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Sun will become the fourth largest storage company worldwide, noted Scott McNealy in a statement today issued as a follow-up to yesterday's announcement of a definitive agreement under which Sun will acquire StorageTek for $4.1BN.
'Sun's technical and financial strength puts us in a great position to act as a consolidator in the IT industry. This acquisition is part of an ongoing strategy to respond to customers seeking to rationalize their datacenter purchases,' said Sun CEO Scott McNealy in announcing the acqu...
'FEMA Director Michael Brown must be removed from his job immediately and should be assigned to truck duty to drive and unload food and supplies to the New Orleans Convention Center thoughout the night and for the next 48 hours,' writes Yeshim Deniz in her blog.
With the latest release of Linux kernel products from Novell such as Open Enterprise Server (OES) and Novell Linux Small Business Suite, McAfee is extending its support to these platforms. From small businesses running NLSBS to the largest enterprises running OES, McAfee now offers sup...
'Due to some fairly major core changes that Apple made to Tiger, this release took a few extra weeks to prepare and test,' said Brent Smithurst, Vice President of Technical Operations at Faronics. 'I'm confident that the wait will be worth it for all of our Tiger users.'
Samsung Electronics has had developed a solid-state hard disk based on flash memory, available in capacities as high as 16 gigabytes. The drives use Samsung's NAND flash memory, and will initially ship to mobile computing manufacturers in August.
Intel's Paul Ottelini described the company's dual-core technology last year, signaling a significant change in the global microprocessor leader's strategy for desktop systems. Now the company has announced dual-core chips priced for use in most PCs.
A UK-based company has released an anti-phishing toolbar for the Mozilla Firefox browser. The company reports 60,000 downloads during the first day of the release. With 50 million Firefox downloads to date, it can likely expect many more thousands to flock to its site.
IT enterprises trying to protect themselves from security breaches, failed audits, viruses and worms, regulatory compliance, and theft of corporate and client data are potential customers for the new Altiris security suite.
Cisco Systems, known for its serial acquisitions of small and medium-size companies during the 90's boom, has returned to old habits with its acquisition of network optimizer FineGround.
The National Infrastructure Security Co-ordination Centre, based in the UK, has issued a public advisory about a Denial-of-Service vulnerability within the DNS.
NetApp's announcement last week of enterprise-class SATA storage systems demonstrates that this networking technology is moving deeper into the enterprise, while retaining the lower costs associated with it.
AEP Networks, a specialist in network and application access security, has entered into an agreement to acquire V-One Corporation, an Internet security pioneer and early application-layer SSL VPN technology provider. AEP will acquire some patents through this acquisition.
The European Union Satellite Center (EUSC) has chosen Atempo's Time Navigator as its data protection solution for terabytes of global satellite, aerial images, and collateral data. Located in the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, the EUSC is responsible for strengthening the European Union'...
Network Appliance included a new serial ATA (SATA) offering in its most recent announcement of systems designed for midrange applications. Patrick Rogers, NetApp's vice president of products and partners, said the new FAS3000 and V3000 products were designed in response to customer c...
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com), the world's leading i-technology media company, announced today the launch of its new Web site. SYS-CON.com will offer more than 86,000 articles; SYS-CON.TV (www.SYS-CON.tv), streaming live internet television and video news archives; Blog-n-play (www.b...
Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (not to be confused with annoying 404 web messaging errors), outlines how documenting and automating a process does not qualify as verification it is being followed. Now AptSoft has stepped in with a solution to this problem.
America Online today announced the launch of the all-new Netscape 8.0, which it says 'automatically adjusts safety and security settings to help protect users as they explore the Web.' Based on Firefox 1.0.3, Netscape 8.0 - says AOL - seamlessly and automatically switches between the r...
OATH, the initiative for Open Authentication, announced that the organization has met one of its initial milestones with the release of version 1.0 of the OATH Reference Architecture. Availability of the Reference Architecture document, which provides the technical framework for open a...
A big security hole that was found in the increasingly popular Mozilla Firefox browser earlier in the week has been addressed, according to Mozilla. Firefox users are encouraged to visit the company's website and download the patch.
'It was not a hacking or a security issue,' a statement from Google said yesterday, in response to speculation that Google's 15-minute weekend outage may have been a DNS hack.
An 'extremely critical' security flaw has been uncovered in the Mozilla Firefox browser. As this article was posted, no patch had been issued, just an advisory to disable JavaScript.
Central Command announced the immediate availability of 'Vexira Antivirus for Mail server' with upgraded antivirus, antispam, and spyware protection, an all inclusive e-mail security suite that significantly increases the total content protection ability of Vexira on Linux-based e-mail...
Coraid's EtherDrive Storage product is now available for Serial ATA disk drives. The refined chassis design includes 15 hot swap drive bays which accommodate standard SATA disk drives. The new shelf offers a dual GigE Interface, redundant hot swap power modules and fans. Fully populate...
Sun Microsystems showed its new Sun Java StorEdge Software and suites with subscription-based pricing at its Network Computing '05 event. Storage is offered as a complete management package or in four distinct suites, which are designed to address specific storage issues. Sun also anno...
Sun Connection is an integrated, secure network services connection designed for continuous benchmarking of IT health and performance. It provides real-time access to sophisticated remote servicing and predictive diagnostic services, availability status, software updates, and other fea...
IBM will integrate Tivoli Security Compliance Manager with its continually updated security intelligence service, the IBM Global Business Security Index. As a result of the integration, daily updates on security threats worldwide are fed into Tivoli Security Compliance Manager (SCM), ...
Bill Gates probably did not want to speak in front of politicians, and even warned his audience that he needed to be careful. So let's not be terribly hard on him. But...
Pillar Data Systems, funded by Larry Ellison's Lawrence Investments, is expected to deliver a unique storage subsystem that stores data in a system that assigns differing levels of importance to the data. Systems are also expected to compete with entrenched vendors in both the SAN and ...
The UK's SafeBuy has partnered with Thawte through its Referral Program, 't-refer.' The two companies share an overall view of Internet protection and Web security, they've reported.
Web Services Journal recently interviewed Theo Beack, Software AG's new Chief SOA Architect. Beack will be heading a new SOA Competency Center, to be based in the Washington, DC area. The Center will draw on the company's 30 years of global experience in developing sophisticated custom...
Security Risk Management, or SRM, is the latest addition to technology's alphabet soup. Skybox Software, a company that develops software in this area, said a number of analysts, including Gartner, have confirmed the need for it.
SYS-CON Media's Founder & CEO Fuat Kircaali 'got' git when he first saw the name of Linus Torvalds' newest creation: the word means 'got' in the Turkish language.
A new company out of San Diego, Intense Integrations Inc. has announced its Intense Security Pro 2005 program, designed 'to change the way we think about internet security.' The product is designed to protect users from drive-by virus attacks, spyware, adware, worms, identity theft, e...
Senforce Technologies said that it is one of five technologies or vendors to become part of the first-ever secure wireless networking solution to achieve DITSCAP (DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process) certification. Products underwent extensive an...


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