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  • Nortel Touts New VoIP Technology
    Nortel spotlights upcoming low- and high-end IP phones, including a new handset with a color touch-screen display, at the Global Connect 2004 user conference in Los Angeles.
  • Key trends, facts and interpretation you need to run your business


    Getting To Know the VARBusiness 500
    Many of the largest North American solution providers are continuing along their growth paths, many of which generated $1 billion or more in revenue. Overall, this year's VARBusiness 500 generated a combined revenue of $324 billion--a 3.5 percent revenue growth over last year's listing.
  • ViewSonic Restructures For a Better Tomorrow
    An executive shuffle comes at a critical time for ViewSonic, which, though a leader in the U.S. market, has been under siege from very large players trying to knock it out of the top rank of display suppliers in the United States.
  • Tech Trends
    What technologies are VARBusiness 500 companies selling and recommending these days? It will come as no surprise that the list includes wireless, security, IP telephony, storage, Linux and Web services. But what's really interesting isn't the list itself, but how VARs are selling these technologies and what they have to do to make the sale.
  • Vertical Virtues
    Solution providers report that opportunities are widespread for those who are willing to be creative and find ways to translate technology into concrete ROI for vertical-market customers.
  • Apple Launches Wireless Hardware for PCs
    Apple Computer Inc. broadened its support of Windows-based computers Monday, introducing a new wireless access device designed to work with computers running either Mac OS X or Microsoft Corp.'s operating system.
  • Looking To Deal
    FusionStorm CEO John Varel is under NDA with at least six different companies looking to be acquired by his company, one of the fastest-growing IT integration and service companies on the West Coast.
  • With each new deal, the landscape changes


    Urge To Merge
    After a dismal 2002 that saw staff cutbacks and customer defections, Jeff Medeiros took stock of his company and wondered whether he should sell San Francisco-based rs-unix
  • IGS Rules
    What does it take to be No. 1? We go straight to the source for IBM Global Services' market strategy.
  • Methodology
    VARBusiness partnered with research firms Bernett Research and Answers Research to help collect and analyze the data for the 2004 VARBusiness 500.
  • ePlus Buys Most of Manchester Technologies
    In a deal involving two publicly held solution providers, ePlus has bought the IT fulfillment, professional services, and software development and consulting services businesses of Manchester Technologies.

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