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  • Juniper expands scope of T router series

    Juniper Networks Inc.'s latest router line, which bowed in April in the form of the T640 router for the core of service provider networks, moves toward the edge with the smaller T320 platform announced Tuesday.

    31 July 02 08:01 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Call center companies tout optimization wares

    Aspect Communications Corp., RightForce, and Blue Pumpkin Software Inc. are all scheduled to unveil call center workforce optimization solutions this week designed to help companies ensure their call centers are staffed with the best agents armed with critical data needed to ensure customer satisfaction.

    31 July 02 08:00 Written by Heather Harreld
  • United plans to eliminate paper tickets

    Hoping to speed travelers through check-in procedures and avoid mounting operational costs, United Air Lines Inc. plans to move to fully electronic ticketing by the end of next year.

    31 July 02 08:00 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Spotfire 'guides' data analysis

    In another twist on traditional BI (business intelligence) software, Spotfire Inc. on Tuesday outfitted its analytics products with the ability to turn decision-making "best practices" into reusable business processes that can be deployed across internal analytics applications.

    31 July 02 07:59 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Storage vendors to demonstrate heterogeneous management

    Sun Microsystems Inc. and IBM Corp. are among the vendors that will demonstrate heterogeneous storage management at the upcoming Storage Networking World Show this October in Orlando.

    31 July 02 07:57 Written by Deni Connor
  • Oracle chooses India for key overseas site

    Oracle Corp. plans to make India its key product software development and customer services base outside the US, according to an executive of the company.

    31 July 02 07:56 Written by John Ribeiro
  • IBM to buy PWC Consulting for US$3.5 billion

    IBM Corp. has agreed to buy PwC Consulting for US$3.5 billion in cash and stock, the companies announced Tuesday. The move will separate PwC Consulting from Big Five accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, a separation previously intended to occur through an IPO (initial public offering) in August.

    31 July 02 07:55 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Court orders ICANN to open its books

    A California superior court ruled Monday that the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) must hand over corporate documents requested by one of its board members, marking the latest chapter in an ongoing legal scuffle between the much maligned Internet regulatory body and ICANN North American Elected Director Karl Auerbach.

    31 July 02 07:45 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Telcos talk up broadband numbers

    Leading telecommunications companies and ISPs Telstra, Optus and OzEmail have all released statements to the market indicating increased subscriber numbers for broadband Internet services.

    30 July 02 11:33 Written by Brett Winterford
  • Hostworks cuts a profit

    The folks at managed Internet hosting provider Hostworks are popping open the champagne magnums after announcing the company's first quarterly profit.

    30 July 02 11:12 Written by ARN Staff
  • IM courts custom connections

    Enterprise IM software vendor WiredRed Corp. on Monday announced a development kit designed to let developers build custom client/server or Web-based IM applications.

    30 July 02 11:11 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • IBM gets a green streak

    IBM is wooing long-time AS/400 server customers with deals that will allow them to upgrade to two specific new iSeries Server models at 50 per cent off their list prices.

    30 July 02 11:05 Written by Todd Weiss and Helen Han
  • IBM expands hosting service options

    IBM Corp. is expanding the scope of its hosting services by adding support for SAP AG and Siebel Systems Inc. applications, as well as for its WebSphere Application Server.

    30 July 02 10:44 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • Sun launches J2EE certification program

    In an attempt to prevent the Java application market from fracturing, Sun Microsystems Inc. Monday announced a Java Verification Program for testing enterprise applications to ensure their compatibility with all application server software products that comply with the J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) standard.

    30 July 02 10:42 Written by Matt Berger
  • Nasdaq to delist WorldCom

    Troubled telecommunication carrier WorldCom Inc. Monday said it will be delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market before the opening of trading on Tuesday.

    30 July 02 10:12 Written by Matt Berger
  • IBM to sell and support VMware software

    IBM Corp. has deepened its commitment to providing partitioning tools for its Intel Corp.-based servers, announcing a deal Monday to sell directly and support server partitioning software from VMware Inc.

    30 July 02 09:33 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Extreme launches switch management software

    Extreme Networks Inc. this week launched a version of its network management software that promises more automation of repetitive management tasks, a more intuitive user interface, and support for larger networks.

    30 July 02 09:00 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • Riverstone recasts multicast

    Riverstone Networks Inc. this week enhanced the multicasting capability of its metropolitan area network routers in an effort to better support video and streaming media applications.

    30 July 02 09:00 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Coming soon: A comprehensive IT budgeting tool

    An automated ROI analysis tool set to debut in September could make it much easier for IT leaders to cost-justify technology investments to top brass.

    30 July 02 08:42 Written by Thomas Hoffman
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