IT

College students are not the only ones engaged in the world of social networks like MySpace and Facebook. In this edition of Buzz Networks, columnist Paul Gibler brings you up to date on some rapidly evolving social-networking trends, including the fact that corporations finally are...

Rural hospitals in Wisconsin and elsewhere are less likely to have adopted healthcare information technology like electronic medical records, but gradual progress is being made both in terms of IT deployment and patient data exchange. With the help of grant funding, Wisconsin's rural hospitals are...

What needs to be done in order to bolster downtown and suburban office building leases? How about making sure they are the intelligent office buildings required by modern businesses that compete globally, suggests columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he maintains that...

Virtualization, the process of moving multiple applications running on multiple physical servers to a single virtual server, is gaining traction as it moves from a mere tactical tool to the more strategic role of automating network infrastructure. While long-term savings is a powerful motivator, chief...

CDW Corporation announced sales of $2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2007, compared to $1.7 billion in the same quarter in 2006. The 2007 numbers include Berbee Information Networks Corporation, headquartered in Madison, which CDW acquired late last year....

Gartner, the business analytics firm, predicts that global information technology spending will reach $3.1 trillion in 2007, a rise of 8 percent over 2006. The advance was described as a milestone for the IT industry at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, but analysts cautioned that...