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  • IDC: ERM popular among A-P users

    Enterprise relationship management (ERM), customer relationship management (CRM), system infrastructure and collaborative technologies have the highest priority on enterprises' investment agenda, according to a recent survey by International Data Corp. (IDC).

  • Accenture extends voluntary sabbaticals to Asia

    Consulting firm Accenture has announced that it is laying off 1500 workers, or 2 per cent of its global workforce, and extending its voluntary sabbatical program to Asia and Europe.

  • ACT Police enlist WAP to fight crime

    Despite a general condemning of WAP (wireless application protocol), the ACT Police Force is over the moon with the introduction of a new system that enables it to quickly access car registration details in the field.

  • HP's CEO calls for broadband push by IT industry

    Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina called on the IT industry Sunday to move aggressively to support the rapid and widespread deployment of broadband, saying ubiquitous high-speed Internet access could boost the economy.

  • McAfee to fight DoS with Asta, Mazu and Arbor

    McAfee, a division of Network Associates Inc., announced Monday that it is teaming with anti-Denial of Service (DoS) companies Mazu Networks Inc., Asta Networks Inc. and Arbor Networks Inc. to develop a method of stopping DoS attacks. The initiative will aim to identify when networks are under attack, but also to determine whether the systems involved in the attack are acting knowingly, or whether they've been taken over and are being used by attackers, McAfee said.

  • Newsgroup service in Windows could trigger attacks

    IIS wasn't the only Microsoft Corp. product fingered for security flaws last week. The company also said a hole in a newsgroup service that comes with Windows and its Exchange messaging server could be used to launch denial-of-service attacks against some systems.

  • AMD cuts prices, launches 1.1GHz mobile Athlon 4

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. launched three new chips on Monday, and cut the prices on all its mobile chips as well as its Duron desktop line.

  • Vultures circle Excite@Home

    Ailing broadband service provider/portal At Home Corp. (best known for its Excite@Home brand) may not last out the year, the company's auditors said Monday in a report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Company adds twist to Internet routing

    RouteScience Technologies Inc., a 2-year-old company developing policy- and performance-based routing products, Monday unveiled its first offering.

  • Web hosters hang future on enterprise interest

    As their market contracts and players fall by the wayside, Web-hosting vendors gathered here Monday at Web Hosting Expo to hash out the future of an industry that hinges on gaining more business from the enterprise.

  • VeriSign authenticates shared hosting e-businesses

    VeriSign Inc. has unveiled its Shared Hosting Security Service aimed at providing secure and authenticated transactions to businesses doing e-commerce on shared hosting platforms.

  • Apple ships dual-processor G4 on schedule

    Apple Computer Inc. on Monday began shipping the dual-processor Power Mac G4 that was unveiled at the July Macworld conference in New York.

  • FBI downgrades Code Red threat

    Systems that remain infected with the Code Red worm are scheduled to launch another round of distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDOS) against the White House Web server Sunday, but the FBI said the threat posed to the Internet by the upcoming attack "is significantly reduced."

  • Siebel to tout eBusiness 2001 platform at conference

    CRM (customer relationship management) and e-business applications vendor Siebel Systems Inc., at its Worldwide User Week conference in Chicago in early October, plans to detail its upcoming Siebel eBusiness 2001 applications platform, which will feature enhanced forecasting and integration of various phases of customer interactions.

  • Jupiter: Outsource Web hosting and save millions

    In-house Web hosting is on its way out, according to a recent report by Jupiter Media Metrix Inc., as U.S. companies discover that they can save big bucks and potential time and money-eating errors by outsourcing Web-hosting tasks.

  • Fujitsu announces restructuring, 16,400 job losses

    Fujitsu Ltd. disclosed Monday plans to lay off 16,400 workers worldwide as part of a business reform across its entire group. The restructuring, which will hit the company with extraordinary losses of 300 billion yen ($A4.24 billion), is the company's answer to deteriorating business conditions in many of its business units worldwide.

  • Ciena falls victim to economic downturn

    Ciena Corp., one of the only network equipment makers that has performed well through the economic slump, joined the ranks of struggling vendors by lowering its earnings and revenue forecasts on Thursday.

  • Is IBM embracing Linux too tightly?

    IBM Corp.'s strategy to beef up Linux for the enterprise has some observers questioning whether Big Blue might be heading for a collision with the open source community.

  • Employees give thumbs up to e-mail monitoring

    Employees are recognising the need for Internet monitoring and filtering at work and believe that companies have a responsibility to employ such a technology, according to new research from the US.

  • Govt pushes land development applications online

    The Federal Government is seeking tenders for the creation of an online 'service pack' for development applications.

  • Key to omnichannel CX is customisation

    In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.

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