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  • HP aims at direct sales

    Hewlett-Packard Co. is seeking to increase its direct commercial sales with the Thursday release of a catalog showcasing its products for small- and medium-size businesses.

    13 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Bad workers last longer in OZ

    Australian IT bosses show greater leniency than their US counterparts when dealing with the fallout of a questionable hire in order to salvage the appointment.

    12 Sept. 02 14:43 Written by Helen Han
  • Australian software market down, and up

    The software market has started the financial year with a fizz. Analyst Inform's latest figures show that July shipments fell across all software areas, with the productivity sector being the hardest hit, dropping 25 per cent from June.

    12 Sept. 02 11:51 Written by Staff Writers
  • Beware of 'free' vendor offerings

    Beware of vendors that offer entire product suites for "next to nothing". It is a trap that snares IT managers into paying high maintenance costs that spiral each year.

    12 Sept. 02 09:54 Written by Siobhan Chapman
  • Reports: IT involved in Florida election snafu

    Two of the Florida counties at the center of the 2000 U.S. election fiasco are again in the spotlight of an election mess, and this time computers are involved.

    12 Sept. 02 09:30 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Intel, VeriSign unite to boost laptop security

    A new hardware-based user authentication capability will be available in Intel Corp.'s upcoming Banias microprocessors, due out next year in notebook computers.

    12 Sept. 02 09:29 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Goldman Sachs predicts nominal IT spending growth

    In the sixth installment of its IT Spending Survey series, released this week, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. says overall IT spending levels remain highly depressed, with no signs of upturn.

    12 Sept. 02 08:15 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Documentum releases new content management platform

    Documentum Inc. this week released the latest version of its content management platform that is aimed at making it easier to manage and secure all types of content across a business.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • Intel boosting Xeon processors

    At its developer forum here on Wednesday Intel Corp. plans to introduce 2.6- and 2.8-GHz versions of its Xeon server chip, for dual- and single-processor applications such as Web hosting, security and streaming media.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • Intel introduces computer security effort

    Intel Corp. has announced a new security technology aimed at foiling hackers trying to steal information transmitted over the Web.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • Iona pack links CORBA and Web services

    Network executives looking to bridge their existing object-oriented network environments with emerging Web services technology will get an assist this week from Iona Technologies PLC.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by John Fontana
  • Novell reduces Web services pricing

    Novell Inc. launched a discount licensing program last week that could save network professionals money deploying Web services applications for their organizations' customers.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Deni Connor
  • NetLedger launches hosted CRM suite

    NetLedger Inc., the independent company that makes Oracle Corp. Small Business Suite, this week announced its first serious foray into customer relationship management with the release of NetCRM.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Microsoft acquires maker of secure file access software

    Microsoft Corp. further advanced its push into the data storage space yesterday with the acquisition of XDegrees Inc., a small, 2-year-old company in Mountain View, Calif., that makes software that enables secure access to information stored across enterprise systems.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Carol Sliwa
  • Crossbeam boosts security appliance

    Crossbeam Systems Inc. next week will introduce a software upgrade to its high-speed security gear that helps users protect their corporate assets from a variety of threats.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Tim Greene
  • Lucent ships new 'carrier-class' firewall/VPN gear

    Lucent Technologies Inc. this week announced two new models of "carrier-class" firewall/VPN equipment aimed for use in perimeter defense by ISPs, telecom companies as well as large enterprises.

    12 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • AvantGo CEO quits as company is delisted

    AvantGo Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Richard Owen announced his resignation Tuesday, as shares of the struggling mobile software maker were booted from the Nasdaq exchange for failing to meet Nasdaq's minimum price requirements.

    12 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • IM Planet: Instant messaging takes aim at security

    In an ongoing effort to prove instant messaging technology can live up to strict corporate communication standards, vendors of IM technology unveiled a slew of offerings designed to bolster IM security here at the IM Planet Conference and Expo.

    12 Sept. 02 06:44 Written by Cathleen Moore
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