News & Commentary
Content tagged with Security posted in January 2005
SBC To Buy AT&T For $16 Billion
News  |  1/31/2005  | 
The deal, which combines a large regional phone company with the nation's largest supplier of business-communications networks, could kick off more mergers.
Blade-Server Market Heats Up With Services
News  |  1/28/2005  | 
Hewlett-Packard offers new switching capabilities; Dell has assessment services
Oracle-PeopleSoft: A Process Perspective
News  |  1/26/2005  | 
Oracle at long last has control over PeopleSoft after a protracted 18-month fight. But what can PeopleSoft users expect to gain from Oracle?
McAfee Rolls Out Enterprise Intrusion-Prevention Systems
News  |  1/24/2005  | 
Products are designed to protect multigigabit networks against known zero-day, encrypted, and denial-of-service attacks.
Agile To The Bone
News  |  1/20/2005  | 
Service-oriented architecture lets you respond quickly to demands for new and improved processes
Plug and Play Meets Process
News  |  1/20/2005  | 
Service-oriented approaches have helped Owens & Minor, TransUnion, Pfizer and MasterBrand Cabinets build processes quickly and affordably
Good Technology Mobilizes Enterprise Apps
News  |  1/20/2005  | 
Wireless E-mail vendor offers system that lets mobile professionals use PDAs and smart phones to access a variety of business applications.
Metastorm Teams With NEC
News  |  1/20/2005  | 
NEC will recommend and install Metastorm's e-Work software in conjunction with its own products and services, especially those designed for the banking, brokerage and insurance industries.
Surprise Challenger To VeriSign .net Emerges
News  |  1/20/2005  | 
ICANN's announcement of five bidders for the operation of .net has been upstaged by the unexpected appearance of a global consortium, called CORE++.
Short List
News  |  1/19/2005  | 
Composite Information Server 3.0; Edge 2.0; JRockit 5.0; WebLogic Server 9.0; Eclipse Test & Performance Tools Platform (TPTP) 3.2
Telecom Industry Is Fastest-Growing Online Advertiser
News  |  1/19/2005  | 
Nielsen says the industry increased ads by six percent over 2003.
Some Companies Switching From Microsoft's IE Browser
News  |  1/18/2005  | 
Penn State University recently advised students against the use of IE. A number of small companies interviewed by are following suit, citing similar security concerns.
Immigration Bureau Proposes IT Services Contract Valued Up To $500 Million
News  |  1/18/2005  | 
Other Homeland Security departments might piggyback on the outsourcing contract.
Verizon Teams Up With Yahoo In Internet Content Deal
News  |  1/18/2005  | 
Subscribers to Verizon Communications Inc.'s high-speed Internet services will be able to access customized and premium content from Web giant Yahoo Inc. under a multiyear agreement that combines the companies' offerings into a single brand.
Defining Success And Failure, IT Style
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
Take the mystery out of gauging IT project success.
Active RFID Meets Wi-Fi To Ease Asset Tracking
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
TransAlta plans to leverage RFID, Bluetooth, and several plantwide wireless networks
Cisco Adds Wireless Network Alternative
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
Airespace's 'thin' access-point architecture complements Cisco's offering
The End of the Beginning
News  |  1/14/2005  | 
Thanks to SOA, web services are evolving into knowledge "products."
Cisco Acquisition Broadens Wireless LAN Portfolio
News  |  1/13/2005  | 
Purchase of wireless LAN switch vendor Airespace will let Cisco offer less-costly option to business customers.
Apple Targets Harvard Student For Product 'Leaks'
News  |  1/13/2005  | 
Think Secret, a Web site popular with Apple enthusiasts, so successfully predicted the company's recent product introductions that it has filed a law suit against the 19-year-old Harvard student operating the site.
Internet2 Consortium Sets New Internet Speed Record
News  |  1/13/2005  | 
Team sent a multiple stream data transmission with a transfer rate of 7.21 gigabits per second over more than half the circumference of the earth.
SMB PLM: Innovation Driver?
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Product lifecycle management for SMBs equals better IPM.
SAP Netweaver: The Process Dimension
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Potential performance and process improvement hindered by automation and transactional-centric view.
