Linux operating system vendor SuSE Linux Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of SuSE Linux AG, Tuesday announced the release of its SuSE Linux Firewall on CD, a CD-ROM-based software firewall aimed at strengthening security for enterprises running Linux.
To cut costs, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is asking its 88,500 employees worldwide to volunteer to take either eight vacation days off without pay or a 10 percent pay cut. Alternatively, employees may opt to take both four vacation days without pay and a 5 percent pay cut.
Even as it decides to sell off its own systems integration and consultancy service business, Cabletron Systems Inc. plans to invest in systems integration and consultancy partners that will help the company grow its networking equipment and management businesses.
Monday marked an important milestone for the Slackware Linux project with the release of version 8.0.
What makes this release so significant is that less than three months ago the publisher of Slackware products, Berkley Software Design (BSDi), was acquired by Wind River which decided not to continue with Slackware development.
Knowing whether an event is profitable or not may seem fundamental to a business like the Melbourne Cricket Club. But surprisingly, the MCC until recently had to wait up to two months for such figures due to a poorly performing finance system.
The global uptake of e-business is cranking up the pressure on Australia's transport industry facilitating moves to tighten supply chain links, according to a joint CSIRO and Queensland University of Technology report.
The news has been circulating for some time but, without official confirmation, no one could say for sure. Now however, Alessandro Chinnici, director of marketing and communications for Lotus Italy, has confirmed that Lotus Development worldwide will be absorbed into IBM.
As a result of the merger between global network operator Equant NV and France Télécom SA's Global One Communications subsidiary that was finalised on Friday, about 3,000 people can expect to lose their jobs.
IBM started off its third fiscal quarter Monday by dropping the bottom interest rate available to corporate customers taking advantage of the company's Low Rate Financing program, targeted at mid-size firms shopping for leased servers, software, and other IBM products.
With the exception of key partners, no one outside of Microsoft Corp. had seen anything new on the .NET front for nine months. A lot of anxious developers were sick of hearing, "It'll be in beta 2," when they inquired about bug fixes and enhancements. Finally, last month at the TechEd conference, Microsoft distributed the second beta release of its .NET software to attendees and made it available to thousands of Microsoft Developers Network (MSDN) subscribers as a 1.3GB download, most of which is sample code and documentation.
In order to achieve success with omnichannel customer experience strategy, companies need to utilise user personas, while maintaining excellence across all channels, according to customer transformation service expert, Brad Starr.
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