Articles Related to formats

Think you’ve got virtualization all figured out? Think again

Data formats, database structures, data restrictions, incompatible applications and quilts of middleware are the real IT infrastructure of any company. All the rest -- no matter how incomparably more cool -- are just access mechanisms

Editor’s Picks: The water-resistant OptimusPDA

A handheld computer that can manage a tidal wave is joined by a single-rack unit content server for sending live video clips across the network and software for creating store signage

JasperSoft announces NetBeans plug-in tool

iReport for NetBeans 6.0, scheduled for release in February, will let developers program reports using a library of chart types in PDF, Word and other formats

Quest to create single ‘office docs’ file format in jeopardy

A foundation set up five years ago to pursue a way of creating and sharing documents that would challenge Microsoft's Office puts its weight behind the Compound Document Format instead. The director explains why

Dead techs still roam IT’s living world

Hardware and software that vendors have ended support for are still very much alive, thanks to users that are still finding significant use for them. Some end-of-life technologies that just won't die easily

Norway likely to mandate open document formats

Norway is considering mandating the use of the Open Document Format (ODF) and Portable Document Format (PDF), which could eventually reduce the use of Microsoft Corp.'s Office software in the country.

iPhone: An enterprise Trojan horse?

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Google app combines word processing, spreadsheet

One day after releasing a package of applications that hinted at how Google might offer collaboration services to corporate, the company announced that it was releasing an online word processing and spreadsheet application.

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