Michael Meehan

Articles by Michael Meehan

Siebel looks to Web services for CRM ties

Siebel Systems announced a Web services-based method for tying its customer relationship management software in with other business applications.

Siebel to make its apps play with others

Easy integration became the war cry this week for customer relationship management (CRM) vendor Siebel Systems Inc., as it announced a Web services-based method for tying its software in with other business applications.

VOIP hot, but users sweat

Voice over IP is one of the hottest technologies around, but users caution that anyone attempting a VOIP project needs a lot of bandwidth and an equal amount of patience.

IBM unveils financial middleware

In order to provide financial institutions a method of adjusting to new international messaging standards, IBM Corp. has announced a middleware suite designed to enable the transition to Internet-based payments and settlements.

Novell in transition mode as users gather

As Novell Inc. holds its annual BrainShare user conference this week in Salt Lake City, the software and IT services vendor remains in transition on several fronts.

3Com makes enterprise networking play

With new software to aggregate gigabit switches, a more fault-tolerant LAN core switch, and advanced redundancy features for mission-critical applications, 3Com Corp. today Wednesday back into the enterprise networking market.

A do-it-yourself Web site update

Bob Palmer, vice-president of IT at Lenox Collections, set out with a team of developers to revamp LenoxCollections.com to more closely align the site with the company

Energy firms move to thwart cyberattacks

Energy industry giants are preparing to make a major push into the information-sharing arena, hoping that a sophisticated alert system will protect the nation

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