• Intel tackles Software

    Intel is stepping up its development of software as a way to accelerate everything from digital homes to self-configuring networks, President and COO Paul Otellini said last week at the Forrester Executive Strategy Forum in Boston.

  • Whidbey, Longhorn Code

    Microsoft's next versions of Visual Studio, SQL Server and Windows will expand application development and Web services design possibilities for the channel.

  • Sun Clause Guards Value Add

    Sun Microsystems is planning to rein in those solution providers that sell Sun hardware with no value-add outside their geography.

  • Fujitsu Relies On BTO

    Fujitsu Computer Systems, formed last month from a merger between two existing units of its parent company, plans to continue bypassing distribution and keep its reseller roster selective as it looks to boost North American sales of notebooks and servers.

  • Worldwide PC Markets See Strong Growth

    According to the latest quarterly report from research firm IDC, the U.S. and worldwide PC markets showed strong growth last quarter,a trend that was confirmed by solution providers.

  • Pedestal Pulls In Partners

    Pedestal Software signed several new partners last month, and the security vendor's automation tools are gaining traction among enterprises.

  • Whidbey Code Is Glimpse Of Future Model

    Microsoft is banking on its next Visual Studio release to steer developers into writing managed code in the .Net framework and help them become familiar with the programming model for its Longhorn operating system.

  • Samsung Adds Touch Of Color

    In a move to leverage its strength in the PC peripherals space throughout the commercial solution provider channel, Samsung is throwing its hat into the color-laser printer arena.