Articles By joab jackson

VMware pays big for OpenFlow pioneer

VMware pays big for OpenFlow pioneer

NEW YORK  -- Continuing its push to virtualize all aspects of the data center, VMware Inc. is acquiring software-defined networking...

July 23rd, 2012 joab jackson
Novell antitrust case against Microsoft dismissed

Novell antitrust case against Microsoft dismissed

NEW YORK -- Microsoft Corp. has won a motion to dismiss a seven-year-old, US$1.3 billion lawsuit from Novell charging Microsoft with...

July 16th, 2012 joab jackson
Leap second bedevils Web systems over weekend

Leap second bedevils Web systems over weekend

NEW YORK -- Despite precautions by system providers, an extra second added to the official timekeeping record Saturday triggered several...

July 4th, 2012 joab jackson
How Alan Turing set the rules for computing

How Alan Turing set the rules for computing

NEW YORK -- On Saturday, British mathematician Alan Turing would have turned 100 years old. It is barely fathomable to...

June 26th, 2012 joab jackson
HP’s Autonomy connects to Hadoop

HP’s Autonomy connects to Hadoop

NEW YORK (06/04/2012) - Hewlett-Packard's Autonomy subsidiary will release an add-on component to link the company's IDOL flagship search software...

June 6th, 2012 joab jackson
Microsoft previews new Visual Studio and .Net

Microsoft previews new Visual Studio and .Net

NEW YORK -- Closely following its preview release of Windows 8, Microsoft has also posted a release candidate of its...

June 1st, 2012 joab jackson
New developer support in Oracle NetBeans 7.2

New developer support in Oracle NetBeans 7.2

NEW YORK -- The newest version of the Oracle NetBeans IDE (integrated developer environment) will come with support for the...

May 28th, 2012 joab jackson
New Nmap probes IPv6 networks

New Nmap probes IPv6 networks

NEW YORK -- Preparing for the eventual widespread conversion to IPv6, the Nmap Project has updated its namesake security scanning...

May 22nd, 2012 joab jackson
Researcher runs IP network over xylophones

Researcher runs IP network over xylophones

NEW YORK -- Vint Cerf once wore a shirt that read "IP on Everything," a wry comment on the universatility...

May 14th, 2012 joab jackson
IBM acquires Varicent Software

IBM acquires Varicent Software

NEW YORK -- Adding to its already considerable line of analysis software and expertise, IBM announced last week that it...

April 18th, 2012 joab jackson