• Autodesk Cuts Quotas

    In an unprecedented move, Autodesk has cut its quarterly sales quotas for solution providers and adopted a monthly spiff program.

  • Wyse To Unveil New Windows-Based Thin Clients

    Taking advantage of one of the few markets actually showing growth in a bear market, Wyse Technology this week is expected to unveil new thin clients based on the latest versions of Microsoft's operating systems.

  • What Warranty?

    Small businesses are bypassing free warranty service from direct PC makers and instead are paying white-box builders to fix their systems, said solution providers at a CRN small-business solution provider roundtable.

  • IBM Sets Pricing For SMB WebSphere Portal

    IBM worked with solution providers to set pricing for its forthcoming SMB-targeted version of WebSphere Portal, a product it plans to sell exclusively through the channel, an IBM executive told CRN last week.

  • Sun Moves To Fill Gaps In SAN Management

    Sun Microsystems this week plans to introduce enhancements to its SAN management platform, including tighter integration between the various components intended to make it easier to use.

  • CEOs Take The Oath

    As the first wave of oaths from executives certifying the truth of their financial statements swamped the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week, executives from a second wave of companies were quick to say that they, too, were on board.

  • RLX Hires Channel Chief

    Blade server start-up RLX Technologies brought in a new channel chief and secured $15 million in new venture funding as it prepares a major fourth-quarter marketing push that will include new products, company executives said.

  • Ingram, Corel Rehash Terms

    Ingram Micro had considered charging Corel a per-unit fee if it didn't accept new distribution terms and conditions, an executive for the software vendor said last week.