• Novell NetWare Adds App Server

    Novell said it will integrate a full Java 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) application server into the next release of NetWare as part of its plan to integrate products acquired from SilverStream into its Web services strategy.

  • IBM Going Deeper With VentureTech

    Palm Springs, Calif. -- Just six months after IBM formally engaged Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network (VTN) to hash out ways the company can do a better job helping solution providers make money on Big Blue solutions, the company returned to update members on its progress, while setting the stage for a new services initiative that will create partnering opportunities between VTN members and the $35 billion IBM Global Services (IGS) division.

  • Intel Ready To Deliver 3GHz P4

    Intel is slated to launch the 3GHz version of its Pentium 4 processor on Nov. 14, fulfilling promises made by company executives more than a year ago, according to solution providers informed about the release date.

  • IBM Group Lends A Hand

    In the run-up to next month's release of WebSphere 5.0, the IBM Software Services group is quietly gearing up to pitch its expertise to partners and subcontract work to them.

  • Oracle To Formally Investigate Insider Trading Allegations

    Oracle's board of directors has formed a special committee to investigate allegations that CEO Larry Ellison and other Oracle executives took part in insider trading, stemming from their sales of about $1 billion of Oracle stock last year just weeks before the shares lost half their value.

  • Enterasys Offering Rebates

    Enterasys Networks this week is launching an up-front rebate program for solution providers that bring the company new customers.

  • Microsoft Eyes .Net Management

    Microsoft is making strides toward its goal to become the leading supplier of management software for its Windows.Net Server and .Net Web services stack.

  • IPED Helps Vendors Get Closer To Channel

    CMP Media's Technology Solutions Group (TSG), which includes VARBusiness and sister publication CRN, as well as the ChannelWeb Internet community and XChange Conferences, has launched a new initiative to help hardware- and software-vendor companies build better relationships with their channel partners.

  • Sprint CEO Surveys Telecom Wreckage

    Sprint chairman and CEO William Esrey told an Internet World audience yesterday that he "could see the start of a turnaround" for the beleagured telecom industry. Unlike many keynotes, where attendees are urged to turn their cell phones off, Esrey instead asked, "Please keep your cell phones on. When you hear a ring, I hear a cash register."