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Digital Creations takes new name

Digital Creations takes new name

Digital Creations has renamed itself after its product, Zope, an open-source application server that competes with software from larger competitors such as BEA Systems, Sun Microsystems and IBM. Application servers, which handle tasks such as e-commerce shopping carts, are used by companies that need an Internet interface between users on the network and back-end servers.

July 23, 2001 by in Servers

Microsoft fixes flawed Exchange patch

Microsoft fixes flawed Exchange patch

Microsoft took another go at fixing a security flaw in the company's Exchange mail-server software this weekend, releasing the second version of a patch for the program.The new patch corrected a flaw in the original fix that crashed numerous e-mail servers.

June 10, 2001 by in Servers

Compaq to unveil new AlphaServers

Compaq to unveil new AlphaServers

Compaq will unveil new Alpha server computers that the personal-computer maker hopes will boost its efforts to be a supplier of powerful Internet computers. The new machines, dubbed Wildfire for their speed, usean advanced design that allows customers to addprocessing power, memory and communications inLego-like chunks.

May 14, 2000 by in Servers

iG blocked for not controlling spam

iG blocked for not controlling spam

Last week, iG, a Brazilian leading ISPs, and the BrazilianAntispam Movement were at the center of a controversy regarding spam.The origin of the conflict was the inclusion of two iGservers on the Mail Abuse Prevention System (MAPS) black list.

October 29, 2000 by in Servers

Sun finds new source for chips

Sun finds new source for chips

Server giant Sun Microsystems has tapped Taiwanese chipmaker United Microelectronics to build some of its low-end CPUs currently made by Texas Instruments, but products from the new alliance won't emerge for months.UMC, a contract chipmaker, will build versions of Sun's UltraSparc IIe "Hummingbird" chip, said Sue Kunz, director of marketing and business development for Sun's processor products group.

May 2, 2001 by in Servers

Tuesday's Mac Product Watch

Tuesday's Mac Product Watch

Today's lineup includes XClaim TV USB Edition, an external TV tuner with USBconnectivity; The Sims House Party, which is now available for pre-order; FileMaker Pro Server 5.5, the server edition ofthe database application; IPNetRouter 1.

July 31, 2001 by in Servers

Bug closes down Australian FTC

Bug closes down Australian FTC

SYDNEY, Australia -- The e-mail server at Australia's federal trade commission, Austrade, was shut down from about 3.00pm Friday until lunchtime on Sunday after a curious twist of circumstances resulted in the network being infected via one of Austrade's own IT staff.

May 8, 2000 by in Servers

Australia: 'Love' shuts mail systems

Australia: 'Love' shuts mail systems

SYDNEY, Australia -- Companies have been forced to shut down mail servers this morning in a bid to stop the so-called "Love Letter" worm from swamping their systems and those of their suppliers. Sydney-based Security Mailing Services shut down mail systems after staff ignored warnings from the company's IT department about the "Love bug.

May 4, 2000 by in Servers