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December, 2008


December 24, 2008  10:51 AM

Mobile broadband: it’s not what you use that matters, just do it

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
IT procurement, laptop, Mobile Computing, Netbook, Orange, USB Modem, Vodafone

Quite amusing to read the recent statement by Mobile broadband comparison site Top 10 Broadband that demand for 3G-embedded laptops and netbooks has been overestimated....

December 23, 2008  5:56 PM

Happy Xmas and Happy New Year from ComputerWeekly

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
computerweekly, Holidays

Well that's pretty much it from us at ComputerWeekly for the rest of 2008.

We will be updating the website with some great festive content, like our Christmas quiz,


December 22, 2008  2:05 PM

Networks to power IT departments in 2009

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
CIO, it management, Networking, Networks, SLAs, Telepresence, UC

Lists. More lists of predictions for what will happen in 2009 and, again like our top trends fro Verizon, oriented towards how the network will...

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December 19, 2008  10:46 AM

WiMAX feels the credit crunch

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Alvarion, Mobile Computing, WiMAX

WiMAX, so the people behind it would have us believe, will emerge as one of two candidate mobile broadband...


December 18, 2008  5:20 PM

Our top ten IT films of all time….. minus a couple we missed out on

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We've compiled a list of what we think are the top ten IT films of all time.... and already we've been found wanting....

So far you've let us know that we've missed Sneakers out and


December 18, 2008  11:52 AM

Microsoft cancels Christmas lunch?

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Microsoft

We hear that poor old Microsoft staff in the UK are going without the good ole Christmas turkey lunch this year to stave off redundancies .... we can't confirm this is true yet, but when we do will let you know what would have been on the menu! 


December 17, 2008  11:12 AM

Not just network tips, but wine tips too

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Broadband, Broadband-Testing, broadhead, Networks, rosie, Wine


Steve Broadhead recently took over our Networks Generation blog. Steve is a networks consultant who runs broadband testing, but is also a rosie wine expert as well.

So his blog is not just about networks, he's also giving away


December 16, 2008  3:55 PM

To boldly go where IT departments haven’t gone before?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Collaboration, Social networking, Software as a Service, trends

Enterprise 2.0 is certainly gaining the backing of leading firms.

Networking giant Verizon Business for one backs this idea, arguing in its predictions of


December 16, 2008  3:47 PM

Attractive netbooks batter iPhones

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iPhone, Mobile Computing, smartphone, SMB, SME, USB Modem

Further evidence for the growing popularity of netbooks and mobile computing in general has arrived with the latest sales figures from


December 16, 2008  3:31 PM

Starship Enterprise 2.0: warp speed ahead

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Bandwidth, Facebook, MySpace, Social networking, trends, twitter

After last week's posting detailing the start of the trends seen for 2009, the trends are flying in and among what is being predicted by all and sundry there are some common themes, one of which is certainly Enterprise 2.0.

Now those familiar with the phrase may argue that the phrase's...


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