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Start-up adds smarts to Web services

May 24, 20043 mins
Data Center

Latest management news.

Start-up adds smarts to Web services, 05/24/04

Start-up Infravio plans to introduce a Web services registry next month that will let companies and their partners more easily locate and use Web services, control access to those services and track usage.

Core Security unwraps security-test tool, 05/24/04

Core Security Technologies this week updated Core Impact, its security penetration-test tool for desktops and servers that lets customers run a series of exploits to determine how far into corporate resources a hacker could burrow.

Performance means many things for ISPs, 05/24/04

When it comes to IP network performance, service providers agree that there are three key metrics: availability, latency and packet loss. For corporate buyers, the good news is that top-tier ISPs are guaranteeing better performance on all three measurements in their service-level agreements.

Don’t blame the network, 05/24/04

Testing software before a rollout helps curtail finger-pointing about poor performance.

Opinion: Focus on processes, not the technology, 05/24/04

How is it that two companies can spend the same amount on IT and one will get a solid business bounce out of the investment and the other will see nowhere near the gain?

Opinion: Rethinking e-mail management, 05/24/04

With viruses and spam, e-mail server duty is costing more than you think.

Tibco tackles business activity monitoring, 05/21/04

Integration software maker Tibco this week added a product to its lineup that’s aimed at helping companies better understand the correlation between system transactions and business performance.

IS execs tell how emerging technologies make the grade, 05/20/04

Sorting out the buzzword of the day from those technologies that will make a difference to one’s business requires a well-defined process and criteria, according to a couple of IS executives …

Newsletter: Management mess, 05/19/04

Distributed enterprises face three particular challenges when it comes to information technology infrastructure: managing system changes and upgrades, managing …

Users form enterprise architecture group, 05/19/04

A band of IT executives have teamed to launch a new alliance, the Enterprise Architecture Interest Group (EAIG), which aims to help companies develop and share tips on building well- …

Slew of third-party announcements planned for Tech Ed, 05/19/04

Microsoft won’t be alone in seeking the attention of technology buyers at Tech Ed next week. Several vendors are taking advantage of the technical education event in San Diego to detail new or updated …

Newsletter: Pinpointing performance, 05/18/04

How effective is your IT organization? As we’ve all heard before, you can’t manage what you can’t measure. Implementing an IT performance measurement program helps …

Newsletter: Business alignment vs. network optimization, 05/18/04

A battle of the buzzwords is on in the management industry.

Compuware driving CARS for software quality management, 05/18/04

Compuware Tuesday is releasing Compware Application Reliability Solution (CARS) 4.1, a software quality management tool featuring an ‘Executive Dashboard’ for management-level understanding of …

IBM announces ID management partnerships, 05/18/04

IBM said it is partnering with four companies that make XML security products so that their products will work easily with IBM’s Tivoli Access Manager management software.