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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in July 2003
MCI Barred From Government Contracts
News  |  7/31/2003  | 
GSA proposes permanent ban because of fraud allegations.
Wow! Another Tech IPO!
News  |  7/31/2003  | 
Networking vendor Netgear sells 7 million shares at $14 apiece, and the stock jumps 25%.
The Internet's Not Just For City Folks
News  |  7/29/2003  | 
Nearly half of the nation's 2 million farms are connected to the Internet, according to the USDA--more than triple the number in 1997.
Secure Computing To Buy N2H2
News  |  7/29/2003  | 
The acquisition of the content-filtering vendor increases consolidation in an already-competitive market.
Verizon Posts 2Q Profit As Revenues Rise
News  |  7/29/2003  | 
The nation's largest telephone company says increased long-distance and wireless revenue offset a decline in local phone service.
Sprint Beats Expectations
News  |  7/28/2003  | 
Revenue fell 3%, but the company posted a profit as both its long-distance and wireless operations outperformed projections.
AT&T: MCI Diverted Government Calls To Canada
News  |  7/28/2003  | 
The carrier suggeted in a filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York that its rival was placing national interests at risk.
Disaster Recovery Versus Disaster Prevention
News  |  7/28/2003  | 
Enterprises focused on disaster recovery try to minimize downtime when they should be focused instead on remaining online no matter what.
Nortel Trims Losses On Decline In Revenue
News  |  7/24/2003  | 
Networking vendor blames weak sales on cautious spending and difficult economic conditions.
Parents, And Grandparents Are Among Targets In Internet Music-Sharing Subpoenas
News  |  7/24/2003  | 
The music industry's earliest subpoenas are aimed at a surprisingly eclectic group.
SBC's 2Q Earnings Slide 22%
News  |  7/24/2003  | 
The nation's second-largest phone company says long distance and DSL revenue increased--but so did advertising and marketing expenses.
AT&T Plans To Boost Dividend Despite 2Q Sales And Profit Decline
News  |  7/24/2003  | 
Net income fell 11% as long-distance revenue declined, but the carrier signaled surprising confidence with plans to raise its dividend by 5 cents per share.
The Explorer: Do AOL6 and MSN Explorer Destabilize Your System?
Commentary  |  7/23/2003  | 
Tracking what these major new products do during installation.
BellSouth's Revenue Slides, But Profits Soar
News  |  7/23/2003  | 
The phone company reported a huge jump in 2Q net income, primarily due to foreign currency losses in the year-ago quarter.
Groove Bundles Project Apps With Its Peer-to-Peer Workspace
News  |  7/22/2003  | 
The vendor aims to extend its reach in desktop collaboration with a new version of its flagship software.
Exploit Of Cisco Flaw Released, But No Outages Reported
News  |  7/18/2003  | 
Researchers say hackers have figured out how to use a software flaw in Cisco's networking gear to cripple the equipment, but there were no immediate reports of outages.
Users Scramble To Patch Serious Flaw In Networking Software
News  |  7/17/2003  | 
The vulnerability in Cisco routers and switches could be used by hackers to cause widespread outages.
Reprogrammable Radios To Solve Military's Compatibility Problem
News  |  7/16/2003  | 
SRA International leads team working on 5-year, $41 million effort
Lucent Again Delays Forecast On Return To Profit
News  |  7/16/2003  | 
The telecom equipment maker now says it won't return to profitability by the fall, as executives had promised for more than a year.
CA To Add 'Sonar' To Product Line
News  |  7/15/2003  | 
But it is unclear how the management software will be offered to customers.
Oops: Posted PR Documents Prompt Complaints On Smart Tags
News  |  7/9/2003  | 
A consortium developing RFID tags mistakenly put up on its Web site information on how to neutralize opposition to the tags and respond to potential privacy concerns.
Tracking Intel's Move Into Networking Processors
News  |  7/9/2003  | 
Intel's move to buy West Bay Semiconductor extends the long acquisition trail that Intel has taken to create some clout in the networking-processor market.
Cutting The Cost Of Secure Online Meetings
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
New products from Neoteris promise to create a secure meeting place.
Small Companies Legally Thrive On Internet Piracy
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
There's a budding cottage industry devoted to thwarting file-sharing and other Internet piracy.
Intel Buys Chip-Design Firm
News  |  7/8/2003  | 
Chipmaker says acquisition will help it build better networking chips.
EMC Grabs BMC Product
News  |  7/3/2003  | 
Neoware Expands Product Line With Acquisition
News  |  7/2/2003  | 
Purchase of Pericom Software will help vendor extend its terminal-emulation software to PCs and mobile devices.

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