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  • Intel Reduces Some Prices

    In anticipation of Advanced Micro Devices' launch of its Opteron 64-bit processor, chip giant Intel cut some of its processor prices Monday morning by as much as 32 percent.

  • Insight CEO Speaks Out On Transformation

    For Insight Enterprises, a $2.9 billion direct marketer based in Tempe, Ariz., change hasn't been easy. About a year ago, however, the company acquired Comark and jump-started its transformation from product-oriented reseller to services-centric solution provider. Insight CEO Tim Crown recently sat down with CRN editors to discuss the company's new strategy, its distribution arm and the ever-changing channel.

  • Bluesocket’s New Gateway Based On Open Standards

    Bluesocket is using NetWorld Interop next week in Las Vegas to unveil its third-generation, open-standards wireless gateway, which adds speed, switching and management of multivendor WLANs, along with support for hundreds of users, devices and access points.

  • VARs: Enterasys Switches A Hit

    Solution providers are touting Enterasys Networks' new line of enterprise switches as both an upsell opportunity and a foot in the door to new customers.

  • CRN Interview: Gary Bloom, Veritas Software

    EDITOR'S NOTE: As the focus in storage solutions increasingly shifts to software and resource management concerns, Veritas Software is realigning its partner operations to handle a larger number of smaller deals. CRN Editor Heather Clancy, VARBusiness Editorial Director Robert C. DeMarzo and VARBusiness Senior Executive Editor T.C. Doyle recently spoke with Veritas Software Chairman, President and CEO Gary Bloom about the realignment and about his vision for the company's evolving channel.

  • <i>CRN</I> Interview: John Swainson, IBM Software Group

    John Swainson, general manager of IBM Software Group's Application and Integration Middleware Division is in charge of IBM's hugely successful WebSphere brand. Swainson recently spoke to CRN Senior Editor Elizabeth Montalbano about IBM's midmarket push with WebSphere Express, as well as the competitive landscape for Java middleware.

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003: Experts Advise Caution

    IT departments in Windows shops will soon face the huge task of evaluating Windows Server 2003, Microsoft's newest server platform. Its long-awaited release next week will force companies to tackle some tough decisions -- the largest of which is whether to migrate now or hold tight.

  • EDS To Delay 1Q Earnings Report

    EDS has pushed back its first-quarter earnings report to May 7 from April 23, saying its new management team needs more time to review financial materials.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Jack Messman and Chris Stone, Novell

    CRN Senior Writer Paula Rooney met separately last week at Novell'S BrainShare 2003 Conference with Jack Messman, Novell chairman and CEO, and Chris Stone, vice chairman, Office of the CEO. Messman commented on the company's channel strategy, while Stone addressed Novell's challenges. Following are excerpts.

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