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  • Baan pushes business intelligence wares

    Baan Co. NV will push its business intelligence products to customers worldwide under a new initiative called "Measure Up" that the software maker plans to announce Wednesday at the CeBIT trade show in Hanover, Germany.

    12 March 03 07:52 Written by Joris Evers.
  • IT convergence needs lawyers, doctors, bankers too

    The heads of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV Tuesday independently called for industry cooperation to achieve the convergence of IT and consumer electronics.

    12 March 03 07:50 Written by Joris Evers.
  • Cisco keeps its chin up in downturn

    Australia is third in the world behind Sweden and the US in terms of Internet connectivity, according to an IDC study quoted by Cisco senior vice-president, Howard Charney.

    12 March 03 07:30 Written by Brian Corrigan
  • SMARTS adds security to its suite

    Service management software maker SMARTS this week released a software tool to help enterprise network managers monitor and maintain security devices across their infrastructure.

    12 March 03 07:15 Written by Denise Dubie
  • Microsoft readies server software pricing change

    Microsoft Corp. plans to alter its per-processor licensing model at the start of April in a way that should provide relief for customers who run its software on partitioned servers, a Microsoft executive confirmed Monday.

    11 March 03 12:27 Written by James Niccolai
  • Loebenstein lets fly at blame game

    St George CIO John Loebenstein has delivered a peppery wake-up call to business leaders to stop blaming the IT department for project failures and take some responsibility for poor management culture themselves.

    11 March 03 12:15 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Avanade buys into Queensland with DCG

    Avanade has snapped up Brisbane-based integrator and e-business specialist, DCG, as part of its expansion strategy into the Queensland market.

    11 March 03 12:05 Written by Georgina Swan
  • OASIS expands scope of Web services management work

    A standards body working on management specifications for Web services admitted on Monday that its original work did not go far enough, so it is regrouping and redefining its goals.

    11 March 03 11:36 Written by John Fontana.
  • Alcatel pushes borderless enterprise

    An enterprise where IT and telecommunications become one was the theme at the preview of a new research and development facility in Sydney.

    11 March 03 11:33 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • ENUM technology in Australia “inevitable”

    A new global numbering domain system designed to converge telephone numbers with Internet addresses will hit Australian shores whether the local industry actively trials the technology or not, industry representatives claim.

    11 March 03 10:13 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • Jury turns down SSL patent claim

    A jury has struck down four patent-infringement claims against two Internet security companies, and a judge threw out a fifth, in a Delaware trial in which a retired electronics engineer claimed to have invented a popular method for processing secure transactions over the Internet.

    11 March 03 10:08 Written by Grant Gross
  • Citrix announces new status for MetaFrame XP

    Citrix Systems on Monday announced that the Network Manager component of its MetaFrame XP software has been certified for integration with IBM Corp.’s Tivoli NetView technology management software.

    11 March 03 08:56 Written by Ryan B. Patrick
  • Easyspace offers early registration for .cn domains

    Saying it's offering customers a jump into China's burgeoning online market, domain name registrar Easyspace Ltd. began offering preregistrations for ".cn" addresses Monday, which will be open for the taking on March 16.

    11 March 03 08:50 Written by Scarlet Pruitt.
  • IBM and MS advance on Oracle in database market

    IT buyers once again spent more on Oracle relational and object-relational databases than on similar software from other vendors in 2002, according to preliminary figures market researcher IDC released Monday. But contenders IBM and Microsoft gained ground on Larry Ellison's company.

    11 March 03 08:45 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • State of the Web services world

    Nemertes Research LLC worked with 45 companies to benchmark how they're deploying Web services, what benefit they're achieving, and how they're measuring and monitoring the performance of these services.

    11 March 03 08:30 Written by Johna Till Johnson
  • Bigger players eye WLAN switch arena

    Some of the biggest names in wireline switching are readying products designed to incorporate wireless LANs more fully and securely into enterprise networks.

    11 March 03 08:23 Written by Phil Hochmuth and John Cox
  • HP to launch printing consultancy

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to launch a printing consultancy business to help companies cut costs.

    11 March 03 08:09 Written by Gillian Law
  • HP shrinks four processor ProLiant

    Hewlett-Packard has taken the wraps off a new server that cuts the size of its four-processor ProLiant systems in half, the company announced Monday.

    11 March 03 08:08 Written by Ashlee Vance.
  • ISS reports PeopleSoft vulnerabilities

    Software vulnerabilities in one component of PeopleSoft's PeopleTools application framework could be used to launch attacks against a wide range of PeopleSoft installations and give attackers remote access to sensitive or confidential information.

    11 March 03 08:06 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Intel builds for mobility

    Intel this week will unveil Centrino, which pairs the company's first processor tailored to mobile environments together with an integrated 802.11b chip.

    11 March 03 08:05 Written by Tom Krazit.
  • The Internet of Things in the Real World

    The future of healthcare is a goldmine for IoT that will have an immediate impact on wellbeing.

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