Can internal corporate IT departments successfully transition into service provider profit centers? The answer is yes, according to Computer Associates (CA) officials, who say the software giant intends to use its service management startup iCan as the vehicle to drive that effort.
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Eager to outgrow its Linux-only stereotype, Red Hat introduced three new services Tuesday as part of its open-source consulting arm launch.
Introducing a set of offerings built to remove Web services deployment and infrastructure hurdles for enterprises and Web hosters, Sun Microsystems and Nortel Networks launched their co-developed Rapid Start Web Solutions on Wednesday.
Hoping to provide a respite to security administrators exhausted from intrusion detection systems (IDSes) that "cry wolf," security vendors are restructuring the way in which their products identify attacks. In another emerging trend, scaling IDS solutions so they can be offered as a managed service is also gaining momentum.
Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Emergency Response Team/Coordination Center (CERT), a federally-funded centre for security development and research, and publisher of security newsletters and alerts, is warning visitors to its Web site of potential delays in the wake of an ongoing distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack.
Looking to increase its appeal to enterprise-class users, Internet infrastructure provider Loudcloud Inc. last week announced an upgrade to its flagship Opsware technology and introduced a multiarchitecture data-exchange service called Smart Cloud.
Loudcloud Inc. assembled partners and customers in New York on Tuesday to offer a glimpse of the Internet infrastructure provider's upgraded Opsware technology and new multiarchitecture, data-exchange Smart Cloud service.
Baltimore Technologies PLC announced Monday at the RSA Conference 2001 here that it will help service providers more easily deploy and operate a PKI (public key infrastructure) through the launch of UniCert Certificate Deployment Service (CDS).
Laying the groundwork for its mission to move security complexity from applications to system infrastructure, VeriSign Inc. made a host of announcements at RSA Conference 2001 on Tuesday, including the launch of its next-generation Internet trust services.
AppShop Inc., an Oracle e-Business Suite ASP (application service provider), announced this week that it is beta testing wireless delivery of its service.
Joined by a host of new wireless partners, Computer Associates (CA) introduced its new Mobile eBusiness Initiative Thursday at the CeBit show in Hanover, Germany.
IBM and Microsoft extended credibility to the troubled ASP (application service provider) market last week with ASP development programs and brand-name assurances intended to inject new life into the ASP phenomenon, analysts said.
The demands for improving the speed, performance, and availability of e-business transactions on the Web often run in direct opposition to the Internet's heavy-footed application distribution limitations.
If the expansion and increased complexity of VPN remote activity is giving blurry-eyed network administrators a headache, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a possible cure.
The alleged creator of the Anna Kournikova worm said Monday's moderately fast-spreading program was never intended for malicious purposes and that users caught red-handed by its e-mail launching payload should accept personal blame for the trouble it has caused.