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CMS Distribution swallows Interactive Ideas

Specialist storage and CE wholesaler CMS Distribution has hoovered up open source distie Interactive Ideas for an undisclosed sum. The buy of London-based Interactive adds vendors including RedHat, NetIQ and Solar Winds. "There is no vendor cross over," said Frank Salmon, CEO at CMS. "The future of storage is open architecture …
Paul Kunert, 05 Nov 2013

OpenSUSE forums hacked in ANOTHER vBulletin attack

Linux distro openSUSE’s public forums have been compromised and defaced and tens of thousands of user email addresses exposed after a hacker exploited a zero day flaw in the underlying vBulletin software. OpenSUSE responded quickly to media reports about the breach on Tuesday by admitting the successful exploit had allowed the …
Phil Muncaster, 08 Jan 2014
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NetIQ claims detects Hacktivismo tool

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Systems management and web analytics firm NetIQ Corp has released two security updates designed to help IT managers detect the Camera/Shy steganography tool, released last week by hacker activist group, Hacktivismo. Camera/Shy is a Microsoft Internet Explorer-based stenographic …
ComputerWire, 17 Jul 2002
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Interactive Ideas puts 10 staffers on redundancy watch, exits retail software

Distributor Interactive Ideas has placed a small batch of staff at risk of redundancy as it jettisons the retail software biz to concentrate wholly on enterprise software and licensing. Seven years ago retail software represented 80 per cent of Interactive's total turnover but has fallen to just 7 per cent this year, said Mike …
Paul Kunert, 04 Sep 2012
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Novell jobs slashed by stepmother Attachmate

Novell's new owners Attachmate have swung the axe far and wide, with massive staff cuts right across the organisation. According to sources, casualties include some 800 back office staff and all local country managers, including Sean McCarry in the UK and Ireland. At a more senior level, Novell SVP of global sales Javier Colado …
Paul Kunert, 11 Jul 2011
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Attachmate checks into Melbourne for regional HQ

The Attachmate Group, the new owner of Novell, has selected South Yarra in Melbourne as it Asia Pacific headquarters. The US-owned company is in the process of hiring 40 new staff. The Attachmate Group includes Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE which will be brought together in the new Melbourne office. "The Asia Pacific is a …
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Attachmate gobbles up Novell for $2.2bn

Novell has accepted a takeover bid by legacy connectivity and security software provider Attachmate for $2.2bn. "After a thorough review of a broad range of alternatives to enhance stockholder value, our board of directors concluded that the best available alternative was the combination of a merger with Attachmate Corporation …
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Attachmate's Brauckmann takes control of SUSE Linux

Legacy software lover Attachmate has put one of its own long-time executives in charge of what was formerly Novell's SUSE Linux operation and will focus that unit on serving Linux customers and growing Linux business. Attachmate has tapped Nils Brauckman, formerly vice president of sales and marketing for the company's EMEA …
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SUSE previews OpenStack-SLES cloud

Commercial Linux distributor SUSE, which was taken private by Attachmate back in April and split from former owner Novell, wants to do for OpenStack what it did for Linux. It is also what everybody else in the OpenStack cloud fabric camp seems to want to do: make some money selling support for OpenStack. The idea worked for …
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Merchants call credit card industry's bluff on compliance

Nine in ten (88 per cent) European firms have failed to achieve compliance with a credit card industry standard for processing ecommerce transactions. European merchants are behind their US counterparts in getting up to speed with the Payment Card Industry's Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), according to a survey by management …
John Leyden, 24 Jun 2008
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Sirius to top $1bn in sales with MSI Systems acquisition

The rate at which private equity firms are gathering cheap money to make acquisitions combined with an IT industry consolidating on many fronts can make you dizzy. That's why it's not much of a surprise that Sirius Computer Solutions has acquired MSI Systems Integrators for an undisclosed sum. Both are among the largest players …
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IT bosses: directors don't take security seriously

Most IT managers believe that while their board-level superiors pay lip service to compliance and security, they don't really take it seriously, according to a survey carried out for software developer NetIQ. The survey also revealed that 51 percent of the 218 UK companies queried still do not have the processes and procedures …
Bryan Betts, 13 Aug 2007
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Hero BOFHs needed for Katrina relief work

The SANS Institute - best known for helping to track hacker activity via the Internet Storm Center - is helping to recruit tech-savvy volunteers to help care for people left homeless by Hurricane Katrina. Techies are needed to set up PCs and wireless networks at shelters and at Red Cross headquarters in Washington DC to install …
John Leyden, 07 Sep 2005
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VMware sets off another storage bomb

VMware asserted its prime place at the front of the storage management line yesterday when it announced vStorage API set along with its virtual data centre operating system (VDC-OS). It is banking on these announcements at the opening of its VMworld conference yesterday putting it to the fore in becoming the location for …
Chris Mellor, 16 Sep 2008

Microsoft launches Data Centre architecture guides

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence Microsoft Corp has released details of a new Microsoft Systems Architecture (MSA) program designed to increase the take-up of its Windows 2000 Server operating system in data center environments. The Microsoft Systems Architecture for Internet Data Center is the first in a planned series …
ComputerWire, 01 Aug 2002
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Soaraway censorware

The threat of lost productivity and exposure to legal liability is boosting sales of Web filtering packages. Frost & Sullivan forecasts global sales of Web filtering technology will grow from $247.2 million in 2002 to $776.9 million in 2007. Media coverage of legal or disciplinary proceedings and high-profile dismissals as a …
John Leyden, 05 Aug 2003