|To:||"Open A 2-7-03" <firstname.lastname@example.org>||From:||"Open" <email@example.com>
||Subject:|| Building a better firewall
||Date:|| Sat, 8 Feb 2003 01:56:08 -0500
February 7, 2003
This Wednesday's grim piece in Financial Times titled "Information
officers left out in the cold" probably hit the nail on the head, if not
the coffin. CIOs are under the gun this year more than ever to
demonstrate business acumen as well as technology skills. Companies are asking
them for detailed ROI models and complex metrics, or else CEO will tell
CIO where to put his VoIP.
Inspired by the report, we look for evidence this week of any truth to
claims about iSCSI as the next big wave in networked storage. We found
a most interesting answer in the NetBSD area. Read our story about what
Wasabi Systems is doing with Intel to bring iSCSI closer to reality.
Then dive into the findings of openBench Labs, after surrendering its
network this week to the new firewall from MandrakeSoft. And for those
seeking answers about the business health of MandrakeSoft, check out our
report on what the company's next steps will be, now that a French
court has granted them a 6-month bankruptcy protection period.
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