January 2006

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    IBM plans launch of next generation blades

    IBM is believed to be planning the launch of its next generation of blade servers next week, as it attempts to stay number one in the market ahead of Hewlett-Packard.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    SAP to enter hosted CRM market

    SAP is planning to announce its entry into the hosted customer relationship management (CRM) market this week, to take on the likes of and Siebel.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    IBM releases free DB2 database

    IBM has released a free version of its DB2 database, aimed at attracting application developers who may have chosen open source alternatives instead.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    AOL patches critical media player flaw

    Users of AOL’s Winamp 5.12 media player are being urged to upgrade it to avoid a critical flaw in the player that could allow a remote attacker to take over their system.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Cisco patches against network authorisation flaw

    Cisco Systems has patched a hole in it main operating switch and router operating system which could allow users to get access to network privileges above their authorisation.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    World first for Performance Technologies

    Performance Technologies has launched the CPC5564 Single Board Computer.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Oracle and security researcher in patch dispute

    Oracle and a UK security researcher are engaged in a public war of words after the researcher issued an unofficial patch against an Oracle application server flaw.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Next Itanium servers will be cheaper to run

    Intel's forthcoming Montecito Itanium server chip will consume less power and be more cost-effective to run than earlier Itanium products.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    IBM tightens Lotus integration with SAP

    IBM is building tighter integrations between its Lotus Notes e-mail suite and SAP enterprise software.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Computer crime costs US firms £38bn

    The FBI has found that almost 9 out of 10 companies said they’d suffered some kind of security incident in 2005 and three-quarters of those attacks caused financial damage.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Businesses lose the work/life tussle

    According to an employment study by Telewest Business, British workers are increasingly unwilling to disrupt their home lives and relocate for work.