Attendees at the mis Training Institute's recent conference on PKI, in Atlanta, learned that the public-key infrastructure in Microsoft's Windows 2000 Advanced Server Edition lacks features essential to enterprise-level security.
Those of us who live in the 'burbs and work in the traffic hell of Manhattan have no trouble predicting that the real business opportunities in the foreseeable future are going to lie in infrastructure technologies and communications services.
Making Apple's imac look obese, the $2,500 Panasonic CF-E1 Audio Video Personal Computer that we saw last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas starts with a 15-inch flat-screen display instead of a bulky, heavy, space-heating CRT.
Although conservatives are often elected with the expectation they'll reduce, rather than expand, government, President-elect George W. Bush may find that IT warrants the creation of a subcabinet position of its own.
AT&T and Avici Systems put their competitors on notice last week by announcing that Ma Bell has completed its coast-to-coast Internet Protocol network and will use Avici's routers, which carry traffic at 10 gigabits per second.