Stories by Carly Suppa

IBM launches eServer i5

IBM on Monday announced the latest addition to its eServer line based on the company's POWER5 microprocessors. The new eServer i5 is designed for the small and medium business market and incorporates the newly announced Virtualization Engine, announced late last month.

ThinkPad to lose weight, gain features

IBM is planning the release of a new ultraportable device designed to bring extended battery life, a new recovery toolset and better manageability in a smaller footprint than the company's previous offerings.

Cisco integrates security

Enterprise network threats are escalating in both speed and magnitude, and IT staff, no matter how able they may be, cannot respond quickly enough to today's attacks. In response, Cisco Systems Inc. has developed a new program that the company says will protect computer networks from attacks better than point solutions like intrusion detection systems and firewalls.

EMC, Nortel team on data recovery services

In order to enable better remote mirroring of enterprise data, technology partners EMC Corp. and Nortel Networks Ltd. have banded together again, this time to deliver a joint business continuity service to their respective customers.

Avaya sells ACS business to CommScope

After hanging a 'for sale' sign on its structured cabling business more than a year ago, Avaya Inc. sold its Connectivity Solutions (ACS) arm Monday to CommScope Inc. in an US$263-million deal.

Oracle jumps on ID management bandwagon

Following the lead of its competitive counterparts, Oracle Corp. on Thursday unveiled its own push into the identity management realm with a new offering designed to lower costs and increase security of enterprise user identification.

SIA: Chipset sales continue to rise

While it's no secret that the IT market as a whole has been experiencing a tough time, it appears the clouds have parted slightly to shine a ray of hope onto the semiconductor market, which has seen steady growth throughout 2003.

EMC acquires BMC's storage management software

Storage solutions provider EMC announced a partnership with storage software maker BMC Software on Wednesday. The two will work closely to bring end-to-end storage management solutions to enterprise customers, the companies said.

NCR enhances managed services

NCR on Tuesday revealed a new approach to its managed services portfolio, incorporating business intelligence (BI) fundamentals in order to improve operational efficiency in retail and financial markets.

HP program to manage Cisco nets

Hewlett-Packard has stretched its network management arm, announcing a new program that will offer enterprise IP telephony, network infrastructure and service management to Cisco Systems networks.

Sonic Foundry introduces Mediasite Live 3.0

Sonic Foundry Inc. unveiled the latest version of its Web conferencing system, Mediasite Live, which the company said brings unlimited browser-based presentations to enterprises at a lower cost than one-off services.

HP and Opsware forge UDC partnership

Moving forward with its Adaptive Enterprise strategy, Hewlett-Packard on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Opsware, which will give HP customers integrated access to Opsware software.

CSC wins $450 million ISS outsourcing deal

Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) has signed a 10-year, US$450 million outsourcing deal with ISS A/S, whereby CSC will provide its services to more than 800 ISS European sites.

IBM brings clustering to BladeCenter

IBM Corp. announced a new plan on Wednesday that it says will take the guesswork out of building Linux clusters and give commercial customers an entry point into the clustering space.