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IBM To Cut 1,000 Jobs From Global Services Division - Jul 3, 2001 - IBM confirmed published reports yesterday suggesting the company is set to slash up to 1,000 jobs from its Global Services division.

The jobs will be cut from the company's fastest-growing division because the company has determined the skills of certain workers don't match the needs of customers.

The 1,000 jobs represent less than one percent of the company's 150,000 employees in their Global Services division, which provides outsourcing and consulting services for ...
iAsiaWorks Exits Hong Kong, Focuses On Taiwan and Korea - Jul 3, 2001 - iAsiaWorks (http://www.iasiaworks.com), a leading provider if Internet data center services in the Asia-Pacific region, announced on Monday that it has taken steps to liquidate its Hong Kong subsidiary.





The Company says it intends to exit operations in Hong Kong and, consistent with Hong Kong law, intends to hire a provisional liquidator. iAsiaWorks' Hong Kong subsidiary has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with PCCW Powerbase Data Center Services Limited, ...
Digex Completes Complicated WorldCom Pricing Process - Jun 29, 2001 - Digex came another step closer to settling its business with WorldCom this week when the managed Web and application hosting provider announced on Friday that it had completed the complicated process of determining an average trading price to be used as a value for WorldCom stock in the issue of a settlement fund.



The settlement fund was part of a plan agreed upon earlier in the year between the two companies, intended to resolve a legal dispute launched by Digex on behalf of its ...
iXsystems Launches Plug N? Host Internet Server Appliance - Jun 27, 2001 - iXsystems Inc. (http://www.ixsystems.net), a provider of rack-optimized server solutions formerly known as BSDi, announced on Wednesday that it has released its first Internet server appliance designed for quick and easy volume deployment by Internet service providers, content providers and Web hosting providers.





The company says its new iXtreme Internet Hosting Server is the first "plug 'n host" server appliance to combine browser-based administration and the world's most reliable ...
Level 3 Activates North Asian Undersea Cable Connecting Hong Kong and Japan - Jun 27, 2001 - Web hosting and broadband service provider Level 3 Communications today announced that it has activated the first leg of the company's new multi-terabit North Asian undersea cable system connecting Hong Kong and Japan.



The system system offers a maximum capacity of 1.3 terabits per second on its Hong Kong to Japan leg, and 1.9 terabits on the second leg linking Japan, Korea and Hong Kong.

The company says France Telecom became the first company to buy capacity on ...
Globix Opens New York and London Data Centers - Jun 27, 2001 - Advanced Internet hosting provider Globix Corporation (http://www.globix.com) announced on Wednesday that it has opened two new state-of-the-art data centers in New York City and London in response to a continued demand it perceives for its hosting, network and applications services in city-center locations.





The new Globix data centers, like the company's existing facilities, have dual connections to area power grids, redundant uninterruptible power supply systems and backup ...
Veritas and IBM Develop Clustered Storage Solutions - Jun 27, 2001 - Veritas Software Corporation (http://www.veritas.com), a specialist in data availability, announced on Wednesday that it will be collaborating with IBM's Storage Systems Group to provide highly available clustered enterprise storage solutions for the SPARC/Solaris environment.





The two companies have jointly tested and validated optimized enterprise storage hardware and software solutions that leverage Veritas Foundation Suite HA, which includes Veritas Volume Manager, Veritas File ...
hosting.comAllegiance Telecom Renames Virtualis to Hosting.com - Jun 27, 2001 - Hosting.com, a subsidiary of Allegiance Telecom, announced today it is officially renaming Virtualis Systems, California-based Web hosting company it acquired last year, to Hosting.com.



Allegiance says Virtualis will now conduct business as the Los Angeles-based office of Hosting.com, operating in conjunction with other Allegiance Telecom Web hosting operations.

Hosting.com is a national provider of Web hosting and Internet connectivity services, targeted to small ...
Microsoft Breakup Verdict Overturned - Jun 27, 2001 - A U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday that an order to split software giant Microsoft in two be reviewed because of potential partiality on the part of the ruling judge.

The seven-judge appeals panel agreed unanimously that U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson conducted himself in a way which might indicate he was biased against Microsoft.

"Although we find no evidence of actual bias, we hold that the actions of the trial judge seriously tainted the proceedings before ...
Protek Joins Micromuse Alliance Program - Jun 27, 2001 - Micromuse Inc. (http://www.micromuse.com), a leading provider of real time fault management and service assurance software, and Protek (http://www.protek.com) a global supplier of business and operational support systems, announced on Tuesday that Protek has joined the Micromuse Alliance Program as a Netcool Ready partner.




According to the agreement, Protek is licensing the Netcool/Software Developers Kit application to develop an interface to the Netcool suite. The integration will enable Protek ...