• 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.

  • Sales Tax Brouhaha

    A cash-strapped state of California is eyeing regulations that could impose an 8 percent sales tax on competitive-pricing back-end rebates that solution providers receive for IT products purchased through distributors.

  • Microsoft Revises Protocol Licensing

    Leading up to the Windows Server 2003 launch last week, Microsoft quietly announced revisions to its server protocol licensing program as part of its antitrust settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.

  • IBM Gives A Boost To AMD Processor Launch

    Advanced Micro Devices rolled out its long-awaited Opteron 64-bit processors for servers and high-end workstations last week,and received an unexpected boost from IBM, which said it plans to begin shipping servers based on the platform by the year's end.