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  • March 25, 2002 25 Mar'02

    IBM inspires Tivoli makeover

    IBM's Tivoli Systems unit is set to make over its entire line of offerings as part of a broad effort to extend network and...

  • March 21, 2002 21 Mar'02

    EMC sends WideSky to developers

    Storage giant EMC yesterday announced the availability of a developer's suite for its WideSky middleware, marking another stage...

  • March 20, 2002 20 Mar'02

    Fujitsu Softek enters storagemanagement fray

    After two years in development, Fujitsu Softek's Storage Manager 1.1.0 software has made its debut. It is one of the first...

  • March 19, 2002 19 Mar'02

    Network Appliance unveils NearStore 100

    Network attached storage pioneer Network Appliance has rolled out its latest storage server and software for backup and recovery...

  • March 04, 2002 04 Mar'02

    Quantum bridges backup gap

    Quantum is set to launch a disc storage product that will enable companies to run data backups at much faster speeds.

  • February 26, 2002 26 Feb'02

    BroadVision rolls out integration services

    BroadVision has expanded its OEM agreement with webMethods to provide integration capabilities for its entire suite of...

  • February 26, 2002 26 Feb'02

    IBM cranks up semiconductor circuit speed

    IBM claims it has developed the world's fastest semiconductor circuit.

  • February 25, 2002 25 Feb'02

    Vitria launches integration suites

    Vitria Technology has launched two prefabricated, configurable enterprise application integration solutions which it claims offer...

  • February 25, 2002 25 Feb'02

    IBM spotlights digital media

    IBM has announced a new division dedicated to helping companies store, manage, distribute and leverage digital media on an...

  • February 22, 2002 22 Feb'02

    Legato to acquire OTG Software

    Enterprise storage management software vendor Legato has announced the purchase of data storage maker OTG Software.

  • February 21, 2002 21 Feb'02

    Faults in core Web protocols

    Large sections of the Internet could be blacked out if key routing companies fail to patch a series of vulnerabilities in the...

  • February 20, 2002 20 Feb'02

    IBM to ease DB2 administration

    IBM has revealed that the next release of its DB2 database will ease administration hassles and contain better XML document...

  • February 19, 2002 19 Feb'02

    PartnerWorld: IBM and Avaya integrate CRM tools

    IBM is extending its alliance with longtime partner Avaya. The two companies said they will work together to integrate Avaya's...

  • February 14, 2002 14 Feb'02

    IBM puts RAID in entry-level server

    Computing giant IBM has announced a low-power, entry-level server with integrated RAID support, which it says has a lower price...

  • February 07, 2002 07 Feb'02

    Tivoli server management extended to Lotus Domino

    Tivoli's server health management and planning toolset will be extended to the forthcoming Domino 6 server, writes Eric Doyle.

  • February 07, 2002 07 Feb'02

    Sun makes a stand as enterprise storage vendor

    Sun Microsystems is to simplify its sstorage software and roll out hardware featuring technology licensed from Vicom Systems in a...

  • January 31, 2002 31 Jan'02

    Lotusphere: IBM shows off chat and e-mail concepts

    IBM Research has used this year's Lotusphere show to preview two of the company's research projects called Babble and Loops.

  • January 31, 2002 31 Jan'02

    LinuxWorld: Caldera revamps Volution Manager

    Caldera International will next month deliver version 1.1 of its Volution Manager Web-based management and administration system...

  • January 31, 2002 31 Jan'02

    IBM nets BT with restructured ASP approach

    IBM's restructuring of its Lotus hosting partner program for ASPs has resulted in the company winning its largest European...

  • January 29, 2002 29 Jan'02

    Lotusphere: New Notes and Domino by September

    IBM subsidiary Lotus kicked off its annual user conference, Lotusphere, with an appearance by Ben Stein, currently star of the...

  • January 25, 2002 25 Jan'02

    Team effort to benefit mobile users

    IBM, Motorola and Vodafone are working together to develop device-management technology in an effort to bring convenient...

