• <i>CRN</i> Interview: Dan Vertrees

    Dan Vertrees, vice president of North America partner sales at Compaq Computer, discussed the computer giant's 2002 channel programs in an interview with CRN Industry Editor Craig Zarley.

  • IT Services Rebound

    A report by Baird Technology Services says 2002 will see a much-awaited upswing for consultants and integrators. The top trends:

  • Enterprise Ambition

    Compaq Computer plans to spend about $26 million more on rebates and market development funds for storage solution providers this year than it did last year, and also plans to introduce new programs to help increase its share of the enterprise storage market.

  • Sun: iPlanet Needs Work

    Sun Microsystems is eyeing an acquisition in the Java 2, Enterprise Edition middleware space to enhance its iPlanet products, company executives said last week.

  • Microsoft Shifts .Net Message

    Microsoft's .Net marketing strategy is being revamped in an attempt to better align the message with product development, company sources confirmed last week.

  • Dell Taps Compaq Services VP

    Dell Computer has raided a rival company for a top executive, snaring former Compaq Computer services vice president Jeff Lynn to head up its professional services organization.

  • Economic Upturn In 3Q?

    Industry executives last week warned Wall Street not to expect a quick end to the recession even as technology heavyweights beat reduced earnings expectations for the fourth quarter.

  • Intel Names New President, COO

    Moving quickly to define 2002 as a year of change and improvement, Intel last week tapped Paul Otellini to be its new president and COO. The move comes as the company plans to cut Pentium 4 prices again as early as next week, sources said.

  • Dell Raises Revenue, Earnings Outlook

    Dell Computer on Friday raised its revenue and earnings forecasts for the fourth fiscal quarter, citing increased demand among consumers.

  • Dell Raises Revenue, Earnings Outlook

    No. 1 personal computer maker Dell Computer Corp. Friday raised its revenue and earnings forecasts for the fourth fiscal quarter, citing increased demand, particularly among consumers.