Junk E-mail is a frustrating fact of life. For business-technology execs, fighting it is, too
Getting Data In Synch
BMC will resell GoldenGate's data-synchronization software, improving data availability for users.
Oracle Pushes Its App Server Toward Grid
Application Server 10G will deviate from the academic approach to grid computing, where a central server "scavenges for unused processing cycles" from computers on the network.
App Management For The Holidays
Harry and David, which does 70% of its business during the holiday season, has turned to application-management software from Wily Technology to deal with the heavy traffic.
IT Sales And Shipments Outpace Other Sectors
The Census Bureau says new orders for computers and related products rose 2.4% last month and shipments rose 12.5%, well ahead of the figures for durable goods from all sectors.
IBM Bolsters DB2 Information Integrator
The new software, known internally as Masala, will include data and content generated by packaged enterprise applications from vendors such as SAP and Oracle.
The Power Of IT
Technology to improve power companies' operations could help avert another blackout--but questions remain about the industry's commitment to IT
Microsoft Races To Fix More Flaws
It released a patch for multiple vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, continuing a summer wave of finding and patching flaws in its software.
Not So Unbreakable
Oracle says a flaw in Release 2 of its Oracle9i database could let a hacker launch a denial-of-service attack or capture an active user session.
Boeing Offers Help In Battling Spam
The aircraft maker debuted MessageGate, a provider of E-mail filtering and security software that was born from the company's own need to cut down on junk E-mail.
Flamenco Dances With Messaging Traffic
Web services are hard to keep up with. A Web-services management product promises dynamic updates of standards and protocols while still doing its Web-monitoring job.
AOL Gets OK To Add Video To IM
The Federal Communications Commission will lift a restriction imposed in 2001 when America Online and Time Warner merged.