  • January 24, 2002 24 Jan'02

    US storage hardware market suffers slump

    The disc storage systems hardware market in the US fell by $5.7bn (£3.5bn) in 2001, according to a study from IDC.

  • January 22, 2002 22 Jan'02

    IBM redesigns Director's set

    IBM has extended its PC management software Director, giving users a host of new automation and error-checking tools that could...

  • January 15, 2002 15 Jan'02

    Compaq firms up low-end storage line

    PC and server manufacturer Compaq has begun shipping a new storage product that brings high-end data protection tools to...

  • January 09, 2002 09 Jan'02

    Microsoft replaces head of services unit

    Microsoft has named a former executive of IBM to head up its worldwide services group.

  • December 20, 2001 20 Dec'01

    IBM and Oracle square up for database battle in 2002

    The leading database heavyweights are flexing their muscles in what could become the major technology battle of next year.

  • December 16, 2001 16 Dec'01

    Compaq takes the virtual storage route

    Compaq believes a new era of heterogeneous storage could emerge in 2002, saying it expects to launch a true disk virtualisation...

  • December 16, 2001 16 Dec'01

    When Business Partners meet

    The IBM CUA's Business Partner Group met last month to hear senior IBMers intone wise words. An excited Elspeth Wales reports on...

  • December 13, 2001 13 Dec'01

    IT chiefs do not plan integration

    Most UK IT directors do not consider integration tasks at the planning stages of IT projects, according to a survey published...

  • December 13, 2001 13 Dec'01

    IBM unveils CRM initiative

    IBM Global Services is launching a hosted service for customer relationship management, with an offering intended to help...

  • December 13, 2001 13 Dec'01

    BEA to offer integration adapters

    BEA Systems will begin offering application adapters based on J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA) to provide a standardised means...

  • December 12, 2001 12 Dec'01

    Hewlett-Packard updates UDDI tools

    Hewlett-Packard and SilverStream have unveiled new tools for universal description, discovery and integration (UDDI) directories.

  • December 12, 2001 12 Dec'01

    IBM to build digital archive for Coca-Cola

    The Coca-Cola Company has chosen IBM to build a digital asset management system to store images of thousands of Coca-Cola...

  • December 11, 2001 11 Dec'01

    Network Appliance previews NearStore product line

    Network attached storage (NAS) pioneer Network Appliance plans to launch a new storage product family, called NearStore, in mid...

  • December 06, 2001 06 Dec'01

    Integration in low gear at Ford

    Ford has given its customers an online service booking system before it has completed tough integration work through its dealer...

  • November 30, 2001 30 Nov'01

    Compaq ships unit to push SAN take-up

    Compaq has released a storage unit designed to let users recycle some of their old hardware while upgrading to a more flexible...

  • November 29, 2001 29 Nov'01

    Trouble in store?

    Spending on storage is soaring. But a major new study suggests that many firms don't understand what they are buying. Karl...

  • November 27, 2001 27 Nov'01

    Oracle eases integration with Small Business Suite

    Oracle has unveiled new integration features that allow third-party applications to exchange data with its Small Business Suite.

  • November 19, 2001 19 Nov'01

    IBM grows disk storage share

    IBM is taken an increasing share of the worldwide disk storage market, according to a survey by IDC.

  • November 15, 2001 15 Nov'01

    Pilkington's SAP roll-out to recoup cost in two years

    Pilkington, the automotive glass maker, has said it expects a full return on investment (ROI) in two years for an IT integration...

  • November 14, 2001 14 Nov'01

    Tivoli and SAP team up to offer protection

    IBM's Tivoli Systems network management division has released products that support solutions by enterprise resource software...

  • November 09, 2001 09 Nov'01

    Cognos commits to integration

    Business information software company Cognos is to announce a framework that will make it easier to integrate business...

  • November 09, 2001 09 Nov'01

    IBM trials e-payment system in Japan

    IBM is to trial a business-to-business (B2B) Internet payment system that complies with Identrus's trust standard, the global...

