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AT&T touts tool to map IP traffic

Oct 13, 20033 mins
Data Center

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AT&T touts tool to map IP traffic, 10/13/03

Researchers at AT&T Labs have applied leading-edge statistical techniques to create what they say are the first real-time traffic reports for IP networks. This breakthrough is the final piece of a six-year effort at AT&T Labs to find a way to provide IP network management that is on par with that of the extremely reliable telephone network.

IBM airs ‘utility’ wares, 10/13/03

IBM last week continued to fill in its utility computing puzzle by introducing a variety of products, services and partnerships all designed to let companies more quickly deploy and more efficiently manage data-center resources.

CommVault rolls out data protection software, 10/13/03

CommVault Systems this week is launching a management tool and enhancements to two software packages to help users archive and preserve their storage data. The products are QiNetix DataArchiver, QiNetix Quick Recovery 5.0 and QiNetix DataMigrator 5.0.

Internap acquires Sockeye, netVmg, 10/13/03

Internap is buying two makers of Internet route-optimization appliances in an effort to extend its service-level agreements to cover network performance from customer site to customer site, not just within Internap’s network.

BEA unveils enterprise security architecture, 10/13/03

Middleware maker BEA Systems continued to build its security profile Monday with the announcement of a distributed security architecture, WebLogic Enterprise Security, or WLES.

IBM, Cisco help networks help themselves, 10/10/03

IBM and Cisco want to make it easier to diagnose and solve problems in an enterprise’s IT infrastructure, even to the point where it can do that by itself.

SSL gear makers prep mgmt., security updates, 10/09/03

Now that SSL remote access is gaining acceptance among business networking executives, vendors of the gear are in the thick of adding peripheral features to make management simpler and to beef up security.

Microsoft unveils security initiatives, 10/09/03

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a gaggle of security initiatives Thursday that he said would shore up the security of its customers’ systems against what he said in a statement was a “wave of criminal attacks.”

CEOs defend moving jobs offshore at tech summit, 10/09/03

Moving IT jobs outside of the U.S. is necessary if technology companies want to remain competitive in a world market, a group of software vendor CEOs said Thursday.