• Expertcity Gears Up

    Expertcity plans to launch a three-tiered channel program for solution providers interested in selling GoToMyPC, its Internet-hosted remote-access service.

  • Source: Sun Not Likely To Join WS-I

    Chances are slim that Sun Microsystems will be joining the Web Services Interoperability Organization, even after IBM recently proposed expanding the WS-I board to include the company, a source close to Sun said this week. The latest news comes in light of evidence recently raised in the Microsoft antitrust trial.

  • Give Us A Break

    Resellers are angry about recent Microsoft promotional mailings that pitch steep discounts on Windows XP and Office XP to SMB customers that buy from direct marketers CDW Computer Centers and PC Connection.

  • Solaris 9 Stirs It Up

    The inclusion of the Sun Open Net Environment (ONE) Application Server in the Solaris 9 Operating Environment (OE) could strain relations between Sun Microsystems and BEA Systems, solution providers and analysts said.

  • IT Layoffs Create Large Talent Pool

    While some e-services companies are relying on partners to bolster their technology skills, others are tapping the rich talent pool created by thousands of IT layoffs over the past 18 months.

  • Qwest Moves To Sell Direct

    Several Qwest Communications International business partners are upset that the carrier is moving to sell direct to enterprise customers.

  • Easier SAN Management

    Sixteen storage vendors last week proposed a common interface aimed at promoting SAN interoperability between products from multiple vendors.

  • IBM U.S. Job Cuts Top 1,500

    IBM layoffs have reached more than 1,500 according to an IBM employee Web site, but IBM said Friday the job cuts are not part of a companywide workforce reduction.