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The New Data Center Special Issue

Feb 20, 20062 mins
Data Center

Latest management news.

* Editor’s Note: Please note that as from next week, the delivery days of the Network/Systems Management News Alert will change. The first Network/Systems Management news alert of the week will mail on Tuesdays, and the second will mail on Thursdays. Thanks for reading.

The New Data Center Special Issue, 02/20/06

An in-depth look at this next-generation architecture. Network World highlights the tools, management issues and pioneers users.

Dr. Internet: Clarifying static vs. DHCP debate in terms of speed, 02/20/06

Does a static IP address make file transfers go faster than using DHCP IP addresses? No, Dr. Internet says.

U.S. IT services firm Kanbay to address new industries, 02/17/06

Kanbay International, an IT services firm focused on the financial services industry, plans to diversify into also offering services to the consumer and industrial products industries, according to an executive of the company.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 02/16/06

Speaking at last week’s 3GSM World Congress in Spain, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer got the crowd feeling warm and fuzzy with these sentiments: “I’m a guy some of you have probably seen on the Internet yelling how much I love Microsoft. So my theme on …

IBM opens lab in India for advanced IT deployments, 02/16/06

IBM Thursday announced it has opened a new lab in Bangalore, India, where it will work with customers on advanced IT deployments that involve high levels of scale and performance.

Kumar erased evidence from his hard drive, U.S. says, 02/16/06

The U.S. government will present evidence at the upcoming trial of Sanjay Kumar that the former CEO of CA erased from his laptop computer potential evidence related to the accounting fraud case against him and the company, according to a court …

Bioinformatics brain drain helps consultancies, 02/16/06

The evolution of bioinformatics has led increasing numbers of biopharmas and biotechs to slash in-house bioinformatics or close such departments.

National Science Foundation taps cyberinfrastructure chief, 02/15/06

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named University of Michigan professor Daniel Atkins to head its new office concerned with advanced IT systems and networks.

Messaging Newsletter: Nyxem worm illustrates the IT security metrics challenge, 02/15/06

As this newsletter hits the wire, I will have just contributed my part to a panel discussion at the RSA Conference on the subject of IT security metrics. …