IBM's free Lotus Symphony office suite makes a case for a nice, lightweight office program to replace, or use in conjunction with, OpenOffice and Microsoft Office.
Written by Max Hetrick
IBM has been around the document-processing field for a very long time. Almost everyone has heard of, or even used at one time, the IBM Lotus SmartSuite or Lotus Notes programs. Lotus was acquired by IBM in the mid to late 1990s and has grown into a pretty common business office platform.
Crossroads Systems' new virtual tape-drive appliance for remote offices, a lower-cost midrange unit, and enhanced Continuous Data Protection software expand the range of its virtual tape backup solution from the desktop to the data center.
Written by Chris Smith
One of the highlights of the COMMON conference this week was learning about the progress that Crossroads Systems has made in expanding its product line to meet IBM user needs in the area of virtual tape backups.