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IT departments in California preparing for next quake,

Apr 18, 20062 mins
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IT departments in California preparing for next quake, 04/17/06

Disaster recovery today is a little more challenging than it was in 1906 for Amadeo Giannini, who could load the Bank of Italy’s gold in his horse cart and later use it to start the Bank of America. So California IT departments are using this week’s 100th anniversary of the San Francisco earthquake as a reminder to brush up on their plans.

NetContinuum upgrades application firewall hardware, software, 04/17/06

NetContinuum is jacking up the power of its application firewall with a new appliance that replaces its initial offering and adds new options for deployment that are less intrusive to the network.

Microsoft warns of HP patch problem, 04/17/06

Users of HP printers, scanners and cameras may be experiencing some problems after installing Microsoft’s latest round of security patches, released late last week. The problems, which concern a Windows operating system patch numbered MS06-015, can cause some applications to crash, Microsoft warned Saturday.

Cassatt extends virtualization management software, 04/17/06

Virtualization software start-up Cassatt Monday launched new software to help manage virtual machines from EMC subsidiary VMware, Microsoft and the Xen open source project.

CA ups stake in mainframe management with Cybermation acquisition, 04/13/06

CA Thursday announced plans to put down $75 million to acquire Cybermation, a maker of enterprise workload automation software that CA says will broaden its products for managing mainframe software.