• New head at Microsoft Security Response Center

    Microsoft's Security Response Center (MSRC), the part of the company that deals with security vulnerabilities, has a new manager, Microsoft said Wednesday.

    29 May 03 08:08 Written by Joris Evers
  • Juniper adds security

    Juniper Networks this week unveiled enhancements to its routers designed to scale security services across its product line and throughout a Juniper-equipped network.

    29 May 03 08:05 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Anrich develops SMS tool

    Perth-based developer, Anrich Systems, has come up with a solution for systems integrators and IT managers that allows them to remotely monitor and manage servers via Short Message Service.

    28 May 03 14:30 Written by Brett Winterford
  • On a high: scientists take snapshot of ice shelves

    You would think in Antarctica, thanks to its tech-savvy contingent of scientists, that IT plays a leading role in everything the scientists undertake. Well not quite everything.

    28 May 03 13:41 Written by Howard Dahdah
  • IT security big guns hit town

    IT security vendors brought their big guns to town this week to pitch encryption and identity management software to Australia's largest banks.

    28 May 03 12:19 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Apache earning its stripes

    Apache, the popular Web server that runs a majority of sites on the Internet, is poised for growth in enterprise data centers as companies Web-enable business applications.

    28 May 03 09:48 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • Sprint to move to packet-switch network

    Sprint is to change its entire circuit-switched telephone network to packet technology in an attempt to keep up with customer demand for capacity, it announced Tuesday.

    28 May 03 08:27 Written by Gillian Law
  • Marconi outsources IT work to CSC

    Marconi, a London-based provider of telecommunications equipment and services, has decided to outsource a variety of IT tasks to Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC).

    28 May 03 08:21 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Report: Case thinking AOL spinoff not a bad idea

    Spinning off the America Online Internet division from AOL Time Warner (AOLTW) might not be such a bad idea, Steve Case has said to senior company officials, according to a report published Tuesday in The New York Times.

    28 May 03 08:19 Written by Nancy Weil
  • Munich poised to select IBM, SuSE over Microsoft

    In a last-ditch effort to keep the city of Munich from falling into the Linux camp, the German subsidiary of Microsoft has submitted changes to its initial bid and is asking city officials to consider the new offer that would keep computer systems on Windows despite an expired deadline.

    28 May 03 08:15 Written by John Blau
  • MS updates Solomon; CRM integration still in progress

    A new version of Microsoft's Solomon suite of enterprise applications for midsize companies was released Tuesday, featuring deeper integration with other Microsoft products and new software for project administration.

    28 May 03 08:10 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Microsoft expands Software Assurance

    Microsoft is expanding its Software Assurance (SA) software upgrade plan to appease customers who complain the plan costs too much and offers too little.

    28 May 03 08:08 Written by Joris Evers
  • Microsoft adds Office label to forthcoming IM server

    Microsoft's forthcoming Real-Time Communications Server software will be branded as part of the Office family, carrying as its full name Microsoft Office Real-Time Communications Server 2003, the company said Tuesday.

    28 May 03 08:04 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Dataram to exit Australia

    Server and workstation memory vendor Dataram has informed its distribution partners it is closing its Australian operation.

    27 May 03 17:02 Written by Sarah Stokely
  • Telecomms union slams Telstra job cuts

    The government should stop relying on market forces and sharemarket pressure to maintain vital infrastructure such as the Telstra network which is falling into disrepair, the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union (CEPU) said today.

    27 May 03 15:36 Written by Staff Writers
  • Windows Server 2003 faces compatibility crunch

    Apple Computer did it with OS X. Then it was Intel with Itanium 2. Now it is Microsoft with Windows Server 2003. Maintaining backward compatibility, and with it the tons of legacy baggage, does not seem to be popular anymore.

    27 May 03 15:04 Written by Louis Chua
  • BAM bolsters data visibility

    The lines between data and process integration are blurring as vendors link traditional business intelligence with enterprise application integration. BI and EAI vendors are tying message feeds with analytics to provide real-time visibility through BAM (business activity monitoring), an emerging technology that provide access to critical business performance indicators.

    27 May 03 14:32 Written by Heather Havenstein
  • XMPP vs SIMPLE: The race for messaging standards

    There's a race on for the future of the enterprise messaging system. The contestants are backing competing protocols for IM and presence awareness. Which standard takes home the prize may depend less on technical merits than on brute force. At the head of the competition are SIMPLE (Session Initiation Protocol for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions) and the open-source, XML-based XMPP (eXtensible Messaging and Presence Protocol). Both are currently being developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).

    27 May 03 13:51 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Oakton snaps up Aston IT

    ASX-listed IT services company Oakton has continued its run of acquisitions, snapping up Microsoft Solutions business partner, Aston IT, for $4 million.

    27 May 03 12:01 Written by Brett Winterford
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