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  • GRIC Communications seizes on big roaming rise

    A huge jump in Internet roaming traffic in Australia and New Zealand has led to the opening of headquarters for GRIC Communications in Sydney this week.

  • Tucows blasts ICANN over privacy

    Wholesale domain registrar Tucows Inc. has used the visit of President and Chief Executive Officer Elliot Noss at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) Melbourne meeting this week to attack competitor VeriSign Inc. and ICANN itself over their privacy policies.

  • Tribe scoops global TV content deal

    Sydney-based entertainment and online media company Tribe Holdings Ltd. Monday clinched its first major global television content deal. In an exclusive content and syndication deal with international agency Associated Press Television News (APTN), Tribe will jointly develop youth-centric television news material.

  • C&W Optus receives revised bids

    Cable & Wireless Optus Ltd. has received revised proposals from companies interested in acquiring the Australian telecommunications carrier, the company confirmed Monday morning.

  • B-to-B banks on e-payments

    Whereas the product supply chain is achieving both visibility and velocity in the New Economy, the money supply chain lags far behind, with most companies still working under Old Economy, 60-day payment schedules.

  • BMC ships Patrol for Sun servers

    BMC Software Inc. has announced Patrol for Sun Automated Dynamic Reconfiguration (ADR), which manages domain resources for Sun Microsystems Inc. Enterprise 10000 servers. Patrol for Sun ADR delivers automated resource allocation within the server by dynamically reconfiguring domains based on workload demands.

  • Consortium releases new business-process language

    Looking to separate business processes from the applications in which they're imbedded, a technology industry consortium Thursday released the Business Process Modeling Language (BPML) specification.

  • defendant AWOL

    One of the Internet's most sought-after and controversial domain names was back in court Friday, as the second day of a trial to determine liability related to the heisting of the prized URL gets under way. Judge James Ware of the US District Court in San Jose is presiding over the case.

  • Sun moves quickly, buys P2P company

    Just weeks after its first public hints of peer-to-peer (P2P) technology aspirations, Sun Microsystems Inc. last week signed an agreement to acquire privately held P2P search company InfraSearch Inc. in Burlingame, Calif.

  • Microsoft inks storage alliance

    In an effort to increase the number of Windows-driven storage products, Microsoft Corp. last week announced a licensing agreement with WQuinn Associates to embed the company's StorageCentral SRM software in Microsoft's Server Appliance kits.

  • Verio adds Oracle8i database to ASP offerings

    Responding to the growing demand for managed services from small to midsize companies, Web hosting firm Verio Inc. announced last week it will offer the Oracle8i database on a monthly subscription basis.

  • 802.1Q VLANs for better bandwidth

    The IEEE's 802.1Q standard was developed to address the problem of how to break large networks into smaller parts so broadcast and multicast traffic wouldn't grab more bandwidth than necessary. The standard also helps provide a higher level of security between segments of internal networks.

  • Edify innovates for the enterprise

    Edify Corp. has announced Edify Enterprise, a customer relationship management product suite that combines Edify's traditional voice-based sales and workflow features with browser-based e-mail, chat and speech recognition.

  • Talisma helps track e-comm customers

    Talisma Corp. this week will announce an updated version of its customer-relationship management suite that will help e-commerce ventures keep track of what customers are doing and help them when needed.

  • Is VoIP a good bet for the enterprise?

    Voice over IP is ready for prime time in the enterprise network for three reasons. First, voice over IP helps companies begin to integrate corporate data applications with voice applications. Second, voice over IP can bring significant savings on international calls. Third, an organization doesn't have to "go it alone" to make the transition to a voice-over-IP network.

  • Trusted Systems suite controls network access

    Trusted Systems Services Inc. is trying to take the edge off managing access control lists in Windows 2000 with the latest edition of its management tool.

  • A network traffic control tower

    Installing firewalls, traffic prioritization tools and bandwidth governors typically involves buying separate products and configuring each via a convoluted, product-specific procedure. Having adequate expertise always on hand to deal with your network' s disparate software tools entails lots of cross-training, and the sheer number of products makes technical support a many-headed Hydra.

  • Study says wireless use is growing in U.S.

    By 2005, more than 96 million users will be tapping into wireless mobile networks in the US, according to a study conducted by Jupiter Media Metrix Inc.

  • Visa's CTO banks new network on IP protocol

    As chief technology officer at Visa International Inc., which handles 35 billion online transactions annually, Scott Thompson is pummeled with pitches about new networked storage technologies that promise to cut workload and bring a higher return on investment.

  • Sun's Webtop replaces StarPortal project

    Sun Microsystems Inc. is integrating its free office-productivity suite, StarOffice, into Webtop, the company's project to provide an integrated hosted desktop environment, according to a Sun executive. Webtop is a component of Sun's Open Network Environment (ONE) platform for Web-based delivery of services.

  • Technical considerations for mobility in the enterprise

    As enterprises have adapted to the innovations of mobile computing, it has become evident that technology itself is not the only thing that has changed in the IT landscape.


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