Google is weighing whether to encrypt its Web-based Gmail service by default, as suggested by a group of internationally prominent Internet security and legal experts as a way to mitigate privacy and security risks.
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Avaya and IBM have overcome difficulties presenting joint unified communications proposals to customers and have launched a coordinated sales and marketing program and agreed to conduct technical development together.
HP ProCurve is adding a security blade to edge and core switches that enables businesses to insert firewalls, VPNs and IDS/IPSs wherever they have one of the switches.
Danish and Australian researchers have developed a chip that efficiently reads 640Gbps optical transmissions and could help pave the way to terabit Ethernet.
Nortel has hired lawyers to consider whether it should seek bankruptcy protection, but the company says it has made no decision to do so.
SonicWall is revamping the hardware for its storage appliances, giving them much more capacity from the top of the line to the bottom.
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McAfee is making it possible for customers to enforce network access policies on unmanaged devices such as laptops owned by visitors or consultants.
HP and Tandberg are uniting to provide a single source for telepresence gear as well as installation and monitoring.
Cisco is putting up US$215 million for <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/newsletters/gwm/2007/0226msg2.html">PostPath</a> so it can include the company's e-mail and calendaring software in Cisco's upcoming collaboration service, <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/columnists/2007/040507nolle.html">WebEx Connect</a>. But the software could also become a component in a unified communications bundle that businesses buy outright, industry observers say.
Alcatel-Lucent is delivering a new family of Gigabit Ethernet switches that fit into its architecture for blending data, voice and wireless connectivity and are designed for small and midsize businesses.
Business customers, get ready for Juniper 2.0 -- more integrated network features and new support packages.
Citrix is introducing three new products to deliver applications more quickly and efficiently to branch offices and other remote locations.
Despite a bad economy and restricted IT spending, it's time for businesses to revamp their networks to deliver better-performing applications more economically, the CEO of Citrix Systems told Wednesday's Interop Las Vegas 2008 keynote audience.
Interop Las Vegas kicked off Tuesday with a lecture from a college professor as the keynote address, a stark contrast to the industry luminaries who filled that slot in the past.