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  • INFOSECURITY - Appliances of every flavor for 2003

    Security appliances of all different flavors filled the exhibit floor at this week's Infosecurity show in New York City, evidence of the continuing IT trend toward moving all manner of functions to dedicated hardware devices

    13 Dec. 02 13:31 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Network administrators battle spam

    Research released Wednesday claims that one in four network administrators spend more than an hour each day managing spam.

    13 Dec. 02 11:59 Written by Staff Writers
  • Nortel names enterprise chief

    Nortel Networks Corp. this week named a 10-year company veteran to head up its enterprise division.

    13 Dec. 02 11:57 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Asia-Pacific gears up for location-based services

    Wireless high-accuracy location-based services for the Asia-Pacific market will soon be launched following the success of initial trials in Singapore.

    13 Dec. 02 11:12 Written by Computerworld Singapore staff
  • Vendor seeks high-frequency bandwidth for wireless links

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission this month is due to close a public comment period on a petition from a Hawaii-based technology vendor that wants to use a high-frequency spectrum band to support wireless communications at gigabit speeds.

    13 Dec. 02 11:06 Written by Bob Brewin
  • Alcatel unveils two enterprise switches

    In a move that shows its commitment to serving the enterprise LAN market, Alcatel SA introduced two new switches designed to carry both voice and data traffic.

    13 Dec. 02 10:38 Written by Scott Tyler Shafer
  • Novell previews new GroupWise 6.5 collaboration suite

    In a world of collaboration software dominated by Microsoft Corp.'s Exchange and IBM's Lotus Notes, Novell continues to push ahead with its GroupWise application, hoping to distinguish itself in a busy field of contenders.

    13 Dec. 02 10:36 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • NEC, HP team up for global outsourcing services

    NEC and Hewlett-Packard (HP) have allied to jointly provide outsourcing services to companies in China, Japan and the US, expanding to South East Asia and Europe in one year.

    13 Dec. 02 10:28 Written by Kuriko Miyake
  • A Web services/open source conundrum

    Christian Gross, a software engineering consultant and author, gave a talk at the recent Linux Enterprise Forum in Boston about how Web services could be viewed as "the killer app" for open source. But in his session, he also outlined a possible future for the dubious use of open source software that may raise a few eyebrows among the free software crowd.

    13 Dec. 02 08:50 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • McNealy isn't upset over Oracle-HP deal

    Contrary to what a recent Oracle event brochure led some people to believe, Scott McNealy, chairman, chief executive officer and president at Sun Microsystems, is not holding a grudge against the database maker.

    13 Dec. 02 08:47 Written by Ashlee Vance.
  • Oracle updates financials app

    Oracle will unveil a new version of its Financials package next week designed to boost data visibility so companies can monitor financial risk in real time.

    13 Dec. 02 08:10 Written by Heather Havenstein.
  • AOL cuts 300 jobs as strategy shift begins

    America Online (AOL) cut 300 jobs Wednesday as part of the Internet giant's reorganization under new chief Jon Miller, a company spokesman confirmed.

    13 Dec. 02 08:08 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Microsoft updates mapping Web service

    Microsoft Thursday released an upgrade to its set of Web-based services that can be used to add location-aware features to applications that run on devices ranging from mobile phones to personal computers.

    13 Dec. 02 07:59 Written by Matt Berger
  • E-mail threats, viruses worsen in 2002: security vendor

    Viruses, spam and malicious Internet scams transmitted by e-mail all grew sharply in 2002, posing a threat to the smooth running of worldwide e-mail systems, according to security vendor MessageLabs Ltd.

    13 Dec. 02 07:54 Written by David Legard
  • Microsoft plugs eight holes in its Java software

    A serious security flaw in Microsoft's virtual machine (VM) found on most Windows PCs could allow an attacker to take over a user's system, Microsoft warned late Wednesday. A fixed version of the software is available.

    13 Dec. 02 07:48 Written by Joris Evers
  • Unisys minding the security gap

    With fresh statistics that show gaping holes in the security preparedness of companies, Unisys announced a new initiative Wednesday that will realign that company's consulting services and offerings.

    13 Dec. 02 07:38 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Perry: CA must raise security profile

    Computer Associates International (CA) wants to raise its profile as a security vendor in 2003 and cash in on the trend toward comprehensive and simplified security management software, according to Simon Perry, vice president and security strategist at CA.

    13 Dec. 02 07:26 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Disappointed client seeks $100m from CSC

    21st Century Insurance Group has filed an arbitration proceeding seeking more than US$100 million from Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) over an IT project the insurer says has not yielded the expected results.

    12 Dec. 02 12:00 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
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