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  • Novell gives Linux a nod

    Novell Inc. this week made good on its promise to provide users with broader platform choices when running its network systems software by announcing plans to ship a product for Linux. It also announced comprehensive technical support and consulting services for Linux and said that systems vendors such as Dell Computer Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM Corp. would offer its Linux products to customers.

    26 June 03 11:32 Written by Jennifer Mears
  • Oracle tool helps migration to Linux

    In a move to throw further weight behind the company's Linux push, Oracle introduced a new tool Wednesday to help companies migrate from their existing E-Business Suite implementations to Linux.

    26 June 03 07:55 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Feds dedicate $10m fund to rural IT training

    The federal government will spend around $190 million to provide IT training and support services to remote Australia and will allocate more than $10.1 million to fund a four-year IT training and support program in rural Australia.

    26 June 03 07:47 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Dell introduces Madison server ahead of Intel launch

    Dell Computer Wednesday released details on its first Itanium 2-based server, a two-way PowerEdge server available with Intel Corp.'s new Madison Itanium 2 processor.

    26 June 03 07:38 Written by Tom Krazit
  • OECD turns attention to online fraud

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has issued a report which it hopes will help governments address cross-border fraud, particularly fraud carried out over the Internet and telecommunications channels.

    26 June 03 07:27 Written by David Legard
  • Symantec under fire for bugs, flaws

    It's shaping up to be a bad week for antivirus software company Symantec, after researchers raised alarms about security holes and buggy code in two of the company's products.

    26 June 03 07:20 Written by Paul Roberts
  • IBM takes aim at SMBs

    IBM redoubled its efforts to gobble up marketshare among (SMBs) small and midsize businesses on Wednesday, rolling out several bundles made up of its hardware, software, services, and financing programs that are specifically packaged to address their problems.

    26 June 03 07:18 Written by Ed Scannell
  • HP plans turn-key clustered offering

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) is readying a new line of turn-key high performance Linux cluster products for release at the Linuxworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco this August, a company executive said this week.

    26 June 03 07:14 Written by Robert McMillan
  • Oracle exec hints at more bids to come

    Oracle's aggressive bid for PeopleSoft is just the beginning of what may signal a new strategy for the company where it quickly gains ground in the slipping enterprise applications market by scooping up competitors, an Oracle executive hinted Wednesday.

    26 June 03 07:12 Written by Scarlet Pruitt
  • Over 500 German government agencies using open source

    One year after the German Federal Ministry of the Interior agreed to a partnership with IBM to supply open-source software on new computers to federal, state and local governments as well as other government agencies, more than 500 groups have signed up for the service.

    26 June 03 07:07 Written by John Blau
  • Spam hits the summit at Parliament House

    A Spam Summit will be held at Parliament House on Thursday, June 26, as a prelude to the introduction of antispam legislation expected in 2004.

    25 June 03 16:03 Written by Sandra Rossi
  • IBM readies new Opteron cluster system

    This fall, IBM will ship its first cluster server based on Advanced Micro Devices' 64-bit Opteron microprocessor, according to IBM officials at the ClusterWorld Conference & Expo in San Jose on Tuesday.

    25 June 03 15:30 Written by Robert McMillan
  • Telecom furthers all-IP deal with Alcatel

    Telecom New Zealand and Alcatel SA have taken their year old "strategic partnership" to develop Telecom's all-IP network a step further by signing a five year, NZ$120 million (US$70.3 million) deal to transfer more responsibility to Alcatel for maintaining and developing both the evolving all-IP network and the existing copper PSTN one.

    25 June 03 15:07 Written by David Watson
  • W3C ratifies SOAP 1.2

    Version 1.2 of the SOAP specification, a foundational technology for Web services, was released by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) on Tuesday, with vendors pledging support in products.

    25 June 03 14:52 Written by Paul Krill
  • Oracle continues PeopleSoft pursuit

    Oracle Tuesday reiterated that it will continue its efforts to acquire rival software vendor PeopleSoft in a hostile US$6.3 billion takeover bid, even after PeopleSoft amended its own merger proposal last week with J.D. Edwards & Co.

    25 June 03 12:54 Written by Todd R. Weiss
  • IBM beefs up IntelliStation with Power 4+ chip

    The new IntelliStation Power 275 from IBM uses the Power 4+ chip, making it IBM's highest-performing Unix workstation, the company said in a release Tuesday.

    25 June 03 12:14 Written by Tom Krazit
  • Next-generation WiFi: Enterprise Prince or Bandwidth Frog?

    In this research paper we look at the current state of wireless networking in the enterprise from satisfaction and investment levels to common pain points when it comes to keeping the WiFi lights on. We also look at how clued up and prepared the average enterprise is to handle the introduction of WiGig (802.11ad) and other new high bandwidth technologies likely to add whole new set of challenges as well as potential benefits to the network mix.

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