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  • Systems Builders Deride Microsoft Pricing

    Solution providers heatedly and repeatedly questioned a top Microsoft channel executive during a public appearance, seeking answers about why the software giant continues to provide pricing advantages to large computer makers at their expense.

  • Intel President: 64-Bit Desktop Not Ready

    Intel President Paul Otellini squashed any thoughts of the Itanium platform moving to desktops in the near term, telling Intel solution provider partners here that the market isn't yet fully primed for the architecture on the PC.

  • Distributors Help VARs Meet Their Customers’ Growing Network Security Needs

    Distribution executives are seeing an increasing need for security solutions, as growing numbers of companies do more business online and employ more mobile solutions. Many times, companies aren't even aware they are at risk of a network intrusion. In the past, a few passwords and some virus software may have been all that were needed to keep their networks secure. But those days are over.

  • HP Outlines Strategy For Personal Systems Group

    Now that it's back on top of the PC market, Hewlett-Packard is hoping to keep that momentum by readying new products within its Personal Systems Group, which last quarter broke a lengthy streak of unprofitable quarters. Executives from HP's Personal Systems Group, which includes consumer and client devices including PCs, held a conference call last Friday to illustrate the unit's aggressive product roadmap, which includes tablet PCs, mobile workstations, and new handheld devices.

  • BEA, IBM Shore Up Development Offerings

    Infrastructure rivals BEA Systems and IBM each will spice up their development and middleware offerings this week, relying heavily on recipes that seek to blend disparate software pieces into one. BEA is further unifying its WebLogic platter of offerings in an attempt to attract a wider stable of ISVs. For its part, IBM will be revamping its WebSphere Business Integration server and unveiling two new products that feature technologies gained in corporate acquisitions made last year.

  • StorageTek Tiers Partner Effort

    StorageTek this week plans to unveil its Total Channel Program aimed at ensuring its channel sales continue to outpace the company's overall sales.

  • Test Center: BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 Stands Out

    BEA WebLogic Workshop 8.1 can be thought of as the Microsoft Visual Studio of the Java world. Workshop now offers a single framework to develop Web applications end to end, connecting the company's Portal product and WebLogic's Liquid Data into applications through Workshop with a few lines of code.

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