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  • IDC: Linux Server OS Growth to Outpace Market

    Despite a 17 percent increase in server operating system environment shipments worldwide, revenue in that market will increase by just over 1 percent by 2004, according to a new study from International Data Corp. (IDC).

  • AOL Rivals Unite to Force Open Instant Messaging

    Leading technology and instant-messaging (IM) companies Tuesday united to pressure America Online Inc. to open its instant-messaging service.

  • It management - Data Defragmenting Hailed

    Defragmenting used to be a regular housekeeping item; getting it back on the task list can mean big savings in disk upgrades.

  • Channel classifications and role descriptions

    Throughout this report you will see that all companies listed are categorised in terms of their Inform Information Technology Industry Classifications (IITIC) channel type. The categories include Distributor, Mass Merchant Retailer, Direct Marketer, Dealer, Corporate Dealer, VAR, Systems Integrator and Service Company. This article is designed to explain these classifications.

  • SCO Due to Announce Second Straight Loss

    More details about the future of The Santa Cruz Operation Inc. (SCO) are expected to be announced later Tuesday when the struggling Unix and Linux vendor announces the financial results for its third fiscal quarter, which the company warned two weeks ago would be much worse than expected.

  • Singapore Enters the Machine Age

    SINGAPORE (07/25/2000) - Only a small proportion of Web surfers are likely to have heard of Vashti and Kuno, the heroes of a short story by E.M. Forster called "The Machine Stops."

  • Burton Group: Change Your Infrastructure or Die

    The enterprise of the future will need to have a flexible, general purpose infrastructure in order to survive in an economy increasingly defined by electronic commerce, according to Jamie Lewis, CEO of The Burton Group Corp.

  • Lucent to Acquire Spring Tide in US$1.3B Deal

    Telecommunications equipment maker Lucent Technologies Inc. will buy Spring Tide Networks Inc., a Massachusetts-based network switching equipment company, for US$1.3 billion in stock, the companies said in a statement issued Tuesday.

  • Unisys on the reseller hunt

    With a new top-end server in its quiver, Unisys is targeting the high-end corporate and government NT/2000 server market and needs resellers to come to the party.

  • Microsoft to Add Fine-Tuning to Active Directory

    The next version of Active Directory will include much-needed improvements for managing groups of users and features to make it easier to run the directory over WAN links, Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday.

  • What is the 1999 Channel 100?

    The Channel 100 report is a joint project by Australian Reseller News and channel research outfit Inform Business Development.

  • IT management - To Keep Your Best IT People, Keep Them Learning

  • Mini PC redefines the meaning of mobile

    Adelaide-based systems integrator Austeknis has released the PD TFT Mini PC, a notebook about the size of a video tape.

  • Focus on Linux - Water-cooled, air-cooled, now Linux cooled

    It's official: The mainframe is 'cool'; S/390 supports Linux.

  • Shockwave Player Goes 3D

    The movie A Perfect Storm features 200-foot waves created with 3D graphics software. Imagine those waves streamed over the Internet to your PC.

  • Sounding Privacy Alarms

    A nonprofit Web privacy trade organization received wide industry support Tuesday for a program that aims to educate online consumers about their privacy rights and options.

  • Compaq reports Q2 profit of $US387M

    Compaq on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $US387 million or 22 cents per diluted common share compared to a loss of $184 million a year ago.

  • Global PC shipments grew 18 per cent in Q2

    Shipment growth of personal computers in Europe and the US was stagnate in the second quarter compared to other regions, according to market research figures released Monday.

  • Camtech cashes in on online boom

    The convenience of shopping online is quickly overtaking consumer security concerns, with recent reports showing a 600 per cent increase in the number of Australians buying online in the last three years.

  • Tech Pac takes FileMaker to the masses

    Software developer FileMaker has appointed Tech Pacific as its sole distributor throughout Australia and NZ, following the demise of Dataflow which left them without one of the major links in its channel.