IT

Data center network technologies are an overlooked way to cut IT costs, and the options are many, according to WTN guest columnist Mark Bolsoni of Forsythe Technology. As Bolsoni explains, network and IP-based storage and server switching technologies can transform an under-performing data center into...

Roche NimbleGen and the California-based BioDiscovery have formed a strategic alliance to help genomic researchers more quickly arrive at important biological insights. Under the partnership, they will combine their technologies to offer a more complete analytical solution to genomic and life-science customers. Roche NimbleGen was...

Hard-to-search wave files make e-discovery compliance a challenging proposition for organizations that have made the switch from traditional voice service to a unified communications platform. Unfortunately, the potential solution - voice recognition technology - is improving but not completely ready for prime time, leaving the...

A new but relatively obscure federal law has rendered illegal many common daily transactions, according to Wisconsin attorney Christian Lavers. In this WTN Guest Column, Lavers said the International Emergency Economic Power Enhancement Act might place companies that ship software overseas in legal jeopardy, especially...

Mobile phone sales are healthy worldwide, but sales in mature markets like North America and Western Europe are feeling the effects of economic uncertainty, according to Gartner, Inc. Robust sales in emerging markets in Latin America, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa led the...

Veteran technology executive Bruce Barchus has been named as a partner and practice leader of Clifton Gunderson Technology Solutions, a technology consulting division of the Madison-based certified public accounting firm. Barchus, who will oversee the division's operations in Wisconsin and Arizona, is affiliated with organizations...

Wisconsin is pursuing a number of public-private partnerships to advance technology and give its knowlege-based economy a booster shot. While the benefits of such collaborations can be widely spread, competing interests can make them difficult to pull off. In this look at public-private partnerships, WTN...

Evaluating whether an attorney is needed when licensing software or acquiring hardware is a bit like the triage process used in the medical profession, according to Wisconsin attorney Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, he offers 10 questions that companies or information technology...