[2004-08-31] Twelve Horses Implements Sender Policy Framework
Twelve Horses announced it has implemented the Sender Policy Framework (SPF) standard.

[2004-08-31] IDC Launches FutureScan
IDC today announced the launch of FutureScan, a set of market metrics that measure supply and demand in the IT industry based on leading indicators and customer surveys.

[2004-08-31] Need for Better Email Management Remains a Top Challenge
Email users are successfully navigating their way through the waves of spam and retention requirements.

[2004-08-31] Dell and University of Miami Sign Campus-wide Computing Agreement
The University of Miami and Dell have signed an exclusive, campus-wide computing agreement that is expected to save the university approximately $2 million per year.

[2004-08-31] Network World Adds Event to Technology Tour Roster
Network World today announced that it has added another event to its Technology Tour roster.

[2004-08-30] Adlex Announces Adlex Service Delivery Quality Audit
Adlex today announced the Adlex Service Delivery Quality Audit, designed for all corporations wishing to quickly assess the current quality of their service levels and determine areas that need improvement.

[2004-08-30] Compuware to Host Free IT Executive Briefings in Eleven Cities
Executive Briefings to Feature Proven Techniques for IT Organizations to Assess Service Impact of Changes Throughout Application Life Cycle, Deliver Higher Levels of Service and Face Evolving Business Demands.

[2004-08-27] Spam Campaigns Now Using Google, Olympics In Subject Lines
Spammer groups have begun using new methods in order to dupe unsuspecting people. Keeping with what's on the surface of popularity, spammers have resorted to including Google and The Olympics within email subject lines in an effort to trick recipients into opening these mailings.

[2004-08-26] Sun Outperforms all Vendors in Revenue Market Share Growth on Q/Q Basis
In the second quarter of 2004, Sun Microsystems achieved significant revenue and volume growth in almost every category.

[2004-08-26] Offshore Outsourcing of IT Infrastructure Management to Be the Next Big Wave
Offshore outsourcing of IT infrastructure management is likely to be the next big wave, according to results of a survey conducted by Wipro Technologies recently.

[2004-08-26] Manpower Receives CIO 100 Award Second in a Year
Manpower received the prestigious CIO 100 award from CIO magazine in recognition of the company's operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

[2004-08-25] Borland Acquires ESTIMATE Professional from Software Productivity Center
Planning and Estimation Tool to Advance Value of Borland CaliberRM Requirements Management Solution.

[2004-08-25] Sun Leads Traditional Workstation Market for 40th Consecutive Quarter
Sun Marks 10 Years of Leadership With Continued Gains in Worldwide Workstation Revenue and Unit Market Share During the Second Quarter of 2004.

[2004-08-25] Windows SP2 Upgrade to Cause Problems According to IT Managers
SupportSoft today announced the results of a national survey conducted among IT management in which 66% believed that they will incur more end-user calls for support when deploying SP2, Microsoft's most recent major upgrade to Windows XP with significant new security features.

[2004-08-25] Research and Markets Announces Addition of Wireless Healthcare
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wireless Healthcare 2004 to their offering.

[2004-08-25] PlanView Announces Results of IT Maturity Survey
PlanView today announced the results of a process maturity survey completed by senior IT officials from the world's top financial institutions.

[2004-08-25] Corporate Executives and IT Managers Aggravated by BI Complexity
A new survey, sponsored by Unisys reveals that corporate executives and IT managers are growing increasingly aggravated by the complexity of business intelligence (BI) solutions intended to streamline their business decision-making processes.

[2004-08-25] Research and Markets Adds Developing the IT Scorecard to Their Offering
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Developing the IT Scorecard to their offering.

[2004-08-25] Oracle Recieves Top Honors in Intelligent Enterprise Magazine's 2004 Reader's Choice Awards
Oracle received top honors in two categories in Intelligent Enterprise Magazine's 2004 Reader's Choice Awards for Best Information Technology Products.

[2004-08-25] Versata Logic Server on IBM eServer iSeries Running Linux Now Available
Versata today announced general availability of the Versata Logic Server, version 5.6.2, for the IBM WebSphere Application Server on IBM eServer iSeries hardware running Linux.

