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Nick Mayes, Principal Analyst for Global Computing Services at Datamonitor, noted: 'Overall, this has been a major quarter for offshore sourcing. Large corporations such as ABN AMRO are dealing directly with offshore services vendors, and are signing deals worth hundreds of millions of...
ArcSight, the global leader in Enterprise Security Management (ESM) software, has announced the release of version 3.5 of its flagship solution. ArcSight ESM 3.5 specifically addresses the mission-critical security and compliance requirements of the largest, most demanding deployments ...
'Google worked quickly to complete the fix on its website, which is no longer exposed to this vulnerability,' said secure content management solutions provider Finjan, as it back-announced that it had informed Google last week of a dangerous cross site scripting vulnerability on its we...
Overland Storage today announced that it has signed a License and Distribution Agreement with a major OEM customer for the company's REO Protection OS intelligent, embedded data protection software.
Internet security pioneer and leader Check Point Software Technologies has agree to buy privately held Sourcefire, creator of Snort, for $225M - helping Check Point expand its strategy from primarily offering perimeter gateway security solutions to provide a fully integrated architectu...
McAfee today raised the risk assessment to Medium on the recently discovered W32/Sober.r@MM!M-151, also known as Sober.r. The worm arrives as a .zip file attached to e-mail and has many of the same functionalities as its Sober predecessors.
Global Software, which calls itself the premier provider of real-time spreadsheet financial and business performance management (BPM) analytics tools, announced that it will partner with Paris, France-based ERA Informatique to resell its Spreadsheet Server for J.D. Edwards, Budget Mana...
IBM and Univa Corporation announced a joint agreement whereby IBM will license commercial releases of Globus software from Univa, the leading provider of commercial software and professional services for open source Globus software.
Strategic Computer Solutions, an IBM Premier and On Demand Business Partner with more than 1,500 customers in the northeast, announced the acquisition of Principle Software, a New England eBusiness and portal solutions innovator, by its related company, Strategic Computer Services, LL...
TriGeo Network Security, the pioneer and leader of Automated Remediation through Intelligent Correlation, announced the 64-bit version of TriGeo Security Information Manager (SIM). Version 3.2 is the first completely 64-bit security information management appliance on the market and wa...
Altiris, a pioneer of IT lifecycle management solutions that reduce the total cost of owning IT resources,announced 'revolutionary' new software management capabilities available with the upcoming release of Altiris Software Virtualization Solution.
Cloudmark Inc. and Qpass announced from the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment conference that they have partnered to provide mobile carriers all around the world with a new mobile version of Authority, Cloudmark's award-winning gateway solution, to protect against spam, malware and ot...
Interlink Networks, a leading developer of network security and access control software, today announced the release of the newest version of its RAD-Series RADIUS authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server, Version 7.1, engineered specifically for Internet service prov...
Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for the Microsoft SQL Server and NEC Solutions (America), Inc., a premier provider of integrated solutions for the Connected Enterprise in North America announced, a technology partnership that will deliver a high per...
nCircle, a leading provider of enterprise-class vulnerability and risk management solutions, has announced the general availability of version 6.5 of nCircle IP360. With this industry leading release, IP360 becomes the only vulnerability and risk management solution to offer integrated...
Packeteer, a provider of WAN Application Optimization, and Tacit Networks, a provider of enterprise-wide branch office IT solutions, have announced a strategic alliance that will enable joint customers to consolidate and centralize e-mail, Web and file servers at corporate data centers...
Behavior-based security technology, i.e. technology that identifies online threats such as worms, viruses, Trojan horses, keystroke loggers, and phishing sites by their actions and characteristics, is about to become a core component of Symantec's baseline consumer security and enterpr...
A Florida-based provider of business e-mail security solutions is offering companies in the path of Hurricane Rita a free service to protect and preserve e-mail traffic should their servers be affected by the impact of the storm.
Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 was released yesterday and is now available for download. Fixes are included for the international domain name (IDN) link buffer overflow vulnerability and the Linux command line URL parsing flaw.
