Windows XP support shutdown countdown begins
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Software

Windows XP support shutdown countdown begins

Extended support for Windows XP ends in under 1,000 days, but will that drive corporates to move to Windows 7?
14 Jul 2011
Microsoft maintains OS domination
Operating system
public sector

Microsoft maintains OS domination

Microsoft is still leading the operating system market, despite gains by Linux and Apple, according to analyst firm Gartner.
27 Apr 2011
Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB review
The Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB
Server & storage

Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 3TB review

The Deskstar 7K3000 is the first 7,200rpm hard disk we've seen with a massive 3TB capacity. However, there are several technical issues which make it …
14 Mar 2011
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Standard
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Standard Edition
Active Directory

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Standard

We test the latest version of the best known network management suite to see how it stacks up.
23 Feb 2011
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Standard
Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Standard Edition
Active Directory

Novell ZENworks Configuration Management 11 Standard

We test the latest version of the best known network management suite to see how it stacks up.
23 Feb 2011
HP ProLiant MicroServer N36L review
The HP ProLiant MicroServer N36L
Server & storage

HP ProLiant MicroServer N36L review

HP's ProLiant MicroServer may look like a consumer NAS box, but it's actually aimed at small businesses as a better-designed alternative to a PC for f…
9 Feb 2011
Mainframe continues to defy recession
IBM zEnterprise mainframe
Server & storage

Mainframe continues to defy recession

Business use of mainframes continues to grow, despite pressure on IT budgets.
26 Oct 2010
SUSE Linux joins the Amazon cloud
Cloud computing building blocks
public sector

SUSE Linux joins the Amazon cloud

Pricing kicks off the question of where the differential went.
11 Oct 2010
No OS is safe, expert warns
Cyber crime
Security

No OS is safe, expert warns

No OS is safe from hackers, even though some believe certain systems are better equipped to fend off attacks than others, a security expert claims.
23 Sep 2010
PCLinuxOS - Rolling on a river
open source
Software

PCLinuxOS - Rolling on a river

Richard Hillesley charts the trials and tribulations of PCLinuxOS.
20 Sep 2010
Vulnerability disclosure hits record levels
Security
Security

Vulnerability disclosure hits record levels

More vulnerability disclosures were made in the first half of 2010 than ever before for such a period, according to IBM research.
26 Aug 2010
Ubuntu to get multi-touch from 10.10
Ubuntu
Network & Internet

Ubuntu to get multi-touch from 10.10

Multi-touch capabilities will feature in Ubuntu 10.10 and future versions of the OS.
17 Aug 2010
Oracle tightens its grip on Solaris
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Server & storage

Oracle tightens its grip on Solaris

Open source OpenSolaris' days appear numbered.
16 Aug 2010
Video: Q&A with Red Hat's Werner Knoblich
Red Hat Werner Knoblich
Business strategy

Video: Q&A with Red Hat's Werner Knoblich

We spoke to Red Hat's general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
23 Jul 2010
The fall and rise of Mandriva Linux
Open source
Linux

The fall and rise of Mandriva Linux

Richard Hillesley ponders the future of Mandriva.
25 Jun 2010
Linux use promoted by Linaro group
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Mobile

Linux use promoted by Linaro group

ARM and five other tech firms are to work together on making it easier to develop Linux software for ARM SoC-based mobile devices.
4 Jun 2010
Google Chrome for Mac and Linux leaves beta
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Linux

Google Chrome for Mac and Linux leaves beta

Google has finally achieved parity across all three operating systems with its latest browser release, boasting improved HTML5 and Javascript performa…
26 May 2010
The lost world of the Xandros desktop
Lost world of Xandros
Software

The lost world of the Xandros desktop

The latest release of the Xandros Linux desktop edition was in June 2006, which is several lifetimes in the history of Linux. Is this the end of the l…
20 Apr 2010
The lost world of the Xandros desktop
Lost world of Xandros
Software

The lost world of the Xandros desktop

The latest release of the Xandros Linux desktop edition was in June 2006, which is several lifetimes in the history of Linux. Is this the end of the l…
20 Apr 2010
Red Hat revamps Linux server software
Red Hat
Linux

Red Hat revamps Linux server software

Red Hat is updating its Linux server software to take advantage of new technologies from the likes of Intel and AMD.
1 Apr 2010
Building on a Linux brand
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Linux

Building on a Linux brand

Red Hat is a perfect example of how open source firms need to trade on their reputation, not just their product.
24 Mar 2010
FreeBSD and the GPL
Linux and BSD
operating systems

FreeBSD and the GPL

Linus Torvalds has said Linux wouldn't have happened if 386BSD had been around when he started up. We trace the history of FreeBSD and how it's affect…
18 Feb 2010
Top 10 areas where open source leads the way
Open source
Business strategy

Top 10 areas where open source leads the way

With job losses rising and belts being tightened across the country, now is the perfect time to look once again at the benefits of using open source s…
8 Feb 2010
Linux’s Linus loves the Nexus One
Linus Torvalds
public sector

Linux’s Linus loves the Nexus One

The founder of Linux has come out with oodles of praise for Google’s foray into the smartphone market.
8 Feb 2010