• Rationalizing IT Investment

    With the outlook for capital IT spending hovering somewhere between weak and nonexistent, solution providers of all shapes and sizes are scrambling to revamp their value propositions. For those that can't evolve from simply being a dealer of new technology to something more useful to their clients, the future grows dimmer by the quarter. So it's no coincidence that a number of VARs and integrators are changing their go-to-market strategies to fit these new realities.

  • Sun Enhances Two Entry-Level Server Lines

    Sun Microsystems on Tuesday continued its assault on the Wintel market with a refreshment of its entry-level server lines, adding new processors and software bundles without raising prices.

  • Where Things Stand: A Look at Sept. 11, 2002

    The one-year anniversary of our nation's worst tragedy is sure to confound, distract and/or depress millions of Americans. Yet, most of us will go on with our business, heavy though our hearts may be. That's what we do in America; we get down to business. As we at VARBusiness look at how the world around us has changed since the tragedies of one year ago, we're turning our focus on the business at hand--namely yours--in the articles that follow.

  • Security Takes a Front Seat After Sept. 11

    Many experts in the security technology felt like momentum was on their side in 2001, and that the rash of high-profile viruses, hacks and DoS attacks had finally convinced CIOs and enterprise executives that it was time to get serious about security.

  • Sidgmore To Quit As WorldCom CEO

    WorldCom Inc. chief executive John Sidgmore said Tuesday he would step down as soon as a permanent replacement can be found to lead the bankrupt telecommunications provider.

  • Companies Still Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

    Now that an entire year has passed since the darkest day in this nation's history, one might think that businesses and government agencies across the land have invested big bucks to provide better redundancy and information security. But the reality is while that has happened to some degree, many enterprises are just as vulnerable on this Sept. 11 as they were last.