• IBM's Wireless Push

    IBM is putting together a bundle of WebSphere Everyplace Access and Everyplace Wireless Gateway to be aimed at solution providers in the first quarter of 2003.

  • Emerging Technology XChange Roundup

    The best and brightest solution providers came together with several innovative vendors at CMP's XChange Emerging Technologies show earlier this month, held at the Amelia Island, Florida Ritz Carlton Hotel. Senior editors from both VARBusiness and CRN moderated a series of educational sessions that was well attended and covered the gamut of new technologies and tips for how to stay ahead of the curve and make money at the same time.

  • Cisco Vies For SMBs

    Cisco Systems this week plans to launch an initiative to capture market share in the SMB segment, and its solution provider partners will play a key role.

  • Offshore Exploration

    The services arms of Hewlett-Packard and other vendors are recruiting application developers in Asia and Europe, people whose services come with a much lower price tag than those of their North American counterparts.

  • Adobe Servers To Lean On Acrobat Reader

    Adobe Systems plans to release two new server products next month aimed at leveraging the ubiquity of Acrobat Reader to turn PDF documents into what the company refers to as "rich information containers."

  • White-Box Fever: Servers Next On Dell's List

    Just two months after Dell Computer rolled out its first offering of white-box PCs for the channel, solution providers say the vendor has told them it plans to follow up early next year with a white-box server based on its PowerEdge line.

  • White-Box Fever: Intel Reaps Benefits Of Channel Strategy

    During a quarter in which they were otherwise stung by softer-than-expected business, Intel executives say they were buoyed nonetheless by record unit sales through the channel. This rise, in turn, was powered by a 60 percent increase in its roster of authorized white-box builders in the past year.

  • F5 Revs Up Big-IP Load Balancing

    Hoping to capitalize on interest in security and Web services, F5 Networks this week intends to unveil an update to its Big-IP load-balancing solution that brings the benefits of traffic management to any IP-based application.

  • New Licensing Model Fuels Big Quarter for Microsoft

    Microsoft on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue of $7.75 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2002, a 26 percent increase from the previous year thanks in large part to the software giant's controversial new licensing plan.