Stories by Cathleen Moore

Vendors link authentication with federated identity

Security vendors Entrust and Trustgenix on Wednesday announced an alliance designed to strengthen the security of federated identity management relationships. The companies made the announcement at the Burton Group's Catalyst Conference in San Diego.

IBM to add blogging tools to Workplace

IBM on Tuesday revealed plans for two new corporate blogging tools it plans to add to the forthcoming Version 2.5 of its Workplace collaboration platform and Workplace Designer development tools.

Contact Networks unlocks relationship data

Contact Networks on Tuesday rolled out ContactNet 4.0, a knowledge-management, search, and collaboration application designed to help enterprises find and use employee relationships with outside contacts and companies.

Desktop search finds the enterprise

X1 Technologies has thrown its hat in the ring for enterprise desktop search, joining big name vendors such as Google, Verity, Autonomy, and a host of smaller players all chasing the red-hot market for PC search.

SOA drives compliance, open services opportunities

SOAs are creating opportunities for enterprises grappling with regulatory compliance challenges and seeking creative data sharing with key partners and customers, according to a group of IT executives speaking during a panel discussion at the InfoWorld SOA Executive Forum.

Verity launches search-injected BPM

Verity on Monday rolled out Version 4.0 of LiquidOffice, which embeds the company's full-text enterprise search technology with BPM software.

Worms wiggle into IM

Like airborne viruses, instant messaging worms are fledglings, but very much on the rise. These new worms are also proving that once inside a corporate network they can be just as destructive, if not more so, than traditional e-mail attacks.

Novell preps Linux Desktop 10

Linux is ready for the corporate desktop, and the forthcoming version of Novell's Linux Desktop offering will go head-to-head against Windows, Novell executives said here this week at the company's annual BrainShare gathering.

Novell touts identity-driven computing

At its annual BrainShare conference, Novell introduced two modular platforms designed to let developers build Web-services applications and make applications identity-enabled.

IBM maps its information-management plan

IBM later this month plans to release updated versions of its DB2 content- and document-management products, featuring tighter integration among the portfolio. The move sets in motion Big Blue's longer-term strategy to create an integrated information-management platform that supports customers' mixed repository environments.

Microsoft unveils IM client, outlines Office vision

Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates on Tuesday outlined Microsoft's vision for collaboration and communication within the Office System product lineup, introducing a new IM client and enhancements to the company's IM server and Web conferencing application.

IBM Workplace gets new look

One of the announcements from IBM's annual Lotusphere conference this week is a new version of IBM Workplace that bundles together multiple collaborative services into a single product.