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  • 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
  • Cisco launches new telephony certifications

    Thanks to Cisco's latest certification program, there are now two more IP telephony focused certifications to choose from with Cisco's latest launch. The vendor introduced in mid-May the Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist and the Cisco IP Telephony Operations Specialist.

    03 June 02 10:39 Written by Amy Schurr
  • Novell future

    It could be that I used to be the editor of Network World, it could be that because I have been to its light industrial-like HQ complex in exciting Provo, Utah and to a few BrainShare networkers' conventions in my distant past that I have a curiosity about the fortunes or misfortunes of Novell.

    03 June 02 10:00 Written by David Beynon
  • NZ, Australia battle domain name registration spam

    The New Zealand Commerce Commission is taking part in "informal discussions" with its counterpart in Australia, the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission), over the spamming activities of Australia domain name registration companies.

    03 June 02 08:30 Written by Paul Brislen
  • Microsoft guns for ERP -- move over, SAP?

    If it wasn't clear before, it is now: Microsoft Corp. is gunning for the ERP (enterprise resource planning) market, and users and competitors are bracing for the impact.

    03 June 02 08:22 Written by Marc Ferranti and Joris Evers
  • Lessons from a blade supercomputer

    Recently, Los Alamos National Laboratory in the US unveiled a compact, "Bladed Beowulf" supercomputer it dubbed Green Destiny.

    03 June 02 08:17 Written by Deni Connor
  • NetMotion to update Mobility with VPN, routing support

    NetMotion Wireless Inc. is set to release an update to its Mobility wireless connectivity and security software in early June that will add the ability to automatically switch users to the most reliable wireless network available to them, boost the encryption used in the software and add support for Nortel Networks Corp.'s Contivity VPN devices.

    03 June 02 08:08 Written by Sam Costello
  • Cisco reorganizes again

    Cisco Systems Inc. has quietly reorganized again, shaving the 11 technology groups formed last August into eight and appointing an executive to oversee technology development for service providers.

    03 June 02 08:08 Written by Jim Duffy
  • IBM technology could let desktops go diskless

    IBM Corp. announced Thursday an emerging technology that would allow PCs and servers to access operating systems via IP networks, which could eventually lead to computers devoid of hard drives.

    03 June 02 08:04 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Scandal to push systems redesign

    As US federal investigators dig deeper into a scandal involving shady online energy trading, it looks as if IT departments will be required to redesign the e-commerce systems that once stood out as the pride of the energy industry.

    03 June 02 08:04 Written by Michael Meehan
  • More Informix upgrades in the works

    Looking to demonstrate its commitment to the Informix user base, IBM Corp. has made a series of enhancements to the product line that it acquired 11 months ago and said it has more upgrades on the way.

    03 June 02 08:04 Written by Marc L. Songini
  • IBM unveils Web privacy work

    Researchers at IBM Corp.'s Privacy Institute are working on software that automatically scrambles Web visitors' personal information - so consumers perhaps won't feel compelled to lie just to protect their privacy.

    03 June 02 08:01 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Debut of Smartphone 2002 devices at Pocket PC Summit

    It didn't compare with the recent Bush-Putin summit, which, after all, ended with plans to cut back nuclear missiles, but last week's Pocket PC Summit in the city of brotherly love did have some interesting points.

    03 June 02 07:58 Written by John Cox
  • Troubled Qwest dumps Andersen, hires KPMG

    Beleaguered telecommunications carrier Qwest Communications International Inc. said Friday that it dropped Arthur Andersen LLP as its independent auditor for 2002, and has hired KPMG LLP instead.

    03 June 02 07:54 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • IBM nets its biggest supercomputer deal yet

    IBM Corp. on Friday signed what it called its biggest supercomputer deal in its history, valued at more than US$200 million over nine years, for a system it will never physically deliver to the customer.

    03 June 02 07:54 Written by Stephen Lawson
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