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News from E-mail Authentication Summit, Storage Networking World, CTIA, LinuxWorld, WinHEC

Apr 19, 20064 mins

Latest Trade Show news


Microsoft to push Sender ID, program at e-mail summit – Network World, 04/18/06

Microsoft Wednesday plans to promote adoption of the Sender ID e-mail specification and introduce a new program for helping ISPs protect the integrity of e-mail messages at the E-mail Authentication Summit in Chicago.


Storage virtualization off to a slow start, 04/10/06

Three years’ worth of market hype hasn’t been able to overcome the truth about multivendor storage virtualization: Virtually no one is doing it.


CTIA 2006: New cell phone roundup, 04/17/06

Welcome to Cool Tools Bonus Coverage of the CTIA Wireless 2006, in which I highlight some of my favorite new cell phones shown at the show. Think of this as the Bonus Features, if my column were a DVD.

Cellular, Wi-Fi convergence on display at wireless show, 04/10/06

CTIA, Wi-Fi Alliance joining forces to certify products.


Users at LinuxWorld talk up security, 04/10/06

In conference sessions and hallway discussions at LinuxWorld Expo last week, open source users swapped strategies for hardening Linux servers and building open source applications that can repel hackers, stand up to regulators and survive the sc


Linux backers plan WinHEC shadow conference, 04/10/06

Microsoft’s Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) this year will get some open-source competition, as Linux proponents are planning to hold the first-ever FreedomHEC conference for Linux hardware engineers immediately following WinHEC in …


Outsourcing leaders fuse IT and business skills, 04/10/06

Ron Jensen began his IT career as a self-professed “propeller head.” But now he is the purchasing manager for IT professional services at construction equipment manufacturing giant Caterpillar.

* UPCOMING TRADE SHOWS (April, May, June):

Broadband Wireless World 2006

April 26-28, Las Vegas

Interop Las Vegas 2006

April 30 – May 5, Las Vegas

Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2006

May 14-18, San Francisco

JavaOne 2006

May 15-19, San Francisco

Inbox – The E-mail Event

May 31 – June 1, San Jose

Microsoft Tech Ed 2006

June 11-16, Boston

Burton Group Catalyst 2006

June 14-15, San Francisco

C3 Expo 2006

June 27-29, New York


Technology Tour: Wireless LANs & Enterprise Mobility

April 18-27, various cities

Today, wireless technology not only avoids the wall socket, it’s as capable as the wired LAN. Creating a seamless world of integrated, responsive solutions that form the new architecture of the truly agile enterprise—if you are ready …

Need to get ready? Attend Wireless LANs & Enterprise Mobility: Know No Limits. A new Network World Live Technology Tour where you’ll learn today’s best practices and see the latest tech in action.

Technology Tour: Applications & Content Security: Building the Defensible Network

May 16-25, various cities

What drove security up the stack to the boardroom? What changed the focus from perimeter firewalls to layered protection? How did it come to the perpetual scanning of all Web, SMTP, IM and FTP traffic?

Often it’s nothing more than a CEO’s stolen password. Or it can be as devastating as an entire network compromised to its core data. But no matter the trigger, security is now the No. 1 corporate priority. And expectations are as high as senior management’s anxiety.

Before your network takes a hit — take a day to attend Network World’s new Technology Tour event Applications & Content Security: Building the Defensible Network and discover how to build a fortress defense.

Technology Tour: The VoIP Payoff: Convergence and Collaboration

June 1-29, various cities

Whether you were among the first to implement VoIP, or are just now rolling it out, the answers you need are at The VoIP Payoff: Convergence and Collaboration. It’s the Network World LIVE Technology Tour event coming in June. And it’s the place to map the future.

Johna Till Johnson of Nemertes Research is your host. She’s been where you’re headed and will guide you to the next-generation of networks. Showing you current trends. Coming technologies. Best practices. And real-world solutions.

IT Roadmap

Chicago: June 27

It’s where you’ll hear IT strategies delivered direct to you from Network World editors six months ahead of outsiders even knowing about it. Where you can meet personally, one-on-one, with an IT all-star to discuss how coming technology will reshape your enterprise. Where you can accomplish a year’s worth of vendor analysis among more than two dozen solution providers all in one day.