October 2007

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    Hospital e-mail waiting lists can take weeks

    Even the largest, most innovative NHS hospitals can take weeks just to perform a simple e-mail retrieval process, it emerged yesterday, as the University Hospital Birmingham (UHB) announced an implementation of an enterprise archiving system.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    Halloween hackers will infect PCs with dancing skeleton

    Cybercriminals aim to tempt computer users with malware hidden in a dancing skeleton, warns security supplier Sophos.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    EMC buys Voyence

    Storage provider EMC has bought Voyence - a supplier of network configuration software. The purchase extends EMC's competencies in IT service management.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    US, Russia and China main sources of malicious content

    The world's superpowers, the US, Russia and China, are the top three sources of malicious content, with Britain a lowly 14th, according to two reports by security experts Kaspersky Lab.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    De Vere outsources IT support to CMS

    Hotel and venues group De Vere has outsourced its IT support to CMS.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    Criminals using MP3 spam to ramp up share prices

    Music files are the best tools for criminals to bypass IT security, according to a report by MessageLabs Intelligence.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    US laws to block 3Com buy-out

    The proposed sale of 3Com to Bain Capital Partners and China's Huawei Technologies has drawn the attention of U.S. lawmakers because it involves sensitive security technology.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    Growth in IT sector threatened by inept management

    Long-term company growth in the IT sector will be threatened by bad management, the Chartered Management Institute ...

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    SAP user group leaders to meet SAP senior managers

    The heads of SAP user groups from around the world are planning to meet SAP senior management in Boston in December.

  • October 31, 2007 31 Oct'07

    Oracle BEA offer expires

    Oracle's offer to buy BEA expired on Sunday. BEA shareholders should not assume that Oracle will renew its $17 per share offer in the future as Oracle may have commited its capital elsewhere in the future, said the bidder.