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Veritas buys utility computing company

Jan 13, 20042 mins
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Veritas buys utility computing company, 01/12/04

Veritas Software last week shored up its utility computing vision with a $59 million buyout of Ejasent, a 5-year-old vendor of application virtualization software.

3Com upgrades flagship switch, 01/12/04

3Com this week is expected to launch a version of its enterprise backbone switch offering users redundant hardware and new security software features.

Users tackle Linux management, 01/12/04

As more corporate users are considering Linux as a viable operating system, they are looking to vendors to provide better management tools to support larger Linux deployments.

Venerable IBM server carries on, 01/12/04

Canadian customs broker GHY International was rolling out Intel servers en masse as it sought to keep up with its growth. The booming business was nice, but the multiplying boxes were becoming a monster to manage, says Nigel Fortlage, vice president of IT at the company in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

SAP unveils RFID middleware, 01/12/04

SAP Monday launched new infrastructure software designed to help companies manage and communicate data captured by wireless inventory tags based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.

Microsoft releases first public beta of Win 2003 for Opteron, 01/12/04

Microsoft last week launched the first general public beta program for its Windows Server 2003 64-bit operating system designed for Advanced Micro Devices’ Opteron chip.

High-flying glory days past, Microsoft builds for future, 01/12/04

Microsoft’s mettle has been tested before, but in the next few years the company will face what are arguably its toughest challenges yet.

IBM previews WebSphere app server upgrade, 01/09/04

IBM Thursday made available an early release of the next version of its WebSphere Application Server software, giving developers a free sneak preview of the forthcoming Java-based infrastructure middleware.