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  • Early warning system to protect IT infrastructure

    Federal Attorney General Daryl Williams officially opened the AusCert 2002 conference on Queensland's Gold Coast on Monday pledging to tackle cyberterrorism and review information-sharing legislation to ensure confidentiality between the government and private sector.

    21 May 02 08:13 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Researchers develop 100G-byte optical disc

    A team of researchers at Taipei's National Taiwan University (NTU) have developed a prototype rewritable optical disc that can store 100G bytes of information and is compatible with existing CD and DVD technology. The new disc offers far more storage capacity than existing DVD-ROMs, which can store up to 17G bytes.

    21 May 02 08:04 Written by Sumner Lemon
  • CEO survey: Future is in Internet, software, life sciences

    Verizon Wireless is applying the Internet-access pricing model to its mobile, high-speed data business, offering what it called an "all you can eat" US$99.99 a month flat-rate price to high-use enterprise customers.

    21 May 02 07:16 Written by Bob Brewin
  • Verizon Wireless rolls out flat-rate pricing

    Verizon Wireless is applying the Internet-access pricing model to its mobile, high-speed data business, offering what it called an "all you can eat" US$99.99 a month flat-rate price to high-use enterprise customers.

    21 May 02 07:16 Written by Bob Brewin
  • EMC targets BMC

    Storage giant EMC has been secretly courting enterprise software company BMC Software with intentions to merge the two companies into one, according to a source familiar with EMC's plans.

    21 May 02 07:09 Written by Dan Neel
  • OpenReach, ClearPath, Fiberlink spruce up VPN

    Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) were the order of the day Monday, with three companies announcing new products and services for the technology, including a new extranet service, antivirus policy enforcement and a managed VPN service for small businesses.

    21 May 02 06:14 Written by Sam Costello
  • Ericsson joins open-source lab

    Telecommunications equipment maker L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. is putting its weight behind an effort to develop a version of Linux tuned for high-octane servers used by network carriers.

    21 May 02 05:47 Written by Matt Berger
  • ASP is a good fit for Puma's Web site

    While the worldwide Ethernet switch market shrank last quarter, market leader Cisco Systems grew its share of the pie by 6 percent, while 3Com saw its Gigabit Ethernet business skyrocket, according to recent figures from the Dell'Oro Group.

    21 May 02 03:46 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • Ethernet market slides, but Cisco, 3Com make best of it

    While the worldwide Ethernet switch market shrank last quarter, market leader Cisco Systems grew its share of the pie by 6 percent, while 3Com saw its Gigabit Ethernet business skyrocket, according to recent figures from the Dell'Oro Group.

    21 May 02 03:46 Written by Phil Hochmuth
  • Juniper to buy Siemens' Unisphere unit

    Carrier network gear vendor Juniper Networks has agreed to acquire Unisphere Networks, a network equipment division of Siemens AG, in a deal that also will give Juniper access to Siemens' worldwide sales channels, the companies announced Monday.

    21 May 02 03:34 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Sears CIO Miller departs in surprise move

    Over the years, we're been very strong advocates of using intelligent DSU/CSUs to monitor your frame relay service. Time and again, we've shown that there's a tremendous business case for using these devices to monitor network utilization and to enforce your service-level agreements.

    21 May 02 02:30 Written by Steve Taylor and Joanie Wexler
  • American installs Orbitz booking engine at AA.com

    Over the years, we're been very strong advocates of using intelligent DSU/CSUs to monitor your frame relay service. Time and again, we've shown that there's a tremendous business case for using these devices to monitor network utilization and to enforce your service-level agreements.

    21 May 02 02:30 Written by Steve Taylor and Joanie Wexler
  • Intelligent IP-layer monitoring

    Over the years, we're been very strong advocates of using intelligent DSU/CSUs to monitor your frame relay service. Time and again, we've shown that there's a tremendous business case for using these devices to monitor network utilization and to enforce your service-level agreements.

    21 May 02 02:30 Written by Steve Taylor and Joanie Wexler
  • Tibco unfurls business platform for Web services

    Tibco Software on Monday plans to roll out a new business process management platform designed to automate the integration of Web services into business processes.

    21 May 02 02:29 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • Altio adds Web services

    Altio on Monday detailed a forthcoming version of its XML presentation server and enhanced the software with support for Web services.

    21 May 02 02:28 Written by Tom Sullivan
  • IBM proves nanotubes can beat silicon

    IBM has improved its carbon nanotube (CNT) transistors to the point where they can outperform the most advanced silicon transistors in prototype today, it said Monday.

    21 May 02 02:24 Written by Gillian Law
  • Dell unveils Gigabit Ethernet PC, Gateway ups graphics

    Dell Computer and Gateway announced the availability Monday of new systems with updated hardware from Intel, including Gigabit Ethernet capability and enhanced graphics support, respectively.

    21 May 02 01:43 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Ensim hosting software hopes to bank on .Net

    Ensim released Monday a new version of its WEBppliance software for automating Web site management aimed specifically at service providers hosting Web sites that are run on Microsoft Corp.'s Web servers.

    21 May 02 00:08 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Oracle readies 9i tools suite

    Oracle on Tuesday will announce general availability of Oracle9i Developer Suite, which enables Java, XML, and SQL developers to build applications for transactional and analytical purposes, according to the company.

    20 May 02 23:56 Written by Paul Krill
  • Vitria marries Web services, BPM

    If a new peer-to-peer (P-to-P) upstart has its way, users of the popular Kazaa file-sharing network will soon see secure, copyright-protected content popping up at the top of their query results, giving content owners and providers an unprecedented foot in the door of the Wild West world of file swapping.

    20 May 02 23:20 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
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