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  • LINUXWORLD: Sendmail, Compaq ink deal

    In a bid to lower the price of enterprise-class e-mail, Sendmail and Compaq will announce on Tuesday a plan to sell Sendmail's popular Internet mail software bundled on Compaq's Linux servers.

  • Lotus CEO Zollar: New Notes, Domino to be out by Sept.

    A conservative Nixon-era economist turned Hollywood celebrity might be an unusual spokesman for a famously liberal software company located in the famously liberal city of Cambridge, Mass. But Ben Stein proved an appropriate messenger to deliver this year's theme of proven return on investment from the Lotus Software Group's collaboration products.

  • Sun prepares iPlanet Application Server for Linux

    Sun Microsystems announced a version of the iPlanet Application Server Monday that will run on the Linux operating system, as the company tries to attract additional users to its software for building out their Internet infrastructure.

  • Turin Networks emerges

    Turin Networks Inc. emerged from stealth mode last week with three new Multiservice Provisioning Platform boxes geared at both the metro edge and metro core.

  • Global Crossing files for bankruptcy

    International data communication carrier Global Crossing Holdings Ltd. plans to file for bankruptcy protection both in New York and its Bermuda home base, stranding investors in yet another giant corporate bankruptcy of the new year.

  • TruSecure buys managed security company

    Managed security firm TruSecure Corp. Monday announced that it has acquired managed infrastructure security company Three Pillars Inc. The terms of the all-stock deal were not disclosed, though the deal is already final.

  • Sun speeds up Cobalt Qube, adds security tools

    Sun Microsystems Inc. upgraded its Cobalt Qube server appliance line Monday, adding new security and management software along with faster processors to its hardware targeted at small and medium-sized businesses.

  • Xilinx offers mobile phone antitheft feature

    Custom logic chip maker, Xilinx Inc. announced Monday that it has a solution to the problem of mobile phone thefts: electronic chips that can be reconfigured over a network to shut down a stolen mobile phone.

  • Check Point appliances target small businesses

    With an eye toward extending its reach to the lower-end of the security market, leading firewall and VPN (virtual private network) vendor Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Monday announced Small Office NG, a new firewall/VPN package for small business, and two appliances offering similar features through its SofaWare Technologies Ltd. subsidiary.

  • MS, AOL resolve document dispute

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is close to selecting a vendor for its NZ$1 million (US$425,000) storage project.

  • RioPort hooks BMG for mobile music service

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is close to selecting a vendor for its NZ$1 million (US$425,000) storage project.

  • New Zealand military to pull data storage together

    The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is close to selecting a vendor for its NZ$1 million (US$425,000) storage project.

  • Xandros readies Corel Linux distribution

    The distribution of the Linux operating system for desktop PCs developed by Corel Corp. is set to make a comeback in April, according to the startup that licensed the technology last year.

  • Nortel unveils new metro optical Ethernet gear

    Nortel Networks Inc. revealed a new class of optical switches for the ever-more-attractive metropolitan area network market on Monday. Nortel touted the switches' power to cut carriers' costs.

  • IBM introduces its first Linux-only mainframe

    Trying to stretch the appeal of its zSeries of mainframes to the lower end of the market, IBM Corp. on Friday introduced its first Linux-only member of that family aimed at users looking to consolidate workloads from as few as 20 Intel servers.

  • CERT: AOL's ICQ chat app has security flaw

    A security hole in America Online Inc.'s ICQ chat program could allow attackers to run the code of their choice on a computer using the program, the federally-funded computer security organization Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (CERT/CC) said in an advisory Thursday. AOL has fixed the flaw on its servers, but also recommends that users upgrade their ICQ program to the new version which does not have the vulnerability, because the server fix will not solve the problem entirely, CERT/CC said.

  • Wireless carriers exploit firewall bypass

    A new and some say troubling trend is emerging among wireless carriers who are enabling users to lift data remotely from corporate networks without IT oversight, according to industry observers.

  • Security to lead industry bounce back

    IDC Australia predicts security, storage and managed network services will be some of the top moneymakers between 2002 and 2005.

  • AT&T ditches small business Web hosting customers

    Web hosting service provider Interland Inc. Friday announced that it is buying AT&T Corp.'s small business customer contracts in a deal valued between US$4 million and $12 million.

  • Sorting out mobile call costs

    With the advent of GPRS technology and PDAs, the use of mobile phones is proliferating and modernising communication within organisations. But the ability to recoup money from employees for private calls has remained a prehistoric chore.

  • What does the consumerisation of IT mean for today’s businesses?

    What role has the consumerisation of IT played in the shifting role of enterprise IT and the rise of shadow IT?

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