Stories by Stephen Lawson

Motorola goes small with mobile architecture

Motorola introduced a mobile device architecture on Wednesday that it says will lead to smaller, less expensive and more secure devices for communications and entertainment.

SCO secures $50 million in financing

The SCO Group has received a $US50 million private investment from a group led by BayStar Capital.

IBM, Cisco help networks help themselves

IBM Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc. want to make it easier to diagnose and solve problems in an enterprise's IT infrastructure, even to the point where it can do that by itself.

Network chip makers align for faster gear

Several makers of components that go into networking equipment have agreed on a specification for high-speed communication among their chips, which could lead to smaller, less power-hungry and less expensive network gear.

HP ProCurve enhances gigabit, management

Hewlett-Packard again signaled its intention to play major league ball in networking with the introduction Monday of new management software and high-speed Ethernet equipment.

Cisco fits IP call system to branches

Aiming to simplify telecommunications at small companies and branch offices of large enterprises, Cisco is now offering IP telephony software similar to its CallManager on routers made for or already deployed at those sites.

Motorola builds security into network chips

Motorola is building security engines into processors made for network gear in homes and small and medium-sized businesses, the company announced Monday.

California bans all spam e-mail

California took a tough stand against spam e-mail on Wednesday after its Governor, Gray Davis signed a law prohibiting anyone from sending unsolicited commercial e-mail advertisements to a California e-mail address.

Intel offers network gear makers a hand

Intel on Thursday backed up its line of programmable networking chips with new development platforms, an updated software development kit, professional services and a tool for estimating product performance.

IDC: Global storage software sales storm ahead

Organizations are snapping up software to handle their stored data, according to an IDC report released Tuesday that shows more than US$1.5 billion was spent on storage software worldwide in the second quarter, up 7.3 percent from the previous quarter.

Cisco, others form converged network group

Cisco Systems, Intel, IBM and other companies will push converged voice, video and data networks through a newly formed marketing organization, the new group announced Tuesday.

Cisco extends IP phone lineup

Desktop IP (Internet Protocol) phones inched closer to computing platforms on Tuesday with Cisco Systems' announcement of a phone with a color touchscreen and the addition of XML (Extensible Markup Language) application support to two of its less expensive phones.

Business Objects-MicroStrategy suit dismissed

A federal court in California has dismissed a lawsuit by Business Objects that alleged MicroStrategy infringed its patent on a relational database access system, MicroStrategy said Monday.

Dell to simplify switch management

Starting Monday, Dell Inc. aims to make life easier for administrators managing large networks of its LAN gear.

Sun expands list of x86 hardware for Solaris 9

Sun Microsystems Thursday extended the reach of its Solaris 9 Operating System x86 Platform Edition, certifying an additional 100 hardware platforms to run it.

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