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  • Intrusion detection debate heats up

    Australia's Information Security Interest Group (ISIG) has rejected a Gartner report that calls intrusion-detection systems (IDS) a failed technology, blaming instead CIOs who do not know how to manage the technology.

    27 June 03 07:48 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Microsoft promotes Win CE network gateways for Wi-Fi

    Four wireless networking equipment makers will use Microsoft's Windows CE .Net 4.2 operating system in gateway devices for both corporate and home networks, Microsoft announced Thursday at the 802.11 Planet Conference in Boston.

    27 June 03 07:34 Written by Tom Krazit
  • NCR enhances managed services

    NCR on Tuesday revealed a new approach to its managed services portfolio, incorporating business intelligence (BI) fundamentals in order to improve operational efficiency in retail and financial markets.

    27 June 03 07:31 Written by Carly Suppa
  • Court: Microsoft not required to carry Sun's Java

    An appeals court has reversed a lower court's ruling that Microsoft must distribute a version of Java endorsed by Sun Microsystems. But the appeals court also affirmed a ruling saying Microsoft violated Sun's copyright by distributing its own version of the Java programming language with its products.

    27 June 03 07:27 Written by Grant Gross
  • Transmeta chases embedded device designs

    Transmeta is making progress in securing design wins within embedded systems with its announcement Tuesday of support for its Crusoe processors from Plexus, but the company has a long way to go to win more attention from embedded developers, analysts said.

    26 June 03 15:34 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Expert offers tips on setting up a wireless LAN

    When setting up a wireless LAN for your company, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind, according to Craig Mathias, a mobile and wireless analyst and founder of US-based Farpoint Group.

    26 June 03 13:36 Written by Brian Sullivan
  • Microsoft warns of Windows Media flaws

    Vulnerabilities exist in two Windows Media products that can allow an attacker to take over a media server or view a user's media library, Microsoft Corp. warned Wednesday.

    26 June 03 13:14 Written by Joris Evers
  • Inventor looks to DNS's past, future

    Paul Mockapetris is surprised that the DNS (Domain Name System) hasn't changed more in the 20 years since he invented it, but he doesn't expect it to run out of steam any time soon.

    26 June 03 12:59 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Second attempt at broadband inquiry succeeds

    A second opposition attempt to force a Senate committee inquiry into the state of Australian broadband competition passed through the upper house today after two new terms of reference were added to the original proposition.

    26 June 03 12:01 Written by Cameron Roberts
  • EDS Australia awaits local details of job cuts

    IT services provider Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is unable to rule out job cuts on the local front following the announcement this week of a global restructure to reduce costs and improve its bottom line.

    26 June 03 11:39 Written by Helen Han
  • Novell gives Linux a nod

    Novell Inc. this week made good on its promise to provide users with broader platform choices when running its network systems software by announcing plans to ship a product for Linux. It also announced comprehensive technical support and consulting services for Linux and said that systems vendors such as Dell Computer Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM Corp. would offer its Linux products to customers.

    26 June 03 11:32 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • Oracle tool helps migration to Linux

    In a move to throw further weight behind the company's Linux push, Oracle introduced a new tool Wednesday to help companies migrate from their existing E-Business Suite implementations to Linux.

    26 June 03 07:55 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Feds dedicate $10m fund to rural IT training

    The federal government will spend around $190 million to provide IT training and support services to remote Australia and will allocate more than $10.1 million to fund a four-year IT training and support program in rural Australia.

    26 June 03 07:47 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Dell introduces Madison server ahead of Intel launch

    Dell Computer Wednesday released details on its first Itanium 2-based server, a two-way PowerEdge server available with Intel Corp.'s new Madison Itanium 2 processor.

    26 June 03 07:38 Written by Tom Krazit
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