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Cisco’s Blades Might Cut Both Ways

Cisco’s Unified Computing System could be a chance for IT departments looking to rebuild their data centres in the rubble of the recession – but there will be upfront costs, warns Cameron Sturdevant

Ruckus Upgrades To Enterprise Wireless

Small business equipment vendor Ruckus Wireless has moved into the big league with enterprise-scale WLAN kit, and produced fast power-efficient dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi access points to compete with Cisco.

IT must lead the way – eWEEK Europe UK

Video: IT is not just cleaning up its own act. It will be the driving force in allowing every sector to thrive in today’s climate – that was the message form our London launch

Microsoft Tests Kumo Search Service

Staff at Microsoft are testing a new, online search tool within the company. But could it beat Google? And will it be called Kumo, or something else?

Intel Moves On Energy Savings And Wireless Power

A look at some of the technology Intel currently has in active R&D shows ways to save energy within the data centre or PC and new ways to recharge laptop batteries while on the road. Intel says many of these developing technologies are years away from being rolled out in final form.

Ethernet Switches Hit By Recession

The Ethernet switch market, which had been holding up well during the economic downturn over the past couple of years, saw its numbers drop in the fourth quarter as the recession really hit, according to a report from Infonetics Research.

UK Bluetooth firm buys US GPS outfit

CSR has agreed to buy the leading GPS vendor SiRF, in a bid to merge another technology into its chips – and cash in on a projected boom in GPS handsets.

Firefox Plug-in Lets Users Import Google Notebook to Zoho

Messaging and collaboration SAAS company Zoho updates its Firefox plug-in for Zoho Notebook to make it easy to import a Google Notebook to Zoho’s cloud computing environment. The move is a shrewd one on the part of Zoho, which is looking to find favor with peeved Google users put off by Google Notebook’s newly halted application development. Any content added to the new Zoho plug-in will be automatically synchronized with the online version of Zoho Notebook.

DiVitas Offers a Solid Unified Communications Option

DiVitas Networks’ newest mobile UC platform moves beyond the usual fixed mobile convergence features to include secured instant messaging, presence and visual voicemail. Such features made up for a disappointing set-up experience.