• Collabrix Brings Secure IM To Corporations

    Linqware's Collabrix is an enterprise-level instant-messaging system that uses 40-bit or 128-bit SSL for communication between the client and the server. All the data is encrypted, and the server distributes the data only to the appropriate users.

  • ADS Simplifies Migration To DVD, VCD Technology

    Companies looking to modernize or protect the content of their videotape library will appreciate ADS Technologies' USB Instant DVD. The device integrates software and hardware to move legacy video from numerous sources to DVD or videocassette disk (VCD) storage media.

  • StructuredWeb 'Acts' Up

    StructuredWeb, which hosts and maintains Web sites for SMB resellers, is now integrating Interact Commerce's popular Act contact management software into its e-commerce offerings.

  • Exabyte Debutes Second-Generation VXA Tape Drive

    In anticipation of opportu-nity arising from the end of the development life of drives based on digital data storage (DDS) technology, tape-drive manufacturer Exabyte last week introduced its second-generation VXA tape drive.

  • HP May Fire Contract Workers

    Hewlett-Packard Co. is reviewing whether it will dismiss some of the 4,000 contract employees in the company's internal technology department, and most of the group is being forced to take three weeks off without pay, an HP spokesman said Thursday.

  • Feds Investigate Four Chip Makers

    Federal investigators have launched a criminal antitrust investigation of the $12 billion computer memory chip industry, issuing subpoenas to at least four of the world's largest firms.

  • CRN Interview: Sun's New Software Man

    Sun Microsystems' Chief Strategy Officer Jonathan Schwartz, who will take over as Sun's executive vice president of software July 1, is leading Sun's charge to take on BEA Systems and IBM in the J2EE-based middleware market, and to help Java beat Sun's main competitor in Web services, Microsoft.

  • MSN, Verizon Team Up For New High-Speed Internet Service

    Microsoft Corp. and Verizon Communications will introduce a joint service next year that sends Verizon high-speed DSL Internet customers to MSN network content and Web-browsing services, the companies announced Thursday.