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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in February 2004
Customers Pave The Way For IP Storage
News  |  2/27/2004  | 
Vendors are finding innovative approaches from customers and using them to develop the technology.
Lawmakers And FCC Weigh Regulating Internet Phone Service
News  |  2/24/2004  | 
Lawmakers and FCC chairman Michael Powell told a Senate committee that government regulation could stifle an emerging industry.
Dell Debuts SMB Servers
News  |  2/23/2004  | 
The two most recent servers from Dell target small and medium businesses and can be preloaded with Red Hat Linux Enterprise 3.0.
VMware Unveils Virtual Server
News  |  2/23/2004  | 
VMware's new virtual server supports Windows, Linux and NetWare operating systems.
Song Trading Still Popular, Despite Lawsuits
News  |  2/23/2004  | 
The music industry says its lawsuits have slowed the tide of music downloads, but some analysts say users are just being more discreet.
On The Horizon: Internet's Openness Is What Makes It Work
Commentary  |  2/20/2004  | 
ICANN needs to walk the walk and focus on the Internet's plumbing.
Cisco Adds Videoconferencing To IP Phones
News  |  2/18/2004  | 
The software will give IP phones real-time videoconferencing and collaboration capabilities for less than $200 per user.
Editor's Note
Commentary  |  2/18/2004  | 
Clinical Transformations
Commentary  |  2/18/2004  | 
Technology alone won't fix inadequate processes. It's critical to design processes to improve patient safety
RIAA Files Another 531 Suits Against Music File-Sharers
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
The Recording Industry Association of America filed the latest complaints against defendants in lawsuits in Atlanta; Philadelphia; Orlando, Fla.; and Trenton, N.J.
Juniper To Buy NetScreen
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
Customers Ring Up Sandial For Improved Business Performance
News  |  2/17/2004  | 
The startup's Shadow 14000 Fibre Channel switch provisions SAN resoruces on a per-connection basis.
FCC Says Some VoIP Services Won't Be Regulated
News  |  2/12/2004  | 
Computer-to-computer phones calls are different from phone company services and don't require the same form of regulations, the commission says.
IT Isn't Planned Strategically At Government Agencies, Report Says
News  |  2/11/2004  | 
The General Accounting Office says government agencies' strategic plans and goals aren't always linked to specific performance measures that are tracked.
Georgia Seeks New Network
News  |  2/11/2004  | 
Georgia is seeking bids for a statewide VPN that will support voice, video, and data services.
Sun Readies Next Version Of Java Enterprise Server
News  |  2/10/2004  | 
The new release of the Java-based software stack will include enhancements for easier installation as well as support for deployment of applications built on JES over various wireless access protocols.
Juniper To Buy Netscreen For $4 Billion
News  |  2/9/2004  | 
Juniper, which primarily sells high-end routers to telecom service providers and large business networking customers, wants to be able to offer a wider range of technologies to those customers.
EMC And Dell Revamp Storage Lines
News  |  2/9/2004  | 
EMC is upgrading its hardware, while Dell is focusing on business products.
EDS Turns To Technology In Effort To Keep Navy Intranet Project Afloat
News  |  2/6/2004  | 
The IT services firm is set to begin deploying new automation technology to bring the costs of a contract with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps under control.
Amtrak To Put Wireless Internet Access In Six Stations
News  |  2/5/2004  | 
It has signed a deal with AT&T Wireless to offer Wi-Fi service in a half-dozen stations along the Northeast corridor.
Cisco Sees Growth In Sales
News  |  2/4/2004  | 
Net profits were down due to special charges, but CEO John Chambers is optimistic because the economy is improving.
Symantec Launches Linux-Based VPN
News  |  2/2/2004  | 
Based on technology acquired from SafeWeb, the Linux-based VPN is designed for IT managers who want secure access without the hassle of deploying client software.
Do Not Call List Puts More Pressure On Gryphon
News  |  2/2/2004  | 
It's using a new server network to handle nearly a half-billion calls daily.

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