• Connect hooks up customers to SHDSL

    Traditional users of ISDN or DDS services and businesses looking for a reliable high-speed alternative will be the biggest winners from symmetrical broadband services, it is claimed.

    28 Aug. 02 15:12 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • Measuring the knowledge economy

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released a discussion paper today examining the social dynamics of knowledge-based activity and to determine the degree to which Australia is a knowledge-based economy.

    28 Aug. 02 13:37 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • IP-VPNs the cheap alternative

    Internet Protocol-based Virtual Private Networks (IP-VPN) implementations are set to snowball with IT professionals claiming they have immediate ROI potential to meet increasing demand for more efficient networks.

    28 Aug. 02 13:28 Written by Lauren Thomsen-Moore
  • Borland working on .Net tool

    Borland Software in early 2003 plans to offer a development environment specifically tailored to the Microsoft Corp. .Net programming model, a Borland official said on Tuesday.

    28 Aug. 02 10:53 Written by Paul Krill
  • Another optical certification option

    Cisco has been busy cranking out new certifications this year, leading one to wonder if training programs are easier sell than enterprise equipment these days. The vendor recently added a 12th focused certification to its Cisco Qualified Specialist program.

    28 Aug. 02 09:49 Written by Amy Schurr
  • HP inks multimillion-dollar deal

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) on Tuesday announced it has secured a multimillion-dollar contract with the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide approximately 1,150 Compaq Evo desktops, notebooks and professional workstations for use by its staff.

    28 Aug. 02 09:23 Written by Staff Writers
  • Analysis: Cisco seeks to star in storage nets

    Cisco Systems last week signaled its official arrival in the Fibre Channel storage network market with the acquisition of Andiamo Systems - a company it incubated - and the introduction of a line of high-performance storage equipment based on Andiamo's technology.

    28 Aug. 02 09:21 Written by Denise Dubie
  • Vendors to bomb users if licence expires

    Code capable of disabling software, known as "time bombs", could be introduced next year to trigger a shutdown when a user's licence expires.

    28 Aug. 02 08:34 Written by Sandra Rossi and Patrick Thibodeau
  • Users, analysts welcome Oracle pricing guide

    Users and analysts welcomed Oracle Corp.'s Software Investment Guide, officially announced Wednesday, even though the about 40-page document has no new information.

    28 Aug. 02 08:15 Written by Joris Evers
  • Cisco adds security to 6500 switch line

    Enterprises can secure their network traffic at higher performance and avoid proliferation of devices with a series of security hardware modules announced Tuesday for the Cisco Systems Inc. Catalyst 6500 Series switches.

    28 Aug. 02 08:01 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • PeopleSoft pushes application integration

    As expected, PeopleSoft Inc. this week is pushing the value of real-time application and business process connectivity throughout a company, and it's also making a bid to win some customers to its new homeland security offerings.

    28 Aug. 02 08:00 Written by Marc L. Songini
  • Intel lights up enterprise optical transceiver

    Intel Corp. Tuesday moved to slash the cost of integrating 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) into servers and storage devices by unveiling a 10G bps (bit-per-second) transceiver designed for the standard PCI interface.

    28 Aug. 02 08:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • AMD releases server chip made on .13 micron process

    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) increased the performance of its family of chips for servers and workstations Tuesday with the release of the Athlon MP 2200+ processor.

    28 Aug. 02 07:59 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Intel to highlight Banias, 3.0GHz P4, mobile devices

    Intel Corp. will discuss further details of its forthcoming mobile Banias and 3.0GHz Pentium 4 processors, and reveal its plans for dealing with demand for sophisticated communications devices at its semiannual Developer Forum conference, it said Tuesday.

    28 Aug. 02 07:45 Written by Tom Krazit
  • HP Q3 revenue drops from a year ago

    Hewlett-Packard Co. continued to suffer from a slow down in technology spending in its third fiscal quarter, as the company Tuesday posted a drop-off in revenue compared to last year. HP generated US$16.5 billion in revenue for the quarter ending July 31, compared to revenue of $18.6 billion in the same quarter a year ago.

    28 Aug. 02 07:41 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Microsoft, Siebel call it quits on reseller deal

    Microsoft Corp. and Siebel Systems Inc. will end their reseller agreement for Siebel's mid-market CRM product at the end of this year as Microsoft prepares to roll out its own CRM software aimed at small and midsize companies.

    28 Aug. 02 07:33 Written by Heather Harreld
  • IBM researcher eyes databases with a conscience

    Most people don't think twice about offering any information to their doctor or physician, and possible misuse of the data won't keep them up at night worrying. But when it comes to supplying the most mundane personal information for storage in a computer database, the reaction is different.

    28 Aug. 02 07:30 Written by Martyn Williams
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