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  • Microsoft and Siebel Make Strange Bedfellows
    When Siebel Systems weeks ago announced that Microsoft chairman Bill Gates would be keynoting Siebel's Worldwide User Week 2002 in Los Angeles this week, I was bewildered. What would two companies competing in the CRM market scratch each other's backs?
  • Microsoft’s Eight Concerns for the Future
    Microsoft celebrated a memorable first fiscal quarter of 2003 last week, announcing better-than-expected revenue of $7.75 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2002. But the company outlined eight "risks" it sees ahead of it, including legal issues and the growth of Linux.
  • GTSI CEO Speaks Out On PartnerOne
    GTSI chief executive Dendy Young Monday said his firm has "mixed feelings" about Hewlett-Packard's PartnerOne program, the details of which have recently come trickling out.
  • Channel Chatter: Rudy, Novell and Me
    Novell has long been a victim of its own miscalculations that rivals have often made the most of. As a result, there has been a rather persistent perception that Novell is not among the industry leaders but rather an also-ran in the network software and services sector. Such was its situation that even its triumphs were often relegated to the back pages. But you must give credit when credit is due and last week Novell pulled together a product introduction and gala dinner intended to showcase what Chris Stone, vice chairman in the office of the CEO, and chairman Jack Messman dubbed "The Next Novell." Don't make the mistake of calling it the "New Novell" because both Stone and Messman will be quick to correct you.
  • Didata Bolsters IP Telephony Services Play
    Dimension Data (Didata), a South African-based solution provider with U.S. headquarters here, plans to unveil this week new IP telephony managed services aimed at gaining an edge in the emerging market.