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  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: BenQ CEO K.Y. Lee

    BenQ CEO K.Y. Lee spoke with CRN deputy news editor Jeff O'Heir Sunday night, on the eve of Taiwan's largest IT trade show, Computex, to discuss the company's plans to enter the U.S. home networking market with technologies that its solution provider partners can eventually integrate into business environments.

  • Sun Opens Up x86 Solaris OS

    With the latest updates to its x86 platform, Sun has acknowledged the increasing presence of open-source technology in networks of all shapes and sizes. The question for Sun is whether its epiphany has come too little, too late.

  • HP Hiccup Spurs Strategy Shift

    Could the honeymoon be over for Hewlett-Packard's Carly Fiorina? While she still likes to extol the benefits gained from HP's controversial merger with Compaq Computer last year, she's suddenly getting heat from all over--customers, competitors, partners and even investors.

  • Salesforce.com Campaign Stirs Holy Controversy

    CRM hosting company Salesforce.com recently found itself at the center of a marketing error of religious proportions when it unwittingly offended the American Himalayan Foundation. Although the San Francisco-based company apologized for using an image of His Holiness the Dalai Lama for promotional purposes, the episode taught the company a lesson in Marketing 101. Here's the story.

  • Bolick Aims To Make Honeywell Cohesive

    Two years ago, Honeywell was reeling from a proposed merger with General Electric that was shot down by the European Commission in the 11th hour. The company picked up the pieces and searched for a new identity, which included a bigger role in the growing IT sector.

  • Ingram Micro Institutes A Credit Check

    Ingram Micro is re-examining its credit policies for large solution providers in the wake of Micro Warehouse filing for bankruptcy and defaulting on nearly $18 million.

  • ISS Service Helps Users Comply With Fed Laws

    Playing into the rising awareness for,and confusion over,a handful of high-profile federal regulations, Internet Security Systems (ISS) last week launched a services practice focused on helping customers comply with these laws through security technology.