Cliff Saran’s Enterprise blog:

July, 2008

July 29, 2008  2:14 PM

Switch off and tune out of the 21st century

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Ansouis, ATM, Internet, Wi-Fi

I spent the last seven days without internet access; mobile phone coverage was almost intermittent and of course, Wi-Fi, simply didn't exist. Moreover cash machines were few and far between.

Yes  I was on holiday. What struck me was that this lack of basic networking and comms...

July 18, 2008  12:23 PM

Crying wolf on Facebook security

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Facebook, Security

Earlier this week I met up briefly with JP Rangaswami, managing director of BT Design.
and a former CIO of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

He was speaking at a Computer Weekly event on social networking. JP made a good point about the likes of Facebook that I'd like to share...

July 16, 2008  10:07 PM

Sony paints corporate image for designer Vaio

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air, Apple, MacBook, Sony, vaio, XP

This afternoon I was at the launch of a family of business laptop PCs from Sony.  Powered by the latest generation of Intel Centrino and Core Duo chips, the new Sony Vaios offer...

July 10, 2008  4:10 PM

BA puts flights on iPhone 3G

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BA, iPhone

There's a buzz in the blogosphere. Apple's iPhone 3 arrives in the UK tomrrow. BA has created a flight info application for the iPhone. It's available from Apple AppStore site. Here's a screenshot fromĀ 

July 10, 2008  8:52 AM

Do green mainframes make sense today?

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Green IT, IBM, Linux, Virtualisation, VMware, Xen

Imagine if there was a resurgence of mainframes. IBM says they are greener than Unix and PC servers, and the savings in electricity...

July 2, 2008  10:03 PM

Where next for Aqualogic?

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Aqualogic, BEA, Oracle, Portal

It's been a good and bad day for businesses running BEA products. Oracle unveiled its strategy for BEA, following its $8.5 billion acquisition of the company.


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