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  • PeopleSoft adds collaboration to service automation app

    PeopleSoft Inc. has integrated its Enterprise Service Automation (ESA) application with eRoom Technology Inc.'s eRoom "digital workplace" collaboration software, providing distributed teams of ESA workers a place to meet online to detail projects, the companies said Tuesday.

  • Dell cuts 275 jobs in U.K., Ireland

    Dell Computer Corp. announced it is eliminating 275 jobs in the U.K. and Ireland as part of its cost cutting efforts announced last May.

  • Hackers taunt EC with site defacement

    Dutch hackers on Tuesday evening defaced SaferInternet.org, a Web site sponsored by the European Commission that promotes a safer Internet. Security at the site had been increased just last week after other hackers raised a red flag about possible vulnerabilities.

  • SAP, Palm team on mobile CRM

    SAP AG and Palm announced a joint technology, sales and marketing alliance aimed at enabling mobile access to enterprise portals, customer relationship management and supply chain management Wednesday at the Sapphire conference in Orlando.

  • Standard secures Aussie e-commerce

    Australia's e-commerce industry received a boost today with the adoption of new international information security guidelines designed to facilitate secure global e-commerce.

  • Gas IT outsourced

    The industry body responsible for gas deregulation in NSW the Gas Retail Company has outsourced the building, operation and maintenance of its core IT system in a five-year deal.

  • Echelon fears

    NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon has called for MPs to be given encryption software to protect e-mails from the Echelon communications spy network.

  • Portfolio break up panned

    IT Minister Senator Richard Alston has labelled plans by the Opposition to separate telecommunications and IT under a Labor government as "illogical".

  • Vendors rally for PKI market explosion

    Vendors are betting on the unfolding of a multibillion dollar market for PKI solutions in the coming months as governments and businesses roll out their e-procurement strategies.

  • Asia grabs spotlight for IT jobs

    Asia is taking over from the UK and US as the most popular destination for Australia's mobile IT professionals, according to recruitment agencies.

  • IT budgets shrinking but CRM is still relevant

    IT managers reassessing the relevance of customer relationship management (CRM) in the current economic climate need to consider how much they value their customers.

  • IDC: Dip in server revenue may herald price war

    Revenue from worldwide server sales dropped 4 percent during the first quarter of 2001, paving the way for a possible price war that could be a boon to end users, according to market figures due out Wednesday from research company International Data Corp. (IDC).

  • Accenture boosting Microsoft .NET with developer tools

    Quick to jump on the .NET bandwagon, Accenture will announce next Monday a toolkit to help corporate users quickly develop and deploy applications that take advantage of Microsoft's .NET Enterprise Server platform.

  • HP touts more powerful OpenView for e-business

    Hewlett-Packard announced on Tuesday new functionality for its OpenView Integrated Services Management (ISM) software, claiming it would help automate more critical operations for service providers and companies doing buisiness over the Internet.

  • IBM claims Unix server crown for Q1 2001

    IBM has earned the title of top Unix server vendor for the first quarter of 2001, beating out rivals Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Sun Microsystems Inc., according to Tim Dougherty, director of e-business strategies at IBM.

  • IBM executive touts promise, challenges of e-business

    E-business is experiencing growing pains that will require technologies to meet the challenges now facing it, IBM Vice President Irving Wladawsky-Berger said during a keynote address at the eBusiness Conference and Expo here on Tuesday.

  • Exclusive: Fed's plan telco sector disputes Bill

    The Federal Government is planning to introduce new legislation in August to resolve access and pricing disputes in the telecommunications sector.

  • Aura takes step toward SONET with FirstLight

    It's every carrier's dream: a simplified network with reduced equipment and deployment costs that incorporates legacy and next-generation network access in a single package.

  • Fast, interactive are what matter at Cable 2001

    Interactive television and broadband technology companies including Microsoft, Motorola, Broadcom, and SimpleDevices launched products, partnerships and services at the Cable 2001 conference which opened Sunday in Chicago.

  • ClearSpeed shows 40G-bps network architecture

    ClearSpeed Technology is looking for backers for a new network processing architecture which it said is 16 times more powerful than existing processors.