 2003
Oracle is the first to prepare itself for future products running on next-generation Intel Pentium 4, Intel Xeon and Intel Itanium 2 processor-based systems.

Microsoft Taps Transmeta For 'Mira'


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 7, 2003
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based low-power chipmaker gets a vote of confidence as part of a new portable Wi-Fi smart display that Redmond will roll out next year.

HP Shuffles its Enterprise Business Unit


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published May 2, 2003
The company consolidates its server and storage hardware business and creates a business management and operations group to streamline its offerings.

HP to Color Rainbow's Cable Content


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 22, 2003
The six-figure consulting deal with the house that spawned American Movie Classics includes building its massive digital content management system.

Intel Looks To Future with Springdale, Prescott


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 16, 2003
The company dismisses its quarterly earnings and talks up the rest of the year with news of its next-generation processors.

Liberty and SAML for All


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 14, 2003
The single sign-on coalition contributes Phase 1 network identity specifications to OASIS for consideration in SAML 2.0.

Gateway Revives its Server Strategy


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 7, 2003
Taking a page (and an exec) out of Dell's playbook, the computer maker looks to new 1U and 2U Xeon rack-mount servers to pull it out of its doldrums.

Analysts: Wi-Fi a 'Positive Disruption'


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published April 3, 2003
Jupiter Research expects small business to pick up momentum for 802.11 with larger companies making most of the purchases, while everyone waits for better security.

Sun Begins Circling its Software Wagons


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 31, 2003
The company looks to use 'provisioning' through Java, Solaris, Linux and other platforms as the key to closing the loop between developers and data center operators.

IDG Bakes New Apple Show


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Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 27, 2003
Macworld N.Y. is officially dead as the Macworld producer morphs the Apple love-fest into its 'CREATE' alternative. No Jobs, no keynotes, just educational breakout sessions.

Sun, webMethods Join WS-I Board


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 26, 2003
The two companies join the Web Services Interoperability Consortium as founding members.

Computer Hardware Spending on Hold: Survey


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 21, 2003
Uncertainty and frustration reign supreme, according to a Deutsche Bank study, as CIOs and salespeople wait patiently for the recovery to pick up.

Xerox Invents New Print Compression Technology


By

Michael Singer

| CIO Insights Article Published March 19, 2003
The print company combines its new MultiMode (XM2) Compression with programmable video chips to improve printer performance.