IT shops got even stingier over the past two months, though they are expected to start spending a little more freely by year-end, according to a new survey from The Goldman Sachs Group.
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What would the beginning of the year be without a parcel of predictions (we'll skip the New Year's resolutions). Here, then, are a handful of items/trends the Network World US editorial management team expects to see this year:
The number of vandalised websites recorded by defacement archive Alldas.de jumped in 2001 to 22,379, more than five times greater than the 4393 defacements logged in 2000.
IT spending will not stabilise anytime soon and PC innovation is stagnating, said a somewhat gloomy-sounding Michael Capellas, Compaq's CEO, last week during a keynote address at International Data Corporation's European IT Forum.
Dell Computer has quietly stopped offering the Linux operating system as an option on its desktop and laptop PCs, saying low demand forced the Linux advocate to pull the software from its online stores.
DSL provider DSL.net recently announced it will cut 90 employees and 250 central offices (CO) in its nationwide network in an effort to conserve cash.
2 million remote branch offices in US
Two sentenced to two years each for spam crime
Tool now ubiquitous
Americans most likely to say "I love you" to their spouses
Low-priced, two-processor server for workgroups also introduced
Hackers steal email addresses and credit card numbers
The need for training IT professionals on the Linux operating system is increasing, according to a report released last week.
"cOmrade" pleads guilty
Lets users move data between remote and local sites.