Oracle Opens New World of Opportunity
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Oracle OpenWorld and PeopleSoft acquisition reveal strengths and weaknesses for Oracle in 2005 and beyond.
Nextance Adds IP Optimization Suite
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Enterprise contract management includes intellectual property agreements.
Innovation Roadmapping
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Roadmapping is vital for realizing innovation.
Innovation Management Software: Walking the Talk
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Do Apple and Microsoft really help you to innovate?
Consolidating with Compliance
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
Driving compliance efficiency in the Sarbanes-Oxley environment.
New Software Eases Development Of VoIP Hardware
News  |  1/12/2005  | 
New trunk management software helps VoIP equipment makers develop products with standards-compliant, physical-layer interfaces.
Reports Of Child Pornography Continue To Climb
News  |  1/11/2005  | 
Reports to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's hot line grew for the seventh consecutive year.
E-Forms Are Almost Ready for Primetime
News  |  1/11/2005  | 
If you developed your impression of electronic forms products three years ago, it’s time to look again.
U.S. Army Enlists E-Forms To Speed Processes
News  |  1/11/2005  | 
Just like most businesses, the U.S. Army wants to eliminate paperwork and move to electronic processes, but much more than time and money may be at stake.
Nokia Announces IP VPN Suite For Mobile Security
News  |  1/11/2005  | 
Suite includes four new IP VPN gateway systems, a mobile VPN client, and comprehensive management software.
EMC Deal Could Help Cisco Cure Remote-Office Headaches
News  |  1/10/2005  | 
Cisco needs network-attached storage appliances in its bid to offer LAN-like performance over wide area networks.
Report: New Compliance Regulations Cause Boom In E-mail Archiving
News  |  1/10/2005  | 
The growing regulatory environment has caused e-mail archiving applications to explode to $180 million in 2004, up from $33 million two years prior, according to a study released Monday by IDC.
Extreme Networks Debuts New Architecture For Converged Networks, VoIP
News  |  1/10/2005  | 
Company claims new architecture requires fewer network layers and switching elements, resulting in a lower TOC.
Panda Releases New Family Of Enterprise Security Tools
News  |  1/7/2005  | 
New suites provide an additional level of defense against the current generation of rapidly spreading viruses.
Home Network Usage Climbs
News  |  1/6/2005  | 
The number of home network users surged by 20 percent in 2004, according to numbers released by research firm NPD Group.
Pulver Communicates Liking For Skype VoIP
News  |  1/6/2005  | 
Skype picked up some major support for its free VoIP service Thursday, as U.S. Internet-telephoning pioneer Jeff Pulver announced that his pulver.Communicator will interoperate with Skype's service.
Napatech Releases 8 Gbps Traffic Analyzer
News  |  1/6/2005  | 
NIC provides hardware packet filtering, packet tracing and high precision time stamping.
SSL VPNs Will Grow 54% A Year, Become Defacto Access Standard: Report
News  |  1/5/2005  | 
Forrester survey says SSL VPNs will surpass traditional IPsec VPNs as the de-facto remote access security standard by 2008.
AT&T, TI Team On VoIP Platform
News  |  1/5/2005  | 
A joint-development pact between AT&T and Texas Instruments to provide new platforms for VoIP gear has already resulted in a combination wireline/broadband phone.
Oracle-PeopleSoft: A Process and Integration Perspective
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
Oracle at long last has control over PeopleSoft after a protracted 18-month fight. But what can PeopleSoft users expect to gain from Oracle?
Sarbanes-Oxley Work Slowed IT Spending For Some
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
A new report says Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts in the second half of 2004 had managers rethinking IT priorities.
New Portable Phone Enables Wi-Fi VoIP Calls
News  |  1/4/2005  | 
Handset, pre-configured for Vonage service, will be released in the spring or summer of 2005.
Broadband = Microsoft-Killer?
Commentary  |  1/4/2005  | 
When Mike Azzara was talking to me about my signing up for InternetWeek back in 1997, this was the premise of the publication as he explained it: that the Internet, rather than any individual computer, was going to be the next standard computing platform.
Campbell Soup Cooks Up Product-Lifecycle Management
News  |  1/3/2005  | 
The company is replacing a 10-year-old homegrown system with software from Formation Systems to help it manage ingredients, recipes, and new product development.

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