Virtual private networks and software that integrates disparate security functions are likely to be hot product areas at the RSA Data Security Conference which started yesterday, according to executives from IBM and Cisco Systems.
Stories by Elinor Mills
Over the past three years, Microsoft has overcharged consumers $US10 billion for its operating system, and, if undeterred, it could overcharge another $15 billion over the next two years, according to a study released on Friday by several consumer research groups.
3Com has announced second-quarter earnings of $US0.36 per share, handily beating market estimates for the networking company and leaping more than 30 per cent over earnings a year ago.
Network Associates (NAI) is warning companies this week about a new type of virus discovered last week that propagates itself in Windows NT networks, compressing program files so they won't execute and encrypting data files so they can't be accessed.
A developer has sued Microsoft, claiming some of the company's FoxPro database development tools are not year 2000-compliant, Microsoft executives confirmed today.
Ira Magaziner, senior policy adviser to US President Bill Clinton, is getting some help in his responsibilities related to Internet governance and electronic commerce.
Oracle Corp. announced today that it will acquire Concentra Corp. for about US$43 million [M] to provide Oracle with a powerful configurator engine for electronic commerce and sales automation applications.
Microsoft here today announced Microsoft Commercial Internet System (MCIS) 2.0, a suite of server software for Web hosting, electronic commerce and managed network services, offered by Internet service providers.