After its initial submission for fast tracking through the ISO/IEC process for standardisation failed, the technical comments relating to Microsoft's Office Open XML document format are under review this week at the JTC1 Ballot Resolution Meeting in Geneva.
A new report by analyst firm Frost and Sullivan claims the Australian market for managed security services will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.6 per cent between 2006 and 2012 reaching $843.1 million.
Security vendor, Websense, has dropped itX in favour of a new partnership with Avnet Technology Solutions.
Although many organizations have not yet been ready to adopt Windows Vista, at some point nearly everyone will need to migrate to the new Windows OS, as the tide turns from today's compatibility deficits in Vista to a state in which XP-based PCs will lack the drivers and application support that IT will need to have deployed. After all, as Gartner analyst Michael Silver noted, Microsoft will keep refining Vista and both hardware and software makers will eventually treat it as the default operating system for their products.
The disk encryption technology used to secure the data in your Windows, Apple and Linux laptops can be easily circumvented, according to new research out of Princeton University.
Sanbolic has adapted its clustered file system to support Microsoft's upcoming hypervisor, allowing IT shops to move a virtual machine from one physical server to another without affecting users.
LinkedIn is taking its professional social networking site mobile. The company Monday is launching a beta version of a new site that will allow users to look up profiles of other users and keep up to date with their network from mobile devices.
Gartner predicted Monday that worldwide radio frequency identification (RFID) revenue will eclipse US$1.2 billion this year, marking nearly a 31 per cent increase over last year.
Content management system vendor, Komodo CMS, has revamped its partner program in a bid to build stronger ties with its channel.
Software publisher, Adobe Systems, has made some significant changes to its partner program to provide preferential treatment to skilled partners.
Adobe has made available the first full release of its Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR), and revealed early adopter customers who are building both business and consumer applications using the technology.
Neterion has built new 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters with support for emerging I/O virtualization standards that aim to improve the performance of applications running on virtual servers. The adapters also provide the isolation necessary to reboot one virtual machine without affecting the other virtual machines on a physical server.
Security outfit Comodo has become the first vendor to offer 'guaranteed' malware removal from PCs protected by its software.
Database guru Michael Stonebraker, one of the pioneers of the relational database model, continues to bash the way relational database management systems (RDBMS) stores data.
The launch of a new family of Windows server products this week will kick-start a broad shift among customers to 64-bit versions of Microsoft's server software, analysts and customers said.
Juniper Networks is announcing a box that handles all the control plane traffic for its carrier-class T-Series routers, which the company says will make expanding the routers more efficient and will reduce the cost of deploying services over networks based on these routers.
Microsoft's decision last week to let everyone snoop through its software secrets means vulnerabilities and exploits will almost certainly climb in the short term, security researchers said Monday.
A US federal judge in Seattle last week granted class-action status to a 2007 lawsuit that claimed Microsoft defrauded consumers by promoting PCs as "Vista Capable" when some could run only the most basic version of the then-still-unreleased operating system.
Phishers, cyber-squatters, and other online fraudsters continued their assault on well-known corporate brands over the last 12 months, increasing the burden on the companies being targeted and further frustrating consumers.
If you're holding your breath for the Apple iPhone software development kit, and your authorized attempt to build native applications for the wildly popular handheld, you may have to hold it a bit longer.
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