• Greg Butterfield, Altiris

    In the wake of an unprecedented wave of security breaches, systems management has become a major priority. IT organizations are now focused on system management solutions like never before, especially ones that include patch management systems FOR updates. One vendor that has established itself as a major player in systems management is Altiris.

  • ProSource PC To Bundle OS

    Another white-box builder is tapping into the growing market for Linux-based systems, but some solution providers are shying away from the operating system until legal issues surrounding it have been sorted out.

  • IT Spending Still Tight

    Economic recovery or not, IT budgets next year will largely hold steady with CIOs spending money on a surgical basis, several experts told a Gartner Group conference last week.

  • HP's Bid For Persist Is a Plug For Utility Computing

    Hewlett-Packard's plan to acquire Persist Technologies, a provider of software for long-term storage and access of data for regulatory purposes, is expected to improve the company's information life-cycle management solutions as part of its Adaptive Enterprise utility computing strategy.

  • Industry Briefs

    At the Foodservice Technology (FS/TEC) show last month in Long Beach, Calif., Radiant Systems demonstrated its latest POS terminal, self-service kiosk and back-office technology for food-service operators.

  • Accenture 'Industrializes'

    Accenture executives believe an overwhelming need to "industrialize" certain business processes and improve realtime access to information will be among the factors driving its anticipated revenue growth of 5 percent to 10 percent in its 2004 fiscal year.

  • CDW-G Calls On VARs

    CDW's government division, or CDW-G, wants to add more solution providers to its Small Business Consortium program.