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  • IBM rethinks iSCSI product plans

    IBM is rethinking its product strategy for an emerging storage protocol known as iSCSI (Internet Small Computer System Interface). It has halted development of an iSCSI storage appliance released last year, two industry sources said, and is preparing systems that should better address the needs of customers.

    25 June 02 10:21 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Cisco brings optical to the enterprise

    Targeting financial service companies with hearty storage needs, Cisco Systems Inc. on Monday introduced a new optical system that can aggregate as many as 40 connections on a single wavelength.

    25 June 02 10:09 Written by Scott Tyler Shafer
  • Pushing identity buttons

    Attempting to soothe enterprise headaches over identity management complexity, an emerging set of Web services-based standards and technologies are surfacing to offer a unified approach to managing diverse infrastructures.

    25 June 02 09:04 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Cognos launches financial application

    Business intelligence vendor Cognos aunched a new financial management solution Monday that is designed to boost an enterprise's insight into financial performance while carving out time savings from the process.

    25 June 02 08:13 Written by Heather Harreld
  • HP OpenView drives service management

    Shaking off the cobwebs and inactivity it portrayed during the lengthy Hewlett-Packard-Compaq Computer merger, HP OpenView will finally have its coming-out party this week backed by new software products and services that emphasize the value of service management capabilities.

    25 June 02 08:04 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • HP speeds up Superdome

    Hewlett-Packard revved up the high-end of its server line Monday with faster processors in its large Superdome server.

    25 June 02 07:59 Written by Ashlee Vance
  • Oracle World opens with savings through compression

    Oracle kicked off its European Oracle World event on Monday by detailing a new cost saving feature in Release 2 of its 9i database software and announcing a one-stop-shop deal with Sun Microsystems Inc.

    25 June 02 07:56 Written by Joris Evers
  • Bluetooth adoption is years away

    Despite the hype surrounding Bluetooth, mass adoption of this technology for wireless communications is still years away, according to industry experts speaking at the Bluetooth Congress in Amsterdam.

    25 June 02 07:55 Written by Wendy Brewer and Joris Evers
  • Palm names board for software subsidiary

    Leading handheld maker Palm Inc. said Tuesday that it has appointed a board of directors for its operating system (OS) subsidiary PalmSource Inc., in a further move to create two separate companies for Palm hardware and software.

    25 June 02 07:55 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Infineon, Micron join on DRAM for new mobile devices

    German memory-chip maker Infineon Technologies AG and rival U.S. memory maker Micron Technology Inc. will collaborate on the development of CellularRAM memory, a type of DRAM (dynamic RAM) chip aimed at mobile devices using 2.5G and 3G (third-generation) technology, the companies announced Monday.

    25 June 02 07:54 Written by Laura Rohde
  • IBM teams up with Narad to target SMB market

    IBM Monday announced it is teaming up with startup Narad Networks Inc. to jointly develop a service delivery platform that will aid cable operators in reaching the oft-forgotten SMB (small and midsize business) markets.

    25 June 02 07:54 Written by Scott Tyler Shafer
  • Bowstreet ties portals to Web services

    Bowstreet Software Inc. on Monday introduced its Factory 5.1 framework designed to allow enterprises to leverage Web services in building customized portals.

    25 June 02 07:52 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • HP to install public WLANs; releases notebooks

    Hewlett-Packard will provide hotels, airports and other venues with wireless Internet access for either their own employees or the general public, it announced Monday, a day before the official opening of TECHXNY in New York. The company also unveiled new versions of its Evo, Presario and Pavilion notebooks, as well as a new iPaq Pocket PC and HP Jornada handheld.

    25 June 02 07:52 Written by Tom Krazit
  • VP3, Vorbis makers team for free MPEG-4 alternative

    With the licensing costs of MPEG-4 still at issue for content delivery companies, VP3 makers On2 Technologies Inc. and Vorbis developers Xiph.org today announced a potentially appealing alternative.

    25 June 02 07:49 Written by Peter Cohen
  • GE sells Global Exchange Services

    General Electric Co. will sell its business-to-business e-commerce company GE Global Exchange Services (GXS) to the technology buyout firm Francisco Partners in a deal announced Monday worth US$800 million.

    25 June 02 07:49 Written by Heather Harreld
  • SGI enters high-end network-attached storage market

    Silicon Graphics Monday announced that they are entering a new market with the introduction of a high-end network-attached storage device that gives customers in data-intensive environments the ability to handle medical imaging, computer-aided manufacturing environments.

    25 June 02 07:46 Written by Deni Connor
  • Systinet upgrades Web services suite

    Systinet on Monday plans to release Version 4.0 of WASP (Web Applications and Services Platform), its suite of products for building and managing Web services that features improvements in areas such as security and performance. A new pricing structure also is being detailed that enables developers to build test applications for free.

    25 June 02 07:45 Written by Paul Krill
  • Lotus adds antispam features to Domino server

    Lotus Software Group Monday said it would include server-side spam filtering controls in Domino 6.0 when the collaboration server ships later this year.

    25 June 02 07:45 Written by John Fontana
  • Report: Microsoft plans security chip for next Windows

    Microsoft wants to change the fundamental architecture of the PC, adding security hardware to a future release of its Windows operating system, the company acknowledged Monday, after a media report and an analyst briefed by the company said as much.

    25 June 02 07:42 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Lotus to include new antispam tools in Notes R6

    Lotus Software Group will include new, server-side tools to reject spam before it hits an end user's mailbox in its upcoming Notes R6 software, the next version of the IBM subsidiary's e-mail and collaboration software, the company announced today.

    25 June 02 07:38 Written by Jennifer DiSabatino
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