Month: July 2005

Time to Replace Your Phone System?

Calculating the savings for moving from a conventional PBX phone system to a voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) setup is anything but easy. Why? Telephone usage varies,

Netezza: Believe the Hype?

A system up to 50 times faster than the competition, at half the cost—that’s the sounds-way-too-good-to-be-true marketing spiel of Netezza, a data warehouse startup now

CRM—Before There Was CRM

The right product, at the right price, to the right person; that has been the goal of commerce since trading boats began to ply the

Computer Security: Horror Vs. Hype

Every time you turn around, a new computer security threat pops up. In addition to hacker attacks, worms and viruses, lots of miscreants have gone

If It’s Automated, It Must Be Accurate

Nearly a quarter-century ago, IBM defined and standardized the personal computer. More than 40 years ago, the company defined and standardized the commercial computer as

Teradata: Rich Niche

Teradata’s customers can come off as a bit snooty. And why not? They’re driving what they believe is the Rolls-Royce of databases—and if you have