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  • Sun to unveil low-end storage system

    Sun Microsystems Inc. will announce new storage system later this week that brings some high-end features for protecting data to the low end of its storage line.

    01 Oct. 02 10:11 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Divine, Jabber purse enterprise IM plans

    Looking to extend IM as a tool for enterprise collaboration, Divine Inc. and Jabber Inc. have separately rolled out updates to their IM platforms.

    01 Oct. 02 09:58 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Data transport system gets more management tools

    Long-distance, large-scale data transmissions will become more reliable and easier to control with enhancements announced Monday for Digital Fountain Inc.'s Transporter Fountain.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Cysive follows the user

    Cysive Inc. on Monday unveiled a new version of its "interaction server" that is designed to direct and manage long-running application transactions to users across myriad channels, notably wireless.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Micro Focus extends Web services to mainframes

    Micro Focus International Ltd. on Monday will unveil a version of its EnterpriseLink software that connects business partners to data on legacy IBM S/390 mainframes and AS/400 systems via Web services.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Paul Krill
  • Siemens touts voice networking products

    Siemens Information and Communications Networks Inc. has announced a pair of voice and data networking convergence products aimed at corporate users.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Actional, AmberPoint eye Web services management

    Banking on the eventual proliferation of Web services in the enterprise, Actional Corp. and AmberPoint Inc. on Monday each unveiled management platforms meant to help users bring order to the loosely structured application environment.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • IBM plays tag with new hard drive

    IBM Corp. is shipping a new hard drive for desktop computers that uses a technology called "tag 'n seek," which increases its performance by up to 20 percent over competing hard drives, IBM said in a statement Monday.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Tom Krazit
  • E.piphany boosts Web services support

    CRM company E.piphany Inc. has boosted its support for Web services with its announcement Monday of the integration of Microsoft Corp.'s MapPoint .Net geographic mapping system into its sales software suite.

    01 Oct. 02 08:30 Written by Heather Harreld
  • New e-mail virus targets Windows, IE

    A new e-mail-borne virus variously known as "Tanatos," and "W32/Bugbear," is being circulated as an e-mail attachment and appears to target machines running Microsoft Corp. operating systems, according to alerts issued by a number of computer security companies.

    01 Oct. 02 08:15 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Microsoft, Novell fight for throne

    Once upon a time, Novell Inc. was living the high life: its NetWare OS was the platform of choice and its NDS directory services arm held a steady market lead.

    01 Oct. 02 08:15 Written by Carly Suppa
  • Cap Gemini teams up with Teradata on CRM

    Cap Gemini Ernst & Young has partnered with Teradata to develop a new platform to allow enterprises to use their own data to test drive an enterprise analytical Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Solution without the upfront technology infrastructure or marketing process redesign investments, the companies announced Monday.

    01 Oct. 02 08:15 Written by Heather Harreld
  • Virus poses as Microsoft security patch

    A virus posing as a security patch from Microsoft Corp. is circulating on the Internet, Microsoft confirmed Monday.

    01 Oct. 02 08:15 Written by Matt Berger
  • Inxight takes search tool farther

    Inxight Software Inc., which was spun out from Xerox PARC in 1997 to focus on content management and information retrieval, says it has a "next-generation" search tool for businesses struggling under information overload.

    01 Oct. 02 08:14 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • Whistleblowers get hotline

    A national independent and confidential hot line service to help employees grass on corporate fraud has been launched in Sydney.

    01 Oct. 02 08:11 Written by Staff Writers
  • SuSE first Linux provider in SAP partner program

    SuSE Linux AG and SAP AG announced Monday a global technology partnership. The partnership will enable companies around the world to use mySAP.com software on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server technology, while taking advantage of services and support from SAP.

    01 Oct. 02 08:06 Written by John Blau
  • Increasingly, security targets mobile devices

    Recognizing the growing popularity of mobile computing devices such as handheld computers, personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smart phones, companies are rolling out a host of new products to secure data and communications on portable devices. From disposable soft tokens, to virtual private network (VPN) software for PDAs, to security management software for mobile devices, security companies are catching up to and cracking down on mobile users.

    01 Oct. 02 08:00 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Sun unveils Mad Hatter

    In an attempt to return to its "disruptive" roots, Sun Microsystems Inc. says it will build a new Linux desktop computer that promises serious cost savings compared to traditional PCs.

    01 Oct. 02 08:00 Written by Stefan Dubowski
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