FRAMINGHAM (11/14/2003) - Cisco Systems Inc. this week said it will add support for the Secure Sockets Layer protocol to its virtual private network hardware, elbowing its way into a market now staked out by many smaller vendors -- some of which began shipping SSL VPN technology two years ago.
Stories by Matt Hamblen
BOSTON (11/07/2003) - Networking vendors point to continued growth in the adoption of voice-over-IP technology. But several users this week said they're still skeptical about VoIP's ability to deliver cost savings and the potential value of new applications that it makes possible.
FRAMINGHAM (11/07/2003) - With MCI poised to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early next year, users and analysts this week predicted lower prices for voice and data networking services, if not an outright price war.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA (10/24/2003) - Some AT&T Corp. customers are preparing themselves in case the telecommunications company merges with another carrier -- a possibility that was discussed at Gartner Inc.'s Symposium/ITxpo 2003 conference here this week.
FRAMINGHAM (10/23/2003) - John Mutch, who has been CEO of San Diego-based Peregrine Systems Inc. for just two months, is learning fast what it's like to head a company that has recently emerged from bankruptcy. He spoke with Computerworld last week about what's working and what still needs to be fixed. Excerpts from the interview follow:
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA (10/22/2003) - AT&T Corp. customers say they are getting prepared in the event the telecommunications provider merges with another carrier -- a possibility that was front and center here at this week's Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2003.
FRAMINGHAM (10/21/2003) - LANDesk Software in Salt Lake City Tuesday is announcing its LANDesk Management Suite 8, an upgrade that includes expanded inventory management and reporting tools. The suite includes Patch Manager 8, Server Manager 8, System Manager 8 and Handheld Manager 8. The single database in the suite is now scalable to 200,000 nodes.
FRAMINGHAM (10/20/2003) - John Mutch, who has been CEO (chief executive officer) at Peregrine Systems Inc. for just two months, is quickly finding out what it's like to head up a company that has recently emerged from bankruptcy. He talked last week with Computerworld's Matt Hamblen about why he took the job, the ongoing need to reassure customers of Peregrine's stability, planned changes to its licensing, and how he plans to lead the San Diego-based company to better times.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA (10/20/2003) - Former White House cybersecurity expert Richard Clarke Sunday urged for stronger standards for security audits of U.S. companies, saying congressional action is needed.
FRAMINGHAM (10/06/2003) - NetScreen Technologies Inc. Monday announced an agreement to acquire Neoteris Inc., a leader in Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) virtual private network technology.
FRAMINGHAM (10/06/2003) - Marimba Inc. Monday announced an upgraded application-tracking tool that can measure how often end users run the programs installed on their PCs. Like similar products from other vendors, the beefed-up tool is designed to help IT managers reduce costs by weeding out unneeded software licenses.
FRAMINGHAM (10/06/2003) - Hewlett-Packard Co. Monday will announce several networking products, including a pair of stackable edge switches that it said can support Gigabit Ethernet transmission speeds.
FRAMINGHAM (10/06/2003) - Marimba Inc. Monday will announce an upgraded application-tracking tool that can measure how often end users run the programs installed on their systems. Like similar products from rival vendors, the beefed-up tool is designed to help IT managers reduce corporate licensing costs.
FRAMINGHAM (10/03/2003) - Cisco Systems Inc. and Huawei Technologies Co. this week announced an agreement that moves them toward a settlement of a lawsuit Cisco filed in January charging Huawei with pirating its internetworking software and infringing on at least five patents.
FRAMINGHAM (10/03/2003) - The agribusiness industry hasn't been an IT leader, but it's making up for lost time with an ambitious effort to harness the efficiencies of e-business.