Novell Monday announced it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire for $US205 million PlateSpin, a maker of tools to help companies adopt, extend and manage server virtualization in the data center.
VMware unveiled three management tools ahead of VMworld, the European version of its user conference, which officially starts Tuesday.
Power management vendor, APC, has appointed a solutions architect to its national channel team to expand its service to partners.
Ingram Micro has unveiled a Consumer Home and Office Solutions (CHOS) division targeting digital convergence in the home and office markets.
Datacom has rounded out its national presence with a new office in the ACT.
Blu-ray Disc may have beaten out HD DVD as the high-definition optical disc format to replace DVDs, but it now faces a new test against Internet downloads, market researchers Gartner and iSuppli said.
Unisys announced today its Australian subsidiary has signed a $240 million contract with the Australian Department of Defence.
Telcos are now rolling out converged services on fixed and mobile networks, converting trials to commercial deployments. This year will see another spate of trials, as femtocell technology begins to become available.
Four separate reported and confirmed failures of undersea cables serving the Middle East and North Africa over the last couple of weeks have inspired conspiracy theories as to what caused this rare coincidence. Whether any have validity, the fact is that undersea cable networks -- despite multiple layers of built-in reliability -- are highly vulnerable to deliberate attacks. As the economic importance of undersea systems grows, risks from sabotage must be considered.
In 2008, online advertising will be challenged, the living room will increase its contribution to the carbon footprint, and Internet TV will drive the growth for traditional TV viewing, according to Deloitte's technology, media, and telecommunications industry (TMT) leader Damien Tampling.
There were about 6.6 billion people in the world in 2007 and of that number, 1.15 billion, or 17.5 per cent, were regular Internet users, according to some estimates.
Advanced Micro Devices is making its performance library available as open-source code, which should help developers build multithreaded applications for x86 machines.
Microsoft accidentally added the final 64-bit version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) to Windows Update Thursday, even though it's repeatedly said that most users won't be offered the upgrade for weeks.
In a letter to employees, Microsoft put an upbeat spin on its attempt to take over Yahoo.
In a splashy announcement last week, Microsoft touted new efforts to improve the interoperability of its key software products with open source projects and products from other vendors.
Several prominent anti-virus programs must be updated before they will work with the soon-to-be-released Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), Microsoft has said.
VMware has formed partnerships with Symantec, IBM and other major security vendors to boost protection of computers running on its virtualization software, Reuters reported this week.
Google's OpenSocial initiative to simplify the creation and adaptation of applications for social-networking sites pursues a valuable goal, but its technology platform needs further improvement.
Microsoft made a mountainous down payment on its high-profile pledge Thursday to improve interoperability and warm up its relationship with the open-source community, releasing some 30,000 pages of documentation for Windows client and server protocols. After digesting the news and at least some of the documentation, the reaction within the open-source community was varied, ranging from cautious praise to outright scorn.
Shedding new light on the company's Silverlight 2 browser plug-in technology, a Microsoft official wrote a blog post Friday morning that emphasized RIA (rich Internet application) development capabilities planned for an upcoming beta release.
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