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  • Microsoft, Telstra debut Pocket PC phone

    Microsoft and Telstra will attempt to lure businesses into the wireless PDA market with the launch of a new Pocket PC Phone Edition 2002 in Sydney today.

    17 Oct. 02 16:01 Written by Helen Han
  • IBM to flood WebSphere 5.0 with workflow

    Tightening ties between application development and integration technologies, IBM Corp. on Wednesday detailed plans to significantly bolster the workflow capabilities in the upcoming version of WebSphere Application Server Version 5.0.

    17 Oct. 02 14:49 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Ballmer admits Licensing 6.0 problems for users

    On a mission to "help people realise their full potential", Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer flew into Sydney this week inviting Australian IT managers to resolve their 'licensing issues' by dealing with him directly.

    17 Oct. 02 12:26 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Vodafone to close Victorian call centre

    Vodafone will close its call centre in Mulgrave, Victoria when the centre's lease expires in November 2003.
    Grahame Maher, Vodafone Australia managing director, said that no changes are expected until August next year and the telco will investigate redeployment opportunities for all 155 staff at the Mulgrave centre.

    17 Oct. 02 12:17 Written by Staff Writers
  • University 'caches' in on Net savings

    Edith Cowan University (ECU) could slash more than $100,000 from its Internet communication costs due to a recently installed Internet caching solution.

    17 Oct. 02 11:35 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • AOL to end third-party pop-up ads

    America Online on Tuesday said it will no longer accept third-party pop-up ads. That news came during the company's New York launch of its new AOL Version 8.0.

    17 Oct. 02 10:04 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • Storage leaders rally around CIM, preview new products

    Four data storage industry giants have joined forces to support a proposed interoperability standard and push new products based on the common set of application programming interfaces (API) contained in the protocol.

    17 Oct. 02 08:42 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • HP upgrades ProLiant line with Xeon models

    Hewlett-Packard this week added a pair of new servers to its ProLiant line, as the company upgrades some of the key technology gained through its acquisition of Compaq Computer.

    17 Oct. 02 08:29 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • IBM standardizing workflow capabilities in WebSphere

    IBM Wednesday said its WebSphere Application Server 5.0 would include a new Web services workflow engine that is a precursor to support of a proposed workflow standard it is developing with Microsoft.

    17 Oct. 02 08:28 Written by John Fontana
  • Motorola shares plummet on curbed sales expectations

    Shares of Motorola plummeted over 21 percent after the company curbed its fourth-quarter and 2003 earnings outlook Wednesday, citing weakening demand in its wireless, broadband and semiconductor businesses.

    17 Oct. 02 08:26 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • AMP's $1.375m CIO eliminated

    AMP CIO Warwick Foster has been sacked in a boardroom decapitation festival following the company's ruthless punishment by shareholders over poor financial performance and market concerns over the company disclosure processes.

    17 Oct. 02 08:25 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • SuSE Linux unveils business groupware server product

    Enterprise collaboration capabilities have come to SuSE Linux AG, as the company today unveiled SuSE Linux Openexchange Server, which includes a full range of communications and groupware features.

    17 Oct. 02 08:22 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Security hole discovered in Symantec firewalls

    A flaw discovered in a common component of Symantec's firewall technology leaves a number of that company's products vulnerable to denial of service (DoS) attacks, according to a bulletin released by the company and by Advanced IT Security AS, a security services firm with headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.

    17 Oct. 02 08:21 Written by Paul Roberts
  • SBC expands Nortel pact

    Nortel Networks this week said that SBC Services, an affiliate of RBOC SBC Communications Inc., will purchase Nortel's OPTera Metro 5100 coarse wavelength division multiplexer (CWDM) for its network.

    17 Oct. 02 08:20 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Quantum snaps off its NAS division

    Quantum is spinning off its network attached storage (NAS) unit as part of a restructuring plan that sees the company focusing on its core tape-backup equipment business, it announced Tuesday.

    17 Oct. 02 08:16 Written by Joris Evers
  • IBM's Q3 net income falls; revenue remains flat

    IBM's net income fell and revenue stayed flat in its third quarter, during which it shed money-losing divisions, trimmed staff and took advantage of the weak economy to buy companies including PwC Consulting.

    17 Oct. 02 08:11 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Sun donates $12b in Star program

    As part of a campaign to equip students, researchers and educators worldwide with access to open source technology, Sun Microsystems has donated $12 billion under the StarOffice 6.0 Donation Licensing Program.

    17 Oct. 02 07:40 Written by Staff Writers
  • IDC: A-P telecom revenue to grow 20 percent next year

    Telecommunication services revenue in major Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) markets will grow 20 percent from US$150 billion in 2002 to $180 billion in 2003, according to research released Tuesday by IDC.

    17 Oct. 02 07:14 Written by David Legard
  • GSM Association promises better mobile service rollouts

    The GSM Association will restructure its leadership, a move it says will better the reputation of GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) operators worldwide when it comes to new service rollouts.

    17 Oct. 02 07:03 Written by Joris Evers
  • The Ongoing IT Struggle: Delivering Availability 24x7x365

    Today, there is more pressure than ever for businesses to be always on and always available. The enterprise ecosystem has expanded to include customers, employees, partners, and suppliers — and all of these stakeholders are demanding services be available 24x7x365.

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    Veeam enables Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) as part of a comprehensive availability strategy, embracing investments made in your datacenter and extending them through the hybrid cloud

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