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  • Will spam choke the Internet?

    By Daniel Tynan | 06 May, 2003 12:03

    If last week's US Federal Trade Commission Spam Forum could be reduced to a single soundbyte, it is Commissioner Orson Swindle's declaration that "email is the killer app of the Internet, and spam is killing the killer app."

  • StorageTek, FilesX launch software for disk-based recovery

    By Deni Connor | 06 May, 2003 12:00

    Two companies, one an established storage vendor and the other a start-up, are introducing products that let users easily restore data from their storage area networks (SAN) and direct-attached storage.

  • SNAP is back

    By Tamara Plakalo | 06 May, 2003 12:00

    Storage and network specialist Lan 1 has re-signed a distribution agreement for SNAP Appliance’s entire range of NAS products.

  • Intel redefines desktop and mobile computing

    There's never been a better time for a business to refresh its devices. Intel offers a range of business solutions, from Servers to SSD, but also 2 in 1 products and also the NUC unit which is set to revolutionise your desktop. Click here to read more information on these products.. Read more

  • KAZ rebrands and targets government

    By Brian Corrigan | 06 May, 2003 12:00

    KAZ Group has restructured its operations into two distinct arms to fully incorporate Aspect Computing and offer customers a single point of access to the full range of its services.

  • Awards, cautionary and forex woes at Datatec

    By Zarina Parak | 06 May, 2003 12:00

    Datatec Software has issued a cautionary that comes hot on the heels of the company's subsidiaries, Logical Networks and Westcon Group, walking off with five awards at the Cisco worldwide partner summit held in Las Vegas recently.

  • MCI reclaims tax on false earnings

    By Nancy Weil | 06 May, 2003 07:07

    MCI has received hundreds of millions of dollars back in taxes paid when it was still called WorldCom and wildly overinflated its earnings, leading to the largest bankruptcy in US history and an ongoing investigation, a company spokeswoman confirmed after a published report appeared in The Wall Street Journal.

  • IBM discovers possible silicon replcement

    By John Blau and Tom Krazit | 06 May, 2003 07:06

    Researchers at IBM have used microscopic carbon molecules to emit light, a breakthrough that could replace silicon as the foundation of chips and lead to faster computers and telecommunication equipment.

  • Dell narrows PC gap with HP in Latin America

    By Juan Carlos Perez | 06 May, 2003 07:05

    Dell Computer is breathing down HP's neck in the Latin American PC market, an unthinkable situation as recently as a year ago.

  • Microsoft unveils portal for hardware partners

    By Joris Evers | 06 May, 2003 07:03

    Microsoft has grouped all its online resources for hardware and driver software makers in a new portal site, a move the company thinks will ultimately result in a better computing experience for PC users.

  • Forget the telcos, says new carrier

    By Brett Winterford | 06 May, 2003 07:01

    IP network provider, Comindico, has announced a deal with networking vendor, Cisco, and distributor, LAN Systems, which offers dealers the opportunity to sell a complete ADSL private network solution into the SME market.

  • Spam: America's unwelcome export

    By Elsa Wenzel | 05 May, 2003 12:05

    America: The land of herbal Viagra pitches, offers for graphic teen pornography, and low-interest-mortgage hard sells? That's the global face of the United States, thanks to spam, say Web experts from around the world.

  • MS plans open approach to data center management

    By James Niccolai | 05 May, 2003 12:01

    Microsoft will take an open approach to systems management with its initiative for simplifying corporate data centers and plans to let products from HP, Computer Associates International. and other vendors manage servers and software that conform to its Dynamic Systems Initiative (DSI), according to a Microsoft official.

  • HP reorganises server division

    By Tom Krazit | 05 May, 2003 12:00

    HP has announced that - almost a year to the day after it acquired Compaq Computer - it will consolidate several departments in its Enterprise Systems Group (ESG) into one new hardware unit, and create two other groups to focus on strategy and sales, the company announced.

  • It's not all Doom at new media conference

    By Nadia Cameron | 05 May, 2003 12:00

    Digital media enthusiasts and professionals wanting to find out more about creating interactive games and new media will soon have the opportunity to ask developers themselves, following the announcement of the inaugural X|Media|Labs conference in Sydney on June 11.

  • Novell targets small firms with freebies

    By Brian Corrigan | 05 May, 2003 12:00

    Novell is offering a free networking package worth more than $2000 to small businesses in Australia and New Zealand with less than five seats.

  • SARS and Iraqi war hit CeBit numbers

    By Brian Corrigan | 05 May, 2003 07:39

    Organisers are blaming the influence of SARS and the war in Iraq on the fall of international exhibitors at the second annual CeBit show.

  • Wyse signs Express Data

    By Sarah Stokely | 05 May, 2003 07:34

    Wyse Technology has signed Express Data (ED) as a distributor in a deal which the Thin Client vendor hopes will help it crack open the server market.

  • Computex postponed

    By Sumner Lemon | 05 May, 2003 07:32

    Computex, one of the world's largest computer hardware shows, has been postponed due to the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).

  • Spam shootout starts

    By Elsa Wenzel | 05 May, 2003 07:26

    A showdown featuring e-marketers and anti-spammers lent a Wild West air to a US Federal Trade Commission conference on spam, the growing pest Web and email users love to hate.

  • MCI's back-to-basics plan

    By Johna Till Johnson | 05 May, 2003 07:14

    Over the past three months, the carrier formerly known as WorldCom has been busy rediscovering its roots.


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