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Rumors that Avaya is for sale fly as Microsoft, Cisco and others yearn to serve unified communications.
Packeteer advances in relationship with Microsoft by delivering the iShaper appliance for WAN optimization.
Google picks up Postini for security, administration and archiving services.
Group creates specs to manage identities across digital devices and networks.
Picking up the prosperous spam appliance outfit helps round out unified communications strategy, puts Cisco against Symantec.
Compliance and security concerns drive identity and access management push.
Major partners wary of the database vendor's lead role.
Security appliances scheduled to hit Monday.
Is the market for storage area networks heating up?
Privacy, compliance and access control top Oracle's security game plan.
The US Department of Commerce signs up ICANN for another five years.
Cisco buys Metreos and Audium to improve its communications platform; Chambers to chair Cisco board in November.
Microsoft continues to piece together its security strategy with purchase of VPN and firewall maker.
The deal could be a perfect marriage of hardware and software management and security.
Commercial and free versions of the venerable MTA suffer from the same flaw.
SyPixx deal gives Cisco physical security angle.
Cisco will distribute Opsware network management software in multi-million dollar deal.
Microsoft, Softbank and Japan Telecom look to court customers in Japan with VoIP, e-mail, IM in one package.
The Viacom unit pads its array of Web-centric assets by purchasing the streaming video provider.
The networking giant has digested and reinvigorated switches and virtualization software from its Topspin purchase.
Sun plans to make a big splash at the Burton Catalyst show; Other identity management vendors prepare their wares.
Redmond promises a November launch date for SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 200
The storage switch maker branches out with a new line server optimization and remote file sharing software.
Analysts report that current software licensing policies will stymie the adoption of grid computing.