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Who’s Your Daddy? IBM, Microsoft, HP

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

As one of those wacky year-in-review kind of things, I decided to waste a morning finding out who was the MacDaddy last year in patents issued. Go figure, IBM wins… Company Number of Patents in 2007 IBM 3192 Microsoft 1974 HP 1564 Sun 747 EMC 179 Oracle 177 SAP 155 Google 38 Yahoo 29 BMC [...]

Gartner Report Agent Vs. Agentless Monitoring

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

I was going to hammer them but it’s really not a bad article.  Very high level and probably not technically worth the money HP paid for it.  However I am sure they didn’t pay for its technical merit. How to Choose Agent-Based and Agentless Monitoring Solutions

HP Announces Automated Operations 1.0

Monday, November 26th, 2007

The company introduced HP Automated Operations 1.0, an integrated set of products that automates IT operations across all technology and organizational domains. This eliminates labor-intensive, ad hoc and error-prone manual processes and, in turn, helps IT organizations dramatically lower the day-to-day cost of operations. HP Announces New Software and Services to Fully Automate the Management [...]

Virtual Iron, IBM, HP package Virtualization

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

Virtual Iron, IBM, HP package virtualization on blades for SMBs

Senior Project Chooses OpenNMS

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

Tivoli, HP, OpenNMS Last week I did a podcast with a DePaul University senior majoring in computer science, Matthew Lechleider. Matthew told me that while building a fictitious company for the project they had to pick a real network management product to manage the fictitious network. After looking at Tivoli and HP they decided to [...]

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