Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting-edge PC operating system, 300bps was a fast Internet connection, WordStar was the state-of-the-art word processor, and we liked it!

AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

Many of us will be working from home forever

Many of us will be working from home forever

The future of work is here, and for many of us it's going to be from home.

DOJ's antitrust fight with Google: how we got here

DOJ's antitrust fight with Google: how we got here

Piling on big tech companies is the fashion of the day, but don't expect the US government to break up Google.

5 ways to avoid cloud waste

5 ways to avoid cloud waste

A big reason why we all use clouds these days is to save money from running our own server rooms and data centers. But, if you don't use clouds correctly, you can still lose money. Here's how to avoid those costly mistakes.

Technology winners and losers in the days of COVID-19

Technology winners and losers in the days of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic is revealing just where our technology is up to the challenge and where it's failing.

Don’t let the coronavirus make you a home office security risk

Don’t let the coronavirus make you a home office security risk

Congratulations. You're now the chief security officer of your company’s newest branch office: Your home. Here's how to manage your new job.

Few Options Exist for Managing Multiple Mobile Platforms

Logistics company adopts containerization model, but is still searching for all-in-one solution

From 32-Bit to 64-Bit: Why Software Development Is Lagging Hardware Improvements

Your new computer has a 64-bit processor, but your software probably is still 32-bit. Why haven't software developers done more about it?

What Outsourcers Can Learn from Open-Source Communities

Both outsourcing and open-source communities have programmers working in remote locations with time-zone challenges and cultural and language barriers. Perhaps your company's outsourcing efforts would go more smoothly if you picked up...

What's Red Hat Doing in the Virtualization Business?

When you think Red Hat, you think Linux. Maybe, if you're a developer or a CTO, you also think JBoss. Red Hat, itself, now wants you to think virtualization.

Experts Agree (On Nothing) About Intersection of Cloud And Virtualization

Do the rise of server virtualization and the advance of cloud computing, go together like peanut-butter and jelly, or more like tunafish and pistachio nuts?

Check Point Marries Virtual, Physical Security for VMware Servers

New Check Point app secures VMware virtual servers and applications by making them act as if they were on separate physical servers; unifies security tasks for physical and virtual resources.

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