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November, 2008

November 26, 2008  3:53 PM

Overheard – Frank Gillett’s cloud computing reality check

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS

Forrester's Frank Gillett talks with Beet.tv about “cloudwashing.”  He does a nice job breaking down where the future might lie for cloud computing and unlike a lot of other pundits, Frank seems to have his feet on the ground (and not in the clouds).  Don't miss this...

November 26, 2008  3:27 PM

Overheard – Disruption Tolerant Networking Protocol

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DTN, protocols, TCP/IP, Technology

alan_boyle.jpg By the time astronauts make humanity's next giant leap, they may well be getting their e-mail via a dot-space...

November 25, 2008  12:34 AM

Overheard: Future of clouds remain hazy without standards

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Cloud computing, standards

benjamin_ellis.jpg It is clear that without standards of one kind or another (de-facto or from a recognised body), there...

November 24, 2008  8:32 PM

Overheard: Beyond the petaflop

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
petaflop, supercomputer

doe.jpg Breaking the petaflop barrier, a feat that seemed astronomical just two years ago, won't just allow faster computations....

November 24, 2008  4:32 PM

Overheard: Cloud chargeback

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
IT chargeback

johngannon.jpg Knowing which applications and departments are driving IT expenses is critical now, and will continue to be...

November 24, 2008  3:33 PM

Overheard: What’s another name for white space device? Brick

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
FCC, testing, white space device, Wireless

shellypalmer.jpg Unfortunately for the companies developing these devices, they've yet to demonstrate a device that...

November 24, 2008  1:30 PM

Overheard: 62% of rural America is still dialing up

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
broadband Internet, FCC, Technology, white space devices, white space spectrum

arik_hesseldahl.jpg According to a study by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, released in July, only 38% of...

November 20, 2008  5:23 PM

Overheard: Chris Morell explains phase change cooling

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
HVAC, phase change cooling

chris_morrell.jpg For those people that aren’t HVAC engineers, Phase Cooling involves using a refrigeration compressor to...

November 20, 2008  2:32 PM

Overheard: Azure grew out of Red Dog – gotta love those code names

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Azure, Microsoft, Red Dog

maryjofoley.jpg The goal of Azure is to provide developers who want to write applications that run partially and/or entirely...

November 18, 2008  1:17 PM

Overheard: USB 3.0 is on its way

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
FireWire, Technology, USB 3.0

tuan_nguyen.jpg According to official specifications, USB 3.0 will officially be known as SuperSpeed USB and carry with it a...

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