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  • IBM to roll out mid-range Regatta server

    Setting off the middle-weight round of a brawl that began last October between IBM and Sun Microsystems, Big Blue on Monday plans to unveil a mid-range server aimed right at the mid-section of rival Sun's server market.

    09 April 02 08:02 Written by Dan Neel
  • Sun to detail mid-range Unix server

    Countering this week's march on Sun's mid-range Unix market by rival IBM, Sun on Tuesday will unleash a half-pint version of its high-end Starcat Unix server that company officials have dubbed "Starkitty," according to sources familiar with the company's plans.

    09 April 02 08:01 Written by Dan Neel
  • Firewall program aims to protect remote offices

    The firewall market is a pretty wild and wooly place. You've got hardware and software products targeting big companies and small, being built into routers and gateways, and gunning for consumers' desktops. Just as confusing is the variety of technologies in play. Do you want a proxy firewall; a network address translation firewall; one that employs stateful packet inspection?

    09 April 02 07:56 Written by Toni Kistner
  • HP/COMPAQ: Ruling to come shortly on lawsuit dismissal

    A Delaware state court judge will rule within the next several days on Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) motion to dismiss Walter Hewlett's lawsuit seeking to block HP's intended acquisition of Compaq Computer.

    09 April 02 07:53 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Dropping hardware sales prompt IBM earnings warning

    Blaming a continuing slowdown in customer spending, IBM sharply curtailed its first-quarter revenue and earnings expectations Monday. The move surprised Wall Street analysts and sent IBM's share price tumbling.

    09 April 02 07:51 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • McAfee updates antivirus for Microsoft Exchange

    McAfee Security, a division of Network Associates, introduced a new version of its GroupShield antivirus software for Microsoft Corp.'s Exchange 5.5 Monday, giving administrators the option to scan e-mail via multiple methods and extending content filtering to attachments and file names.

    09 April 02 07:50 Written by Sam Costello
  • Microsoft pushes data mining in business intelligence

    Looking to promote access to data mining functions via a Web services computing paradigm, SAS Institute Inc. will take a co-chairmanship with Microsoft and Hyperion Solutions on the XML for Analysis Council, named for a protocol intended to provide an industry-standard messaging interface for accessing business intelligence functions. But an Oracle Corp. official charged the effort is Microsoft-proprietary.

    09 April 02 07:49 Written by Paul Krill
  • XML presses the publishing business

    Adobe Systems on Monday will join an army of software vendors that are using XML (Extensible Markup Language) to transform the way documents are published.

    09 April 02 07:45 Written by Matt Berger
  • dingo blue to continue mobile service

    A month on from the announcement of dingo blue's closure the telco's continuing mobile service looks set for an ongoing run amid speculation the provider is locked into a contract with Optus.

    09 April 02 07:30 Written by Siobhan Chapman
  • Users fail to persuade Check Point to extend support

    Check Point Software Technologies will stop offering support on version 4.1 of its firewall software at the end of this year, despite calls for an extension from some customers with upgrade concerns.

    08 April 02 12:14 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • ISS, HP relationship questioned

    An investment adviser has accused Hewlett-Packard of misleading shareholders by failing to disclose its business relationship with a major financial backer of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ISS is an influential institutional investor advisory firm that supported HP's merger with Compaq Computer Corp

    08 April 02 10:59 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • In financial downturn, Enterasys loses CEO, COO

    After announcing late Thursday that its chief executive officer, chief operating officer (COO) and executive vice president of worldwide marketing had all left the company, networking gear maker Enterasys Networks also said that it expects to report losses for both the fourth quarter of 2001 and the first quarter of 2002 and that it will restructure.

    08 April 02 08:40 Written by Sam Costello
  • GAO says XML not ready for extensive government use

    XML, the data exchange standard that's being deployed by federal agencies to improve interoperability, isn't a mature standard. And without centralized leadership, XML implementations by various agencies could actually hurt the interoperability of government systems, the U.S. General Accounting Office said in a report released Friday.

    08 April 02 08:36 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • AOL says lawsuit closes a spammer's loophole

    The settlement that America Online extracted from a pair of Florida men last week may have closed a loophole used by spammers to flood e-mail in-boxes with junk mail.

    08 April 02 08:35 Written by Brian Sullivan
  • SEC starts formal probe into Qwest

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will begin a formal investigation into accounting procedures at Qwest Communications International, the company said in a statement late last Thursday.

    08 April 02 08:28 Written by David Legard
  • Study: US becoming a land of e-citizens

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will begin a formal investigation into accounting procedures at Qwest Communications International, the company said in a statement late last Thursday.

    08 April 02 08:28 Written by David Legard
  • Procket provides a peek

    News flash! Procket Networks, the secretive start-up building next-generation IP (Internet Protocol) infrastructure equipment, actually called us, the press, last week to fill us in on ...

    08 April 02 08:27 Written by Jim Duffy
  • The Continuum from Building to Buying your infrastructure

    It is clear that the benefits of converged infrastructure in the enterprise are manifold, from vastly simplifying IT operations; supporting burgeoning digital trends; driving innovation, to helping CIOs thrive in the digital economy.

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