CA To Integrate Tools With Network Management Software
Computer Associates International is readying plans to integrate components of the AllFusion suite with its network-management software to compete more aggressively against IBM's Rational and Tivoli software brands, sources close
A Serving Of Apple
You may think of Cupertino, Calif., as the place from which Macintoshes and iPods make their assaults on the consumer world, and you'd be right. However, Apple is also getting
FCC Cites AT&T Wireless Complaints
Just as AT&T Wireless begins collecting acquisition bids from potential suitors, the Federal Communications Commission has interjected some bad news into the proceedings--nearly one-half of all consumer complaints about phone-number
AT&T Wireless Auction Heats Up
A potential bidding war for AT&T Wireless has been set in motion by a chain of events that may trump Cingular Wireless's bid for the mobile-phone service provider.
Wi-Fi Gaining In The Enterprise
Wi-Fi hotspot aggregators are increasingly appealing to IT organizations, as the wireless technology becomes a complement to existing enterprise remote access and broadband services, according to a report from META
IBM Speeds Up NAS Gateway
IBM scaled up its network attached storage (NAS) gateway line Tuesday in response to customer demands and a continued convergence of NAS and storage area network (SAN) environments.
NAS And SAN: Pals?
With so much of the action in storage products these days concentrated on software solutions and storage-area network (SAN) products, network-attached storage (NAS) has fallen from the spotlight somewhat. But
EMC Reports Strong 4Q Results
EMC reported fourth quarter revenue of $1.9 billion, 25 percent higher than the same period last year, capping off a strong second half to 2003 and diluted only by its
Motorola, Lucent Bounce Back
Motorola and Lucent Technologies, veteran wireless technology companies that had been staggering, this week reported signs that they have recovered.
VoIP Raises Its Voice
The gates for VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) seem to be fully opened now. With momentum moving toward a deregulated environment seemingly by the day -- and every significant telecom
Battle For Enterprise Drives Mobile-Phone Deals
Lurking beneath the furious negotiations currently playing out among the country's mobile-phone providers and AT&T Wireless is a technology battle between two high-speed data network standards, whose features are coveted
Will Wi-Fi's Future Be Paid Or Free?
The future of Wi-Fi may be playing out in a quiet neighborhood in Austin, Texas, where one restaurant charges for access, while another provides it free of charge.
Novell Offers New Identity Management Tools
Novell on Wednesday rolled out a new identity management package for Windows, NetWare, and Solaris, an update to its 15-month-old DirXML manager that promises to streamline user administration processes.
AT&T Wireless-Cingular Deal Rumors Intensify
The on-again off-again informal talks between AT&T Wireless and Cingular Wireless are apparently on again, as the nation's two largest TDMA and GSM providers search for a synergistic way to
Level 3 Rounds Out VoIP Offerings
Level 3 Communications Inc. on Tuesday launched a toll-free calling service across the United States, rounding out its local and long distance voice over Internet protocol offerings.
Military IP Net Will Strike Up The Bandwidth
The Defense Information Systems Agency has approved the recommended subcontractors chosen by Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) for the Global Information Grid Bandwidth Expansion project, an optical terrestrial network that
IBM And Topspin In InfiniBand Deal
Topspin Communications will supply its InfiniBand switch technology to IBM, which, in turn, will integrate Topspin's server switches and software into its eServer and TotalStorage product lines. The multiyear agreement
Storage Market Smokin'
The choices IT managers have had to make in this tricky economy aren't hurting the storage market any. A look at an IDC study tells the tale: Storage-software sales are
Liberate Us From Land Lines
As journalists, we're theoretically impartial observers of the fields we cover. But I can't help cheering for announcements like today's top news story, about Verizon's plan to take its 3G
California May Hold Back On Regulating VoIP
California Public Utilities Commissioner Susan Kennedy, named last week by the FCC to its national commission on advanced telecommunications services, is in the forefront of the PUC's new "wait and
Falling Prices, Regulations Drive SAN Market
Spurred by rapidly dropping prices and by federal legislation mandating better record-keeping, the storage area network (SAN) enterprise market has been growing at a 30 percent annual rate and promises
Welcome Back: Now Start Spending
If you paid attention to the year-end stories on the TechWeb sites, you may have noticed a sort-of shared optimism for a recovery in the IT market for 2004. The