Stories by April Jacobs

IBM, HP Roll Out High-End Unix Systems

Looking to quench the never-ending need for data center capacity and bandwidth, Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM Corp. are separately rolling out monster servers capable of handling the needs of high-end dot-com and enterprise customers.

Intel Rolls Out Enterprise VPN

Intel Corp. this week is rolling out new VPN products designed to give enterprise users a simple, secure way to connect remote and branch offices over the Internet.

Nortel Beefs CRM Line

Nortel Networks this week said it would boost its customer relationship management applications with the help of Broadbase Software.

Intel Buys Telecom Equipment Maker

Intel has entered into an agreement to acquire privately held Ziatech Corp. for US$240 million. Based in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Ziatech designs and sells Intel-based circuit boards, hardware platforms and development systems aimed at telecommunication equipment makers.

Pentium II Price Cut May Spark User Rush

Observers say Intel Corp.’s announcement that it will cut prices for its 233MHz Pentium II chip by 33 percent could make that latest processor offering more attractive to corporate users.