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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in March 2004
Opportunity Knocks For Voice Over IP
News  |  3/31/2004  | 
Jeff Pulver,who this year convinced the FCC to keep his company's Free World Dialup service free from regulatory constraints, says the industry needs to set its sights higher than merely providing voice services over the Internet.
Major League Baseball Extends Deal With Sun
News  |  3/30/2004  | 
Under terms of the two-year extension, Sun will remain the technology provider for baseball's Web site and associated services.
Another Cisco Acquisition
News  |  3/29/2004  | 
Court Blocks Municipalities From Offering Phone Service
News  |  3/25/2004  | 
The ruling is another victory for regional phone companies and could affect telephony's move to voice over IP.
Money Systems Melded
News  |  3/22/2004  | 
HP Details Its Plans For Small And Midsize Business Market
News  |  3/22/2004  | 
The company aims to increase its presence among potential customers with new products, including an entry-level server and an easy-to-use backup and recovery system.
IBM Lands Two University Grid Projects
News  |  3/17/2004  | 
Both the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Oregon will implement the company's grid technologies on their campuses.
Production Of IT Equipment Grows Faster Than Overall Industrial Production
News  |  3/15/2004  | 
The Federal Reserve says production of computer and office equipment rose a seasonally adjusted 2.1% in February, compared with 0.7% for overall industrial production.
Prescribing RFID
News  |  3/15/2004  | 
Cisco's Security Acquisition Spree Continues
News  |  3/12/2004  | 
It plans to acquire security startup Twingo Systems for about $5 million in cash.
FCC Chairman Visits Broadband Project
News  |  3/8/2004  | 
The broadband over power line project in a rural North Carolina is designed to provide competitive alternatives to DSL and cable modem service.
The Net Via Power Lines
News  |  3/5/2004  | 
Utility to let customers access the Internet through standard electrical outlets
Albertsons Joins RFID Brigade
News  |  3/5/2004  | 
Like Wal-Mart and Target, the food and drug retailer is mandating that suppliers tag cases and pallets they ship with RFID tags.
One Storage Vendor Buys Another
News  |  3/2/2004  | 
Applied Micro Circuits acquires 3ware for $150 million to offer lower-cost alternatives.
Server Market, Linux Use Show Continued Growth
News  |  3/1/2004  | 
The worldwide server market posted growth for the third consecutive quarter at the end of 2003, with Linux use continuing to accelerate.
German Retailer Halts Radio Chip Practice
News  |  3/1/2004  | 
Metro Group says it will stop putting smart tag chips inside its customer-loyalty cards--a practice that had sparked protests from privacy advocates.
AOL Discontinues Bundled Broadband Offer
News  |  3/1/2004  | 
It's now requiring subscribers to provide their own high-speed connection via DSL or cable modem.

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