Stories by Emily Fitzloff

  • Portal Patrol

    Web portals are the latest rage in the IT world. Big software vendors have been quick to jump at the opportunity to prove that, when it comes to Web supersites, bigger is indeed better. But where does that leave you? Emily Fitzloff goes on the portal patrol.

  • Lotus Domino services spill from UUNet

    Lotus Domino customers looking to outsource the management of their Domino operations are being wooed by UUNet, the Internet services division of the global ISP MCI WorldCom, through a service called GroupHost for Lotus Domino. According to UUNet officials, outsourcing Domino administration would yield reduced costs, faster time to market, extensive global access, and around-the-clock management and monitoring.

  • BRAINSHARE: Novell details digitalme technology

    Before a standing ovation from the crowd, Novell Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt took the stage last week to discuss what he dubbed the second wave of the Internet and the second phase of the directory - relationships and identity. Speaking at Novell's Brainshare '99 conference, Schmidt and Novell's Chris Stone introduced Novell's new digitalme technology, directory-enabled technology for personal control of identity on the Internet.

  • Novell stakes Net claim

    Set to renew its identity as a dominant networking services provider, Novell this month will detail a wave of technologies and partnerships to help customers scale on the Internet.

  • Netscape embraces Linux in server software

    As Linux fans gear up for Linux World Expo, Netscape Communications yesterday announced support for the ever more popular open source operating system in its Netscape Directory Server, Netscape Messaging Server, and Netscape Delegated Administrator software.

  • Netscape details upgrade to Enterprise Server

    Netscape Communications yesterday announced what it is calling the next major upgrade of the Netscape Enterprise Server. The primary focus of this version of Netscape's Enterprise Web Server software is added features for better performance, reliability, and scalability, according to John Dawes, director of marketing for Netscape's Web and application server products.

  • Netscape to soup up application server

    Netscape plans to take competitors Microsoft and IBM head on by adding transact- ional capabilities to its Netscape Application Server. In an effort to cover its bases across an increasingly competitive playing field, Netscape is preparing to launch its next-generation Application and Web Servers, with the possibility of a third server offering that would address the middle-tier market.

  • Novell puts directory plan into action

    Two crucial pieces of Novell's five-pronged turnaround strategy have fallen into place with the development of a far more robust version of its Novell Directory Services (NDS), called Scalable Directory Service (SCADS), that is aimed at ISPs and other enterprise service providers; and the signing of partnerships with network hardware vendors such as Lucent to integrate NDS with its equipment.

  • CA to update channel-based IT product family

    Computer Associates is expected to deliver at Internet World more of the IT line of Workgroup and Enterprise Edition management products that it originally launched at CA World last year. CA will announce MasterIT, a real-time Web server monitoring and reporting tool, according to Yogesh Gupta, senior vice president of product strategy at CA.

  • Novell is managing NT

    Novell hopes that the on-time delivery of both its next-generation NetWare 5 operating system and Version 2.0 of NDS (Novell Directory Services) for Windows NT will prove that the once endangered company is back in the game.

  • NetWare falls prey to hackers

    A security vulnerability has been identified in all shipping versions of NetWare, including Version 5.0, Beta 3, that renders NetWare systems susceptible to internal hackers.

  • Novell releases ManageWise 2.6, beta

    Novell this week released the public beta of ManageWise 2.6. This version features several enhancements to the company's network management solution, including the ability for users to manage both NetWare and Windows NT servers with a single solution.