  • November 09, 2001 09 Nov'01

    EMC and Compaq agree to cross-license

    Compaq and EMC, two of the largest and fiercest competitors in the storage arena, have opened their programming interfaces to...

  • November 08, 2001 08 Nov'01

    Peregrine releases business integration suite

    Peregrine Systems has launched an application suite for business integration.

  • November 05, 2001 05 Nov'01

    IBM self-healer to monitor sick PCs

    From the new year, IBM is to offer its largest outsourcing customers in the UK Virtual Helpdesk, a system that uses agent...

  • October 31, 2001 31 Oct'01

    IBM drops Compaq to go it alone

    IBM has unveiled a midrange storage system, while at the same time quietly cancelling a major storage partnership agreement with...

  • October 25, 2001 25 Oct'01

    Oracle entices IBM users

    Oracle has released new migration tools that it hopes will encourage developers to migrate their applications from IBM's DB2...

  • October 24, 2001 24 Oct'01

    CA gears up for single currency storage

    Single currency storage (SCS) will take off when the wireless Internet finally becomes a reality, said Sanjay Kumar, president...

  • October 23, 2001 23 Oct'01

    Dell and EMC talk up storage deal

    Dell and EMC have insisted that users will benefit from their five-year, multibillion-dollar storage deal signed on 22 October.

  • October 18, 2001 18 Oct'01

    CRM initiatives fail due to lack of integration

    Corporate customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives that lack integration between internal systems often leave customers...

  • October 17, 2001 17 Oct'01

    Lower third quarter earnings for major IT players

    IBM and Unisys reported lower revenues for the third quarter, while Intel committed itself to steady, if modest growth for the...

  • October 05, 2001 05 Oct'01

    Lotus muscles into content management

    IBM's Lotus Software subsidiary has jumped into the content management arena with a packaged bundle of products and services.

  • September 24, 2001 24 Sep'01

    Top storage vendors unveil new products

    Three of the industry's top storage vendors have announced new products aimed at supporting enterprise applications and high-end...

  • September 24, 2001 24 Sep'01

    Transcontinental IP storage networks take off

    Eight top IT vendors have come together to prove that storing and recovering block-level data between data centres on the East...

  • September 20, 2001 20 Sep'01

    Fibre Channel storage will handle video

    Eurologic Systems is addressing the predicted growth in streaming video use with a 2gbps Fibre Channel network storage system,...

  • September 20, 2001 20 Sep'01

    Network Appliance highlights benefits of networked storage

    Network Appliance has upgraded elements of its software and hardware lines as part of its continuing effort to prove the cost...

  • September 18, 2001 18 Sep'01

    EMC promises more storage capacity

    Data storage market leader EMC has announced three new Symmetrix disk arrays, claiming to offer users twice the raw storage...

  • August 28, 2001 28 Aug'01

    IBM unveils Smart Tags rival

    IBM has announced the release of Answer Delivery, the first product to be launched as a result of its recent partnership with...

  • August 28, 2001 28 Aug'01

    IBM boosts secure B2B processing

    IBM has provided a timely fillip to the secure business-to-business market by unveiling a variety of Identrus-supporting products...

  • August 15, 2001 15 Aug'01

    Scottish Power achieves 400% ROI on middleware

    Scottish Power has achieved 400% return on investment (ROI) on a £7m enterprise application integration (EAI) project to link its...

  • August 15, 2001 15 Aug'01

    Big Blue Ford Explorer wired up

    Combining current products with future technologies fresh from its labs, IBM has offered a glimpse of tomorrow's wired car

  • May 23, 2001 23 May'01

    Palm drops Extended acquisition

    Palm has scrapped its planned acquisition of middleware provider Extended Systems. The decision will hit users planning handheld...

  • May 22, 2001 22 May'01

    Nortel offers optical Wan storage

    EMC and Nortel Networks have formed an alliance to provide optically-networked storage products for mission-critical storage...

