• CA Replaces Board Members

    In the midst of a proxy fight with Sam Wyly's Ranger Governance for seats on its board, Computer Associates International Tuesday replaced four board members, including one of the directors targeted by Ranger's nominees.

  • 3Com Upgrades Wireless LAN Bridge

    3Com Monday unveiled a new version of its wireless LAN bridge with significantly higher range and increased compatibility with other vendors' access points.

  • Microsoft Launches New Influencer Partner Program

    Microsoft's Business Solutions Group on Monday unveiled a new influencer partner program aimed at consultants and other "influencers." The program provides a 5 percent commission on leads registered by the partner and closed within six months, said Doug Burgum, senior vice president of Business Solutions at Microsoft.

  • Ballmer: Linux Changed Our Game

    Since the arrival of Linux, Microsoft has been forced to abandon its traditional value proposition of being the lower-cost solution in the IT industry and embrace a message that focuses more on the overall value of its solutions, says its president and CEO Steve Ballmer.

  • HP To Drop Some Software Lines

    Hewlett-Packard Co. is discontinuing software products for corporate networks that came with a $450 million acquisition in 2000.

  • Liberty Alliance Project Unveils Single Sign-on Spec

    A consortium of vendors and business users formed a year ago to make sure Microsoft does not become the gatekeeper of digital identities on Monday took the wraps off a specification that will allow for single sign-on to business directories and Web sites.

  • Novell Reveals eDirectory Revamp

    As Novell continues its effort to reshape itself as a services company, it is also trying to reinvent one of the key software platforms for which it is famous--network directories. The company on Monday disclosed plans to revamp its directory services platform in the most significant upgrade since shipping NDS 8 (now called eDirectory) three years ago.