Stories by Jeremy Kirk

  • Gartner: Emerging markets hungry for used PCs

    The market for used personal computers continues to grow in places such as Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, providing lucrative opportunities for vendors that sell secondhand equipment, according to a Gartner research report.

  • Identity federation: Is it time to move now?

    While there is high interest in identity federation, the technology is still in flux and will likely be more expensive and time-consuming to implement immediately rather than three years from now, an identity and access management expert said Thursday.

  • Secure end points key for mobile computing

    Computers and mobile devices using wireless networks or other end points by company employees are posing increasing threats to their organizations' computer systems, although there are ways IT managers can reduce risk, according to an analyst Thursday at the Gartner IT Security Summit 2005 in London.