• Shunra's Stratus gives app developers network insight

    In an effort to shrink the gap between ongoing application development and network performance issues that invariably arise after deployment, Shunra Software next week will launch Shunra\Stratus, its new desktop network readiness software tool.

    14 Jan. 03 14:22 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • SAP gets new chief

    Geraldine McBride has been appointed as CEO and managing director for SAP Australia and New Zealand(ANZ) replacing Chris Bennett who has resigned, citing personal reasons.

    14 Jan. 03 10:08 Written by Staff Writers
  • Topspin rolls out interconnect fabric

    Expanding its switched computing offering, Topspin Communications on Monday announced a new low-end system that allows enterprises to do distributed database clustering and so-called low-end high-performance computing.

    14 Jan. 03 09:01 Written by Scott Tyler Shafer
  • Windows CE update set for mid-2003 release

    The next update to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows CE .Net OS (operating system), which has been given the code name McKendric, will ship before the middle of 2003 and include several new features, a company executive said at the Microsoft Embedded DevCon 2003 conference being held in Taiwan.

    14 Jan. 03 08:50 Written by Sumner Lemon
  • Summit could be spark for Net regulation talks

    A major United Nations summit on the information society due to take place in December could be the spark for international talks on regulations covering cyberspace and encompassing tax, freedom of speech, intellectual property rights and privacy, the secretary general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said Monday.

    14 Jan. 03 08:40 Written by Martyn Williams
  • IBM notches up 10 year patent milestone

    Keeping its streak intact, IBM Corp. has been awarded the most U.S. patents for 2002 for the 10th consecutive year, according to figures released on Monday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

    14 Jan. 03 08:34 Written by Ed Scannell
  • Microsoft amends vulnerability rating system

    After customers complained that they couldn't identify the most serious security vulnerabilities, Microsoft Corp. has added a fourth category to its vulnerability rating system. But critics feel that the extra tier adds even more complexity to an administrator's job.

    14 Jan. 03 08:32 Written by Joris Evers
  • AOLTW chairman quits over criticism

    Steve Case is to step down as chairman of AOL Time Warner Inc. (AOLTW) in May, saying that shareholder criticism of him had made it hard for the company to focus fully on its businesses.

    14 Jan. 03 08:29 Written by David Legard and Scarlet Pruitt
  • WorldCom-Salomon ties prompt mass litigation

    Angry over investment losses resulting from the bankruptcy of WorldCom Inc. and the perceived lack of government action on their behalf, more than 100 small investors filed arbitration claims against Salomon Smith Barney (Salomon) Inc.'s parent company, Citigroup Inc., on Monday, asking for the return of the full value of their investment.

    14 Jan. 03 08:26 Written by Paul Roberts
  • DataPower charges up appliance to secure Web services

    Pushing its deep XML processing and networking experience, DataPower Technology Inc. turned its fortunes toward a crowded security ring on Monday with the release of its XS40 XML Security Gateway for securing Web services transactions.

    14 Jan. 03 08:22 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • E.piphany integrates with BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere

    E.piphany Inc. announced Monday that it will now offer its application integrated with IBM Corp.'s WebSphere and BEA Systems Inc.'s WebLogic application servers to allow enterprises a single-source J2EE customer relationship management suite.

    14 Jan. 03 08:17 Written by Heather Havenstein.
  • Google counters suit over lowered search rankings

    In a case that underscores the increasing importance search rankings have on business, Google Technologies Inc. is fighting to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that it purposely devalued the search rankings of online advertising network Search King Inc.

    14 Jan. 03 08:15 Written by Scarlet Pruitt.
  • Sun releases standards-based Identity Server

    Sun Microsystems Inc. Monday released SunONE Identity Server 6.0, one of the first commercially available products to support two key standards for unifying user identity credentials.

    14 Jan. 03 08:12 Written by John Fontana
  • UMC re-evaluates plans to build Singapore fab with AMD

    A continuing slump in demand for semiconductors and the breakdown of an agreement with Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) to jointly develop advanced chip technology has led Taiwanese contract chip maker United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) to re-evaluate plans to build a joint-venture chip fabrication plant (fab) with AMD, a spokesman said Friday.

    13 Jan. 03 09:55 Written by Sumner Lemon
  • BMC ships consoles to wrap up Patrol upgrade

    BMC Software Inc. last week announced that it has completed the rollout of its Patrol Version 7 enterprise management software, and US clothing retailer The Men's Wearhouse Inc. said it's ready to put BMC's new network management consoles into production after a three-month test.

    13 Jan. 03 09:27 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Business Objects upgrades integration platform

    Business Objects SA will unveil the latest version of its data integration tool Monday designed to conquer the Holy Grail of business intelligence: integrating data from disparate systems in real time so that it can be leveraged to affect company operations.

    13 Jan. 03 09:18 Written by Heather Havenstein.
  • Microsoft deepens firewall integration

    Microsoft Corp. last week incorporated additional application-layer filtering technology into its firewall product that lets users secure remote access to e-mail and authentication to Web servers.

    13 Jan. 03 09:14 Written by John Fontana
  • Vendors show what's in store for retail

    When US retailer Saks Inc. reported results last fall that beat Wall Street's expectations, executives cited improved profit margins, "due to carefully controlled inventories and reduced levels of clearance merchandise and promotional activity."

    13 Jan. 03 09:12 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • DataPower appliance to secure Web services

    DataPower Technology Inc. this week will join a small but growing number of vendors offering products aimed at securing XML-based Web services applications.

    13 Jan. 03 09:11 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
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