• IBM Expands Ingram VentureTech Partnership

    IBM has expanded its partnership program with Ingram Micro's National Service Network and its VentureTech Network members with a plan to team up those groups with IBM Global Services to deliver a full range of IT services to the SMB market.

  • Reporter’s Notebook: Lunch with Tech Data’s Steve Raymund

    Walking to the in-house restaurant at the Hyatt Regency following the end of the general session Tech Data's Vendor Summit 2003, attendees are still vying for chairman and CEO Steve Raymund's attention. The quiet, unassuming executive doesn't stand out, but people still flock to him. Even so, it's easy to forget that Raymund runs a $17 billion a year business and is one of the most influential executives in technology today.

  • Veritas CFO Resigns

    The resignation of Veritas Software's CFO for lying on his resume about his educational background is not a reflection on the company's ethics policy, said CEO Gary Bloom.

  • CDW Promises Better Services For VARs

    Although CDW Computer Centers no longer plans to pass along services leads to solution providers, the company aims to improve the services it offers all customers.

  • Cargo Can't Get Through

    With no end in sight late last week to a shipping lockdown on the West Coast, white-box builder Dan Nester figures his company could lose up to $130,000 in orders if stranded cargo vessels carrying computer components were not allowed to unload soon.

  • BEA Delves Into Midmarket Arena

    BEA Systems introduced a pilot program to reach midmarket customers through channel partners in three U.S. geographic regions, BEA channel executives told CRN last week.

  • Gilroy Speaks Out

    Hewlett-Packard channel chief Kevin Gilroy last week expressed his frustration with his company's misunderstanding of the role of solution providers.

  • Novell NetWare Adds App Server

    Novell said it will integrate a full Java 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) application server into the next release of NetWare as part of its plan to integrate products acquired from SilverStream into its Web services strategy.

  • IBM Going Deeper With VentureTech

    Palm Springs, Calif. -- Just six months after IBM formally engaged Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network (VTN) to hash out ways the company can do a better job helping solution providers make money on Big Blue solutions, the company returned to update members on its progress, while setting the stage for a new services initiative that will create partnering opportunities between VTN members and the $35 billion IBM Global Services (IGS) division.

  • Intel Ready To Deliver 3GHz P4

    Intel is slated to launch the 3GHz version of its Pentium 4 processor on Nov. 14, fulfilling promises made by company executives more than a year ago, according to solution providers informed about the release date.