Jason Brooks

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. Jason's coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at [email protected]

Scoping Out Apples Safari

Maybe the browser wars arent over, after all.Last June, Netscapes expedition into the land of open source bore fruit in the form of Mozilla 1.0, a Web browser that...

Ubuntu 6.06 Is Current Desktop Linux Champ

Canonicals Ubuntu 6.06 LTS is an excellent Linux-based operating system—so excellent, in fact, that it not only earned eWEEK Labs Analysts Choice designation but has also become our clear...

Fedora Core 5: Shape-Shifter

Red Hats Fedora Core 5, which hit the Internet in late March, shines in the server and developer roles with which Linux has come to be identified. Also, for...

Toshiba e740: Pocket PC Sweet Spot

Toshiba Corp.s $599 Pocket PC e740 boasts integrated support for 802.11b wireless networking and a speedy new 400MHz Intel Corp. Xscale processor—without added cost or size, compared with similarly...

Vista Trains Just May Run on Time

As Mary Jo Foleys reporting reveals, theres renewed doubt as to whether Microsoft can manage to ship Vista—the companys long-delayed Windows client refresh—in time to make the product available...

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Top Cloud Service Providers & Companies

Cloud computing providers play a foundational role for businesses. Virtually every enterprise uses cloud computing in some manner, whether it’s to deliver key infrastructure...

The Role of Data Governance in Effective Data Management

I spoke with four industry experts about the growing challenges in data governance, spotlighting which issues need to be resolved for better data management. The...

Edge Data Fabric: What It Is, Why It Matters

To generate richer and more timely insights, enterprises are using increasing amounts of data. Expect that trend to continue. An IDC model projects that...

How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...