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...

Latest Posts

Zscaler Brings a New Approach to Experience Management

Understanding user experience has been somewhat of a “Holy Grail” for the IT industry for decades. Many vendors have tried, yet none have managed...

Dell APEX: Increasing Consistency in Multi-Cloud Deployments

As enterprises have increasingly chosen multi-cloud deployments over single vendor engagements, the need to define and address complexity has never been greater. Dell Technologies’...

Nutanix CEO Rajiv Ramaswami on the Future of Multicloud

I spoke with Rajiv Ramaswami, President and CEO of Nutanix, about key trends and issues in multicloud computing, including the future of this emerging...

The Urgent Need to Align Business Strategy with ESG

One-off sustainability initiatives and short-term goals just don’t make the cut in today’s ESG-focused market. Consumers now demand greater transparency into business operations, supply...

Best Practices for Multicloud (that Cloud Providers Prefer You Not Know)

Multicloud is one of those topics that most cloud providers would rather not discuss. Why? Well, you’re admitting that their cloud is not the...