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  • Works with HP to hone vertical solution sales

    Avnet Hall-Mark Launches Vertical Market Program
    Avnet Hall-Mark's Hewlett-Packard Business Unit launched a new vertical market program Monday in an effort to help solution providers build practices in health-care, manufacturing and financial verticals.
  • Time Warner Links With MCI, Sprint For Voice Over Internet
    Time Warner Cable announced a deal Monday with Sprint Corp. and MCI Inc. to offer phone service using the up-and-coming voice-over-Internet technology, one of the surest signs yet that cable companies are assaulting the local phone industry.
  • VARBusiness recruited a blue-chip group of judges to help determine the results

    The Final Say: The Judges Behind the Technology Innovators Awards
    Kevin CarlsonCTO, Verteriswww.verteris.comCarlson has more than 22 years of industry experience, with expertise in the management and development of technically complex application systems and IT strategy development. Prior to founding Verteris, an Atlanta-based solution provider that specializes in software and information services for the legal- and financial-services verticals, Carlson was the CTO of Viant's Delivery Services Group. There he set the company's technical direction and oversaw the technical architecture and development of large technology implementations.
  • Schneider Unit Outsources App Dev To Keane
    Schneider Electric SA has found a way to save $20 million over the next five years: The energy infrastructure company's North American Operating Division, with sales of $2.7 billion in 2002, is outsourcing application development to Keane Inc.
  • Intel To Global 500: Test-Drive An Itanium 2
    Intel, hoping to ride what executives believe is a surge toward 64-bit processing, is rolling out a "test-drive" program for its Itanium 2 processor platform, the company said.
  • Computer Associates Shows its WSDM
    Computer Associates's newly shipping Unicenter Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) software is the company's first offering to monitor and manage Web services across an enterprise.
  • ChannelWave, Aqueduct Merge
    PRM pioneer ChannelWave has merged with Aqueduct, a provider of hosted managed services, the companies said Monday.
  • Government Eyes Using Java-Based Bundle, Desktop OS, in Public Sector

    UPDATE: Sun Strikes Software Deal With United Kingdom
    Sun Microsystems's software strategy appeared to pick up more steam Monday when the company unveiled an agreement with the U.K. government to distribute its Java enterprise software and Linux-based desktop operating system.
  • Vendor debuts five new phones, updates HiPath 4000 communications system

    Siemens Boosts IP Telephony Portfolio
    Siemens Information and Communication Networks bolstered its IP telephony portfolio with the introduction of a new line of IP phones and the latest version of its HiPath 4000 Real-Time IP System.