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Jun 28 2007   6:34AM GMT

Channel news: Cisco IOS/SSL flaw; solving Web security; HP, Quantum multimedia SAN

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Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS while processing SSL packets Cisco IOS devices may crash while processing malformed Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) packets. In order to trigger these vulnerabilities, a malicious client must send malformed packets during the SSL protocol exchange with the vulnerable device. [Cisco]

Solving the Web security challenge Unprecedented amounts of data will need to be secured in new, untested ways. What’s the best course to pursue in such uncharted territory? [CNET]

HP, Quantum bundle SAN file system for multimedia HP and Quantum package up HP’s EVA array and Quantum’s StorNext SAN file system and are referencing big multimedia customers, including Warner Bros. []

Oracle’s hosted call center gets an update Oracle has built an Oracle-based back end to the hosted call center application it acquired in Telephony@Work as the competition for virtual contact centers increases.[]

Red Hat spreads its JBoss in Q1 Microsoft invited to improve. [TheReg]

Microsoft unveils Web storage beta Microsoft Corp. is giving computer users up to 500 megabytes of online storage for their documents, music, photos and video. [AP]

Analysts question Oracle’s ‘surround SAP’ strategy Analysts are skeptical about Oracle’s acquisition strategy versus its ability to grow organically. [eWEEK]

Common pitfalls of SAP systems integration projects SAP implementations can be large, complex projects. Part 2 of’s system integrators series looks at some common pitfalls of SAP implementations and how to recover from them.[]

FTC urges caution on net neutrality The chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission recommended against additional regulation of high-speed Internet traffic. [NYT]

Channels within the channel Conventional wisdom has long held that the top of the solution provider stack was able to fulfill customer requirements without third-party help. But VARBusiness research finds that reseller relationships are more dynamic than once believed. [ChannelWeb]

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