Sun Microsystems,Inc today announced it has completed its acquisition of StorageTek following approval of StorageTek stockholders. Under the terms of the agreement, StorageTek stockholders will receive $37 per share in cash for each StorageTek share for an aggregate value of approximat...
Sep. 2, 2005 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,316 Replies: 1
AquaFold, Inc today announced the availability of Aqua Data Studio 4.5, the latest version of Aqua Data Studio, which provides database administration features for all major relational databases in one easy interface.
Sep. 2, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,562 Replies: 1
Tugboat Enterprises, the maker of the new data rescue product Lifeboat, is offering complimentary Lifeboat Data Rescue programs and technical support for the program to individuals and companies whose computers were hit by Hurricane Katrina. The offer is extended as a part of corporate...
Sep. 2, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 39,922 Replies: 1
Intel responded legally and through the media regarding a lawsuit filed against it by AMD in a U.S. court in Delaware. AMD had a response ready to Intel's response.
Sep. 1, 2005 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 11,939 Replies: 1
SenSage, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise security analytics, today released a white paper entitled, 'The Event Analysis and Retention Dilemma,' which identifies significant security data information management deficiencies that can compromise an organization's compliance with ...
Sep. 1, 2005 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 15,514 Replies: 1
Parasoft Corporation announced today the release of WebKing 5 which extends its automated web application testing capabilities with the addition of a security testing module and extensions to its automated test case generation capabilities. Parasoft WebKing is used worldwide to automat...
Sep. 1, 2005 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 13,719 Replies: 1
Melissa Data, a provider of data quality software and services, today announced the release of Address Object for the Linux and Solaris operating systems. Previously only a Windows-based API, Address Object now functions across multiple platforms, allowing programmers and developers gr...
Sep. 1, 2005 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,015 Replies: 1
Remote Backup Systems, Inc., developer and distributor of RBackup, online backup software on the web at http://remote-backup.com, today announced that it has become a sponsor of the American Alliance of Service Providers (AASP), which represents over 700 Internet Service Providers acro...
Aug. 31, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,129 Replies: 1
Sun expects to complete its acquisition of Storage Technology Corporation (StorageTek) at 4:01PM EDT today, Aug. 31, 2005, after StorageTek's stockholders yesterday voted to approve the acquisition agreement between the two companies.
Aug. 31, 2005 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,106
'The swift resolution of this matter is the direct result of effective coordination and serves as a good example of what we can achieve when we work together,' said FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director Louis M. Reigel III as the FBI on Friday announced the arrests of two individuals b...
Aug. 30, 2005 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 13,423 Replies: 1
SurfControl has announced that Virtua Health is using SurfControl Web Filter for Microsoft ISA Server and SurfControl's Adaptive Threat Intelligence service to safeguard its people and IT systems against blended Internet threats. As a result, Virtua Health says it has improved security...
Aug. 30, 2005 11:30 AM EDT Reads: 9,166
With growing threats of identity theft and information security breaches, enterprises are taking to a unified storage management approach with emphasis on data security by encrypting and addressing retrieval aspects, according to Network Appliances.
Aug. 29, 2005 08:15 PM EDT Reads: 8,937
A new SME-targeted box from IBM maxs out at 8GB of memory, double its predecessor's, for multitasking workloads. With a 64-bit operating system, IBM figures the performance of CPU-intensive applications like Autodesk's 3ds Max can improve by up to 39%.
Aug. 27, 2005 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,584 Replies: 1
Intel said at IDF this week that its new performance-per-watts mantra is going to conjure up a new category of ultra energy-efficient 'Handtop PC' devices that provide a converged communication and PC-like experience but require less than a watt of processing power and weigh under a po...
Aug. 27, 2005 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 11,976 Replies: 1
A pair of young men, one from Morocco and one from Turkey, may join the virus criminal hall-of-fame, if authorities have indeed nabbed the right guys. Farid Essebar, 18, was arrested in Morocco, while Atilla Ekici, 21, was arrested in Turkey on Thursday. They will be prosecuted in thos...
Aug. 26, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,665 Replies: 1
Multi-core platforms are key to delivering these new ways of using technology and providing the horsepower for embedded IT capabilities, according to Intel SVP Pat Gelsinger. The company demonstrated a number of platforms at the IDF in San Francisco, based on upcoming dual-core Intel X...
Aug. 24, 2005 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,148 Replies: 1
Intel CEO Paul Otellini said that the company's next-generation microprocessors will be more efficent, in a speech at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. Otellini said that energy savings of $1 billion per year can result from widespread use of the company's latest technology.
Aug. 24, 2005 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,625 Replies: 1
According to a recent Inside Gartner Top View Report by Ed Younker, Gartner Research, enterprise users should not assume that their Macs are immune to security flaws. Even though the growing number of Macintosh security flaws won't affect most enterprises, businesses using Macs must ...
Aug. 24, 2005 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 8,260 Replies: 1
Version 1.1 of Apple's Security Update 2005-007 is now available from Apple's website or via the Mac OS X 'Tiger' automatic update system. This update replaces a previous version that addressed several problems but caused many applications to crash in the process.
Aug. 19, 2005 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,476 Replies: 1
Sygate's technology will complement Symantec's presence on the endpoint to create a holistic solution to address the security, compliance, and remediation requirements of large enterprises, according to Symantec. Endpoint compliance solutions help enterprise organizations enforce secur...
Aug. 17, 2005 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 10,735 Replies: 1
The Zotob worm is similar to the Sasser worm which struck in May last year and the Blaster worm that crippled companies? systems in 2003. However, it has apparently spread more quickly than any other worm.
