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  • EDS’ Woes Pull VAR500 Stocks Down

    The surprising third-quarter earnings shortfall for computer services giant EDS took its toll on the overall IT solution provider market Thursday, sending the stock prices of a majority of VARBusiness 500 companies spiraling down while striking a major blow to investors' already-shaky confidence in the sector.

  • CRN Interview: Microsoft Business Solutions Doug Burgum

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Doug Burgum, president of Microsoft Business Solutions and a Microsoft senior vice president, spoke recently with CRN Industry Editor Barbara Darrow to talk about the company's new CRM push and its attempt to position itself as a friend to ISVs. Burgum is leading Microsoft's charge into midmarket business applications.

  • Report: WorldCom To Reveal More Bogus Accounting

    The WorldCom accounting scandal could reach $9 billion if the bankrupt telecommunications company revises its past financial results yet again, according to a published report Thursday.

  • EDS Says Earnings Will Fall Short

    Shares of Electronic Data Systems Corp. plunged 33 percent Wednesday after the company said a drop in corporate spending on technology would cause earnings to fall well below previous expectations for the rest of the year.

  • Top 11 Sales Management Actions You Must Take

    Sound investment portfolio-management advice ranges from "hold firm with your existing stocks" to "take advantage of a great opportunity to buy at today's basement prices". Holding firm assumes that your existing portfolio contains quality securities, is properly diversified and has been managed with an appropriate, long-term perspective.

  • EMC Unveils Automated Resource Manager

    EMC on Wednesday announced the arrival of new software that gives IT managers the ability to automate storage provisioning as well as configure storage capacity based on the service level an application requires.

  • BMC Set to Introduce New Strategy, Products

    BMC Software plans to introduce its Enterprise Performance Assurance strategy next week, which will include a new entry-level version of the company's performance and prediction software, Patrol Predict and Patrol Perform.

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