• Sun Sets Its Sights On Storage

    Sun Microsystems President and COO Ed Zander said Sun is considering a storage acquisition to help promote its Sun Open Net Environment (ONE) platform for Web services.

  • GoldMine Update On Tap

    FrontRange Solutions said it is updating its popular GoldMine application by adding Microsoft Exchange and Outlook integration and improving synchronization.

  • IBM Sees Earnings Fall, But Future May Be Bright

    Not since the dreary days of the early 1990s has IBM seen such a drastic drop in earnings--a 32 percent decrease in the first quarter of 2002 compared to a year ago--but the technology giant says the future is looking good, thanks to major strides in its software business and IBM Global Services double-digit growth.

  • Hard Facts: April 22, 2002

    Overall solution provider satisfaction with major hardware vendors' channel programs surged in March, according to data from the CRN Channel Satisfaction Survey. The increase erased most, but not all, of the steep plunge in satisfaction in February.

  • CallTower Fits The Bill For SMBs Needing PBXes

    Small businesses looking for a fully featured voice network often face sticker shock at the initial investment required for a PBX and the phones. But a start-up service provider aims to change that.

  • Bell Microproducts Bets Big On Storage

    Over the past few years, Bell Microproducts spent a lot of time and money ramping up its storage capabilities. Now its investments are all coming together as the storage market explodes.

  • CRM As an Online Service

    A host of start-ups in the CRM market have grabbed the spotlight from traditional software vendors by eliminating the software-licensing model and delivering CRM application functionality as a rapidly deployed, low-cost, low-integration online service. Companies such as, SalesNet and UpShot have beaten large software companies to the punch in the emerging Web-services market. And the start-ups aren't shy about their successes, either.