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  • IBM linking database upgrade to Eclipse

    IBM Corp. next week will offer early versions of plug-ins for the upcoming "Stinger" version of the IBM DB2 Universal Database platform linking it to the Eclipse open source toolkit.

    30 Jan. 04 08:48 Written by Paul Krill
  • Banks' use of IIS ‘scary’

    Three of the big four Australian banks rely on Microsoft's IIS as their preferred Web server, a technology renowned for being insecure and a preferred target by hackers.

    30 Jan. 04 08:17 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Gippsland TAFE gets a desktop facelift

    On the tail end of a three-year upgrade plan that began in the year 2000 the Central Gippsland Institute of TAFE will invest $1.5 million on both hardware and software refreshes this year.

    30 Jan. 04 08:14 Written by Helen Han
  • Holmesglen boosts helpdesk efficiency

    Helpdesks, at the front line of an organisation's day-to-day operations and often a gateway to the IT department, attract quick judgements from end users about the IT shop's ability to deliver.

    30 Jan. 04 08:08 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Debian -- the Linux to rule them all?

    Over the six months from July 2003, Debian has been the fastest growing Linux distribution according to Internet researcher Netcraft Ltd. Netcraft counted active sites containing the name of a Linux distribution in the Apache Corp. server header.

    30 Jan. 04 08:04 Written by Manek Dubash
  • Microsoft mulling bounty for Mydoom author

    Microsoft is considering whether to offer a bounty for information that leads to the arrest of the Mydoom virus author, according to company spokesperson.

    30 Jan. 04 08:00 Written by Paul Roberts
  • Another vendor goes down iSCSI path

    Adaptec Inc. has bought U.K. company, Elipsan, to add virtualization facilities to its products.

    30 Jan. 04 08:00 Written by Chris Mellor
  • Microsoft: Change to IE will block some Web URLs

    Responding to a wave of online scams, Microsoft Corp. said that it is fixing a flaw in its popular Internet Explorer that makes it easy to mask the real address of a Web page displayed on the browser.

    30 Jan. 04 08:00 Written by Paul Roberts
  • IBM merges chip, server groups

    IBM's server and semiconductor groups are joining forces in hopes that by working closer together the two will help each other improve their product lines, according to an IBM spokesman.

    30 Jan. 04 07:52 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Unwired gives wireless broadband the fix

    A new services deal with Ericsson and the scheduled commercial launch of its fixed wireless high-speed service in June will see start-up ISP, Unwired, plunge into the Australian broadband market.

    30 Jan. 04 07:34 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • Server shipments jump sharply

    Increased corporate spending and seasonal growth pushed worldwide shipments of server computers to 1.6 million in the final quarter of 2003, up 24.5 per cent from the year-earlier period, according to research released by Gartner's Dataquest division.

    30 Jan. 04 07:03 Written by Joris Evers
  • Procket wins AARNet contract, loses staff

    On the heels of landing AARNet as its largest customer, Procket Networks has lost its COO and perhaps its founder and chief scientist, Tony Li.

    29 Jan. 04 14:47 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Standard virus protection best way to fight Mydoom

    Companies that are following recommended practices relating to secure e-mail use should be largely protected against the Mydoom virus and its variants, experts said.

    29 Jan. 04 14:25 Written by Jaikumar Vijayan
  • Partners add fuel to Lotus technologies

    Alongside IBM Lotus Software's forward looking Workplace collaboration road map that is unfolding in Orlando, several Lotus partners rolled out offerings that extend and strengthen IBM's new and existing offerings.

    29 Jan. 04 14:21 Written by Cathleen Moore
  • IBM linking database upgrade to Eclipse

    IBM next week will offer early versions of plug-ins for the upcoming "Stinger" version of the IBM DB2 Universal Database platform linking it to the Eclipse open source toolkit.

    29 Jan. 04 14:18 Written by Paul Krill
  • Oracle previews E-Business Suite 11i.10

    Oracle continued to promote its new capabilities to integrate its products with applications from other vendors at the AppsWorld conference in San Diego this week by offering a sneak peak of those capabilities in Version 11i.10 of its E-Business Suite not due out till mid year.

    29 Jan. 04 14:09 Written by Ephraim Schwartz
  • ALP hosts ICT forum

    The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is sponsoring an ICT Forum at the Australian Labor Party's national conference in Sydney tomorrow.

    29 Jan. 04 11:04 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Farmers milk RFID for its full-cream data value

    If images of picturesque rural settings and grazing sheep come to mind when you think of farming today then think again. IT has revolutionised this industry in regional Victoria where dairy farmers are using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags, handheld devices and robots.

    29 Jan. 04 09:34 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Samsung Portable SSD T5: Built for Working on the Go

    Find out how the Samsung Portable SSD T5 was able to significantly improve the business efficiency of a 3D printing business

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