Aug. 17, 2005 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,534 Replies: 1
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected an application by Apple for the iPod, based on previous filings by Microsoft. This sort of technology tussle within the PTO is not unusual, although the circumstances around this particular fight are.
Aug. 14, 2005 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 16,859 Replies: 2
Aug. 14, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 6,511 Replies: 1
Le lancement du programme d'intégration des applications d'entreprise est une initiative d'envergure des services informatiques d'Intel. Cette stratégie permet à Intel de passer d'une infrastructure multi-applicative point à point à une solution rationalisée qui libère les applications...
Aug. 14, 2005 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 90,059 Replies: 1
Ryman's blog can be read at ryman.eclipsedevelopersjournal.com. He is the latest i-technology celebrity whose blog is syndicated on SYS-CON's branded blog-n-play community pages next to James Gosling, Marc Fleury, Ben Forta, John C. Dvorak, Alan Williamson and others.
Aug. 13, 2005 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 30,258 Replies: 1
In a rare double whammy, Rackable Systems' new C2002 server won the 'Best Server' award in the 2005 LinuxWorld Product Excellence Awards this week in San Francisco; Rackable's Parallel File System Solution won 'Best Utility/Grid Solution.' The awards are managed by LinuxWorld Magazine ...
Aug. 12, 2005 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 16,768 Replies: 1
'To avoid remote exploitation, organizations of all sizes should address these particular vulnerabilities immediately,' said Marc Maiffret, co-founder and chief hacking officer, eEye Digital Security, as Microsoft's 'Patch Tuesday' yesterday brought word of six security issues affectin...
Aug. 10, 2005 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 10,171 Replies: 2
A team at Sunbelt Software, developers of CounterSpy spyware protection, discovered a massive identity theft ring while auditing CoolWebSearch, include eBay and bank information.
Aug. 9, 2005 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 13,133 Replies: 1
Attorney Jennifer Granick writes in her blog that she did not see how either Cisco or ISS had a solid case in squelching researcher Michael Lynn's now-infamous Black Hat conference prsentation on copyright or intellectual property grounds.
Aug. 6, 2005 07:15 PM EDT Reads: 12,864 Replies: 2
Next week sees another of Microsoft's Patch Tuesdays, for August, and this time as well as releasing no fewer than 6 different software patches, the company is also going to release an update of its Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Aug. 6, 2005 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 11,982 Replies: 1
'Xdrive will further enhance AOL's consumer storage offerings to deliver a more safe and secure digital lifestyle for our members,' said Gio Hunt, Senior Vice President of New Business Ventures, AOL Digital Services, as America Online, Inc. yesterday announced that it has acquired Xdri...
Aug. 5, 2005 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,849 Replies: 1
As forecasted last year at the Virus Bulletin 2004 conference by Symantec researcher Eric Chien (pictured), viruses targeting the MSH shell, or Microsoft Command Shell (codenamed 'Monad') have now been devised by an Austrian virus writer as proof-of-concept of a possible exploit. It is...
Aug. 5, 2005 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 16,598 Replies: 3
IntegriGuard, LLC, a national Medicare frauddetection and prevention firm based in Omaha, announced today theappointment of James G. Huse, Jr. to the position of Chief ExecutiveOfficer (CEO). The appointment was effective July 19, 2005.
Aug. 3, 2005 07:15 PM EDT Reads: 3,766 Replies: 1
The Imation Micro Hard Drive makes sharing and transferring files easy thanks to the Micro Hard Drive's USB 2.0 high speed interface as well as its ability to transfer files across PC, Mac and Linux platforms.
Aug. 2, 2005 02:45 PM EDT Reads: 9,273 Replies: 2
Safehaus endorsement of the OATH Reference Architecture and use of the HOTP algorithm specification in HausKeys represents an important milestone towards the ubiquity of strong authentication. This project targets enterprise organizations, allowing them to use OATH and Safehaus to depl...
Aug. 2, 2005 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,880 Replies: 1
The McAfee Foundstone On-Demand Service incurs zero deployment, administration or maintenance costs. The McAfee Operations Center hosts the On-Demand service, alleviating the customer's need to deploy or maintain a vulnerability management system of their own. Current and prospective c...
Aug. 1, 2005 02:15 PM EDT Reads: 11,539 Replies: 2
'Ciscogate' T-shirts went on sale last week in Las Vegas, after Michael Lynn - who gave a controversial presentation on Cisco security (or, rather, insecurity) at the Black Hat Security Conference - was the subject of a permanent injunction preventing him from using any Cisco code in h...
Aug. 1, 2005 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 22,627 Replies: 9
iAnywhere has announced the general availability of Afaria 5.3., an update to its frontline management and security solution. The new version includes enhanced support for wireless device platforms, adds significant security features for handhelds and converged devices, and improves th...
Jul. 28, 2005 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 26,723 Replies: 2
Oracle & HP announced a new world record TPC-H three terabyte data warehousing benchmark result for Oracle Database 10g Release 2 on HP Integrity servers, demonstrating both companies' ability to manage large-scale data warehouses.
Jul. 19, 2005 03:30 PM EDT Reads: 11,224 Replies: 1
'The acquisition of iDefense expands the VeriSign suite of managed security services, providing customers with additional capabilities with which to proactively protect their networks from vulnerabilities and attacks,' said VeriSign executive Judy Lin in outlining the company's strateg...
Jul. 15, 2005 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 10,381 Replies: 1