Design and manufacturing companies must adapt quickly to the demands of an increasingly global and competitive economy. To speed time to market for products, they need to be able to collaborate and manage design lifecycles effectively
With so many vendors claiming to have a Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), it can be difficult to tell what makes each one different. John Pescatore of SANS Institute explains what enterprises look for when considering alternative NGFW solutions.
Picking the top RIA toolkit of 2008 was no easy task. Our prize goes to Silverlight because it beats Flash in runtime performance; it has a modest download size; the design tools are good; it boasts wonderful .Net language support and a best-of-breed development environment in Visual Studio 2008; and although Silverlight's capabilities as a desktop RIA are weak compared with those of Adobe AIR, developers can write Silverlight RIAs that can be recompiled as excellent WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) desktop applications.