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  • IBM releases 20 database tools

    Pledging to make life easier for database administrators, IBM Corp. Monday released 20 new database tools including a pair of autonomic -- or self-healing and managing -- tools. Taken together, the tools aim to boost management, administration, recovery, performance and query features for IBM's DB2 and Informix products.

    04 June 02 10:42 Written by Sam Costello
  • Enterprise exec Krause set to tackle telecom

    So, what's an enterprise-enriched guy like Bill Krause doing running a carrier-focused "superrouter" company like Caspian Networks Inc.? Attempting to meld the genius of an Internet pioneer with highly energized people developing a product that Krause says may "change the rules of the game."

    04 June 02 10:30 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Interoperability leading to other issues

    Regardless of what solution an enterprise decides upon, specific business problems have emerged around storage. According to Oliver Day, an independent analyst in Aliso Viejo, Calif., the first hurdle to be cleared was that of interoperability, which the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has addressed. However, Day is unconvinced that this interoperability is enough.

    04 June 02 09:45 Written by Kristy Pryma
  • Intel demos new P4, Banias mobile chips

    Intel Corp. demonstrated two new mobile processors, one coming soon and one a little under a year away, at the Computex Taipei 2002 exhibition, which opened Monday in Taiwan.

    04 June 02 08:15 Written by Martyn Williams
  • AMD working to improve Opteron performance

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) unveiled a prototype four-way server using its 64-bit Opteron microprocessor Monday, amid questions surrounding the chip's current performance levels.

    04 June 02 08:02 Written by Martyn Williams
  • German government adopts Linux in IBM deal

    The German Federal Ministry of the Interior in Berlin agreed on Monday to a partnership with IBM Corp. for the vendor to supply the open-source Linux operating system to federal, state and local governments. The ministry is joining a small but growing group of European governments, including Finland and France, that are throwing their support behind open standards.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by John Blau
  • Startup aims to combine Web design, development

    Two-year-old startup Yessoftware Inc. this week made generally available its first product: an application development suite that company officials hope will bring application design and development closer together.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Tom Sullivan
  • Microsoft agrees to stop accounting violations

    Microsoft today agreed to stop accounting practices that violated federal securities laws in an agreement reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Brian Sullivan
  • Broadening RosettaNet's reach

    SilverStream Software Inc. on Monday will unveil an integration software package intended to help smaller electronics companies more easily create trading networks based on the RosettaNet consortium's e-business standards.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Allied Telesyn offers low-cost switches

    Allied Telesyn International Corp. last week added three workgroup switches to its line of "virtually" stackable Layer 2 Ethernet switches.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • New VeriSign division focuses on telecom providers

    Internet registry and trust services vendor VeriSign Inc. is launching a new division to offer network call switching and billing services to telecommunications companies.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • Sun plays with MS puzzle

    As Microsoft Corp. faces the cost-related controversy surrounding its Software Assurance licensing scheme, Sun Microsystems Inc. is hoping renewed interest in its gently priced StarOffice 6.0 suite will finally give it traction in the enterprise.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Ed Scannell and Dan Neel
  • Buying likely to remain sluggish, says CA CEO

    IT buyers are showing fewer jitters about purchases but are still not spending on future capacity, Computer Associates International Inc. (CA) Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Kumar said Monday during a quarterly meeting here with financial analysts.

    04 June 02 08:00 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Startup bets on XML for integration

    Startup Enosys Software Inc. officially launched on Monday, rolling out a suite of data integration software that company officials claim features the first commercially available engine based on the XQuery standard.

    04 June 02 07:45 Written by Carolyn A. April
  • Tech sector showing signs of recovery

    The technology sector - IT&T and multimedia, Internet and graphic design -- is showing signs of recovery, according to the latest Internet job index.

    03 June 02 16:05 Written by Staff Writers
  • Sun preps new version of ONE Portal Server

    A new version of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Sun ONE (Open Net Environment) Portal Server is in the works, featuring bolstered security and identity management features and support for application servers and operating systems from Sun's rivals.

    03 June 02 14:01 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • HP developing Crusoe-powered Evo Tablet PC

    Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) will release the Compaq Evo Tablet PC by the end of 2002, and the device will be powered by a 1GHz Crusoe chip from Transmeta Corp., the two companies announced Monday.

    03 June 02 14:01 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Reseller eases Oracle 11i upgrade woes

    Specialist Oracle reseller mPower Systems has come up with a way of making new Oracle implementations easier and more cost effective by partnering with managed service providers to offer a hosted solution.

    03 June 02 11:06 Written by Brett Winterford
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