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  • Nortel, EMC unite to light up storage

    Nortel Networks Corp. and EMC Corp. this week announced an alliance to provide optically networked storage systems.

  • CWO gets into global e-marketplace business

    Cable & Wireless Optus (CWO) launched the local arm of its e-marketplace for the enterprise - CWO MarketSite - confident that the venture will drum up $10 billion in new business worldwide.

  • Two new worms crawling through networks

    Security experts on Thursday are reporting two new worms in the wild, both based on Visual Basic Script (VBS).

  • Economist Intelligence Unit ranks e-commerce by nation

    In order to become the world's best electronic-business player, a country needs to have a various mix of factors -- not only economic wealth, but a good business infrastructure and, especially, cooperative government policies. The need to have such factors in place was underscored in new "E-readiness" rankings from the Economist Intelligence Unit Ltd. (EIU) and its communications unit, Pyramid Research Inc.

  • Vendor panel: Web services are essential

    The success of Web services will depend on how well they enable businesses to build relationships with each other and whether they place end users at the center of control.

  • Open systems the future of storage: Network App exec

    The occurrence of open networking among storage vendors has been an "evolutionary process".

  • Juniper gains on Cisco in core routing

    Juniper Networks continued to gain market share on Cisco Systems Inc. in Internet core routing in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest data form Dell'Oro Group.

  • Startup targets mainstream Web services

    Startup CapeClear Software is entering the Web services fray with a new twist on the discussion of next-generation software development: Businesses do not need to employ highly skilled, highly paid developers to create new applications.

  • Intel to ship carrier-grade telco servers

    In an effort to tap the emerging market for shock- and fire-resistant telecommunication servers, Intel Corp. on Thursday announced its first fleet of carrier-grade telco servers.

  • NTT fueled to profitability with DoCoMo's help

    Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Corp. (NTT) group on Thursday released its fiscal year 2001 ending statement that shows its wireless unit, NTT DoCoMo Inc., helped bring the Japanese telecommunication vendor back into profitable territory.

  • France Telecom, DT initiate Sprint holdings sale

    France Télécom SA and Deutsche Telekom AG (DT) announced Thursday their intentions to sell any remaining shares in U.S.-based Sprint Corp., officially ending the 7 year, three-way alliance between the telecommunication companies.

  • RSA names McKinnel as regional manager

    RSA Security has appointed Scott McKinnel as regional manager for Australian and New Zealand. Based in Sydney, McKinnel will manage the company's specialist local team focusing on e-security, and will continue the company's growth in the e-security market.

  • Genesys, IBM sign global contact centre deal

    Alcatel subsidiary Genesys Laboratories has signed a global agreement to acquire IBM's CallPath assets to co-develop business intelligence solutions for customer contact centres and the enterprise.

  • Mobile phone licence fee hike in Budget

    Mobile phone users will be forced to pay higher prices if the government goes ahead with plans to increase mobile spectrum licenCe fees by 150 per cent in the forthcoming budget.

  • Acer Invests $.5m in Seek

    Acer Computer Australia has invested half a million dollars in Australian online employment site, Seek Communications.

  • Backhoe cuts northern telco link

    A severed fibre optic cable has disrupted emergency phone services and Internet access from northern Sydney to the Queensland border.

  • Open Telecommunications teams up with Telstra

    Open Telecommunications has partnered with Telstra's Network Design and Construction (NDC) unit to take on projects in the Asia-Pacific telecommunications market.

  • Australia not ready to comply with new privacy laws

    Only one in 30 Australian enterprises comply wtih new privacy laws that come into effect in December, according to research by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

  • IT Independence Ball tonight

    The IT charity event of the year will be held tonight, May 17, at Sports Central, Fox Studios, Sydney.

  • Commerce One names new execs

    Commerce One has appointed Neil Hudspith as general manager in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Economist survey foresees shift in IT service delivery

    63% of LOBs expected growth of third-party tech services, while increased spending on enterprise IT services is anticipated by 65% of CIOs


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