• Mike Long, Arrow NACP Group

    Mike Long, President of Arrow Electronics' North American Computer Products Group, Recently Spoke with CRN Managing Editor Charlene O'Hanlon about the evolving solution provider channel and what Arrow is doing to cultivate partner relationships.

  • Qwest To Restate Revenue

    Qwest Communications International Inc. plans to restate $531 million in revenue that was prematurely recorded and estimated it would write down the value of its assets by at least $35 billion.

  • Sun Relaxes Hold On Future Java Licensing

    As expected, Sun Microsystems Tuesday launched a new version of the process governing the Java Community Process (JCP), as well as a new legal agreement allowing for compatible, open-source implementations of Java specs, a JCP official said.

  • Avnet CEO Roy Vallee Takes a Different Tack

    Most CEOs boast about the amount of time they spend outside the office cozying up to customers. Not Avnet chairman and CEO Roy Vallee. He spends most of his time huddling with his top lieutenants and other employees. He doesn't run the $9 billion electronics, computer and solutions distribution and integration company, he says; he leads it.

  • The Feds Target Security

    Don't even think of trying to dial into the United States Air Force's network from your home computer if you're an employee or systems integration contractor. If you do, there's a good chance that Captain Robert Young, chief of the systems integration division at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C., will show up at your house, take away your computer and destroy it.

  • Smart VARs Listen, Then Lead

    As CEO of midsize solution provider Technical Solutions Inc., Thomas Gotshall knows that his company lives and dies by the technologies it sells. Choose the right technology at the right time, and revenue can skyrocket. Choose poorly, and business may never recover. So how does he decide? By listening to what clients need.