Today's IT News Audio Update
HP's Dunn steps down amid spying scandal ... EC expands Intel investigation ... Red Hat offers beta of Linux server OS with Xen
News: HP's Dunn to step down in January
News: HP's head of global operations to leave next month
News: Microsoft's new search engine exits beta
News: Juniper, Symantec partner on enterprise security
Tip: Accept no imitation when shopping for an information lifecycle management solution
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HP's Dunn to step down in January
Patricia Dunn, Hewlett-Packard Co.'s embattled chairman, will be relieved of those duties after the board's Jan. 18, 2007, meeting, but will continue as a director.
HP's head of global operations to leave next month
Hewlett-Packard Co.'s executive vice president of global operations, Gilles Bouchard, will leave the company at the end of October. The news came Tuesday immediately before HP announced that Chairman Patricia Dunn will step down.
Microsoft's new search engine exits beta
Microsoft Corp. is removing the beta, or test, tag from Live Search, its next-generation search engine, and making it the underlying search tool at its MSN.com portal.
Juniper, Symantec partner on enterprise security
Juniper Networks Inc. and Symantec Corp. will jointly work on unified threat management (UTM) and intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) products, and in the long term will extend their partnership to antivirus and threat detection.
EMC plans new Web content management tool
Storage giant EMC Corp. plans another foray into Web content management with the upcoming launch of a tool to handle content layout as well as management.
Red Hat users invited to test RHEL 5
Red Hat Inc. has pushed out the first public beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, an upgrade to its operating system that includes virtualization technologies intended to help companies get more use from their hardware.
U.S. defense department builds world's biggest SAN
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is creating the world's largest storage network by combining a number of separate networks into a gigantic 17,000-port Meta SAN monster.
Grids help eBay do big business
A massive computing grid helps eBay Inc. make changes to its auction Web site on the fly while maintaining a 99.94 percent up time, said Paul Strong, a distinguished research scientist there.
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