Articles By Manek Dubash

Strong-arm sales, empty spiel, repel IT buyers

Strong-arm sales, empty spiel, repel IT buyers

Research company Ovum has discovered that IT managers are put off by software companies that use "pushy" sales techniques and...

August 15th, 2006 Manek Dubash
Microsoft releases Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003

Microsoft releases Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003

Microsoft has announced the release to manufacturing of Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003, the company’s first software offering designed to...

June 11th, 2006 Manek Dubash
Brits fear server boom may lead to power crisis

Brits fear server boom may lead to power crisis

Data centre managers are starting to worry if the proliferation of increasingly power-hungry servers isn't about to suck the electricity...

May 22nd, 2006 Manek Dubash
IBM researcher slams UK ID card plan

IBM researcher slams UK ID card plan

IBM researcher Michael Osborne, whose job is research into secure ID cards, slated the U.K. government's ID cards plan on...

May 22nd, 2006 Manek Dubash
UK virtualization center offers free advice

UK virtualization center offers free advice

A Virtualization Academy offering free virtualization advice will be opened in May by consultancy VirtualizeIT. The Vacademy will use a...

April 2nd, 2006 Manek Dubash
IBM maintains grip on server market

IBM maintains grip on server market

If you doubted the dominance of IBM Corp.'s grip on the server market, doubt no more. Big Blue has maintained...

November 27th, 2005 Manek Dubash
Microsoft launches synchronization tool

Microsoft launches synchronization tool

Microsoft Corp. has launched a new, free but unsupported synchronization tool, SyncToy, which it said "provides an easy to use,...

August 8th, 2005 Manek Dubash
IBM moves Opterons into data centres

IBM moves Opterons into data centres

AMD Opterons have burrowed deeper into the data centre with an announcement by IBM that its eServer Cluster 1350 will...

June 16th, 2005 Manek Dubash
IBM adds to X3-based server range

IBM adds to X3-based server range

IBM is adding to its recently introduced eServer X3 architecture-based servers with the new xSeries 460. Designed for highly scalable,...

June 1st, 2005 Manek Dubash
Longhorn “evangelist”

Longhorn “evangelist”

The timetable for the launch of Longhorn has moved on a notch. Microsoft insider Robert Scoble — a so-called Longhorn...

May 26th, 2005 Manek Dubash