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Check Point Exec to Keynote VPNcon Fall - Aug 24, 2001 - Check Point Software Technologies ( will
deliver the keynote address titled ''The Evolution of Internet Security and
the Challenges Facing e-business Today'' at VPNcon Fall.

Presented by Carol Stone, vice president of worldwide marketing, the
presentation will focus on ways that Virtual Private Networks are driving
the next generation of e-business. VPNcon Fall 2001 ( will be held on October 15-18 at the Hilton Alexandria at Mark Center in ...
VPM Internet Announces Global Roaming Network - Aug 24, 2001 - VPM Internet Services (, a California-based global ISP yesterday announced a global roaming network service called the VPMTraveler Global Internet Roaming Account. This service is designed to empower the mobile professional, making them more productive while on the road and at the same time providing remote access cost savings of up to 90%. This adds to the VPMSuites family of products VPM has been rolling out recently.

Launched in Feb. 2000, VPM says it has quietly ...
MGE UPS Introduces Power Protection Solution for Network Services - Aug 24, 2001 - MGE UPS Systems (, a global leader in
high-availability power solutions, yesterday introduced its new Comet
EXtreme Uninterruptible Power Supply that is one of the industry's smallest
UPS systems to provide over an hour of scalable power protection in a
compact tower or rack configuration.

Ideal for networks, B2B, e-commerce and other critical applications, the
Comet EXtreme's modular design allows users to easily scale the UPS as their
requirements grow, ...
Public Web Hosts - Last Week in Review - Aug 24, 2001 - The tech-heavy Nasdaq gained some significant ground Friday, picking up close to 4% thanks to some encouraging news from tech bellwether Cisco Systems.

The networking specialists said it had seen business stabilize recently, igniting hope among investors that business in the tech sector was picking up.

The Nasdaq gained 73.75 points to close at 1916.72.

In other news Friday, the Microsoft Antitrust Saga began yet another chapter when the U.S. District Court assigned ...
XML And Web Services Conference Adds Expert Panel - Aug 24, 2001 - Tech Conferences, Inc. (, a producer of
information technology conferences, announced yesterday the addition of an
expert panel to the XML and Web Services Connections conference. The
conference will run at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale,
Arizona from September 30 to October 3.

The expert panel will discuss Web services and the architecture of
next-generation Internet applications, including exchanges, portals, and a
global e-business ...
cihost.comC I Host Invests Half Million Into Network Upgrades - Aug 24, 2001 - Despite a sluggish overall economy and the need to battle against the monthly waves of Code Red Virus onslaughts, C I Host ( Total Reviews: 17
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) has spent more than $500,000 over the past few months to significantly improve its network, expand its physical facilities and add staff.

The heavy infusion of capital by C I Host to upgrade its technology and
services at the same time it is opening new data centers signals its
confidence in the Internet industry.

''We continue to ...
Exodus Retirements Prompts Doubts Over Company Future - Aug 24, 2001 - After announcing the retirement of three board of directors
members earlier this week, analysts are once again speculating about the
future of the once-mighty hosting giant Exodus Communications.

Although a press release Tuesday attributed the retirements to personal
reasons, a USA Today article said the parting was the result of internal
conflict over the company's future. Although the company says it has $600
million in cash, which will allow it to sustain operation ...
VertigoXmedia to Develop Interactive Solution for iTV - Aug 24, 2001 - VertigoXmedia (, a leading provider of content automation solutions for live broadcasts, the Internet, interactive television , and wireless devices, today announced that TechTV (, a 24-hour technology news channel, has hired VertigoXmedia to develop iTV solutions that are tightly integrated with TechTV's existing broadcast production environment.

The first development project will be an iTV version of TechTV's Tech Live
technology news show ... logoLevel 3 Acquisition of Viatel Approved - Aug 24, 2001 - Level 3 Communications, Inc. ( has announced on
Thursday that it has acquired the transatlantic network of Viatel, Inc

A federal judge overseeing Viatel's Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
approved Level 3's purchase on Tuesday, and the transaction was closed on
Wednesday. Specifically, Level 3 has purchased from Viatel two fibers on the
"Yellow" submarine cable connecting London and New York. This is the same
fiber pair that Level 3 sold to ...
BellSouth Introduces "Complete Frame" Integration Solution - Aug 23, 2001 - BellSouth ( introduced Tuesday the BellSouth Complete Frame, the latest addition to BellSouth's suite of integrated data solutions.

Complete Frame allows companies to streamline and expand existing networks
by combining frame relay data transport, customer premises equipment and
network management services. This one-stop solution allows customers to rely
on BellSouth as the single provider to install and maintain the integrated
data solution, without ...