'We commend AOL for taking advantage of our industry-leading anti-spyware solution to protect their users from these pervasive threats,' said Jeff Clarke, CA's Chief Operating Officer, as America Online yesterday launched AOL Spyware Protection 2.0 powered by by eTrust PestPatrol Anti-...
Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Alacris Inc., a global provider of certificate management and identity assurance software products, an acquisition that enhances Microsoft's declared strategy of providing easily administered identity and access management solutions.
'Attackers are moving away from large, multipurpose attacks on network perimeters and toward smaller, more targeted attacks directed at Web and client-side applications,' said Arthur Wong, vice president of Symantec Security Response and Managed Security Services, as Symantec yesterday...
HP and Peregrine Systems have agreed that HP will acquire Peregrine for $26.08 per share, representing an aggregate equity value of $425 million. Upon close of the acquisition, Peregrine, and its leading IT asset and service management software portfolio, will be integrated into the HP...
HP announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AppIQ, a leading provider of open storage area network management and storage resource management technologies that help enterprise customers manage servers and storage.
Project MegaGrid, launched in December 2004 by Dell Inc., EMC Corporation, Intel Corporation, and Oracle, announced that Phase II of the multi-year initiative has produced dynamic provisioning best practices to manage heavy workloads in a grid computing environment.
DataDirect Technologies, the software industry leader in standards-based components for connecting applications to data, and an operating unit of Progress Software Corporation, announced that the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD), United Kingdom's official export credit agency...
Symantec Corp. released the eighth volume of its Internet Security Threat Report, one of the most comprehensive sources of Internet threat data in the world. The semiannual report identified new methods of using malicious code for financial gain with increasing frequency to target desk...
Protegrity Corporation has announced the availability of a new suite of services designed to help companies mitigate the risks and costs related to data security breaches and non-compliance with security regulations and policies.
Sarbanes-Oxley and similar regulatory mandates require enterprises to document and disseminate specific policies and internal controls used to ensure compliance with corporate governance objectives. Now two companies have joined together to help corporations and government agencies tra...
iApple updated its 3U Xserve RAID rack storage system this week to a hefty 7TB capacity, saying it would sell it for the 'industry's most aggressive price' of $1.86 per gigabyte.
Malware-fighting specialists PandaLabs has managed to close the web page that hosted one of the files of the P2Load.A 'Google-spoofing' worm, after contacting the Internet Service Provider hosting the file.
GoAhead Software, the expert in building integrated middleware for highly available systems, announced the availability of GoAhead SelfReliant 5.0 - Early Access Release, its carrier-grade, application ready high availability software platform. The newest release offers implementation ...
MaximumSoft Corp. announced the release of WebCopier 4.3. The program allows to download entire Web sites, store them locally and view them later, at users' convenience. WebCopier provides access to the downloaded information at any time, no matter where its users are, no Internet conn...
Covast, a leading provider of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) integration solutions for collaborative business environments, has been included in a recent research report conducted by Gartner, Inc., an independent industry research and advisory firm.
Calling it an extension of its leadership in the database security tools market, SoftTree Technologies, Inc. announced immediate availability of DB Audit Expert 2.7. This new version extends multi-vendor database support with advanced security auditing solutions for Microsoft SQL Serve...
A nonprofit program specializing in identity theft, The Identity Theft Resource Center, published today a comprehensive study of identity theft indicating a jump in child and family identity theft and revealing secondary effects of this crime that have never been explored or exposed.
Trend Micro has announced the results of a study that reveal why some end users in enterprise environments around the world are more likely to engage in riskier online behavior at work than home. The findings place added emphasis on the security challenge IT organizations face in prote...
ANTs software, a developer of high-performance SQL database management systems, announced that 2M Technologies, Inc. (www.2mtech.com), a provider of CRM, Logistics, accounting and ERP business solutions, has licensed the ANTs Data Server to power its ResponsePro enterprise resource pla...
Apple has updated its Xserve RAID rack storage system to deliver a massive 7 terabytes of storage capacity and has upgraded its Xserve 1U rack optimized server with up to three 500GB drives, achieving a groundbreaking 1.5TB of storage.
Sun has announced the availability of seven new storage solutions, less than two weeks after adding the acclaimed family of StorageTek archiving and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) products and services to its storage arsenal.