Novell has announced that IBM will be the third company to market its Novell Internet Caching System (ICS), which is software designed to speed access to frequently requested Web pages.
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Dell Computer customers soon may be able to attach a storage device of any type or size to any server, following the company's acquisition this week of Convergenet.
IBM last week entered the budding network processor market in a move that will take Big Blue into direct competition with Intel.
Novell Inc. will be updating what even the company concedes is a clumsy and difficult-to-configure FTP server in the next version of NetWare.
Novell this week has begun offering companies a chance to preview the latest enhancements to its GroupWise e-mail and collaboration software.
EMC swallowed an ailing Data General this week in a move that many analysts say will net the high-end network storage vendor a strong entry into the midrange storage market.
Hewlett-Packard Co. this week unveiled one of the first 1000Base-T Ethernet switch modules that supports Category 5 twisted-pair copper cable.
The ProCurve 1000Base-T switch module lets the network manager use the horizontal Category 5 cable already installed between walls, in the ceiling or between wiring centers - all are places where new cable is difficult to install. The module can also let customers avoid new installations of fiber-optic cable, which HP says cost roughly three times as much.
Compaq Computer Corp. rolled out software that can be used to detect fraud on fixed and wireless networks.
The industry's leading Fibre Channel switch vendors on Monday announced an initiative that will assure interoperability between switches in storage area networks (SANs).
A late entrant in the storage-area network (SAN) game, Computer Associates is beginning a phased rollout of product improvements aimed at helping organisations manage and monitor their SANs.
Integration and service revenue are becoming more important for systems vendors, such as IBM and Compaq Computer, who are seeing their server margins erode.
Companies will save money by renting storage capacity rather than buying it, StorageTek officials said last week while announcing one of the first storage outsourcing programs of its kind.
Dell Computer has introduced three devices that offload the backup of data from servers on Windows NT and Unix networks.
Intel fleshed out its hub and switch products for the small and mid-size market last week with the introduction of the Intel Express Stackable Hub and Standalone Switch.
New high-end servers arrived last week from Unisys Corp. and NCR Corp. These new servers are aimed at mainframe-class data centers, decision support and data warehouse operations.