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Julie is also author of Building an Extranet (Wiley, 1997).

IBM Expands Cloud Disaster Recovery Services

IBM on Monday announced two cloud-based disaster recovery services for businesses: the IBM SmartCloud Virtualized Server Recovery and the IBM SmartCloud Archive.

Most IT Pros Don't Fear Losing Their Jobs to the Cloud

Most people in the IT industry are sure that enterprise cloud computing usage will double in the next two years.

Microsoft, Juniper Urged to Patch Dangerous IPv6 DoS Hole

Security experts are urging Microsoft and Juniper to patch a year-old IPv6 vulnerability so dangerous it can freeze any Windows machine on a LAN in minutes.

Linksys Introduces Sleek New E-Series Home Routers

The new good-looking Linksys routers for the home come equipped with Cisco Connect, which eases setup, as well as parental controls.The prices on the routers range from $60 to $180.

McAfee's Website Full of Security Holes, Researcher Says

The McAfee.com website is full of security mistakes that could lead to cross-site scripting and other attacks, researchers said in a post on the Full Disclosure site on Monday.

Rackspace, Dell Push OpenStack Cloud OS

Rackspace will help enterprises build private clouds using the OpenStack cloud operating system, the company announced Tuesday.

IPv6 on Home Routers: FAIL

When it comes to IPv6 support, consumer home networking gear lags far behind other devices, like enterprise equipment and PC operating systems.

Internet Pioneer Wants to Take Net Off Planet

Vint Cerf expects this year will be a proving point for the "Interplanetary Internet."

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Future of Internet Doesn't Include an IPv7, Says Vint Cerf

Internet 'founding father' Vint Cerf, now Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, explains why IPv6 matters so much.

Servers Preloaded With Amazon-Friendly Cloud Software

Ubuntu and Dell have come up with a scheme to make it easier for Amazon EC2 customers to shift workloads to and from the cloud

Just Say No to Smartphones: Most Users Buy 'Dumb' Phones

With all the media attention smartphones and their apps have gotten, you'd think they were universally loved. Think again.

Is Verizon 4G LTE as Fast as Advertised?

We run some speed tests on the 4G network that Verizon launched this week.

Really? Dropping a Phone in a Urinal Will Sell Windows Phone 7?

Microsoft ad tries to sell phones by telling us to stop our phone addictions.

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Linux for Laughs

A great gallery of posters,wallpapers and other artworks that show off the old Linux funny bone.

Dell: Smartphones Will Never Kill the PC

Dell's CEO envisons a future where we use a variety of devices, choosing each for particular tasks.

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