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  • Delivering The Goods

    Microsoft alleviated channel concerns about more product delays last week by announcing final versions of Exchange 2003, Small Business Server 2003 and

  • Convergence, Channel Key To MCI Strategy

    As the fall deadline set by MCI Chairman and CEO Michael Capellas for his company to emerge from bankruptcy draws nearer, the carrier is bombarding the market with a new image and a services strategy centered around convergence.

  • Dell Extends Discount

    Bringing its aggressive pricing strategy to its unbranded white-box lineup, Dell Computer made an end-of-quarter push last month to boost its numbers in the space.

  • Veritas Begins Software Push

    Veritas Software has begun a limited channel rollout of two technologies it received as part of its acquisition of Precise Software Solutions last week.

  • Promicro Readies Higher-End Storage

    Promicro is getting involved with higher-end solutions, rolling out new clustering and custom storage designs that executives think could give the company an edge in specific verticals, including biotechnology and life sciences.

  • Hard Facts: July 7, 2003

    The overall level of solution provider satisfaction with hardware vendors' channel programs dipped in May, ending a two-month upward move, according to the CRN Monthly Channel Satisfaction Survey.

  • Some HP Support Providers Get The Ax

    Hewlett-Packard last week blindsided most of its Authorized Support Providers for HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario notebook and desktop products by handing out deauthorization notices, effective Aug. 1.

  • Midmarket VARs Can Ride IBM Express Train

    IBM is following its recent pledge to make its services offerings more available to the channel with an integrated set of services, products and financing aimed at solution providers serving midsize customers.

  • Microsoft Builds On Existing Features

    Microsoft's new Small Business Server 2003 is the best version yet of its venerable Small Business Server product line and establishes the company's continued commitment to the small-business market.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Paul Flessner, Microsoft

    Microsoft's Paul Flessner sat down with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard and Industry Editor Barbara Darrow at the recent TechEd 2003 show to discuss developments at the show and competitive challenges for the software company. Flessner, who was senior vice president of Microsoft's Server Platform Division at the time of this interview, has since been assigned to lead the Exchange, SQL and eBusiness Divisions at Microsoft.

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