  • May 18, 2001 18 May'01

    MasterCard ties data, ERP

    In what is being billed as an integration first, MasterCard International and SPS International last week launched software...

  • May 16, 2001 16 May'01

    Nortel and EMC work on optically networked storage

    In a joint effort to develop the best optically networked storage devices, EMC and Nortel Networks have announced they are...

  • May 15, 2001 15 May'01

    Storage Networks and Fujitsu sign agreement

    StorageNetworks has rolled much of its storage hosting management software together to offer it as a services package for...

  • May 08, 2001 08 May'01

    Tarantella updates software, launches new program

    The Santa Cruz Operation, which was recently renamed Tarantella, has released an updated version of its flagship middleware...

  • May 04, 2001 04 May'01

    Wearable storage device keeps records with patients

    Texan company Matrevic Data Systems has launched a three-month trial of a wearable storage device. It claims that the device will...

  • May 04, 2001 04 May'01

    Oracle set to pounce on Informix users

    Oracle has moved swiftly to woo disgruntled Informix users following the database specialist's $1bn acquisition by IBM last week....

  • May 04, 2001 04 May'01

    Combine the best of NAS and San

    A product that combines the best features of network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area networks (San) has been launched by...

  • March 05, 2001 05 Mar'01

    IBM hopes to reap Cisco dividends

    As one of the many players to bow out of competition with Cisco in the enterprise networking market in recent years, IBM is...

  • January 10, 2001 10 Jan'01

    SMS to boost open system productivity

    Tivoli is promising to bring the benefits of system managed storage (SMS) to the open systems world with its Storage Tank...

  • January 10, 2001 10 Jan'01

    IBM's self-healing PCs



    Daniel Thomas

    IBM has announced that its new PCs will be equipped with "self-healing" technology that diagnoses and resolves common...

  • January 10, 2001 10 Jan'01

    IBM joins the translation software camp



    By Will Garside

    The launch by IBM of machine language translation software this week marks the move of this previously niche technology into...

  • January 09, 2001 09 Jan'01

    PeopleSoft and IBM to slash ERP delivery time



    Paul Phillips

    IBM and Peoplesoft have announced a partnership to speed up the delivery of ERP systems.

    Called Architecture Jumpstart,...

  • January 04, 2001 04 Jan'01

    Tivoli to boost storage productivity

    Tivoli is promising to bring the benefits of system managed storage (SMS) to the open systems world with its Storage Tank...

  • November 29, 2000 29 Nov'00

    Users voice stiffing fears over mainframe rebrand



    James Rogers

    Users are growing increasingly anxious about their software contracts following the rebranding of IBM's S/390 mainframe...

  • August 23, 2000 23 Aug'00

    BP in deal to slash IT bill



    Bill Goodwin

    Oil company BP expects to cut its IT bill by £135m over the next five years after signing partnership deals with IBM and...

  • August 09, 2000 09 Aug'00

    CA unbundles its artificial neural network tool

    Computer Associates' launch of its development tool Neugents ii promises to make neural network agents available to a wider...

  • July 26, 2000 26 Jul'00

    IBM wins users' hearts with radical shift in pricing policy

    New IBM mainframe deals have been welcomed, writes Caroline Davis

  • June 07, 2000 07 Jun'00

    IBM opens e-commerce test centre



    Cliff Saran

    Businesses developing e-commerce applications will be able to give them a dry run in a realistic environment with an...

  • April 26, 2000 26 Apr'00

    PocketPC lacks enterprise tools



    The PocketPC launched last week by Microsoft offers built-in middleware for enterprise integration, but users may face difficulties building enterprise...

  • April 19, 2000 19 Apr'00

    CA's InterBiz goes all-out for the enterprise



    Computer Associates' InterBiz division has launched its Bizworks line of enterprise applications.

    Bizworks is an integration platform for the...

  • March 01, 2000 01 Mar'00

    Major players work together to synchronise desktop and mobile data

    Industry giants have joined up to produce a standard for synchronising data between mobile devices and desktop PCs, writes...

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