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  • Ballmer Sounds Off On Security

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is finding himself talking about security a lot these days. At the Gartner ITXpo in Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday, Ballmer again found himself fielding numerous questions from industry analysts and IT professionals about what his company is doing to address an issue that's top-of-mind for anyone deploying or maintaining IT systems.

  • CRN Interview: John Koury, EMC

    EMC on Monday unveiled three bundled hardware and software packages for midrange customers. The products are the first new offerings resulting from the Hopkinton, Mass.-based storage vendor's hiring of John Koury, vice president of channel marketing, on Aug. 1. The bundles include an EMC Clariion CX200 array with 350 Gbytes of capacity, Navisphere and Access Logix storage management software, host-bus adapters, Fibre Channel cables and services.

  • Merged GSM/Wi-Fi Scheme Proposed

    The convergence of cellular technologies such as GSM and Edge with those of wireless local-area networks will be in the spotlight at this week's CTIA Wireless I.T. show, as carriers and wireless-LAN providers continue to look for architectures that will do the job.

  • Microsoft Says It's Complying With Antitrust Agreement

    In antitrust filings in a federal court in Washington, D.C., Microsoft Corp. said four firms--including Cisco Systems and SCO Group--have recently signed with the software colossus to license its source code. Microsoft cited the signings as evidence it is complying with the antitrust agreement.

  • Quantum Is Key To New Security Alliance

    Uncrackable encryption based on quantum-key distribution could soon come to a network near you. Two Swiss companies last week joined hands with a trade organization in pledging to create the infrastructure necessary for worldwide distribution of unbreakable quantum keys.

  • Next Stop After VoIP Decision: The FCC

    The next stop in the voice over IP (VoIP) regulatory battle is the FCC, as Vonage Holdings and an association backing Internet telephoning view a federal court ruling declaring VoIP a data service as a strong argument to be presented to the FCC.

  • Iona Releases New EAI Product Line

    Integration software provider Iona Technologies on Monday announced a new family of products for enterprise application integration. Iona's new Artix line allows large enterprise customers to renovate legacy applications and consolidate legacy middleware for a services-oriented architecture (SOA).