TechData news in brief

Brief takes on the week's TechData news

Brief takes on the week's TechData news

Taxware integrates with Oracle's PeopleSoft

Tax software provider Taxware has achieved Oracle-validated integration between its products and Oracle's PeopleSoft Enterprise 8.9 financial management platform. Taxware, a provider of global transaction tax calculation and compliance systems, has integrated its Taxware Enterprise version 4.3 platform with PeopleSoft. Taxware provides integrated, financial and tax compliance systems, including support for payables and order management.

Google gets personal with mobile users

Google has made it easier for mobile users to view their personal Google home pages on their mobile devices. The idea is to give users the same information they view on their PC, such as previously selected news feeds, as well as Google web e-mail. The content available has been optimised by Google to take account of smaller mobile device screens, and the slower bandwidth connections available on mobile networks.

SATA-based arrays to be used more for storage

Research company Macarthur Stroud International has predicted that users will be deploying more SATA-based disc arrays. The arrays are being used for primary storage as well as secondary storage, the research firm said. In the coming months, the uptake of these arrays will be positioned against tape libraries, enabling users to review their back-up and recovery procedures, and ensure that all their data is fully protected.

Symantec updates Deepsight system

Symantec is updating its Deepsight Threat Management System with the availability of version 7.0 later this month. Symantec Deepsight Threat Management System 7.0 will alert users to targeted attacks and offer risk ratings of potentially unwanted programs such as adware and spyware. Symantec said the service would include detailed analysis about spyware,  including how the code behaves and removal instructions.


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