Jack E. Gold

Jack E. Gold is the founder and Principal Analyst at J. Gold Associates, an IT analyst firm based in Northborough, Mass., covering the many aspects of business and consumer computing and emerging technologies. Jack is a former VP of research services at the META Group. He has over 35 years experience in the computer and electronics industries. He can be reached at [email protected]

RSA SecurID: Hacked but Not UnWitnessed

/images/stories/knowledge_center/analysts_corner.gifIt's now been a little over four weeks since RSA SecurID, the famed two-factor authentication user token system, was hacked. It had long been assumed that this system was...

Do Tablets Have to Be Mobile?

There is an entire class of business applications that would clearly benefit from a mobile tablet computer's touch interface and highly interactive and intuitive capabilities. However, in a business...

Learning from WikiLeaks: What Companies Must Do to Protect Themselves

The whole WikiLeaks event speaks volumes about how truly unserious (or worse, incompetent) the United States government is about security. This is not a new exposure area, as companies...

RIM’s PlayBook Has An Air About It

RIM's PlayBook is not even in the market yet, but the speculation about what it can and can't do is running rampant. Some even believed that it was all...

HP WebOS: Is It Too Late to Matter?

HP, working from its recent acquisition of Palm, has released its first new smartphone device to the market. The new Pre looks substantial and runs the latest version of...

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This week, cloud communications provider, Dialpad, announced it is acquiring Koopid. This is the third contact center as a service (CCaaS) move Dialpad has...

Cambridge Quantum’s Ilyas Khan on the Future of Quantum Computing

I spoke with Ilyas Khan, Director and CEO of Cambridge Quantum, about his forecast for milestones in the future of quantum computing; he also...