Posted by Oyya-Info on Sunday, July 26, 2009,
Two researchers for Hewlett-Packard have created a browser-based
darknet, an idea that could make it easier for businesses to keep
eavesdroppers from uncovering confidential information.
Darknets are encrypted peer-to-peer networks normally used to
communicate files between closed groups of people. Most darknets
require a certain level of technological literacy to set up and
maintain, including taking care of the necessary servers. However, HP
researchers Billy Hoffman and Matt Wood plan nex...
The storage software industry has seen its first quarterly sales
decline after more than five years of solid growth, according to a
report from market researcher IDC.
First-quarter 2009 revenue for the industry sank 5.2 percent to $2.8
billion from the previous year. The slump has impacted several key
vendors, including Hewlett-Packard, EMC, and IBM, all of which sell
storage software to enterprise clients.
"The combination of the normally slow first quarter for most
companies with the contin...
Posted by Oyya-Info on Monday, June 15, 2009,
It all seems obvious when viewed through hindsight's pristine lens:
Hewlett-Packard didn't need a reinvention. It just needed some fierce
fiscal discipline to transform itself from a bumbling, lost soul into a
well-oiled profit machine.
At its core, HP's turnaround works against the natural order of
things in Silicon Valley, where people talk about technology first and
finances a distant second. The frenetic hunt for the next big thing has
helped a select few endure decades of busts and boo...