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  • Dell Posts $603 Million In Profits

    Dell Computer, one of the leading barometers of the global computer industry, on Thursday reported record fourth-quarter sales and sharply higher profits as sales of servers and storage devices surged.

  • Inside Interland

    This time, it's personal, says Joel Kocher, CEO of Interland, a promising, albeit struggling, Internet-hosting company with hopes of transforming its money-losing business with your help. Here's his story.

  • Building a Better Veritas

    Veritas president and CEO Gary Bloom is neither a body builder nor a home remodeler. But he's doing the same thing to his company those individuals do every day: He's tearing something down in order to build it back up stronger, bigger and all the more impressive.

  • Up Close With Veritas CEO Gary Bloom

    A world leader in data-protection, storage-management, high-availability and disaster-recovery software, Veritas has been overshadowed by its sexier Silicon Valley neighbors since it was founded in 1989. That's because storage-management and high-availability software haven't been the hottest things to follow. Until now.

  • Distributors Hone In On Four Areas To Give VARs a Louder Voice In Convergence

    From videoconferencing and VoIP to wireless LANs and mobile communications, the convergence market is opening up profitable opportunities for VARs. And the industry's leading distributors are playing a major role to help VARs get the skills, products and services they need to play in the billion-dollar space.

  • Accentuate The Positive

    In a recent visit to Sybase, a channel manager challenged my assertion that the company needed to remind partners and customers alike that it's back on solid financial footing.

  • CA’s Channel Chief Kafkarkou

    George Kafkarkou took his first job at Computer Associates 20 years ago and hasn't looked back since. He harks back to the early days of the "spreadsheet wars" when Lotus 1-2-3 ruled the world and Microsoft was still selling Multiplan. His last posting for CA was as general manager for indirect sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa before being appointed to a top channel position as senior vice president of worldwide channel operations. In between, he has held jobs in development, technical support, marketing and management.

  • Will Lotus Blossom Under IBM?

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. At least that was the feeling among Lotus partners at the 10th annual Lotusphere conference in Orlando, Fla., last month.

  • Big Blue’s Executive Shuffle

    Some say IBM stands for "I've Been Moved." That may not be true, but the technology giant has had more than its share of executive changes, departures and re-assignments lately, especially in the company's highly successful software group. And for every action, there's a reaction.

  • How Patience Has Paid Off For SBI

    Although CEOs are often rewarded when they move decisively, sometimes it's those who move deliberately that deserve accolades. Take Ned Stringham of SBI and Co., for example.

  • A Monster.com Of a Problem

    Sometimes what's good for the goose isn't necessarily good for the gander. Case in point: Monster.com, the top online job-finding network, frowns on resume-padding and inaccuracies. But TMP Worldwide, Monster.com's parent company, listed Monster chairman and founder Jeff Taylor on the company Web site as having an "executive MBA/OPM" from Harvard University Business School. There's just one problem,the school offers no such degree.

  • Hard Facts: February 17, 2003

    Faced with rising geopolitical uncertainties, small businesses are curbing their enthusiasm for technology spending, according to the CRN Business Spending Survey in January.

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