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Barracuda Networks, the ISSJ provider, announced that it wanted to increase the reach of its spam firewall line with the addition of a spyware-removal feature. The company said, this feature would destroy malware from previously infected desktops. The company said it is expanding its p...
There's been a flurry of discussion this week among Internet and Web standards heavy-hitters around WebSocket, the new communications protocol supported in Chrome 4 and Safari 5. What was the main issue? Is there some kind of fundamental security vulnerability with the WS protocol? Web...
M86 Security, the global expert in real-time Web and email threat protection, today announced a new slate of opportunities and additions for their Partner Focus channel program. With enhanced product offerings, including a proven secure web gateway appliance, which offers real-time thr...
Veeam Software, a provider of data protection, disaster recovery and systems management tools for VMware virtual datacenter environments, experienced exceptional growth in every area of its business in 2009. Total bookings revenue grew 127 percent over 2008, and the customer base has g...
Symantec on Tuesday announced the publication of its January 2010 MessageLabs Intelligence Report. Analysis reveals spammers have launched new campaigns related to 2010 events to sustain the high levels of spam experienced toward the end of 2009. At the start of 2010, MessageLabs Intel...
Maxthon announced its browser already has in place technology that blocks zero-day "Aurora" hacking attacks such as the one that broke into computers run by 20 companies, including Google, Adobe, and Juniper Networks, making away with intellectual property.
Advancing acceptance and implementation of continuous PCI DSS compliance in the retail industry, Lightwave Security today introduced SecureAware, an automated IT GRC system that helps organizations manage business risks and comply with Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards ...
WinMagic (www.winmagic.com), a full-disk encryption vendor and innovator, today announced that it has joined the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) at the Contributor Level. WinMagic has been working independently with the self-encrypting drive manufacturers for over two years and is unique...
Web 2.0 applications, hosted services and social networks are examples of how today's Internet is redefining the way people interact with one another and how businesses and organizations use and manage critical applications. The rapid expansion of choices and the high number of users h...
WinMagic, a provider of disk encryption, today announced an agreement with Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), to support Intel Anti-Theft Technology (Intel AT). Combining WinMagic’s SecureDoc full-disk encryption with Intel AT will provide organizations worldwide with fully-integrated d...
Any organization that needs to meet SOX, HIPAAA or PCI compliance guidelines values best-practice guidance to ensure proper settings for its IT environment. Better still, it values software that implements such best practices. That is where Los Angeles based SysOp Tools comes into the ...
'Organizations of all shapes and sizes can get access to Google's industry leading security and compliance technologies,? said Scott Petry, Google's director of product management, as Google this week announced a series of security products Powered by Postini that deliver message filte...
Dell won't be getting its 10-K out any time soon. It's gonna blow through April 3, the day the 10-K is due, and April 18, the extension date. It's gonna add the annual report for the year ended February 2 to the pile of paperwork it already owes the SEC, It says it's waiting for its A...
Jeff Christian, the guy who started Christian & Timbers and the headhunter who got Carly Fiorina the CEO job at HP, is going to be tried for reckless homicide and involuntary manslaughter in the drug overdose death of another executive recruiter, 31-year-old Thomas Wasil, according to ...
There are times when it looks like AMD is running Intel's design department. This is definitely one of them. Intel disclosed Wednesday that it'll be following AMD down the path of squeezing its previously separate memory controller onto the processor die. Integrating the memory control...
Remember Ron Garriques, the guy that Michael Dell hired a month ago to run his new consumer unit, the guy who used to run Motorola's mobile devices business? Well, Wednesday Motorola up and reorganized, warning of unexpected Q1 losses and complaining about the unprofitable, 'unacceptab...
AMD may be teetering on the brink of financial disaster but if it does go down for the count it can comfort itself with the knowledge that it made it to eight-largest semiconductor house in the world last year, up from 15th on the back of a 91.6% increase in revenues, according to mark...
Secure64, which as you might expect is best friends with Intel and HP - but not to the point either of them has put money in the joint - claims that it's got the first and only DNS server software that's immune to rootkits and malware and resistant to denial of service attacks. And it ...
CNBC's inimitable Jim Cramer told his investor following last night to stay away from IBM until they heard that IBM CEO Sam Palmisano was gone. Since taking over the company five years ago, Palmisano has returned 1% to stockholders, Cramer said, 'you might as well have your money in a ...
EMC is going to IPO 10% of VMware this summer. It'll give VMware a recruiting and retention incentive and money that's not EMC's to grow on. It's also supposed to increase the visibility into VMware's performance and signal that the company is committed to its open platform strategy ...
