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Small businesses, corporate workgroups, and branch offices with increasing data storage needs are the target market for Dell's recently announced PowerVault 745N network attached storage (NAS) server. The PowerVault 745N provides up to 4 TB of external SCSI-attached storage along with ease-of-use features that are critical to the entry-level market. In addition to new levels of expandability, the system's management features and performance capabilities deliver advanced functionality for business tasks such as data consolidation and backup. Powered by Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 and the latest Intel processors, it can be deployed quickly and easily onto virtually any network. Deployment has been simplified to take as little as 15 minutes. The 1U rack-optimized PowerVault 745N offers customers a choice of Intel Celeron or Pentium 4 processor with speeds up t... (more)

Google Puts New Anti-Phishing Measures Into Gmail

Google's new Gmail service has been outfitted with a number of security features designed to thwart phishing con artists. Its new anti-phishing security measures are designed to alert users of suspected e-mail scams. The anti-phishing security feature disables hypertext links inside e-mails. Phishing scams typically involve redirecting users onto fraudulent sites once they have been lured by a cleverly disguised e-mail from a familiar company or service provider. Gmail has also provided a prominent "Report Spam" button to its users. Any messages reported as spam get sent to a sep... (more)

Arkeia Expands Support to Include Mac OS X Tiger

Arkeia Corporation has announced that its Arkeia Network Backup solution now supports the recently released Mac OS X Tiger operating system. Arkeia also offers hot backup plug-ins to safeguard MySQL and LDAP data applications operating in Macintosh environments. The Arkeia Mac OS X client performs backup of all files, including documents and applications, as well as important system files such as the Netinfo database. In addition, users can preserve privilege information and special file system features like Mac OS resource forks and Finder attributes. The Arkeia backup solution... (more)

Hurricane Katrina "Cyber-Scams" – National Cyber Security Alliance Issues Warning

The loss of life and destruction of property wrought by Hurricane Katrina has been utterly devastating. Unfortunately, now there is another after-effect to worry about, says the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA): online criminals are already taking advantage of generous individuals who are looking to donate online to disaster relief efforts. The FBI is currently investigating hundreds of Web sites posing as online charities to lure in potential donors and obtain their financial information. In addition, there are reports of phony e-mails from fake charities being used to sp... (more)

Quest Software's JClass ServerChart Certified for Eclipse-Based IBM Rational Java Development Solutions

Quest Software Inc., a leading provider of application, database and infrastructure management solutions,  announced that the new version of JClass ServerChart is now certified by IBM as an integrated plug-in for the IBM Rational Software Development Platform (SDP), which is built on Eclipse. Version 5.5 of JClass ServerChart, part of JClass ServerViews, Quest's award-winning suite of Java components, now includes new usability enhancements for Java Web developers. "End users have high expectations for usability and visualization in business Web applications, and JClass ServerVie... (more)