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  • IBM Beefs Up WebSphere 5
    IBM's upcoming WebSphere 5 will sport a new workflow engine that soon will be shared by the company's CrossWorlds and MQ Workflow product lines as well.
  • Quantum Spins Out Snap
    Quantum last week finally spun off its Snap division into an independent developer and manufacturer of NAS appliances, one that may soon be in the SAN business as well.
  • Managing The Mess
    In any given week, I receive almost a dozen press releases touting brand-new management tools. This is hardly shocking, given the heightened emphasis that solution providers are putting on helping companies of all sizes get more out of their existing IT investments.
  • The Ingram-IGS Deal
    IBM Global Services' move to team up with solution providers in a deal with Ingram Micro's National Service Network and VentureTech Network could turn out to be a breakthrough.
  • An Apple For Teachers
    Apple wants its new Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar operating system to be as common in the classroom as chalk, pencils and paper.
  • Hard Facts: Linux For Business
    Certification remains a key issue among solution providers when it comes to Linux's acceptance in the business market, according to data from CRN's Monthly Solution Provider Survey. Some 38 percent of solution providers cite certification as a significant obstacle, and another 33 percent cite it as a moderate impediment. These percentages have not changed significantly in recent months.
  • Hard Facts: Channel Programs
    The overall level of solution provider satisfaction with hardware vendors' channel programs dropped sharply in September compared with August, reversing the gains of the previous two months.