Emergent OnLine, an IT Solutions Provider and one of the most trusted IT integrators in the Washington metropolitan area, announced that it received a $1.5 Million award to modernize the desktop computing infrastructure of a US Department of Defense agency, transforming it into a virtu...
EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced version 7.0 of the Rainfinity(R) Global File Virtualization(TM) solution, extending EMC's market-leading capabilities in file virtualization and management to support enterprise archiving from hete...
Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced the availability of the first in a series of Thin Computing Reference Platforms designed for major industry players looking to incorporate thin-computing technology into their product portfolios. The first Thin Compu...
Today at VMworld, DataCore Software is showcasing the versatility of its SANmelody(TM) SAN software, which supports both Fibre Channel (FC) and iSCSI connectivity. SANmelody software, with its auto fail-over, enterprise-level iSCSI capabilities and state-of-the-art storage services, is...
Well, if it can make it x86-compatible, get somebody to write a workable operating system for it, teach the world a new way of parallel computing-style programming, and produce it in volume, Intel is going to have itself a general-purpose 'Teraflops' chip in a few years. The company ha...
Start-up semiconductor house P.A. Semi Inc. has confounded the doubters and naysayers who claimed it could never develop a freaking complicated 2GHz Power chip - with every feature currently known to man - that typically consumes just 5W-13W - or worse case 25W with both of its cores r...
Intel has figured out a way to make its 45nm chips more threatening to AMD - at least this year and adding to its current momentum - while at the same time reinforcing Moore's Law, which says transistor counts double every two years. It claims it's made one of the biggest leaps in tran...
Michael Dell has come back to clean up the mess left by CEO Kevin Rollins, whose immediate resignation was accepted late Wednesday after the market closed. Rollins is gone from the Dell board as well as its executive suite. His departure has been widely expected, despite Michael's ins...
Imagine a completely deconstructed operating system that the user, or service provider, glues together out of just the pieces he needs and pays for it à la carte. Okay, now imagine Microsoft - which has repeatedly told antitrust authorities the world over for years that it can't possi...
According to ex-HP VP of business development and strategy Karl Kamb, a guy HP fired in 2005 and is suing, HP paid the former president of Dell Japan Katsumi Iizuka for Dell's printer plans - product configurations, specifications, target costs, pricing estimates, third-party manufactu...
The Nasdaq is willing to let Dell stock continue to trade provided the company explains a few things to the exchange about that completely opaque audit committee investigation that's been going on internally seemingly interminably by March 1 and file its delinquent financial reports wi...
The war with Intel has left high-flying AMD shot full of holes with its precious server ASPs limping and its stock price in tatters, a situation that might maintain at least until it can get Barcelona, its highly touted quad-core, out and take some of the wind out of Intel's sails. App...
Federal prosecutors and SEC lawyers interviewed Apple CEO Steve Jobs last week about Apple's backdating practices. Nobody's talking about what transpired but doubtless the ground they covered included how an options award that went to him happened to be explained away by forged board m...
In a move akin to the Peace of Westphalia that brought an end to that nasty little European episode known as the Thirty Years War, Sun and Intel this week formally ceased hostilities. Laying religious differences aside like the Protestants and Catholics in 1648, Sun is going to sell In...
Platform Solutions Inc. (PSI), the mainframe wannabe whose Itanium-based servers can run IBM's z/OS mainframe operating system as well as Windows, Unix and Linux, has sued IBM for antitrust, charging Big Blue with, among other things, tying the sale of z/OS to the sale of its mainframe...
On a roll after its détente with Intel, Sun Tuesday came in with respectable numbers for a change and announced that - for some illusive reason - Guernsey-based KKR Private Equity Investors LP had put $700 million in the company in the form of convertible notes. Sun, which has close to...
One of HP's low-level operatives, Bryan Wagner, 'a/k/a mike@yahoo.com,' apparently HP's chief pretexter, has pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy and aggravated identity theft. It could mean seven years in the calaboose and a fine of $500,000. His plea agreement is sealed. ...
With only 12 day left to go before the Great Vista Rollout to consumers on January 30 and missing no trick, Microsoft said late Wednesday that it would break with its tradition of boxed or pre-loaded software and supply the thing online. It's come up with three ways for customers to b...
Cutting AMD off at the knees in Q4 left Intel limping a bit too. Sequentially Intel did great - revenues up 11%, hitting the top of its projections, income up 15%, operating income up 8% - enough for CFO Andy Bryant to characterize Intel's performance as a 'strong ending to a difficult...
For the second time in a row HP beat out Dell in moving PCs worldwide, this time increasing its lead, according to both Gartner and IDC. Gartner reckons HP shipments in Q4 grew 24% in Q4, giving it 17.4% of the world market, and it figures Dell's sales dropped 8.7%, reducing its share ...