CRN Channel News

  • SeeBeyond Earnings Beat Street By a Penny
    Integration software vendor SeeBeyond posted a slight profit in the fourth quarter, beating Wall Street estimates and its own revised expectations by a penny per share.
  • Veritas Lays Out Precise APM Product Road Map
    Veritas Software Wednesday detailed the road map for its Precise Software i3 application performance management (APM) suite including the rollout of a J2EE Adaptive Instrumentation add-on in February.
  • Researcher: SMBs Wary Of Depending On Microsoft
    Microsoft Corp. has failed to win the hearts of a significant portion of small and midsize businesses that remain wary of the software maker despite it's huge push to sell them run-the-business applications, a market research firm said Wednesday.
  • Test Your Computing IQ
    It is midterm week at my local high school, and to mark the occasion, I thought I would put together a short quiz to see how your computing IQ fares against that of the average teen-ager's these days. No, I won't bother grading your answers; this is on the honor system.
  • AT&T Wireless Auction Heats Up
    A potential bidding war for AT&T Wireless has been set in motion by a chain of events that may trump Cingular Wireless's bid for the mobile-phone service provider. AT&T Wireless and its equity partner NTT DoCoMo have reached an agreement that would enable DoCoMo to enter the bidding auction.
  • Gates Foresees Seamless Software Links
    Microsoft founder Bill Gates expressed his vision Wednesday for a future in which advanced software will seamlessly connect personal computers with mobile phones, watches and other small devices.
  • Apple To Build Second Supercomputer At Virginia Tech
    After building one of the world's fastest supercomputers on its first try, Apple Computer is again teaming with Virginia Tech to make another high-performance machine using its new 64-bit Xserve G5 computer.
  • Sluggish PDA Market Perks Up In 4Q
    The market for handheld devices grew slightly in the fourth quarter of 2003 but was down significantly for the full year, a research firm said Tuesday.
  • EDS CEO Michael Jordan Vows To Make Improvements
    EDS pulled no punches at its 2004 Industry Analyst Summit on Jan. 27, with a bracingly honest chairman and CEO Michael Jordan and his top executives acknowledging the company has needed to step up its game by, among other improvements, simplifying its sales process, getting cost competitive across the board and improving its execution of contracts.
  • Twelve-member task force will advise vendor on channel issues

    Samsung Organizes Reseller Council
    Samsung and its new Reseller Advisory Council have begun having "frank discussions" about the peripheral vendor's channel programs, but both sides say it is already showing signs of being a step in the right direction.