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  • RIM Seeks To Regain Edge As Competitors Loom

    Look around the headquarters of Research in Motion and it's easy to understand its co-chief executives' optimism about their company and its pioneering invention, the BlackBerry wireless e-mail device.

  • Can Microsoft Succeed With Tablet PC?

    On the first anniversary of the release of the Windows XP Tablet PC operating system, the question remains whether Microsoft's latest pen computing platform can succeed where others have failed before.

  • VARBusiness 500 Research: The IT Recession Is Over

    The results of an exclusive survey of top executives who run the nation's largest business and technology integration companies indicate the IT recession is coming to a close. The executives responding to a quarterly survey said the fourth quarter shows significant signs of improvement when it comes to their outlook for revenue growth, profitability, utilization rates and hiring. Furthermore, 87 percent of the respondents said they finished the third quarter ahead of or in line with expectations.

  • IBM's Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Channel, SMBs Can Get on The E-Biz Grid

    Editor's Note: Irving Wladawsky-Berger, general manager of IBM's Internet Division, is responsible for the vendor's Internet and network computing strategy and for coordinating its implementation across the company. He is a member of the President's Advisory Committee on High-Performance Computing and Communications, Information Technologies, and the Next Generation Internet. He recently spoke with CRN Senior Writer Paula Rooney.

  • Connected To Acquire Archive-It

    Data-protection application vendor Connected plans to announce the acquisition of e-mail archive vendor Archive-it, signaling yet another move toward convergence of storage and content management as businesses move to implement solutions related to compliance issues.

  • Gateway, Iomega Roll Out New Storage Appliances

    Network traffic continues to proliferate, and data volume keeps climbing. For large companies, that means using the most high-end storage hardware available, and Gateway's 850 SCSI RAID is a perfect fit. But for smaller companies, which can usually make do with less expensive gear, the Iomega NAS 800m might be a better choice.

  • Comdex's Channel Focus

    Comdex Las Vegas this year will feature a track of channel-related seminars, and the largest section of the show floor other than Microsoft's will be devoted to The ASCII Group of solution providers.