• Microsoft To Drop Several Products

    Channel partners expect a spark in upgrade activity as Microsoft stops selling Windows 98, several editions of Office 2000 and SQL 7 this month.

  • HP Outlines Reorg

    Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina last week outlined a sweeping reorganization that will see the vendor create a single channel organization and Duane Zitzner take over HP's top channel spot.

  • Pivotal Closes Its Dance Card

    The belle of the CRM ball has finally picked a dance partner. After months of being courted by three suitors, Pivotal has chosen Chinadotcom subsidiary CDC Software as its acquirer. Pivotal will operate as a distinct business unit of the Hong Kong company.

  • Case Study: DTS's 'Ship Partner' Puts Queen Mary 2 On Course

    When Cunard Line set out last year to build the $780 million Queen Mary 2 (QM2),planned to be the most extravagant ocean liner ever,company IT executives wanted the latest and greatest property management system on board to keep operations running full steam at all times.

  • WorldCom Exec Sidgmore Dies

    John Sidgmore, an Internet entrepreneur who rode the boom and bust of the dot-com bubble, died Thursday. He was 52. The cause of death was reportedly complications caused by acute pancreatitis.

  • Tech Data Turns Digital

    In a move that signifies emerging opportunities in the home and business digital environments, distributor Tech Data is shifting its strategic focus to digital products and solutions from low-margin PCs and related computing components.

  • Verio Unwraps IPv6 Gateway Offering

    The telecommunications industry drew a step closer to the much-hyped Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) last week as Verio, a subsidiary of NTT Communications, unveiled the first such commercial offering in North America. The technology, which many say could someday assign an IP address to every object on earth, is available now through Verio's Network Services channel.