Technology news in brief: Near-field comms, Verisign evolves

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Technology news in brief: Near-field comms, Verisign evolves

Short takes on this week's technology news

Consortium to promote near-field mobile apps

A Europe-wide consortium of companies, universities and user groups has been created to develop an open architecture for the development and use of near-field communications-enabled applications in mobile handsets.

www.nfc-forum.org/aboutnfc

Verisign restructures to meet digital demand

VeriSign has restructured its business to meet growing demand for digital infrastructure services. The security supplier has combined three business units: VeriSign Security Services, VeriSign Information Services and VeriSign Communications Services.

www.verisign.com

IEEE works on federated architecture standard

The IEEE has begun work on the first standard for the verification of high-level architecture federations. The standards body has also approved a revision of IEEE 16085, which describes a process for managing risk on systems.

www.ieee.org/web/standards/home

Brocade buys San rival McData for £500m

Brocade has completed the acquisition of McData for £500m. Brocade said it plans to boost the interoperability of the suppliers' networked storage equipment.

www.brocade.com/integrated_productoffering.pdf





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