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Aug 23 2007   7:07AM GMT

Channel news: Server shipments rise; Windows Live on mobiles; SAP preps Web-delivered apps

Brein Matturro Profile: Brein Matturro

Worldwide server shipments and revenues rose in second quarter of 2007 Worldwide server shipments for the second quarter of 2007 increased 2.7% over the same quarter last year, while worldwide server revenue for the same period climbed 5.1% according to Gartner. Worldwide server revenue totaled $13 billion for the quarter, as worldwide servers shipments reached just over 2 million units. [Tekrati]

Windows Live suite debuts … on cell phones If you dig into Microsoft’s newly minted Windows Live Services deal between the Redmond software maker and “the world’s largest mobile device manufacturer” Nokia, which the pair announced on August 22, it’s basically a deal to preload the promised Windows Live suite on Nokia phones. [All About Microsoft]

SAP to debut Web-delivered software line SAP AG said on Wednesday that it will release a line of business management software next month, featuring programs that are designed to be delivered to customers over the Internet. [Reuters]

Crash bug blights Cisco IP phones Firmware flaw. [TheReg]

IBM counters Microsoft with WebDialogs deal IBM’s WebDialogs acquisition will provide unified communications integration with Lotus Sametime, Notes, Microsoft Office and Outlook. [eWEEK]

Users go for cheap, automated workstation backup A startup from Canada has been making inroads at U.S. companies with its ability to automate snapshot rollback on Windows PCs for about $60 per license.[SearchStorage.com]

Phishing attack plunders job site A recently disclosed fraud involving hundreds of thousands of people on the Monster.com jobs Web site reveals the perils of leaving detailed personal information online, security analysts say. [AP]

Users outwit IT when deploying consumer apps A new report suggests that end users go through all kinds of hoops to avoid dealing with IT when it comes to deploying consumer applications and devices. [SearchCIO.com]

Inside Oracle’s governance, risk and compliance software strategy One of Oracle’s lead governance, risk and compliance software strategists breaks down Oracle’s new GRC Suite and explains what Oracle GRC technology will look like in the future.

Ukrainian jet setter in world’s largest cyber heist? Turkish nightclub bust could crack TJX case. [TheReg]

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