• SCO Sues IBM Over Unix For $1 Billion

    The SCO Group, formerly Caldera Systems, announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against IBM seeking $1 billion in damages for allegedly misappropriating its Unix software license.

  • Intel Trims 1Q Revenue Forecast

    Intel narrowed its first-quarter revenue estimates, saying demand for computer microprocessors has been stronger than expected while sales of its flash memory chips have been weaker than anticipated.

  • Dell and ASCII Form Alliance

    The ASCII Group, one of the world's largest reseller organizations, has formed an alliance with the unlikeliest of partners, Dell Computer.

  • Partners Praise 3Com Growth Plan

    Solution providers are applauding 3Com's promise to expand its enterprise networking offerings in the wake of the sale of its CommWorks division, which builds hardware for telecom service providers.

  • IT Services Vendors Gear Up For Web Services

    Most players in the IT-services market are gearing up to provide Web services as they attempt to stay competitive in a fast-growing revenue arena, research firm IDC said in a report released Thursday. Customers need to be able to differentiate the capabilities of the major players, said IDC, if they're to make the right choice in picking a partner.

  • BEA Channel Chief Beton Talks Midmarket

    BEA Systems Senior Vice President of Global and Alliance Partner Strategies Morris Beton joined BEA from Microsoft in September. At BEA eWorld 2003 here this week, Beton spoke with CRN Senior Editor Elizabeth Montalbano about BEA's plans to expand a pilot program allowing solution providers to resell its software, as well as other efforts to extend BEA's reach in the midmarket.

  • Q&A: Microsoft's Ayala To Work Closely With SMB Channel

    Orlando Ayala, Microsoft's worldwide vice president of sales, marketing and services, spoke to CRN Senior Writer Paula Rooney on Wednesday evening about his new role leading the company's push into business solutions and SMB markets, and expanding channel relations. Ayala, 47, is a 12-year veteran of Microsoft. Upon assuming his new role, he will report to Jeff Raikes, vice president of Microsoft's Productivity and Business Services Group.