US Government calls for Adobe Flash Player upgrades
Security flaw
Software

US Government calls for Adobe Flash Player upgrades

Warning follows discovery of "critical" flaw that could leave users vulnerable to attack.
11 Oct 2012
University of Cambridge offers free Raspberry Pi course
Raspberry Pi
Business strategy

University of Cambridge offers free Raspberry Pi course

Twelve step course will teach students how to build an operating system for £29 computer.
5 Sep 2012
Ubuntu 12.04 review
Ubuntu
Software

Ubuntu 12.04 review

Canonical has packed in a HUD-based interface, bundled open source software, and increased security/software support from three to five years. We find…
30 Apr 2012
Ubuntu vs. Windows 7 on the business desktop
Ubuntu Desktop
Software

Ubuntu vs. Windows 7 on the business desktop

Microsoft Windows may be the de facto standard desktop operating system in business environments, but high costs, restrictive licences and constant se…
9 Feb 2012
Intel touts Knights Corner 1 teraflop performance
Intel processor
Server & storage

Intel touts Knights Corner 1 teraflop performance

New accelerator chip based om Many Integrated Core architecture breaks the one-teraflop barrier
17 Nov 2011
Linux websites down after breach
Linux
Security

Linux websites down after breach

Linux websites are taken offline after successful hacks on company servers.
12 Sep 2011
Today in history: Linux turns 20
Linux Penguin
public sector

Today in history: Linux turns 20

It's been 20 years since the open source operating system went public. We look back at how far it's come since the early days.
25 Aug 2011
Oracle buys Ksplice for Linux provision
Oracle
Software

Oracle buys Ksplice for Linux provision

Oracle believes it will become the only enterprise Linux provider able to offer zero downtime updates.
22 Jul 2011
Windows XP support shutdown countdown begins
XP logo
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
OpenSolaris logo
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
ARM logo
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