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  • Tivoli targets Business Impact Management

    IBM announced more than 30 new and upgraded systems management products on Monday as the underpinning of its automated and server-integration-friendly Business Impact Management strategy for Tivoli Systems customers.

    09 April 02 08:27 Written by Brian Fonseca
  • Accenture, Tibco partner for Oracle apps services

    IT services provider Accenture and Tibco Sofware have formed a global alliance to offer services and software to users that need help integrating disparate enterprise applications, the companies announced Monday.

    09 April 02 08:13 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Arthur Andersen axes 7,000 jobs

    Arthur Andersen LLP will lay off about 7,000 employees, or just over a quarter of its workforce of 26,000, as the company continues struggling to survive its role in the Enron Corp. scandal.

    09 April 02 08:11 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Siebel touts out-of-the-box integration

    Siebel Systems announced its Universal Application Network on Monday, promising fast, simple and affordable integration of business applications. The move counters the "no need for integration, it all works together" sales pitch from rivals SAP and Oracle.

    09 April 02 08:10 Written by Joris Evers
  • Enterasys to cut workforce by 30 percent

    Enterasys Networks will reduce its workforce by 30 percent in a restructuring, the network equipment company said in a statement Monday.

    09 April 02 08:09 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • 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
  • Study: Handheld software sales tripled in 2001

    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
  • The Internet of Things in the Real World

    The future of healthcare is a goldmine for IoT that will have an immediate impact on wellbeing.

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