[2004-08-25] Quest Software Outlines Support for Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005
Quest Software today outlined its support for Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005, which is an integral component of Microsoft's Dynamic Systems Initiative.

[2004-08-25] NetIQ to Provide Customers the Ability to Extend Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
NetIQ today announced it will provide customers the ability to extend Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 to manage certain non-Microsoft applications.

[2004-08-25] MetiLinx Announces MetiLinx Connector for Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005
MetiLinx Solutions for Capacity on Demand, Usage Metering and Assessments Available Through Microsoft Operations Manager 2005.

[2004-08-25] BindView Announces Support for Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005
BindView today announced its support for the latest release of Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005.

[2004-08-25] Peregrine Systems Integrates Patch Management Program
An effective patch management program is a company's first line of defense against crippling software vulnerabilities and vicious network attacks.

[2004-08-25] Touchpaper and Fox IT Announce Strategic Global Partnership
Touchpaper and Fox IT announced a strategic global partnership.

[2004-08-24] H&R Block Select AmberPoint to Manage and Secure Service-oriented IT Systems
AmberPoint today announced that H&R Block Financial Advisors has selected AmberPoint's Service Level Manager and AmberPoint Management Foundation to manage and secure its service-oriented IT systems.

[2004-08-24] Valassis Signs on Everdream to Manage IT infrastructure
Leading Producer of Advertising Inserts and Promotional Products Chooses Everdream for Asset Management, Patch Management and Software Distribution Services.

[2004-08-24] InfoVista Releases Most Advanced Platform Ever for Service-aware Management of IT Performance
InfoVista today announced the release of VistaFoundation 2.0, the most advanced platform ever designed for service-aware management of IT performance.

[2004-08-24] Microsoft Great Plains Implementation overview for IT Director/Controller
Microsoft Business Solutions is on the way to popularize it's ERP systems implementation.

[2004-08-24] Study Examined Impact of Emerging Technologies and Solutions on IT Channel Companies
New CompTIA Study Examines Impact of Emerging Technologies.

[2004-08-23] Hitachi Consulting Receives Oracle Partner of the Year Award
Hitachi Consulting Recognized for Excellence and Leadership as an Oracle Solution Provider.

[2004-08-23] Dell PowerEdge servers Achieve First Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Benchmark
Dell PowerEdge servers have achieved the first Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 benchmark for a clustered configuration, underscoring Dell's ongoing commitment to offer the best combination of performance, value and availability for the standardized data center.

[2004-08-23] Indicative Software Announces Value to Resellers of Enterprise Management Products
Ease-of-Use, Swift Time-to-Implementation, and Big-Iron Functionality out of the Box Gives Value-Added Resellers Most Competitive Means to Meet the Enterprise-Management Needs of Today's IT Managers.

[2004-08-23] CNET Selects Netezza Performance Server for Clickstream Data Analysis
CNET Networks Taps Tera-Scale Data Warehouse Appliance for Comprehensive, Near Real-Time Analysis of Customer Behavior and Marketing Programs.

[2004-08-23] WisperTEL Selects CommPartners as Vendor of VoIP Services
CommPartners, a Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") facilitator providing IP telephony services and connectivity to service providers, today announced its selection as WisperTEL's vendor of turnkey, wholesale VoIP services.

[2004-08-23] NetBotz Announces Products to Better Monitor IT sites
Five Years Out, Company Extends Leadership in Web-Based, IT Monitoring Market It Helped Define .

[2004-08-23] Borland to Sponsor Application Development Marketplace at Gartner ITxpo & Symposium
Borland Software Corporation today announced it will sponsor the Application Development Marketplace at the Gartner ITxpo & Symposium 2004.

[2004-08-23] Project+ - Combining the Technical World and the Business World
An Interview with Ayana Nickerson, Project+ Certification Program Manager for CompTIA (the Computing Technology Industry Association).

[2004-08-23] Great Plains Dynamics/eEnterprise Upgrade Things to Consider and FAQ
If you have Great Plains Dynamics/eEnterprise (version 6.0 or earlier) and support it for your company then you need to know some technical details about Great Plains version upgrade and what is going on behind the scenes, which options do you have in case of Dexterity, VBA, SQL customization, additional complexity comes with migration from ctree/Pervasive to MS SQL/MSDE.

