Cliff Saran's Enterprise blog

May 2007

  • The corporate face of open source

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 07 May 2007
  • It's no longer accurate to describe Linux and open source software as "just for techies". IBM, Novell and Red Hat have made open source software enterprise-friendly.

  • Universal Serial threat

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 04 May 2007
  • In making the USB memory stick so pervasive, the IT industry has created another way for hackers to attack corporate IT. I wish someone had considered the security implications before they became ...

  • Having a Digg at Web 2.0

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 03 May 2007
  • The big question for Digg is how well user-generated content works in a world of corporate censorship. Whatever happens at Digg will have an impact, for Web 2.0 and its use within the confines of ...

  • BEA 2.0

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 02 May 2007
  • Emulating the collaborative online experience of MySpace, YouTube and iTunes is a worthy endeavour. But I'm not sure how well positioned a company founded on messaging and middleware, is to take ...

  • About me

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 01 May 2007
  • Programmers learn never to reinvent the wheel and the IT industry as a whole does appear to take this to the extreme. Black box programming, Corba, object oriented, COM, web services, service ...