• Apple Unwraps Online Music Service, New iPods

    Ending weeks of acquisition rumors, Apple Monday unveiled a pay-per-song online music service, dubbed the iTunes Music Store, as well as thinner versions of its iPod handheld MP3 player and iTunes 4, an upgrade of its digital music jukebox application.

  • NetLedger Gets Vertical

    NetLedger, which made its name hosting ERP and CRM applications, is now venturing into several vertical arenas.

  • Eye On The Channel

    StorageTek aims to use next week's Storage World Conference in Anaheim, Calif., to unveil its first product aimed exclusively at the channel.

  • Wireless Wares On Tap

    Wireless networking vendors are gearing up to roll out a series of new, enhanced and complementary wireless technology products this week at N I in Las Vegas.

  • Security To Share Spotlight

    Security vendors plan to unveil new appliances offering a variety of functions for companies large and small here at this week's NetWorld Interop.

  • NetBotz Adds New Surveillance Device To Lineup

    NetBotz this week plans to unveil the WallBotz 500, an addition to its line of IP-based physical security appliances that provides enhanced surveillance capabilities, more flexible deployment and wireless LAN support.

  • Industry Briefs

    ScanSource and Ingram Micro have launched initiatives aimed at helping solution providers in the health-care market, which is expected to grow to $18 billion by 2006, according to research firm IDC.

  • Hard Facts: April 28, 2003

    Large-company IT executives are more optimistic looking ahead to the second quarter. The level of spending priority jumped in both hardware/software and Internet-related spending categories in March 2003 vs. December 2002, the last time these companies were surveyed. This is the first time that the overall level of spending priority has increased on a sequential basis since CRN began surveying large companies a year ago and is particularly significant given the war concerns permeating the economy last month.