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  • Sybase Reports Lower 2Q Sales, Profits

    Sybase Inc. on Wednesday reported lower sales and earnings in its second quarter, ended June 30. But the supplier of enterprise infrastructure software says increasing demand for its mobile and wireless technology will fuel the company's future growth.

  • Interwoven Reports Losses, Unveils TeamSite Update

    Interwoven Inc. took the covers off the latest version of its TeamSite content-management software this week, betting heavily on Web services and regulatory-compliance issues. Given the continuing losses it reported Tuesday, the vendor would appear to need an enthusiastic response to this latest product release.

  • Microsoft Moves To Become Your Best Partner

    Nearing the wrap of her first year as vice president of worldwide partner sales and marketing at Microsoft, Allison Watson can eagerly rattle off myriad new and future partner initiatives that she says loudly underscore Redmond's renewed commitment to the channel.

  • IBM’s Bet On ISVs Yields $10 Billion In New Business

    When IBM exited the applications business three years ago, observers thought Big Blue was taking a big risk by assuming that it could thrive without playing in that lucrative market. Apparently the bet to concentrate on infrastructure software while leveraging applications partners has paid off. In fact, ISV partners have helped IBM generate $10 billion worth of business, according to Buell Duncan, IBM's general manager of developer relations.

  • Microsoft Set To Announce Reorganization

    Microsoft reportedly will implement a plan to install stronger financial management into each of its business units and strengthen its central finance function.

  • Lucent Reports Narrower Loss In 3Q

    Telecommunications gear maker Lucent Technologies on Wednesday reported a narrower loss on sharply lower revenue in the third quarter.

  • SCO Buys Web Services Tool Vendor

    The SCO Group said Tuesday that it has bought Vultus Inc., adding the privately held company's tools to SCO's framework for building web services applications.

  • Proxim Takes 2Q Earnings Hit

    Proxim Tuesday reported significant losses for it second quarter and announced a four-point plan including new capital investment, layoffs and office consolidation in an effort to turn back to profitability by the end of the year.

  • Q4 Profit Can't Offset Dismal Year for Sun

    Sun Microsystems released sales and earnings figures for fiscal 2003 on Tuesday, bringing to a close one of the most difficult years in the 21-year old company's history. While fourth quarter results offered a glimmer of hope from a profitability standpoint, year-end results underscore the challenges that Sun and others still face.

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