[2004-08-23] O.C. Tanner Honored as One of CIO Magazine's 'Agile 100'
O.C. Tanner Recognition Company has been named one of CIO Magazine's "Agile 100" for the company's ability to marry "IT agility with enterprise agility in order to move quickly, adapt intelligently and create advantage in a rapidly changing world," according to the publication.

[2004-08-23] Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire P-Cube
Cisco Systems today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held P-Cube, Inc. of Sunnyvale, Calif. P-Cube is a leading developer of IP service control platforms, which can help service providers identify subscribers, classify applications, improve service performance and charge for multiple IP services without costly infrastructure upgrades.

[2004-08-20] Report: Cisco Systems Captures Enterprise Voice Revenue Market Share
Cisco is Now Number-4 Voice Vendor Worldwide; Only Vendor to Realize Revenue Market Share Gains Calendar Q2 2004, According to Synergy Research.

[2004-08-20] eWeek to Hold a Series of Technology Summits
Ziff Davis Media's eWEEK magazine announced today it will hold a series of technology summits this fall.

[2004-08-20] Anthem Recieves 2004 CIO 100 Award
Anthem, Inc. has been recognized by CIO magazine as a recipient of the "2004 CIO 100 Award."

[2004-08-19] Great Plains Accounting Migration to Microsoft Great Plains - overview for IT Specialist
This is short article, written in question/answer/FAQ style to give IT Specialist/developer/programmer balanced top level information on Great Plains Accounting migration to Microsoft Business Solutions Great Plains.

[2004-08-18] TenFold Announces SmartSQL Feature
TenFold Corporation today announced SmartSQL, an EnterpriseTenFold feature that automatically generates custom SQL for most popular RDBMS systems.

[2004-08-16] Microsoft Business Solutions Products Customization - Overview for Developer
In the end of the 20-th century and early 2001 - Microsoft purchased Great Plains Software, then Navision (Denmark based software development company).

[2004-08-12] Questions Trump Answers
Information technology people tend to be answer people. When users, managers, family members or even random people from the Internet have questions, we're right there with the answers, because we're always the smart people. One of the first things we learn in school is that being smart means having the answers. The teacher asks the class a question, and the smart kids reach for the sky. But just having a hand in the air isn't enough. To become known as the smartest of the smart, you've got to get that hand up faster than anyone else. It's the original arms race. (We all know how popular this made us.)

[2004-08-10] Provisioning/User Management System Upgrades: Part One
Tommy Sherman daily monitors a helpdesk-provisioning queue for a large company. The current provisioning/user management system was written with homegrown software. It has not had a major update for several years. Each day, he is getting more and more frustrated. No matter how hard he tries, he cannot keep up with the increasing workload. New employees are screaming for their system ids and have no way of checking their id creation status. Existing employees are demanding timely updates to their ids when they transfer across business units. Ex-employees exist in the system months after departure. His frustrated manager will be meeting with him this afternoon to talk about his "unresponsiveness."

[2004-08-10] Provisioning/User Management System Upgrades: Part Two
Somewhere in the world is a person who wants to see their provisioning/user management systems get a sorely needed upgrade. But they seem to be getting nowhere.

[2004-08-04] Microsoft Great Plains Integration with Legacy Systems Overview for Developers
Looks like Microsoft Great Plains becomes more and more popular, partly because of Microsoft muscles behind it. Now it is targeted to the whole spectrum of horizontal and vertical market clientele. Small companies use Small Business Manager (which is based on the same technology - Great Plains Dexterity dictionary and runtime), Great Plains Standard on MSDE is for small to midsize clients, and then Great Plains serves the rest of the market up to big corporations.

[2004-08-04] Clear Skies Ahead for The Weather Channel with Intel Itanium 2 Processor-based HP Integrity Servers
The Weather Channel, the only national all-weather cable network providing 24-hour-a-day weather coverage to more than 87 million homes in the U.S., is building on a current strategy of running its IT infrastructure on open source technology and has migrated to Intel Itanium 2 processor-based HP Integrity servers from proprietary RISC-based platforms.

[2004-08-03] Mozilla Security Bug Bounty Program Announced
The Mozilla Foundation today announced the Mozilla Security Bug Bounty Program, an initiative that rewards users who identify and report security vulnerabilities in the open source project's software.