Network software

  • November 02, 2007 02 Nov'07

    Google creates network of social networkers

    Google has launched an open set of application programming interfaces (APIs) for the social networking sector, a move that has been interpreted by some as a shot across the bows of its rival Facebook.

  • November 02, 2007 02 Nov'07

    Using SEM to get a clearer picture of security threats

    Security event management (SEM) tools are designed to monitor security events across an organisation's network. They work by correlating data from a range of IT security systems - including firewalls, routers and anti-virus systems - and predicting ...

  • November 01, 2007 01 Nov'07

    M&S outsources IT network to Logicalis for four years

    Marks & Spencer has outsourced its IT network for the next four years to Logicalis to improve its efficiency and agility as well as cut costs.

  • 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 26, 2007 26 Oct'07

    Pfizer boosts performance in Wan optimisation pilot

    Pharmaceuticals company Pfizer is running a pilot project across three datacentres and six remote sites to optimise its wide area network, as part of a project to improve the performance of software applications across the company.

  • October 25, 2007 25 Oct'07

    Microsoft buys £120m stake in Facebook

    Microsoft has bought a 1.6% stake in social networking site Facebook for £120m - which effectively values the privately held firm at £7.5bn.

  • October 25, 2007 25 Oct'07

    Social networking sites: threats and remedies

    The European Network and Information Security Agency (Enisa) has detailed 17 significant threats to the privacy of users of social networking sites(SNSs). It has also suggested some remedies.

  • October 25, 2007 25 Oct'07

    Spies threaten Facebookers

    Companies face a growing threat from industrial spies who use social networks to engineer attacks against them.

  • October 24, 2007 24 Oct'07

    Recreational network use blights performance

    Recreational use of network resources is impacting performance despite policies to restrict it, according to a survey by NetQos. The survey of 150 network engineers found that although nearly 90% had a formal policy in place to limit recreational ...

  • October 23, 2007 23 Oct'07

    RSA releases security token for Symbian smartphones

    RSA has developed a security software token for Symbian enterprise smartphones to authenticate access to corporate networks.

  • October 23, 2007 23 Oct'07

    Burton Group Catalyst 2007: Amadeus automates billing

    Global travel distribution company Amadeus has managed to save 15% on its telecommunications costs by automating billing with its network providers.

  • October 18, 2007 18 Oct'07

    HP offers easier secure printing

    HP has introduced an automated system to enable the secure printing of sensitive documents on corporate and government networks.

  • October 15, 2007 15 Oct'07

    Converged networks ‘need rethink’, Quocirca says

    Spending on converged voice, video and data networks could be wasted if businesses fail to audit how information travels between departments before installation, analyst firm Quocirca has warned.

  • October 12, 2007 12 Oct'07

    Nato secures its network against attack

    Nato, the joint European-US defence force, has taken delivery of intrusion detection technology to protect its business and battlefield communications networks against cyber attacks.

  • October 04, 2007 04 Oct'07

    Soca to use data mining to fight fraud

    The Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) is using data mining technology to identify the social networks and "trade routes" used by fraudsters who are costing the UK an estimated £3.5bn a year.