• Symantec's Buying Binge

    There are many theories being bandied about as to why Symantec has been on a buying binge for the past year, but one which surfaced early still seems to have the most proponents,the market is pushing Symantec to get bigger.

  • Unique Form Factors Make For Hot New Desktops

    Desktop PCs are slowly changing into things of beauty instead of just function. And since all new systems are fast, performance numbers are becoming less important. But some new systems look especially cool,cool enough for people to want to upgrade based on appearance alone. Of course, good performance must accompany good looks.

  • ISVs Tout Programming Benefits Of Longhorn Windows

    Microsoft's plans to bundle more of its core plumbing and precooked code into the next version of Windows may be threatening to some hard-core programmers, but commercial ISVs and solution providers expect it will help them develop applications faster.

  • IBM Lotus Readies New Workspace Software

    IBM Lotus next week will unveil the next generation of its Workplace software, including a Web-based collaboration product dubbed Team Collaboration that combines elements of instant messaging (IM), online meeting software, and virtual workspaces.

  • CRN Interview: Greg Butterfield, Altiris

    In the wake of an unprecedented wave of security breaches, systems management has become a major priority. IT organizations are now focused on system management solutions like never before, especially those that include patch management systems for managing updates. One vendor that has established itself as a major player in systems management is Altiris, which recently completed its second round of financing and reported third-quarter earnings of $25.4 million.

  • Compuware To Cut Most Staff Salaries

    Software company Compuware said Thursday it will cut employee salaries and eliminate some benefits in an effort to reduce costs without cutting more jobs.

  • SAP's Heinrich Sees Rapid RFID Adoption

    Claus Heinrich, a member of the executive board of ERP software giant SAP AG, spoke with CRN Editor News Steven Burke about the impact of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, SAP's partner strategy, consolidation in the software market and other issues at the recent Forrester Research Executive Forum.