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posted in April 2005
The $48.5 million contract calls for HP to develop second-generation versions of a border-control and police-information system and a visa-request information system.
VeriCenter has acquired Agiliti, an enterprise-hosting services provider, in its quest to build a network of utility-computing data centers.
Dell, which services Honeywell's computer systems overseas, wins a three-year, managed services contract to handle 57,000 systems in the United States.
The computer maker introduces a notebook whose size, price, and service options are designed to appeal to small and midsize businesses.
Notebook computers will be business owners' highest technology-spending priority in the next year, survey says.
Smaller drives to appear in ProLiant servers by midyear and other HP systems in 2006.
Intel and AMD ship dual-core processors aimed at different markets
The Israeli government will provide financing and IBM will provide technical assistance to startup companies developing products based on open standards such as Linux and Java.
The Intel capital budget is expected to be $5.6 billion this year, while AMD will invest $1.5 billion.
Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and Sun Microsystems disclose plans to introduce new servers based on the processors from AMD.
The chipmaker also celebrates the 40th anniversary of Moore's law and its first shipments of dual-core microprocessors for use in desktop PCs and workstations.
Server vendor says the Microsoft Operation Manager will run on its PowerEdge servers and provide computer monitoring and management capabilities for as little as $50 per server.
The introduction of hundreds of PC blades at the North American Aerospace Defense Command's Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station has produced savings of about $1.6 million a year.
Startup Azul Systems offers high-power RISC-based appliance
University researchers say new technologies are needed to reduce the amount of heat generated by advanced computer processors.
New RISC-based systems lets companies snap processing power onto their networks.
Software developers can get free E-mail tech support and chat with IBM consultants for up to six months under a new program.
Restoring trust and rebuilding relationships is a top priority, CEO Swainson says.
Micromuse reveals plans to buy performance-management software vendor Quallaby for $33 million just two days after Computer Associates said it will buy Concord Communications.
CA says it will acquire Concord Communications for about $350 million to bolster its presence in the market for network service management.
New CEO restructures company and changes sales incentives in an effort to restore trust after years of trouble.
President and CEO John Swainson creates five business units, each with profit-and-loss responsibility, to focus on systems, security, and storage management, business-service optimization, and other CA products.
Chips from Intel and a new version of Windows set the stage for advances