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  • EMC puts US$100M into India units

    EMC announced this week that it was investing US$100 million in India over the next five years.

    21 Nov. 03 07:59 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Intel looks to Prescott, emerging markets for '04

    Intel plans to aggressively introduce 90 nanometer processors in 2004, and expects continued growth in shipments of wireless chips and high-end server processors as it looks to emerging markets for increased demand, executives told financial analysts in New York Thursday.

    21 Nov. 03 07:49 Written by Tom Krazit
  • AMR: IT now in the post-technology era

    The current pall over the IT industry is lifting, according to a survey from AMR Research that points to a boost in IT spending in this year's third quarter.

    21 Nov. 03 07:30 Written by Marc L. Songini
  • IBM teams with I-flex on banking applications

    IBM and Indian banking product software company I-flex Solutions announced Thursday an alliance to market core banking applications to medium-size and large banks in major markets worldwide. The applications, consisting of IBM middleware and computers, and I-flex's banking software products, are targeted as a replacement for legacy systems in banks.

    21 Nov. 03 07:12 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Cisco exec: SANs too expensive for SMBs

    Networks that pool together storage resources may be common in the enterprise, but their cost so far has kept them from being deployed in more than 10 percent of small and medium-sized businesses, said a Cisco Systems executive speaking at the Computer Digital Expo conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

    21 Nov. 03 07:04 Written by Robert McMillan
  • Sun mulls plan to offer open source app server

    Sun Microsystems s hatching a plan to offer versions of its application server and Web server under an open source license, Jonathan Schwartz, the company's executive vice president for software, said in an interview Wednesday.

    20 Nov. 03 13:22 Written by James Niccolai
  • Merged BI vendors face performance challenges

    The rash of recent consolidation among enterprise business intelligence suite vendors has occurred at the temporary expense of their ability to perform, according to analyst firm Gartner’s assessment of the BI landscape.

    20 Nov. 03 11:15 Written by Julian Bajkowski
  • Big boys fight hard for e-mail territory

    When it comes to the killer app that has defined corporate technology purchasing in the past decade there is no greater battle royale than the rivalry between IBM and Microsoft on the e-mail front.

    20 Nov. 03 11:11 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • Online job hunting's a risky business

    Hunting down a job online might be a privacy hazard for IT professionals who risk having personal details passed on to third parties for profiling purposes.

    20 Nov. 03 11:07 Written by Siobhan McBride
  • ITU: Australia 19th in global ICT rankings

    People in Slovenia have the same access to technology as people in New Zealand and France. That's one of the surprising results of a global index of information and communication technology (ICT) access put together by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Geneva.

    20 Nov. 03 09:37 Written by Gillian Law
  • Symantec CEO warns of new threats

    John Thompson, Symantec chairman and CEO, delivered a call to arms to Comdex attendees in Las Vegas Wednesday, when he detailed how the more business is done on the Internet, the more everyone needs to do their part to secure the wired, and wireless, world.

    20 Nov. 03 09:27 Written by Denise Dubie
  • AMD's crucial Sun win boosts Opteron prospects

    One year ago, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) President and Chief Executive Officer Hector Ruiz stood on stage at Comdex with former Guns 'N Roses lead guitarist Slash and exhorted the technology industry to prepare for his company's new hybrid processor technology that combined 32-bit and 64-bit capabilities. At the time, AMD's financial picture was clouded with layoffs and financing efforts, and many industry analysts and observers were skeptical about AMD's ability to introduce the chips on time and to generate interest among technology buyers.

    20 Nov. 03 09:24 Written by Tom Krazit
  • SCO: GPL threatens $229B software market

    The SCO Group's Chief Executive Officer, Darl McBride, enlisted the help of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to bolster his arguments against the open source GPL (GNU General Public License) and Linux during a keynote address at the CD Expo conference in Las Vegas.

    20 Nov. 03 08:05 Written by Robert McMillan
  • Storage: the money’s in the service

    Storage software and management services, not hardware, will bring in the money in the sector over the next five years, according to analyst firm Gartner.

    20 Nov. 03 08:03 Written by Nadia Cameron
  • Novell denies non-compete agreement with SCO

    The SCO Group Chief Executive Officer Darl McBride is incorrect in his contention that his company has a non-compete agreement with Novell that will be violated if Novell completes a planned acquisition of SuSE Linux AG, Novell said in a written statement Tuesday.

    20 Nov. 03 07:55 Written by Stacy Cowley
  • Vendors show iSCSI storage devices support Windows

    In a development that could help to ease the adoption of iSCSI, a protocol for creating storage networks over existing infrastructures, Microsoft has qualified iSCSI products from 14 storage hardware vendors to work with Windows and Microsoft's iSCSI drivers, the company announced Wednesday.

    20 Nov. 03 07:54 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • PeopleSoft extends customer refund offer to Dec. 31

    PeopleSoft told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wednesday that it is extending a disputed customer refund offer aimed at thwarting a takeover attempt by Oracle until Dec. 31.

    20 Nov. 03 07:42 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • EDS to boost BPO offerings

    Electronic Data Systems (EDS) has created a new group to develop new business process outsourcing (BPO) services, the Plano, Texas, company announced Tuesday.

    20 Nov. 03 07:10 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • 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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