IBM upgraded its identity management capabilities with tools to help customers manage user access to sensitive information, the company said Wednesday.
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HP, Dell and Sun made significant gains in the worldwide server market at IBM's expense in the third quarter, Gartner said in a report issued this week.
Technology for reducing the energy consumption of computers running Windows Vista is hitting the market, with a product from power-management software vendor 1E that centralizes and automates the PC shutdown process.
Oracle's offer to purchase BEA Systems for US$6.7 billion would be the company's 10th acquisition in 2007. Here's a look at each purchase and what it means for Oracle, one of the industry's dominant applications vendor. (Unless otherwise noted, financial details of the acquisitions were not disclosed.)
IBM wants employees who work in Second Life and other virtual online worlds to be on their best behaviour.
<a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/financial/oracle.html">Oracle</a> Tuesday fixed 45 <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/security.html">security</a> flaws in its <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/databases.html">database</a> and application products, many of which could be remotely exploited by hackers without a username or password.
Cisco co-founder Len Bosack is launching a company that claims it will bring "fundamental change to worldwide telecommunications" with an optical transport system allowing IT departments to easily and quickly deploy in-house metropolitan optical networks that make efficient use of space and power.
The analyst firm Gartner will tell IT executives to keep Apple's iPhone away from their networks, in a research report to be released within a week.
IBM released an upgraded version of its Informix database server, promising to give global data centers "mainframe-like continuous availability and disaster recovery capabilities."
A report by Robert Cringely on the PBS website says IBM is planning to lay off 150,000 US workers by the end of this calendar year.
SOA Software, a vendor of security, management and governance products for services-oriented architectures, is partnering with Red Hat to make its products available with JBoss open source middleware.
A vendor that makes software to protect children from online predators has developed a product for small and midsize businesses that lets management monitor and restrict employee use of instant messaging and the internet.
Vitria Technology and CA have released service-oriented architecture software products aimed at letting customers more easily monitor and fix problems that occur in an SOA environment.
A new version of PCNow being released on Monday allows customers to access their PCs remotely through mobile devices such as a BlackBerry.
Google reported revenue of US$3.21 billion in the quarter ending December 31, 2006, an increase of 67 percent over the same period in 2005. Google officials say they have been able to increase revenue while showing fewer advertisements per search.
Channel partners need to be aware of the competing challenges CIOs face.