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  • Report: Korea to build 100Mbps Internet system

    By David Legard | 19 November, 2003 12:06

    South Korea plans to build a nationwide Internet access infrastructure capable of speeds between 50M bps (bits per second) and 100M bps by 2010, the online edition of the Chosun Ilbo daily newspaper has reported.

  • Destra slashes dedicated hosting prices

    By Brett Winterford | 19 November, 2003 12:02

    ASX listed hosting provider, Destra, has slashed the price of its dedicated hosting package to attract small- and medium-sized customers to the higher-value offering.

  • Scala and Epicor set to join forces

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 19 November, 2003 11:59

    In a deal worth approximately $US87 million, mid-market ERP providers, Epicor Software and Scala Business Solutions, are combining forces to tackle more global markets and select verticals.

  • Three tips for convergence

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 19 November, 2003 11:57

    Resellers eyeing the convergence space can help enterprises prepare for the mingling of voice, data, video and storage by offering consulting, implementation and design, a Gartner analyst at ITxpo said.

  • Special pricing ruffles Acer dealer feathers

    By Brett Winterford | 19 November, 2003 11:54

    Acer resellers have expressed concern over what they perceive to be inconsistent and biased pricing policies within the vendor’s dealer community.

  • Let the games begin

    By Sarah Stokely | 19 November, 2003 11:51

    The console gaming wars will reach new heights in the retail channel this Christmas as Sony and Microsoft square up in the battle for online supremacy.

  • ATI to Tivo-ize networked homes

    By Yardena Arar | 19 November, 2003 09:49

    ATI Technologies has announced at Comdex a software update that will enable ATI All-in-Wonder graphics boards to act as home video servers.

  • AMD: Days are numbered for 32-bit chips

    By Robert McMillan | 19 November, 2003 08:11

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will probably stop producing 32-bit processors by the end of 2005, a senior AMD executive predicted during a Monday panel discussion on AMD's 64-bit processors at Comdex.

  • Cisco enhances SAN software

    By Stephen Lawson | 19 November, 2003 08:04

    Cisco Systems has upgraded the software for its MDS 9000 SAN (storage area network) switches, adding features such as reduced delays and routing between virtual SANs, the company announced Tuesday.

  • Sun to acquire Waveset

    By Paul Roberts | 19 November, 2003 08:01

    Sun Microsystems has signed an agreement to purchase identity management software company Waveset Technologies Inc. of Austin, Texas, Sun said Tuesday.

  • SCO to pay lawyers millions for more legal power

    By Scarlet Pruitt | 19 November, 2003 07:41

    Unix developer The SCO Group Inc. said Tuesday that it is extending an agreement with its lawyers to defend itself against new copyright issues in a move that will take a multimillion dollar bite out of its fourth-quarter 2003 financial results to go toward paying legal fees.

  • Cisco, antivirus companies team to battle worms

    By Paul Roberts | 19 November, 2003 07:39

    Networking equipment maker Cisco Systems on Tuesday announced licensing agreements with three leading antivirus software companies and a new program that it said will protect computer networks from worms and viruses.

  • Lucent preps new products

    By Jim Duffy | 19 November, 2003 07:36

    Lucent Technologies has a number of new products on tap to help its service provider customers manage the transition from legacy networking environments to next-generation packet infrastructures and applications.

  • 3Com-Huawei joint venture begins operations

    By Grant Gross and Sarah Stokely | 19 November, 2003 07:30

    A joint venture between 3Com and Huawei Technologies has received approval from the Chinese government and began operations this week.

  • Microsoft CRM to hit Oz in January

    By Brett Winterford | 19 November, 2003 07:30

    Microsoft Business Solutions has announced that it will release its long-awaited Customer Relationship Management software in Australia in January 2004.

  • JBoss guards customers against potential lawsuits

    By James Niccolai | 19 November, 2003 07:30

    JBoss Group will indemnify customers who sign up for one of its higher-level support contracts against any lawsuits that may be filed against the company over patent or copyright infringements.

  • SCO CEO: Novell-SuSE breaks SCO contract

    By Robert McMillan | 19 November, 2003 07:24

    Novell's US$210 million planned acquisition of SuSE Linux will put it in violation of a non-compete agreement the networking vendor has with The SCO Group, and could possibly lead to legal action, SCO CEO Darl McBride said Monday in an interview.

  • Kazaa enlists users to counter industry

    By Grant Gross | 18 November, 2003 12:31

    Distributor of the Kazaa Media Desktop peer-to-peer (P-to-P) software, Sharman Networks, will launch a $US1 million advertising campaign, hoping to mobilise its 60 million users to pressure the entertainment industry to agree to licensing deals with Sharman.

  • Comdex: Sun to ship Opteron servers in 2004

    By Robert McMillan | 18 November, 2003 12:30

    Sun Microsystems plans to begin shipping in 2004 two new servers based on Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processors, chief executive officer, Scott McNealy, said during a Comdex keynote address.

  • CRM vendor mergers take new twists

    By Stacy Cowley | 18 November, 2003 12:27

    The pending acquisition of mid-market customer relationship management (CRM) software vendor, Pivotal, is turning into a game of musical chairs.

  • Asus Chromebox: a simple business PC that won’t take up too much space

    The Asus Chromebox takes advantage of the Cloud to provide a small desktop that can be used by multiple users with ease. Read more

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