Stories by Jennifer Jones

White House Prepares Meeting on Cyberattacks

THE WHITE House signaled Friday that the federal government next week in meeting with key technology executives would look to strengthen its "partnership" with U.S. businesses in reacting to recent cyberattacks.

Sprint Breaks the Quiet on ION

AFTER A relatively quiet eighteen months since unveiling its Integrated On-Demand (ION) network, Sprint on Thursday highlighted a handful of new enterprise customers.

FBI Places Onus on Businesses to Guard Systems

In the wake of a second day of widespread e-commerce cyber attacks, FBI officials today sent a clear signal to corporate America: businesses have a high degree of responsibility for their own systems.

Call Centers Key to 'Virtual Enterprise'

The "virtual enterprise" of the future is likely to take root in corporate call centers, said Lucent's vice president and CEO of Enterprise Networks, Bill O'Shea, during a VoiceCon 2000 keynote speech here on Tuesday.

Nortel Targets New Market for Broadband

NORTEL NETWORKS on Thursday trumpeted the newfound success of its broadband access platform, playing up recent revenues and staking claim to an emerging broadband market -- the residential multiple dwelling unit, or MDU.

Sun Loosens Its Grip on NFS

Sun Microsystems Inc. gave Linux a triple shot of support on Wednesday when the company let go of key portions of the Network File System protocol and its claims on the NFS trademark. Sun also doubled funding for Linux NFS, Version 4.

U.S. Cyber-attack Protection Plan Draws Criticism

Privacy advocates Tuesday raised red flags before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee looking into privacy implications of President Clinton's plan to safeguard critical systems against cyber attacks.

Grow By Shedding Your Old IT Skin

Even in today's red-hot job market -- where most IT professionals daydream of dot-com dollars -- many may well find that the job of their dreams is either the one they already have or is located just down the hall.

Managed Services Launched

Telecom giants AT&T Corp. and MCI WorldCom Inc. used last week's ComNet 2000 show in Washington to launch new networking services for enterprise managers who have an increased zeal for outsourcing and a need to make better use of existing bandwidth.

AT&T pushes multi-vendor ASP services strategy

AT&T joined forces with industry heavyweights such as Cisco, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Sun on Thursday to unveil what the telecommunications giant calls an "ecosystem" for application service providers (ASPs).

AT&T Pushes Multivendor ASP Services Strategy

AT&T joined forces with industry heavyweights such as Cisco, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Sun on Thursday to unveil what the telecommunications giant calls an "ecosystem" for application service providers (ASPs).

3Com Rolls Out Telephony Strategy for Enterprises

Betting that large enterprises want to tie voice and data operations more closely, 3Com Corp. announced that it will scale its LAN telephony solutions for deployment across large organizations.

COMNET: AT&T Readies Outsourced Services

AT&T Corp. announced today a suite of LAN- and WAN-managed services along with a series of professional services aimed squarely at the enterprise manager with an increased zeal for outsourcing.