• Next-Generation ITANIUM 2 Now Shipping

    Intel executives say their company's Itanium 2 platform has reached the point at which the market has begun spending as much,or more,on Intel 64-bit processors as it does on competing RISC chips.

  • Make Room For New Notebook Computers

    Gateway and MPC Computers (formerly Micron PC), both direct-sales proponents since the early days of the PC, are now embracing the channel with new programs and impressive notebook computers. Add to the mix a powerful new UltraSPARC notebook from Naturetech, and solution providers have plenty of new choices in the notebook space.

  • Symantec’s Thompson: Microsoft No Looming Threat

    At least for now, Microsoft's move into the antivirus market is "much ado about nothing," Symantec CEO and Chairman John Thompson said this week in an exclusive interview with CRN at the security vendor's Enterprise Partner Summit in Chicago.

  • CRN Interview: Symantec CEO John Thompson

    In an exclusive interview with CRN West Coast Bureau Chief Marcia Savage at this week's Symantec Enterprise Partner Summit in Chicago, Symantec Chairman and CEO John Thompson talked about Microsoft's move into the antivirus market, his own company's channel and product plans, and consolidation in the security market.

  • Pricing Drives User To Upstart Storage Vendor

    Especially during these difficult economic times, start-ups lucky enough to get funding must be extremely careful about making big IT infrastructure investments. Those responsible for storage purchases, for example, had better get rapid return on investment if they go against market leaders such as EMC, Dell, Hitachi Data Systems or Sun.

  • VARBusiness Brings Home the Gold

    The American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) recently honored VARBusiness magazine at its 25th annual Awards of Excellence program, among the most competitive for business publications.

  • Open Source Group 'OGos' After Exchange, for short, and an offshoot of the group that develops the OpenOffice business productivity suite--is taking on Exchange, Microsoft's popular e-mail and collaboration-server software.

  • HP, Compaq PCs Garner Low Ratings From PC Users

    The biggest merger in high-tech history may be a financial success for Hewlett-Packard and the former Compaq Computer, but it hasn't made buyers of their computers any happier. Both brands picked up terrible grades in an annual PC user satisfaction survey released Thursday.