In SYS-CON's annual round-up of technology predictions, Joshua Allen, a
Microsoft Senior Evangelist, issues a worrisome warning: 'Disparity between
bandwidth haves and have-nots will grow. Net neutrality will take an even
worse beating in 2008 than 2007.'
Allen's predictions come in the end-of-year SYS-CON.com feature "Where's
AJAX, SOA and Virtualization Headed in 2008?" - which also includes
predictions from: Tim Bray, Sun; Dr Adam Kolawa, Parasoft; Eric Newcomer,
IONA Technologies; Bill Roth, BEA Systems; Brad Abrams, Microsoft; Kevin
Hoffman, iPhone Developer's Journal; Ian Thain, Sybase; Yakov Fain, Farata
Read Joshua Allen's's 2008 predictions in full here.
(December 19, 2003) - Have you ever thought to yourself: Why don't any of the
magazines that I read cover the .NET topics that I want to learn about? Well,
your wish is .NET Developer's Journal's command! SYS-CON Media, in
association with the International .NET Association, will be launching a
program - known as INETA's Choice - whereby you and all the other members of
your .NET User Group will be able to actively participate in the selection of
topics to appear in the 2004 Editorial Calendar for .NET Developer's Journal.
Any member of any INETA User Group worldwide can nominate a... (more)
Astea International Inc, a global provider of service lifecycle management
solutions (SLM), announced that a major European service integrator has
selected the latest version of Astea Alliance, a rich and comprehensive
Microsoft .NET based service lifecycle management offering, to enhance the
highly successful customer-centric service organization.
The robust functionality in the Astea suite will improve customer
satisfaction by streamlining and automating service lifecycle management
activities, including field service, logistics, contact center, depot repair,
professional servi... (more)
Microsoft today announced the official release to Web of ASP.NET AJAX 1.0.
This tool provides Web developers with the essential tools to simplify
building next-generation, AJAX-style Web applications through what it calls
"seamless integration with the .NET Framework and Microsoft platform."
Today's announcement at the http://ajax.asp.net/ web site is succinct:
"ASP.NET AJAX is a free framework for quickly creating a new generation of
more efficient, more interactive and highly-personalized Web experiences that
work across all the most popular browsers." ASP.NET AJAX RTW 1.0, says t... (more)
The wake's over and now they're burying the corpse. Progeny Linux Systems
ceased operations on Monday. Its founder, Debian creator Ian Murdock, now at
Sun as chief operating systems officer, got a day job with the Free Standards
Group months ago. Progeny's various domain names are up for sale.
Zmanda Brings in New CEO
Zmanda, the open source backup and recovery operation, has brought in a
ex-Red Hat guy, Peter Childers, as CEO replacing founding CEO Chander Kant
who will serve as CTO.
Most recently Childers was VP of online strategy and operations at Red Hat.
Before that, from 19... (more)