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  • Lotus gears up for Notes/Domino 6 launch

    IBM Corp. will take the wraps off version 6 of Lotus Notes and Domino on Tuesday, ushering in the first major upgrade in three years of Lotus' flagship corporate messaging and infrastructure software.

    30 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • PDFs may pose threat to Unix, Linux

    A security flaw in commonly distributed file-viewing programs may make it possible for attackers to use Adobe Systems Inc. PDF and PostScript files to run malicious code on machines using the Unix or Linux operating systems, according to an advisory released by technology security company iDefense Inc.

    30 Sept. 02 08:00 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Users: Project management key to Siebel CRM success

    Although a survey released this week called into question companies' ability to achieve return on investment after they have installed Siebel Systems Inc. customer relationship management (CRM) software, some users have had success.

    30 Sept. 02 07:51 Written by Marc L. Songini
  • StorageTek to unveil its fastest tape cartridge, drive

    Storage Technology Corp. next week plans to announce a new high-end disk array and the industry's fastest, largest-capacity tape drive, capable of holding 200GB of data with transfer rates of 30M bytes/sec. -- double that of today's drives.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Intersystems updates database for Web apps

    Intersystems has released Caché 5.0, the latest version of its multidimensional database, with a set of features designed for high-performance Web applications.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by John Cox
  • Group to examine security-flaw reporting policies

    A number of software vendors and security firms are teaming up to discuss reporting strategies for security flaws, balancing the right of users to know whether their software is flawed against the possibility that publicizing vulnerabilities may encourage hackers.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Appfluent launches apps performance booster

    Appfluent Technology Inc. this week shipped Appfluent Accelerator, an applications performance system for database-driven enterprise applications.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Paul Krill
  • PeopleSoft unites HR and CRM

    PeopleSoft Inc. rolled out its new HelpDesk for Human Resources solution Thursday, which is designed to marry CRM with human resources applications to allow companies to quickly resolve HR issues to boost employee satisfaction.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Heather Harreld
  • Sun readies updates for J2EE, J2ME for early 2003

    Sun Microsystems Inc. has been readying updates to its J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) specification for enterprise applications and its J2ME (Java 2 Micro Edition) specification for mobile devices, both of which will be finalized early next year, a company spokesman confirmed Friday.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Laura Rohde
  • Riding on the metro

    Despite the downturn in the telecom industry, some leading vendors are attempting to hit the few hotspots in the market with products designed to convince frugal carriers of the revenue and cost savings potential inherent in new investments.

    30 Sept. 02 07:45 Written by Jim Duffy
  • HP's Orca plan calls for 8-way servers in 2003

    Hewlett-Packard Co. will wait until 2003 to bring out servers that use eight or more Itanium processors, part of a plan code-named Orca to shift from its own PA-RISC chips to Intel Corp.'s 64-bit processors.

    30 Sept. 02 07:36 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • IEEE weighs WLAN enhancements

    An alphabet soup of new specifications is in the works in the IEEE 802.11 Working Group, the body in charge of the popular set of wireless LAN standards generally marketed under the name WiFi. In the end the new capabilities should make the technology easier to use, a working group executive said this week.

    30 Sept. 02 07:21 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Distributed.net breaks RC5-64 key

    It has taken 331,252 volunteers four years to solve the RC5-64 Secret-Key challenge organised
    by RSA Laboratories.

    27 Sept. 02 17:38 Written by Staff Writers
  • Cisco inks five year IP deal with Optus

    Optus has selected Cisco Systems to provide Internet Protocol-based networking equipment in a major national network upgrade to improve network efficiencies and significantly expand its services to customers under a new five-year supplier agreement.

    27 Sept. 02 16:50 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Lotus, Microsoft, AOL prepare IM for enterprise

    Typically regarded as a consumer-oriented text chat tool, instant messaging, as well as presence-awareness technology, are making strong inroads into enterprises, emerging as critical collaboration and productivity tools.

    27 Sept. 02 14:45 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Marimba enhances server change software

    The newest version of Marimba Inc.'s Server Change Management software will give administrators the ability to manage multiple operating systems running on servers throughout their organizations, the company said Thursday.

    27 Sept. 02 14:45 Written by Gretel Johnston
  • Microsoft VPN flaw may leave intranets open to attack

    A flaw in Microsoft Corp.'s Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) used to secure VPN (virtual private networks) leaves corporate intranets open to attack from outside, according to German IT security company Phion Information Technologies GmbH.

    27 Sept. 02 14:45 Written by David Legard
  • HP ramping up for Linux support

    Recognizing the rising popularity of Linux and the business opportunities it presents, Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to train 5,000 current support staff in the particulars of the open-source platform, an HP official said at the HP World 2002 Conference & Expo on Thursday.

    27 Sept. 02 14:45 Written by Paul Krill
  • HP joins Eclipse board

    Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday announced it has been selected as a board member on the Eclipse open-source consortium, a group seeking to develop interoperable technology to be used in a universal platform for tools integration.

    27 Sept. 02 08:09 Written by Paul Krill
  • The Continuum from Building to Buying your infrastructure

    It is clear that the benefits of converged infrastructure in the enterprise are manifold, from vastly simplifying IT operations; supporting burgeoning digital trends; driving innovation, to helping CIOs thrive in the digital economy.

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