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  • Telstra awards data warehousing contract to NCR Teradata

    Hot on the heels of NCR's Teradata division's deal with Telstra wholesale to supply database and data warehousing solutions and services, the company has announced another deal with Telstra's retail and on-air divisions.

    28 Nov. 01 08:38 Written by Kelly Mills
  • Opera previews Version 6.0 for Linux

    Opera Software ASA has released a preview Version 6.0 of its Web browser for the Linux operating system, on the heels of a similar beta version for Windows.

    28 Nov. 01 08:33 Written by Rick Perera
  • Riverstone seeks to strengthen metro Ethernet

    While vendors debate the definitions of metro Ethernet specifications within standards groups, they continue to develop and market their proprietary alternatives outside the standards bodies.

    28 Nov. 01 08:30 Written by Terri Gimpelson
  • Vendors to tackle interference with Bluetooth

    A chip set and software that are due to be unveiled here next month at the Bluetooth Developers Conference will aim to let Bluetooth wireless network products avoid interference from other devices that use the same radio spectrum.

    28 Nov. 01 08:28 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Oracle eases integration with Small Business Suite

    New integration features that allow third-party applications to exchange data with Oracle Corp.'s Small Business Suite can save users time and money, Oracle said Tuesday.

    28 Nov. 01 08:15 Written by Joris Evers
  • IBM, Vignette to offer one-stop e-business package

    Further strengthening their partnership, IBM Corp. and software maker Vignette Corp. said yesterday that they're jointly offering companies an e-business package that can decrease the implementation time and cost of moving businesses onto the Web.

    28 Nov. 01 08:15 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • Nortel speeds security checks

    Nortel Networks Corp. Tuesday announced a system designed to increase performance in network security by enabling faster processing of information requiring security checks.

    28 Nov. 01 08:01 Written by Jim Duffy
  • IBM unveils Intel-based server

    IBM today launched an Intel-based server designed to let users run enterprise applications more efficiently and more cheaply than current technology allows.

    27 Nov. 01 14:31 Written by Linda Rosencrance
  • Japan event to highlight Java on cellphones

    Asia has served as the backdrop for Java's rise on wireless devices and looks to be the region that will take the lead role with the programming language's advantages as a multimedia platform, when Asia's largest telecommunication companies show their latest services at the JavaOne conference this week in Yokohama, Japan.

    27 Nov. 01 14:28 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Judge sets appeal hearings in Sklyarov case

    The case of Russian programmer Dmitry Sklyarov, charged with violating copyright law by writing software that strips copy and use restrictions out of Adobe Systems e-books, crept forward Monday as dates were set next year for a pair of hearings.

    27 Nov. 01 14:20 Written by Sam Costello and Stephen Lawson
  • IT a bit-player with CRM: Deloitte Consulting

    The IT department should get out of the driver's seat and into the back seat when it comes to CRM implementations, according to Deloitte Consulting.

    27 Nov. 01 12:07 Written by Kelly Mills
  • Fibre optic network replaces satellite links

    Racing broadcaster Sky Channel has been weaned off satellite links and onto a fibre optic network to deliver live telecasts of Australian horse races to US punters.

    27 Nov. 01 10:43 Written by Pete Young
  • Antivirus software vendors warn of new mass-mailer worm

    Antivirus software vendors are issuing warnings about a new variant of a Windows-based mass-mailer worm first seen almost eight months ago, that can install a backdoor Trojan on the victim's computer to enable an attacker to take control of it.

    27 Nov. 01 09:45 Written by Ellen Messmer
  • Turn on wireless encryption to tune out hackers

    Wireless technologies may be gaining in popularity, but around 60 per cent of sites deploying wireless LANs across Australia have not enabled the encryption - leaving the door wide open to hacker attacks.

    27 Nov. 01 09:18 Written by Kelly Mills
  • Davnet bows out of telecommunication market

    Telecommunication company Davnet Ltd. has pulled out of the broadband services market with the $16 million sale Monday of its operating subsidiary Davnet Telecommunications Pty. Ltd. (DavTel) to NTT Australia Pty. Ltd.

    27 Nov. 01 09:15 Written by David Legard
  • Gartner: Telecom equipment shakeout coming in 2002

    Global competition drove a wedge in the cozy relationships between telecommunication and network equipment suppliers and the big businesses and telecommunication service providers buying their products. Times are changing again. Network equipment users will find fewer avenues to seek new equipment, as the big international vendors like Nortel Networks Corp. and Motorola Inc. pull out of some markets to focus on their core lines of business, a market study from Gartner Inc. predicted on Monday.

    27 Nov. 01 08:31 Written by George A. Chidi Jr
  • Brokat declares insolvency

    Electronic-commerce software maker Brokat AG is throwing in the towel, after attempts to reduce the company's massive debt burden failed.

    27 Nov. 01 08:30 Written by Rick Perera
  • Intershop offers Web site mgmt. tools

    E-business software developer Intershop Communications AG Wednesday will introduce Enfinity MultiSite, software that enables companies to centrally manage numerous Web sites.

    27 Nov. 01 08:30 Written by Kathleen Ohlson
  • The Ongoing IT Struggle: Delivering Availability 24x7x365

    Today, there is more pressure than ever for businesses to be always on and always available. The enterprise ecosystem has expanded to include customers, employees, partners, and suppliers — and all of these stakeholders are demanding services be available 24x7x365.

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