• Channel Weary Of Sun/Microsoft Flap Over Java

    In the same courtroom in which the Washington sniper suspects appeared after their capture in October, Sun Microsystems and Microsoft last week volleyed back and forth the blame for what Sun called Java's soon-to-dwindle market share.

  • Hosting Heats Up

    The battle for solution providers' Web hosting business is heating up as portal powerhouse Yahoo and computer giant Hewlett-Packard this week bring new small-business offerings to the table.

  • Cisco-Certified Ranks Halved

    More than half of Cisco Systems' certified solution provider partners have decided to leave the fold rather than meet Cisco's specialization requirements.

  • IBM's Rational Buy To Extend Toolset

    IBM Software's proposed $2.1 billion cash buyout of Rational Systems will offer its partners an even bigger assortment of development tools than they already have, solution providers said.

  • Tarantella Readies Upgrade, Modular Pricing Scheme

    Tarantella this month plans to ship the latest version of its remote application access software, Tarantella Enterprise 3 version 3.3, which will add increased scalability and interoperability with new portal and server platforms.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Bruce Chizen, Adobe Systems

    In its 20th year, Adobe Systems is out to reinvent itself once again. After first selling software to printer manufacturers and then rising to fame as a provider of applications to end users, Adobe now has its sights set on corporate enterprise customers. In recent weeks, the company has launched a series of server products that automate the ad hoc workflow process around a digital document. down the road, Adobe plans to expand its product base.

  • Novell Revamps Program

    Novell unveiled major changes to its PartnerNet 2003 program, including a demand agent model and plans to turn over some of its direct accounts to Platinum partners.