• Money Managers Give Fiorina Thumbs Up

    Hewlett-Packard Chairman Carly Fiorina's spirited defense of the embattled HP-Compaq merger got a thumbs up from at least a few of the several hundred money managers who attended HP's Analyst Day Wednesday.

  • Rambus, Infineon Back To Court

    Controversial patent litigation between Infineon Technologies and Rambus, the maker of RDRAM memory, will rush into an expedited hearing before an appeals court later this year, Rambus said in a recent filing with the government.

  • Cisco Rolls Out New PIX Firewalls, Enhanced OS

    Cisco Systems has unveiled new additions to its PIX firewall line, an updated PIX operating system and a new SAFE Blueprint for IP telephony, all efforts aimed at boosting the company's security posture, particularly in the converged networks arena.

  • HP's Fiorina: Merge or Wither

    With less than three weeks left to persuade hesitant shareholders to back the biggest computer merger in history, Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said Wednesday her company risked withering if it did not buy Compaq Computer.

  • Intrinsic Believes In Power Of Partnerships

    Four former Midwestern financial services colleagues reunited in 1997 after 10 years and turned a belief in the power of partnerships into a small and successful systems management consulting company.

  • Palmisano's Big Play: Our Editorial Director's Analysis

    Shortly before Sam Palmisano took the stage for what would be his first public presentation since being named IBM's next CEO, I asked him if he was ready for his big moment. "I'm really nervous," Palmisano said before letting out one of his big trademark laughs. Well, if he had an ounce of nervousness in him, IBM's new boss didn't show it at Wednesday's closing address at IBM's PartnerWorld conference.

  • HP CFO: Accounting Procedures Shield Company From Issues

    Hewlett-Packard's CFO defended the company's most recent quarterly results and said the decision last year to report more detail on its finances has protected it from accounting issues that have hit companies such as IBM and Computer Associates International.