• Update: Web Traffic Snarled By Electronic Attack

    Traffic on the Internet slowed dramatically for hours early Saturday, the effects of a fast-spreading, virus-like infection that overwhelmed the world's digital pipelines and broadly interfered with Web browsing and delivery of e-mail.

  • Software Vendors Reveal Financials

    During some highly anticipated earnings calls, Citrix Systems, Computer Associates, BMC Software and Siebel Systems delivered a mixed bag of financial news this week that could affect a very crucial period for early 2003.

  • Gates Memo: Palladium Project Will Eliminate Weak Links

    Editor's Note: As Microsoft gets ready to launch its .Net wave of servers, including Windows Server 2003--slated for launch in April--Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates late Thursday sent an e-mail to millions of Microsoft customers, partners and employees with an update on the company's Trustworthy Computing initiative and hinted that the Palladium security software-hardware architecture will address many security issues of the future. Here is the full text of Gates' memo:

  • WorldCom Woos Agents

    WorldCom will face much resistance in its attempt to re-engage the channel as part of an SMB push, several of its agent partners said.

  • Lucent Opens The Door

    Lucent Technologies is in the midst of certifying solution providers to sell its VitalSuite family of network and application management products, the first time the vendor has opened the product line to North American channel partners.