• Ruling Good For Some, Bad For Others

    While some solution providers hailed the U.S. District Court's decision to uphold the relatively mild sanctions against Microsoft, others said the ruling could stifle industry-wide IT innovations.

  • Logical Signs Pact To Buy HP Products From Arrow SBM

    U.S. Logical, Hewlett-Packard's largest North American Unix solution provider, has discontinued buying high-end servers and enterprise storage products directly from HP and instead will move its HP business to Arrow SBM.

  • Highlights From The Microsoft-DOJ Ruling

    When U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued her ruling Friday on the Microsoft vs. U.S. Department of Justice antitrust case, she wrote that, "The court is satisfied that the parties have reached a settlement which comports with the public interest."

  • Judge OKs Most Microsoft Provisions

    A federal judge on Friday approved most of the provisions of an antitrust settlement between Microsoft Corp. and the Justice Department largely setting aside concerns by some states that the sanctions were too light on the software giant.

  • Tablet PC To Open New Avenues in Health Care Arena

    The Tablet PC, versions of which are expected to be released by several companies this week, will offer new opportunities for solution providers selling into the health-care market, including those addressing medical imaging.

  • Distribution Dilemma

    Hewlett-Packard appears undecided over how to assimilate its largest systems integrators into its enterprise distribution strategy.

  • Vendor Financing Frenzy

    Sensing that nothing short of cheap money will jump-start IT spending, vendors are lining up aggressive financing and credit plans.

  • D-Link Readies High-End Line

    D-Link is developing a Premier high-end wireless networking line designed to propel its products into the midmarket, but solution providers say the company's low-end brand image could be a stumbling block with corporate customers.

  • New Procurve Switches On Tap

    Hewlett-Packard's Procurve networking division this week will unveil four new switches that solution providers say will help fill gaps in the vendor's line.

  • HP Updates Storage Elite Program

    Hewlett-Packard last week launched its new Enterprise Storage Elite program aimed at attracting up to 50 enterprise storage solution providers, said Ed Burke, HP's director of partner storage sales.