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  • Hewlett-Packard refreshes 32-bit Intel server line

    Taking the latest wave of new Intel processors and running with them, Hewlett-Packard Co. on Tuesday unveiled six new Intel-based servers in a major refresh of the company's 32-bit server line.

  • Compaq plugs portals into service offerings

    Compaq Computer Corp. will on Tuesday announce that its high-availability support services now include monitoring of application and database performance data delivered over a Web portal interface. Until now, Compaq services only included monitoring and reporting of hardware devices.

  • Network management vendors tout managed services

    Network management vendors are adding managed services to their portfolios, chasing customers wrestling with complex, distributed systems and the migration headaches associated with adopting high-speed IP services.

  • Compuware sues IBM for antitrust violations

    IBM mainframe software vendor Compuware is suing IBM for unauthorised use of Compuware source code and for antitrust violations.

  • CEBIT - Nokia: European 3G service to launch in September

    Europe will see its first mass market 3G (third-generation) mobile phone service launch on Sept. 26, a senior Nokia Corp. executive said Tuesday. 3G networks allow high-speed, always-on mobile data connections.

  • Foundry revamps NetIron for the MAN

    Foundry Networks Inc. last week updated its NetIron router with the goal of recasting the product as a core metropolitan-area network box instead of a competitor to the likes of Cisco Systems Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc. in the Internet core.

  • Lucent's early optimism fades, issues financial warning

    After two years of financial heartache underlined by massive losses and layoffs, Lucent Technologies Inc. started off 2002 proclaiming expected profits by year's end. Two months later, the company is backtracking, pushing profit and positive cash-flow expectations back to 2003 and cutting expectations for sequential revenue improvement for the second quarter.

  • Production version of GNU OS in the offing

    A production version of the free GNU operating system is likely to be available by the end of this year, according to the president of the Boston-based Free Software Foundation (FSF) in an interview.

  • Sun to release network identity suite

    Sun Microsystems is set to release a package of software, hardware and services for managing the identity of users on the Internet or in a corporate network, laying the groundwork for its adoption of technology being developed by the Liberty Alliance Project.

  • Group looks to join life sciences with Web services

    A consortium of technology heavyweights and life sciences bodies put the finishing touches Monday on the group's agenda designed to make sending research data between organizations easier.

  • Yahoo pushes premium Web hosting services

    Sydney will be home to one of five data centres being established by global food and beverage company Nestle as part of a billion-dollar IT investment to replace more than 100 of its IT sites around the world.

  • Nestle sweetens data centre deal for Sydney

    Sydney will be home to one of five data centres being established by global food and beverage company Nestle as part of a billion-dollar IT investment to replace more than 100 of its IT sites around the world.

  • Area health office gets clinical about records

    A Sydney-based health provider has jumped the gun on the Government's national health information network concept - HealthConnect - and is deploying a Web-based clinical information system.

  • Extreme packs a big switch in a little box

    Extreme Networks has achieved extreme density with its latest 48-port edge routing switch, a standard rack-mounted box just 1U (1.75 inches or 4.4 centimetres) high.

  • Corel pins its hopes on Deepwhite

    With the announcement of Deepwhite, a line of enterprise software tools and services for creating "smart" content that can be tied to back-end servers and modified over the Web, Corel Corp. has taken the plunge into Web services waters.

  • Telstra to halve ISP costs

    Telstra has responded to critics of its broadband policy by announcing a reduction on broadband prices for its ISP resellers.

  • IT threatens finance chiefs' role

    Unless CFOs redefine their role in the IT-enabled world they face the prospect of taking a back seat in the running of business, an industry source warns.

  • Avaya cuts jobs, lowers revenue forecast

    Avaya announced yesterday that it has eliminated 1900 jobs while lowering its revenue projections for the second quarter and announcing the sale of a minority stake in the company to Warburg Pincus Equity Partners.

  • IBM leads hosting market

    IBM Global Services' Web-hosting business expanded sharply in 2001 despite the tough economy, giving Big Blue a large lead in the Web-hosting market, according to a new report from market research firm IDC.

  • Security flaw could affect all Linux systems

    A buffer overflow in a library common to most Linux systems could cause a serious security hole that allows those systems to be remotely attacked and taken over, according to a security alert issued by Linux security firm Guardian Digital Inc.

  • Key to omnichannel CX is customisation

    In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.

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