Stories by Colin Neagle

Riverbed teams with Akamai to boost SaaS performance

Anyone who has endured the painful wait of a slow-loading application is familiar with the frustration and lost productivity that follows. That's the problem that motivated Riverbed and Akamai to join forces for a new SaaS acceleration offering, with the objective of resolving SaaS application performance issues that were previously untouchable.

Get ready for Windows 8 support headaches

For all the hype surrounding <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/microsoft/">Microsoft</a>'s upcoming <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/windows.html">Windows</a> 8 operating system, significant adoption isn't expected to come from anyone but consumers.

Better information sharing is the future of security, experts say

After having founded a software <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/security.html">security</a> company, selling it to HP and then working for them, Roger Thornton gained valuable insight into the evolving IT security threat landscape. So, naturally, he left HP and took on a new role in an entirely different sector, where he is taking part in an initiative that aims to bring the security community to new levels of information sharing.

Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe send patches for Valentine's Day

The Valentine's Day 2012 edition of Patch Tuesday is upon us, and <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/subnets/microsoft/">Microsoft</a> <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-feb">has come forward</a> with details on the nine bulletins it <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/79781">previewed last week</a>.

HP moves load testing software to the cloud

With the release of its new LoadRunner in the Cloud <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2012/020712-hp-to-let-partners-host-255796.html?hpg1=bn">application load testing solution</a>, HP aims to provide the flexibility of software-as-a-service in tools that traditionally entailed substantial investments to implement.