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IBM has announced that its BladeCenter system uses up to 30 percent less energy than HP BladeSystem. As energy prices rise to nearly 15 cents per kilowatt hour in New York City, 21 cents per kilowatt hour in Tokyo and up to 23 cents per kilowatt hour in London, businesses can save hund...
IBM has announced that InteleNet Communications, dealing in on-demand managed hosting and Internet services, has improved the reliability, accessibility and reduced energy costs in its sprawling 55,000-square-foot data center by using the IBM BladeCenter platform.
Microsoft has announced upcoming product milestones designed to help information workers, IT professionals and developers manage data complexity. In his keynote speech at the 2006 Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Community Summit, Paul Flessner, senior vice president of D...
IBM has announced its Internet Security Systems division will offer customers a new hardware solution for centralized security management. Based on the existing IBM Proventia Management SiteProtector software, the new appliance is designed to make it easier for companies of all sizes t...
IBM has announced that it is enhancing its line of x86 servers with the introduction of four, quad-core IBM systems and a new blade utilizing the quad-core Intel Xeon 5300 processor. System x servers provide a whole new level of value for clients, delivering three to four times perform...
IBM has announced the introduction of two new midrange storage servers designed for companies that require 'hardened' infrastructures because of the industries they address or the data center environments where the equipment is located.
Aladdin Knowledge Systems, dealing in Software DRM, strong authentication and content security solutions, has announced that Transbeam, one of New York City's leading ISPs for hotels and schools, has selected Aladdin's eSafe SecureSurfing solution to offer its ISP customers with a firs...
IBM has announced new migration programs to further accelerate the momentum of clients switching from HP's Mercury software and OpenView systems management software to IBM with a 25 percent discount on select Rational and Tivoli software.
At Microsoft Tech-Ed: Developers, Microsoft has announced that an enhanced version of Dotfuscator Community Edition (CE) will be included in the next major release of Microsoft Visual Studio, code-named 'Orcas.'
At the opening of Storage Networking World, IBM has announced an expansion of its enterprise line of disk arrays, including the introduction of a new flexible choice warranty option, while also adding new models to its enterprise tape portfolio that include the world's first 700 GB phy...
Cenzic, a provider of automated application security assessment and compliance solutions, has unveiled Hailstorm Enterprise ARC (Application Risk Controller), the first product to address application security assessment across the enterprise. With its intelligent dashboard, Cenzic Ente...
Dell wheeled out its Intel heartbreakers at Oracle OpenWorld, touting the price/performance, performance per watt and simplicity of its first two Opteron servers. The one-time Intel loyalist started selling AMD PCs in September.
With ATI Technologies in its pocket and only the $5.4 billion acquisition bill left to pay off, AMD is now supposed to deliver on a broad design initiative code named Fusion that creates a new class of x86 processor that integrates the CPU and the GPU at the silicon level. These Fusion...
SGI, fresh out of Chapter 11 and just back trading on the Nasdaq, filed a patent infringement suit against ATI Technologies Inc in district court in Wisconsin, where SGI's research and manufacturing facilities are located. The suit was filed Monday, two days before AMD closed on its pr...
IBM has announced a new dynamic data warehousing platform, built upon the industry-leading DB2 9 'Viper' data server, that is designed to help customers quickly and easily gain greater insight into their business information.
A new digital archive storage system from Sun Microsystems, the creator of the Solaris Operating System, is helping computer generated imagery (CGI) leader Rhythm & Hues protect Superman's secret lair and the studio's 20 years worth of groundbreaking CGI work. Sun's solution has helped...
Apple has announced that its entire MacBook Pro line of notebooks now includes the new Intel Core 2 Duo processor and delivers performance that is up to 39 percent faster than the previous generation. All MacBook Pro models now offer double the memory and greater storage capacity than ...
Sun ended the first fiscal quarter of 2007 with significant customer momentum for its recently enhanced IT product portfolio and the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS), including key wins with Alcatel, MasterCard, Research in Motion (RIM), the US Library of Congress, and Verizon Wireless...
Further increasing its performance, capacity and innovation lead in network storage, DataDirect Networks will showcase its highest performing and most dense storage solutions, the S2A9550 Cluster Solutions and S2A9550 Archive Solution, at this year's SEG (Society of Exploration Geophys...
Staid old Dell, which unlike its erstwhile image has turned into a regular trouble magnet, said Monday that it wouldn't be filing its second-quarter 10-Q on time - the one that covers the period when revenues plummeted 51% - because of that mysterious government probe into its books th...
