• IBM Moves Against EMC With Migration Appliance

    In a bid to steal customers away from arch rival EMC, IBM on Wednesday announced an aggressive migration program for moving enterprises off EMC hardware and onto its own line of Shark-grade storage servers.

  • Tech Industry Works to Stem New Rules for Security

    America's largest technology companies are working to persuade the Department of Homeland Security against consideration of costly new computer-security rules, arguing that companies already are taking aggressive steps to defend against hackers.

  • EDS To Carry 3Com Telecom Equipment

    EDS (No. 2 on the 2003 VARBusiness 500) has signed an agreement with 3Com to offer the Marlborough, Mass.-based supplier's portfolio of switches, routers and voice-over-IP enterprise-networking products as part of its solutions offering.

  • Altiris Buys Wise

    Altiris, a developer of systems management solutions, acquired Wise Solutions, a developer of enterprise application management software, in a stock and cash deal worth about $43 million.

  • SMARTS, BladeLogic Join To Expand Data Center Automation

    In an effort to help data centers achieve self-healing systems management capabilities, managed service providers BladeLogic and SMARTS (System Management ARTS) have joined forces to expand data center automation. The alliance, announced Monday, is designed to help solution providers leverage both companies' network management appliances to improve service responsiveness and reduce operational costs.

  • FCC Weighs Taxing, Regulating VoIP

    When the FCC's Internet Policy Working Group begins wheeling into action in January, one of its first items of business will be to determine whether VoIP will seep into the nation's telephone universe quietly over a period of several years or sweep in with a vengeance in a few months.