Network software

  • October 11, 2006 11 Oct'06

    Central Networks puts power supply details on the web

    Utility firm Central Networks has launched a live network map on its website which allows its 4.9 million customers to view constantly updated information on their electricity supply.

  • October 05, 2006 05 Oct'06

    PGP upgrades security portfolio

    PGP has upgraded its open-source security software portfolio and launched a new product for sharing network-based files.

  • September 26, 2006 26 Sep'06

    Manchester gets wireless broadband

    A city-wide broadband wireless IP network has been launched in Manchester, offering services such as wireless CCTV and disaster recovery. If successful, the IT model could be adopted by other cities as an alternative to leased lines.

  • September 22, 2006 22 Sep'06

    Yahoo may buy $1bn social networking site

    Yahoo is reported to be in talks to buy social networking site Facebook for $1bn (£540m), but it faces competition from Microsoft.

  • September 05, 2006 05 Sep'06

    Instant messaging boom brings security concerns

    Instant messaging (IM) has made significant inroads to the enterprise, but using public IM applications may open up security holes in the network

  • August 29, 2006 29 Aug'06

    Juniper updates security OS

    Juniper Networks has announced an upgrade to ScreenOS, the security-specific operating system for its firewall and IPSec Virtual Private Network appliances.

  • August 22, 2006 22 Aug'06

    Thales to deliver Army supply and security systems

    BAE Systems has signed a contract worth more than £50m with Thales UK to supply transmission and security subsystems for the British Army’s new Falcon battlefield communications network.

  • August 11, 2006 11 Aug'06

    Intel sells media and signalling business to Eicon

    Intel has sold its media and signalling business to Eicon Networks Corporation, as it continues to streamline its operations to cut costs.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    Flaw in Cisco VPN 3000 kit cannot be patched

    A flaw in a protocol used by Cisco Systems' VPN 3000 Series virtual private networking kit can open up firms to a denial of service attack, but it cannot be patched.