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  • AMD Shuffles Channel Execs

    Chipmaker AMD is shaking up its channel marketing team with the replacement of its director of field marketing, VARBusiness has learned.

  • Outlook For 2002 Server Sales Brighten

    Analyst IDC is confirming anecdotal reports from white-box server builders that server sales went into the tank last year because of the economic slump and the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The upside is that business is starting to pick up again.

  • Capellas To Employees: 'Deliver The Quarter'

    Compaq Computer CEO Michael Capellas, on the eve of the company's shareholder vote to approve its merger with Hewlett-Packard, implored employees to "deliver the quarter" while the outcome of the deal plays out.

  • FedEx CEO, CIO Discuss Challenges and Plans

    On the night of April 17, 1973, Fred Smith was oblivious as to how his tiny shipping company, which started with 14 small jets and 186 packages to 25 cities, was to revolutionize the way companies around the globe would conduct business.

  • Hewlett Camp: HP Pro-Merger Vote Margin Near 0.5 Percent

    Hewlett-Packard's margin of victory in a shareholder vote on the Compaq merger was less than 0.5 percent in a preliminary count, a source opposed to the merger said Tuesday, insisting a final count could show the deal rejected.

  • Lexmark Says Compaq Business Likely Gone

    Printer maker Lexmark, in an annual report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, conceded it will probably lose all of its OEM business with Compaq Computer if the merger plans with Hewlett-Packard go through.

  • Walter Hewlett Maintains Hope, Says Bears No Ill Will

    At a press conference on Tuesday following Hewlett-Packard's stockholder meeting, Walter Hewlett thanked stockholders for their patience in the proxy fight and said the outcome is impossible to know until all the votes are counted, which could take weeks.

  • Solution Providers Concerned About Future HP-Compaq Channel

    Hewlett-Packard's management has declared victory in its battle to win shareholder approval of the company's planned merger with Compaq Computer. Though a final tally of Tuesday's vote must be verified, solution providers say they're concerned that the new company might enact a dual channel strategy.

  • Fujitsu Unveils New VAR Drive Program

    Fujitsu Computer Products of America introduced a partner program that offers storage solution providers pre- and post-sales support for the company's enterprise hard drives and magneto-optical drives.

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