IBM PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY: SEPTEMBER 2001 Thursday 30 August 2001 PDF Print To discuss any of these issues with IBM spokespeople, please refer to the contact details below INTERVIEW -- THE EXPLOSIVE GROWTH OF MOBILE COMPUTING AMONG COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES Nearly two dozen colleges and universities, including Seton Hall University, Oklahoma Christian University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, are embracing wireless ThinkPads across their campuses this year. Several schools include the ThinkPads in their annual tuition charges. Discuss wireless trends on college campuses with Steve Stiles of IBM's ThinkPad at School Program. INTERVIEW -- HOW DOES A PC ENCRYPT E-MAIL? Personal computers can encrypt e-mail through both software and hardware methods. A group of 145 technology companies (including IBM, Dell, Microsoft and Intel) called the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance advocates an embedded security subsystem introduced on IBM PCs in 1999. Hardware security methods are inherently more difficult to hack than methods implemented in software, and help prevent spread of viruses by e-mail. Conversation with IBM security expert Clain Anderson. INTERVIEW -- LINUX GOES TO HOLLYWOOD Motion picture production studios are increasingly relying on Linux because it's dependable, flexible and cost-effective. IBM has just unveiled the Linux Digital Studio Solution, encompassing workstations, rendering servers, storage solutions, financing and digital content management. Discuss Linux trends in animation and movie production with Doug Oathout, director of IBM IntelliStation workstations. INTERVIEW -- UTILISING INTELLIGENT IT STRATEGIES TO LOWER BUSINESS COSTS Earlier this year, Meta Group found the primary IT priorities for U.S. companies focus on reducing costs and cycle time, project management, migration, and increased productivity. Richard Cheston, IBM's systems management expert, can outline intelligent IT strategies that help businesses achieve these goals while struggling against a weak economy, and still look ahead to improve efficiency, keep up with technology changes and control costs over the long term. PERSONAL TECHNOLOGY TIPS -- HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE For holiday gift guides currently in the works, IBM has a wide range of products appropriate for family members, co-workers, executives and techies. Upon request, we can submit a small selection of products of varying prices for consideration, including product info and hi-resolution images. ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to see this news release as it appears on the Brodeur News Room website and obtain full contact details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/release.asp?rid=1710&cid=... ______________________________________________________________________ Click the link below to login and update your company and subject preferences, or personal details. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/login.asp ______________________________________________________________________ Click on the link below to have your login details re-sent to you. http://www.brodeurnewsroom.com/asp/forgot.asp ______________________________________________________________________ This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.