Years ago, when Itanium - or what became Itanium - was still a threat and HP was working closely with Intel on the chip, this paper contacted a guy working deep inside the HP side of the project to find out more about the then-mysterious widgetry. Our budding relationship didn't last a...
StillSecure, provider of an award-winning, integrated suite of enterprise network security solutions, has announced Safe Access v5.0, a network access control (NAC) solution.
Danish security research organisation Secunia states that the rise in the number of discovered vulnerabilities in the period July 2004 to July 2006 was 77%. And 23% of all disclosed vulnerabilities are still without a patch solution - an explosive cocktail for company assets.
For the third week in a row, IBM has spent in the neighborhood of a billion dollars on software acquisitions. This time it's the upscale neighborhood of $1.3 billion cash, which is what it intends to lay out for Internet Security Systems (ISS) in the name of IBM Global Services. Servic...
'Clients increasingly recognize that security must become a network-integrated business process rather than a reactive response to individual threats,' said Tom Noonan, President and CEO of Internet Security Systems, Inc. (ISS) as it was announced yesterday that ISS had entered into a ...
In fact it says build 5472 was 'a pretty solid platform, and one that can be used for day-to-day activities, with little fear of serious disruption,' basically a lot better than the original Beta 2. But, it says, 'There are still a lot of holes under the surface' like graphic drivers a...
The fight against spam just got easier today for ISPs, Web Hosts, Universities and anyone who manages multiple domains. Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt-PRO anti-spam solution, announced the release of CanIt-Domain-PRO an anti-spam solution designed specific...
'IT organizations need to ensure the availability and recoverability of email, database and other business applications across their storage infrastructure,' said Bob Davis, senior vice president and general manager of CA's Storage Management business unit. ?With this acquisition, CA i...
Findings from Sophos show that the most widespread threat from January to date is the Sober-Z worm, which at its peak, accounted for one in every 13 emails, even though it was programmed to stop spreading on January 6, 2006. New Trojans now outweigh viruses and worms by 4:1, compared t...
A lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court in Seattle by a Los Angeles resident allges that Microsoft has not adequately disclosed details of its WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) feature when it was delivered to PC users through the company's Automatic Update system.
Marvell Technology and Intel announced that they have signed an agreement for Intel to sell its communications and application processor business to Marvell for a purchase price of $600 million plus the assumption by Marvell of certain liabilities. The planned sale will give Marvell a ...
Information security, information storage. Two topics that often go together, but now taken to new levels by the breaking story about storage giant EMC buying security goliath RSA. One thing, neither of the two Boston-area companies will have to anyone very far, and perhaps their simil...
Novacoast, an IT professional services firm and developer of Rapid Deployment methodologies, announces StorageManagerRD, the rapid deployment of Novell's Storage Manager 2. StorageManagerRD is the full implementation of Storage Manager 2, Novell's policy-driven storage management solut...
Mark Canepa, who's been running storage over at Sun, is leaving the company - whether voluntarily or involuntarily is unclear - so Sun's new CEO Jonathan Schwartz is moving Sparc server boss David Yen in to replace him. Yen will report directly to Schwartz.
Storage giant EMC Corporation has acquired a privately held North American-based IT professional services firm, Interlink. The company will become a part of EMC's expanding Microsoft Practice within EMC Technology Solutions.
'As part of Microsoft's routine, monthly security update cycle,' Microsoft announced yesterday, 'we released five new security updates.' One of the five addressed an unpatched bug in the Internet Explorer (IE) browser that hackers had been exploiting for several weeks.
Trimble announced that it has acquired privately-held Quantm International, Inc. and its subsidiary Quantm Ltd. of Australia in an all-cash transaction. Quantm is a provider of transportation route optimization software used for planning highways, railways, pipelines and canals. The in...
Equifax Inc. announced that it has formed a joint venture with ATM Corp. to launch a national settlement services company. Equifax Settlement Services LLC will provide a complete set of mortgage settlement offerings, including title, closing and appraisal services.
'Digi-Data has a history of providing innovative technology,' said Dennis Cindrich, President and CEO of Digi-Data. 'bigVault's secure online services expand our product offering by helping customers cost-effectively store and access large amounts of digital content from anywhere in th...
Bradmark's Surveillance DB for Sybase ASE simplifies database management by providing detailed statistics on session and process activity, locked sessions, batch contention, file I/O and much more, which can all be viewed simultaneously for multiple databases. It is shipped with a set ...