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Avocent to buy LANDesk for $416 million

Apr 27, 20062 mins
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Avocent to buy LANDesk for $416 million, 04/27/06

Infrastructure management vendor Avocent has agreed to buy LANDesk Group, which makes desktop management products, for $416 million, the companies said Thursday.

Management key to controlling desktop-search risks, 05/01/06

As more end users employ desktop search tools from Google, MSN and Yahoo, IT managers increasingly must establish policies, standardize tools and protect their networks from data exposure, compliance breaches and poor performance, experts say.

Microsoft adds asset management service to System Center lineup, 04/26/06

SAN DIEGO — Microsoft on Wednesday said it acquired AssetMetrix and will add its hosted asset management capabilities into Systems Management Server within the next nine months.

Microsoft adds to management tool lineup, 04/25/06

SAN DIEGO — Microsoft on Tuesday introduced two new pieces to its System Center management tool family, including service desk software, and said it was renaming the flagship products of the lineup.

CA reports disappointing preliminary Q4 results, 04/25/06

CA reported disappointing preliminary results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2006 Tuesday, blaming both a change in its accounting model in relation to recognizing revenue from acquisitions and a slow sales bookings start to the quarter.

Network/Systems Management Newsletter: Managing applications over the network has gotten more relevant than ever, 04/24/06

In 2000 and 2003, EMA embarked on some research that we called NFAD – not actually a reference to a Middle East terrorist group, but …