Jennifer Mears

HP offers new Opteron-based servers, blade servers

Hewlett-Packard Co. has unveiled a blade server based on AMD's 32-/64-bit Opteron chip, as well as a 2U ProLiant server and a workstation that use the hybrid processor.

Sun lets Solaris loose

The company released the first piece of its OS code to the open-source community this week.

Offshoring remains hot issue for IT

Research firms say market for offshore IT services will more than double in the next three years.

Proprietary servers keep losing ground

A number of factors, including lower costs and better performance, are contributing to the increasing dominance of industry-standard x86 systems over Unix/RISC-based systems.

Sun pushes Java further out in the open

Besides new vendor tool offerings, the JavaOne conference will see discussions regarding Java's position as a Web services platform.

Content delivery nets branch out

Business customers can expect content delivery network companies to beef up security, add support for application processing, link into behind-the-firewall acceleration systems and boost storage capabilities at the edge.

Apptix raises autoprovisioning platform

Apptix ASA unveiled upgrades to its automated provisioning platform to make it easier for service providers to offer applications on demand.

Documentum boosts records management software

The company's Enterprise Records Management Edition software, being released this week, treats all types of content as records and allows companies to decide how those records should be kept or destroyed.

Speedera service generates dynamic images on the fly

Content delivery specialist Speedera Networks Inc. says it has the answer for companies tired of the time-consuming task of manipulating and storing static images on graphics-heavy Web sites.

Content management gets collaboration features

Analysts say collaboration is an important piece of a bigger content management picture that knowledge management and portal vendors are looking at as they try to address the changing needs of businesses,

Vignette to acquire Epicentric portal developer

Move illustrates the growing trend among content management, collaboration, search and portal vendors to integrate their products in order to provide customers with capabilities that enable them to take a holistic view of their...

Akamai slashing more than a quarter of workforce

The company plans to cut about 29% of its workforce, ending the year with about 550 employees.

ATG updates portal, commerce products

Online CRM and portal software vendor updates ATG6 with features such as analytics, search and content publishing.

Deadline looms for execs to sign off on financial filings

The list of companies whose CEOs must sign the documents includes Microsoft, Intel, Cisco, Oracle, IBM, Sun and Verizon.

AT&T looks to rev up Web hosting

AT&T exec says companies need to offer value-added management services, rather than just stand-alone Web hosting, to make it in today's dynamic marketplace.

NaviSite unveils flexible, low-cost hosting

Managed-hosting firm says services are available directly to customers but are designed to bolster systems integrators and other channel partners.

Content management platform adds apps

Interwoven released three applications to enhance its content management platform in the areas of document collaboration, application code management and integration of content management within portals.

Mirror Image hones content delivery services

Mirror Image Internet Inc. is offering new content delivery services that it says are flexible and targeted at specific business needs, such as large object delivery or securing content.

ASP USi offers an enhanced SLA

USinternetworking is one of the first ASPs to guarantee an application's actual performance, as opposed to its simple delivery.

Loudcloud makes changing Web site code easier

Managed infrastructure provider Loudcloud Inc. released the latest version of its automated code deployment tool designed to provide enterprises with better security and more control when making changes to their Web sites.

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