Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

I'm editor-at-large for Ziff Davis Enterprise. That's a fancy title that means I write about whatever topic strikes my fancy or needs written about across the Ziff Davis Enterprise family of publications. You'll find most of my stories in Linux-Watch, DesktopLinux and eWEEK. Prior to becoming a technology journalist, I worked at NASA and the Department of Defense on numerous major technological projects.

Customized Linux PC for MySpacers

PC vendor Everex and gOS (Good OS), the Linux distribution based around Google applications, is taking the next step in online-based computing by introducing a limited edition MySpace PC.The...

Linux Partisans Gather at Linux Foundation’s Annual Meeting

AUSTIN, Texas-How do you herd cats? Well, as the famous EDS commercial shows, it isn't easy. In a sense, that's what the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit pro-Linux organization, will...

Finding the Right Open-Source Savvy Lawyer

Some days, like it or not, you need a lawyer. For most business purposes, picking the right law firm isn't usually that big of a deal.Chances are you already...

Microsoft Gives Up on Vista

Vista is dead.That's not what Bill Gates said at a seminar on corporate philanthropy in Miami on April 4, but it might as well have been. What Gates actually...

XP Home Lives, and So Does Linux, on UMPCs

When I thought Microsoft was going to extend XP's lifetime to better slug it out with Linux on Ultra Mobile PCs and Mobile Internet Devices, I was afraid Linux...

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Lenovo ISG and Strategic Partners: Sharing Innovations

Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) recently issued announcements that illustrate the value offered by its strategic partners. Let’s consider them in more detail. Also see: Digital...

Cisco CSO Liz Centoni’s Tech Forecast: Edge, Cryptography, AI

I spoke with Liz Centoni, Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco, about her predictions for tech in the year ahead. We discussed her four key forecasts...

Zscaler Works to Secure a Connected World

The world is more connected than ever thanks to the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT), connected edge computing devices and the technology that...

eWEEK TweetChat, February 14: Why is Multicloud So Difficult?

On Tuesday, February 14, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Why is Multicloud So Difficult?, and...

Top Business Process Management Companies

Business process management is the coordination of staff and computing systems to produce advantageous business outcomes. Along with traditional processes for accounting and finance, there...