• Mobile Devices Rely On Biometrics Technology

    As mobile devices play an ever-increasing role in a company's IT infrastructure, security of the devices and the information they can access have become vital. Vendors and manufacturers are addressing this problem by adding a growing array of fingerprint readers, signature tests and other biometrics to the devices.

  • Cisco Adds To Switch Lineup

    Cisco Systems expanded two of its switch product families in a continued effort to boost the adoption of Gigabit Ethernet on the desktop.

  • RIM’S Legal Woes Don't Faze Partners

    Partners are not fazed by the pending litigation against Research In Motion (RIM), which could potentially ban the mobile solution provider from selling its products and services in the United States.

  • Sun, HDS Extend Storage Pact

    Sun Microsystems and Hitachi Data Systems last week officially renewed the relationship under which Sun resells HDS' Freedom Storage Lightning V Series arrays.

  • Peripherals Put VAR On Right Path

    A Tampa, Fla.-based solution provider who refocused a significant part of his business this year on peripherals supplied by a single vendor said he has doubled his revenue stream.

  • Database Engine Is 'Pervasive' In Everyway

    The newest version of Pervasive Software's database engine, Pervasive.SQL V8, is the fastest-adopted release in Pervasive's history and boasts a useful design, unique features and wide applicability. Since the days of Btrieve, Pervasive has maintained its competency in providing a database engine for single-use systems with a single dedicated database.

  • FBI Nabs Teen Suspect In MSBlaster Variant Worm

    A Minnesota teenager known online as "teekid" was arrested and placed on electronic monitoring Friday for allegedly unleashing a version of the "Blaster" computer worm that infected thousands of computers.

  • Motorola Sells Its Symbian Stake To Nokia, Psion

    Nokia is buying most of Motorola's stake in Symbian, increasing its share in the Psion plc-led operating system licensing venture from 19 percent to 32 percent. Psion will increase its share in Symbian to 31 percent.

  • IBM Squashes Worms

    IBM researchers in Zurich, Switzerland, have developed novel worm-squashing software the company says it wants to turn into a product to help guard against computer-network attacks such as those that slowed Internet traffic earlier this month.

  • D-Link Launches Public/Private Gateway

    D-Link earlier this week released its Airspot DSA-3100, a bundled hotspot gateway that includes firewall, DHCP server, router and printer functions geared toward solution providers serving the small and medium-sized business and retail markets.