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EMC deal highlights storage evolution

Oct 20, 20032 mins
Data Center

Latest management news.

EMC deal highlights storage evolution, 10/20/03

Companies looking for ways to better track and manage an ever-expanding amount of digital information should pay close attention to EMC’s planned acquisition of Documentum as the lines between storage and content management continue to blur.

Aruba boosts Wi-Fi security, remote mgmt., 10/20/03

Aruba Wireless Networks this week is scheduled to launch a fixed-configuration wireless LAN switch aimed at bringing advanced Wi-Fi management and security to branch offices, or expanding deployments throughout a larger company.

Users demand single spec for ID mgmt., 10/20/03

Corporate executives are demanding convergence of competing federated identity management specifications, making the developers of those specifications feel the heat. But the standoff eventually could hurt end users.

Keynote pack manages streaming media, 10/20/03

Keynote Systems last week rolled out a streaming media performance management service that lets customers check the performance of any streaming offering, whether it’s live or on-demand, from 14 points around the globe – nine in the U.S. and five abroad.

Group tries to steer utility computing, 10/20/03

The creators of a proposed data-center standard say their efforts could help remove obstacles in the way of IT executives trying to build utility-based computing infrastructures.

Citrix users tout server benefits, 10/20/03

The decision to stop running applications at the desktop and instead run them on a remote server is not one IT managers take lightly, because it entails risk. But according to many Citrix Systems customers, 2,500 of whom convened last week for an annual user conference, it can be very beneficial.

CIOs: What to do with newfound power? 10/17/03

CIOs have earned respect in boardrooms everywhere, but they’ll have to continue innovating while keeping costs down to retain that respect in the future. That was the consensus of IT leaders who presented their views at this week’s SIMposium 2003 conference in New York.

BMC upgrades products, adds partnerships to its service management strategy, 10/17/03

BMC this week announced it has made third-party partnerships and has upgraded its software in an effort to help customers more effectively manage business applications.