Having grown up in the mainframe days, I have memories of nearly going deaf in data centers while the chain/band printers went to town getting out checks/statements/etc in the front room of the "glass house". What made them deafening also made them fast since they were of the category of "line printers" where an entire line of text was slammed onto the paper at a time. Well a company called Memjet has come up wi
That whooshing sound you hear is knowledge escaping your organization. I hear this noise all the time at the University of Hawaii whenever a great lecturer does a one-of-a-kind masterpiece on free electron lasers, undersea observatories, modern art or any of the subjects offered at a modern university. InfoWorld has been using screencasting technology for years (heck one of our editors is even credited with coin
The ATEN folks have come up with a little doodad (CS661 aka the "Laptop USB KVM Switch") that I'm thinking might be a great data center tool. We either already have or want to have IP KVM's in our data centers but once in a while it's just easier (like in a colo) to do some upgrades and mods from your handy dandy laptop. Or you've got a PC under your desk that you only need to run special projects on. Either way
Oracle is placing new emphasis on products and solutions for small and midsize businesses. This interview explores the solutions they offer smaller organizations and the sales channel they've built to serve the small-business market.