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Interliant Offers INIT Managed Firewall Service - Apr 17, 2001 - Interliant Inc. (, a leading global application service provider, announced on Tuesday the availability of its INIT Managed Firewall Service, designed to protect organizations of all sizes against malicious security attacks.

The company's new service is based on Check Point Software's VPN-1/FireWall-1 security solution. And along with announcing the new service, Interliant also announced that it had joined the Check Point Partner Alliance as a premier managed service ... logo!Level 3 Communications provides bandwidth to Yahoo! - Apr 17, 2001 - Level 3 Communications, Inc. ( announced that it has signed a new multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Yahoo! (
further extending their relationship in North America. Under the terms of
this new agreement, Yahoo! will use Level 3's "(3)CrossRoads" Internet
access service for delivery of its digital content and streaming
applications. This includes the core Yahoo! services, Yahoo! Broadcast, and
Yahoo! Finance Vision.

"We are extremely ...
Exodus announces premium onsite engineering services - Apr 17, 2001 - On Tuesday, Exodus Communications Inc. (, a leader in complex Internet hosting and managed services, in cooperation with Amdahl Corporation, a Fujitsu company, announced the availability of its Premium Care Service as part of its managed service offerings.

The Premium Care Service is designed to provide Exodus customers with telephone and Web-based customer support, onsite certified engineers, dedicated service delivery managers and other assurances of quality management ...
Digex to provide managed hosting for automotive services site - Apr 16, 2001 - Digex Inc. (, a leading provider of managed Web hosting and application hosting services, announced on Monday that AutoVista, a technology provider for the automotive services industry had chosen Digex to provide managed Web hosting services for its Web initiatives.

AutoVista provides consulting and tools to the automotive aftermarket industry. One of the company's web-based services, AutoVista Color, is a color information, management and communication application for ... logo!VeriSign to acquire CyberCash for $20 million - Apr 16, 2001 - The Washington Post reported on Monday that Verisign Inc. (, a leading provider of Internet trust services and the world's major domain name registrar, would be involved in a $20 million dollar acquisition of CyberCash Inc., a company based out of Reston, Virginia?s.

CyberCash processes credit card payments, as well as providing several other online financial services. The company is under chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, however, and auctioned off the right to its ...
Sun strengthens ties with range of new SunTone services - Apr 16, 2001 - Server manufacturing heavyweight Sun Microsystems Inc. ( announced on Monday that it was extending its SunTone certification and branding program, and introducing new initiatives designed to help companies architect, build and certify Web-enabled products and services that meet high industry standards.

Sun will present a range of new programs Tuesday at the company's SunTone + iForce Service Provider Conference in Santa Clara, California. The new programs include new ...
Red Hat Announces New Linux Version - Apr 16, 2001 - On Monday, Red Hat Inc. (, a major developer of the open-source operating system Linux, announced the release of Linux 7.1, incorporating the latest version of the Linux kernel and improved enterprise functionality.

According to Red Hat, the new 2.4 kernel positions the company's version of Linux as an enterprise class operating system by providing improved support for multiprocessor machines, eliminating PCI bus limit, making virtual memory effectively limitless and ...
savvis.netSAVVIS? Networking Service Named Product of the Year - Apr 16, 2001 - Global network services provider SAVVIS Communications Corp. ( Total Reviews: 3
Average Rating: 1 of 10
Good Reviews: 0
Bad Reviews: 3
Official Responses: 0
) announced on Monday that its Intelligent IP NetworkingSM services have been chosen by the editors of Network Magazine as product of the year for 2001.

Each year for the past 14 years, Network Magazine has evaluated thousands of new products in a number of categories, including network hardware, software, security and services. This year, SAVVIS? was rated best in the services category.

Networking ...
Revised .com/.net/.org Agreements Forwarded to Commerce Department - Apr 16, 2001 - 16 April 2001 (Marina del Rey, California,
USA). The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN) today forwarded to the US Department of Commerce (DOC)
final copies of proposed revisions to the agreement with VeriSign,
Inc. under which VeriSign operates the .com, .net and .org registries.
The Memorandum of Understanding between the DOC and ICANN requires
that any revisions to the VeriSign agreement during its ...
ICANN Meeting to be held in Stockholm, Sweden — 1-4 June 2001 - Apr 14, 2001 - 14 April 2001 (Marina del Rey, California,
USA) - ICANN's next round of meetings will be held 1-4 June 2001,
in Stockholm, Sweden. The meetings are free to attend, and open
to any interested person. ICANN encourages broad participation
in its bottom-up consensus-development process.

The pre-registration for attendees is available
by filling out the form at ...