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  • Adaptec boosts iSCSI

    The iSCSI protocol finally has an ASIC-based adapter -- yet another piece of the iSCSI puzzle.

    16 April 03 09:32 Written by Scott Tyler Shafer
  • OASIS to get BPEL4WS jurisdiction

    Microsoft, IBM and BEA Systems plan to submit their Web services choreography and business process specification, initially proposed in August 2002, to a standards body later this week.

    16 April 03 09:21 Written by Paul Krill
  • UPS to spend $127M on trimode wireless driver terminals

    United Parcel Service plans to spend US$127 million on global deployment over the next five years of a new driver terminal that features built-in cellular, wireless LAN and Bluetooth short-range wireless systems.

    16 April 03 09:13 Written by Bob Brewin
  • Cisco brings Gigabit, IPv6 to stackables

    Gigabit Ethernet will reach desktops in Cisco Systems' latest line of stackable switches, which also can support the nearly unlimited number of IP (Internet Protocol) addresses coming with the IPv6 version of that protocol, Cisco announced Tuesday at the Cisco Partner Summit in Las Vegas.

    16 April 03 08:49 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Judge rejects class-action status for MS suit

    A U.S. federal judge rejected class action status for a group of consumer lawsuits lodged against Microsoft Monday, saying that they were not representative of a single class of plaintiffs.

    16 April 03 08:41 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Siebel adds vertical apps to integration platform

    Siebel Systems is releasing this week version 2.0 of its Universal Application Network (UAN), adding 50 new industry-focused applications to the integration system.

    16 April 03 08:38 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Virtualisation on the tech check list

    With at least four major vendors selling or getting ready to release virtualisation products to pool storage for easier allocation and management, users at Storage Networking World in the US yesterday said now is the time to be testing the technology.

    16 April 03 08:34 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • RSA unveils management, encryption products

    RSA Security has announced a new identity and access management system code-named Nexus that it said will deliver common administration of all the company's security products.

    16 April 03 08:31 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
  • Oracle plans MRO app addition to supply chain suite

    Oracle is preparing a new supply chain management (SCM) suite module tailored for the aviation and defense industries, the company said Tuesday at an industry conference in Florida.

    16 April 03 08:28 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • AMD ready to drop the Hammer with Opteron launch

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been a consistent thorn in Intel's side with its Athlon XP desktop processors over the last few years, but hasn't made much headway against Intel's popular Xeon processors and notorious Itanium 2 processors for servers. On Tuesday, the company will unveil its Opteron server chip, which puts a new twist on a familiar technology.

    16 April 03 08:20 Written by Tom Krazit
  • WorldCom name disappears overnight

    Telecommunications giant WorldCom, plagued by bankruptcy court and fraud allegations, got rid of its name in favor of MCI Communications in the space of a few hours Sunday night, but the change is more than cosmetic, said the company's marketing vice president.

    16 April 03 08:17 Written by Grant Gross
  • EMC acquires SRM software maker Astrum

    EMC Tuesday augmented its storage resource management (SRM) software portfolio by announcing the acquisition of privately-held Astrum Software for an undisclosed sum.

    16 April 03 08:15 Written by Agam Shah
  • Alston's IT industry baby arrives three weeks early

    The federal government's report outlining the proposed future framework for the information and communications technologies industry in Australia has been rushed into the public domain three weeks early after being leaked by disgruntled members of its steering committee.

    16 April 03 08:12 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Hutchison launches live video calling

    Hutchison Telecoms launched a suite of new services in the Australian mobile marketplace on Tuesday and claims its "3" service will fast become a part of everyday life.

    16 April 03 08:06 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Tighter online security to drive e-commerce

    Credit card payment gateway outfit, eMatters, is confident that a new online security feature introduced by Visa will help it to achieve a 50 per cent increase in transactions during the next year.

    15 April 03 12:00 Written by Brian Corrigan
  • IBM profits, revenues rise in Q1

    IBM Monday reported that profits from continuing operations rose 8 percent to $1.4 billion for the quarter that ended March 31, while revenues increased 11 percent to $20.1 billion, compared with the year-earlier quarter.

    15 April 03 09:56 Written by Sharon Machlis
  • Novell adopts Linux as NetWare migration path

    Faced with the reality of a steadily falling share of the network operating system market, Novell Monday answered the NetWare migration question. And the answer is Linux.

    15 April 03 09:36 Written by Don Tennant
  • ATO extends EDS contract for two more years

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has extended its outsourcing agreement with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) for a further two years, an extension for which the ATO will pay $300 million.

    15 April 03 09:19 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Demand for 3rd Party ERP Support Soars

    Widespread shift to more cost-effective, third party support models for Oracle and SAP platforms signals the end of ‘one-stop-shop’ vendor solutions

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