Struggling WorldCom will cut about 2,000 jobs in its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) unit and discontinue some niche services in a bid to make the business cash flow positive by next year, the company said Monday.
Sun Microsystems is expected to unveil a Frankenstein-like desktop Linux strategy this week, combining various software elements developed in-house or by open-source community projects and third-party vendors.
Shoring up a gaping network hole hackers have begun to target in earnest, Entercept Security Technologies Inc. announced on Monday that it is expanding its intrusion prevention software to blanket database servers.
In the midst of continued corporate IT belt-tightening, storage vendors are fighting one another over sales in the burgeoning midrange market as users look for small but powerful disk arrays that can centralize their storage and scale across distributed networks.
The Apache/mod_ssl, or "Slapper" worm that is fast infecting Web servers worldwide marks a new milestone in the evolution of computer worms, experts say: the creation of a peer-to-peer network by a worm for the purpose of conducting distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks. But experts are divided on how big a threat Slapper poses to the Internet infrastructure as a whole.
Cognizant of its desire to leverage existing technology investments, Iona Technologies PLC on Monday will upgrade its Web services enablement product to support legions of CORBA users hoping to jump on the open-standards bandwagon.
Project management vendor Virtual Communication Services LLC next week will provide network executives with tools to more accurately manage the performance of internal projects and the people who work on them.
Linux market leader Red Hat Inc. is teaming up with IBM Corp. to put its premier business Advanced Server operating system on a wider range of IBM servers, while also providing customers with full global support.
Despite the cloudy economic future, companies are still seeking and finding investors -- as the DemoMobile conference this week in La Jolla, Calif., will demonstrate. From industry stalwarts such as Microsoft Corp. and Logitech Inc. to small, not quite so well-known companies such as Tcom, innovation is alive and well.
Although no tumbleweeds were spotted blowing across the exhibit floor, this year's semi-annual Networld+Interop conference looked like a ghost town. With more than twice as few exhibitors and attendees present, the once gigantic conference that ended today was quiet in all regards.
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