• XML: Not Just For Web Services

    With the growing hype of Web services, XML technology appeared, for a while, to be getting short shrift. In fact, the term XML rarely appears anywhere these days without being followed by the phrase "Web services." Many companies have made XML their technology standard for Web services. But there's much more to it, and ISVs are proving it by using the language in a variety of different software segments.

  • AOpen Case A Good White-Box Starter

    One of the things a white-box manufacturer must come to grips with is a certain lack of consistency in parts. Parts get discontinued. Vendors go out of business. It's one of the reasons why many solution providers are turning to one of the giants of the white-box market, AOpen America.

  • Hard Facts: April 1, 2002

    As more economic data points to a strengthening economy, solution providers are also boosting their expectations for hardware and software sales growth in the near term, according to the CRN monthly solution provider survey.

  • KPMG Efforts To Hook Andersen Beset By Defections

    KPMG's efforts to meld non-U.S. operations with Andersen struggled further on Wednesday as the embattled accountant's Spanish arm said no formal talks had started and other options were being considered.

  • Microsoft Judge Opens Door To Broader Remedy

    The federal judge overseeing the Microsoft Corp. antitrust case said Tuesday she wants to know more about new computer technologies such as handheld devices to determine whether sanctions againstMicrosoft should cover these items.

  • Shareholders Approve Proxim, Western Multiplex Merger

    Shareholders of Western Multiplex and Proxim Tuesday approved the merger of the two wireless networking vendors, with some 99 percent of Western Multiplex stockholders and 87 percent of Proxim stockholders voting in favor of the deal. The companies completed the merger following the shareholder votes.

  • Microsoft Judge Seeks U.S. Comment on States' Rights

    The judge in the Microsoft antitrust case has invited the U.S. Justice Department to comment on whether states seeking harsher penalties against the company have a right to pursue the case now that the federal government has agreed on a settlement.