Cisco this week announced an agreement to acquire Securent, a provider of policy management software for enterprises, for US$100 million. Securent is privately held and based in California. The company's distributed policy platform lets enterprises administer, enforce, and audit access to data, communications, and applications in heterogeneous IT application environments, Cisco says.
There was a time when vendors billed VOIP primarily as a money-saver. But according to some companies attending this week's VON Fall 2007 conference, VOIP's ability to mash up voice with other data applications could be its biggest asset for businesses.
Open source may have taken another step in becoming a considerable alternative to the old guard for enterprise routing.
Micron Technology has announced the industry's first 2Gbit double data rate (DDR) 3 memory chips and has begun sampling them to customers.
Apple is to allow its new Leopard server OS to run in a virtual machine, the first time the company has ever changed its decades-old policy of 'one machine, one OS'.
Google is dismissing speculation that commercial considerations play a role in how it ranks Web sites, as a screenshot of a Google search results list with dollar values for each link makes the blogosphere rounds.
A Trojan horse targeting Macs -- among the rarest of security events -- has been spotted on numerous pornographic Web sites, researchers said Wednesday.
The Storm Trojan is flooding e-mail in-boxes with a Halloween spam blitz, security companies said Thursday. This is just the latest example of the bot-building malware's knack of capitalizing on current events to dupe people into infecting their PCs.
Nanotechnology will replace magnetic disk drives in iPods, laptops and servers within five to 10 years, making them more durable, lighter and faster.
Mozilla Labs, a research arm of Mozilla, has released software that lets users strip a Web application from its enclosing browser and then work with the app as if it were a traditional desktop program.
Security features that Apple Inc. added to Leopard look great on paper, but in practice most are half-baked or useless, experts said Wednesday. And none of those features, good or bad, will make a whit of difference in how safe Mac users are when they hit the Internet.
A change to the licensing agreement for Apple's OS X Leopard Server will allow users to run virtual machines on Apple hardware for the first time, industry players say.
While it isn't yet clear what type of mobile announcement Google plans to make, it is clear what Google should do and why the company is interested in mobile services, experts say.
PDF spam, the summertime nuisance that flooded inboxes in early August and then quickly disappeared, is back and worse than ever.
Managed service provider, Kaseya, has introduced two new education programs and online training facilities to help resellers skill up on its software platform.
Fortune Tec is tapping into the home automation market through a new distribution deal with Taiwan-based digital media vendor, ZinTV.
NSC Group has secured a $1.5 million deal with car insurance provider, Budget Direct, to upgrade its Avaya call centre. Managing director, Craig Neil, said it was a good piece of business for the integrator in the Queensland market.
Telecommunications franchisor, Telcoinabox, is looking to add more resellers and service providers to its existing base.
ASUS has announced its low cost Eee PC will be available in Australia just in time for the silly season, with a recommended retail price of $499.
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