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  • VMware upgrades virtual server software

    In an effort to help IT managers better consolidate large Intel-based server farms, VMware Inc. on Monday introduced an enhanced version of its virtual computing software, VMware ESX Server 1.1.

  • Cisco: This old dog's tricks

    Cisco Systems' at it again. The company recently announced several Ethernet in the First Mile-ready products for its Catalyst 4000 line of LAN switches.

  • NetScreen offers new firewall/VPN boxes

    Security hardware and software vendor NetScreen Technologies Inc. Monday announced the availability of four new combination firewall/VPN (virtual private network) appliances aimed at the large enterprise and medium-sized business. The company also released a new version of the software that runs the devices.

  • RedHat releases 64-bit Itanium version of Linux

    Open source software company Red Hat Inc. released a version of its Linux operating system for Intel Corp.'s 64-bit Itanium processor, Red Hat said Monday.

  • Motorola to close Hong Kong plant, cut up to 800 jobs

    Motorola will close its assembly and test facility in Hong Kong and move its manufacturing operations to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Tianjin, China, a company spokeswoman said on Monday.

  • Verisign adds .tv to its top-level domain holdings

    VeriSign Inc. has acquired The .tv Corporation International, holder of the .tv domain name, expanding the digital trust service provider's top-level domain name offerings, the company announced Monday.

  • Old hand named new Lucent CEO

    Lucent Technologies Inc. named Patricia F. Russo to be the company's new president and chief executive officer (CEO) Monday. Russo started work at Lucent in 1981 while it was still part of AT&T Corp., but left nine months ago to become president and chief operating officer of Eastman Kodak Co.

  • AMD, Intel up the speed ante on desktops

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Intel raised the speed limit for desktop PCs on Monday, with Intel using smaller circuits on its Pentium 4 processor to increase its clock speed advantage over AMD.

  • Aust Japan Cable commences operations

    Fibre optic cable, Australia Japan Cable (AJC), has commenced commercial operations with the first transmissions of customer data.

  • New IT security evaluation licence awarded

    The Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) has awarded a third licence to provide IT security evaluation services under the Australasian Information Security Evaluation Program (AISEP).

  • U.S. loosens computer export restrictions

    The U.S. government is easing export restrictions on powerful computer hardware to countries including Russia, China, India and Pakistan, saying it needs to balance national security concerns with "unnecessary regulatory burdens" on government and the technology industry.

  • Tech stocks top Dow in 2001

    The U.S. government is easing export restrictions on powerful computer hardware to countries including Russia, China, India and Pakistan, saying it needs to balance national security concerns with "unnecessary regulatory burdens" on government and the technology industry.

  • IDC: Users slow to upgrade Windows versions

    Many corporate users of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows operating systems aren't keeping up with the steady cycle of version releases and some are considering abandoning the server operating system because of constant upgrades, a market researcher said based on results of a new survey.

  • Start-up advances public access wireless LAN prospects

    In the past year, Sky Dayton, founder of EarthLink Inc., has been looking for what he calls "the next frontier of the Internet." Now he thinks he has found it in the development of what he says will be the first company to offer easy access and subscriptions to public access wireless LAN networks around the country.

  • Survey: Internet shrinks as domain numbers fall

    The total number of Web sites on the Internet is shrinking as domains registered during the Internet boom of late 1999 are dropped, according to Web server information firm Netcraft Ltd.

  • Report: Job cuts in 2001 reach nearly 2 million

    Last year was one of the toughest years for job cuts, with nearly 2 million people laid off, according to outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas Inc.

  • For first time, more women than men shopping online

    For the first time since the rise of the online retail boom in the late 1990s, women are spending more money shopping online than men, according to a nonprofit Internet research group.

  • PC vendors ready 2.2GHz Pentium 4 systems

    PC makers are prepping computer systems loaded with Intel's new 2.2GHz Pentium 4 processor, the speedy new chip that is expected to launch on Monday.

  • E-tailers get low marks for customer service

    Brick-and-mortar and online-only retailers struggled to quickly respond to customer service e-mails during the just-finished holiday season, according to research from Jupiter Media Metrix Inc. detailed on Thursday.

  • Web services tops IDC highlights forecast for 2002

    Making its annual Top 10 IT predictions for 2002, International Data Corp. on Thursday forecasted that hype surrounding Web services would reach a fever pitch, that Linux would have a "breakout year," and that IT spending would see a gradual upswing beginning no later than mid-year.

  • 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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