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  • Tech Data Assembles Enterprise-Focused Team

    Tech Data's enterprise solution providers are getting a new BOSS. The distributor has put together a program called Back Office Solution Specialists (BOSS) designed to provide specialized sales resources to customers tackling the enterprise market.

  • What Are IT’s Hottest Skills?

    True, there hasn't been a preeminent job market in recent months, but there's still a demand for IT professionals with the right skills, according to the semiannual RHI Consulting Hot Jobs Report, which surveyed more than 1,400 CIOs nationwide.

  • What Keeps Your Customers Up At Night?

    According to a study entitled "What Keeps the CIO Awake At Night: Top Worries For 2002," Giga Information Group says the top 10 things CIOs are worrying about this year include:

  • Microsoft’s Fickle Channel

    The last several months have been interesting for Microsoft channel partners. First, there were increasing incidents of channel conflict with Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS). Then, there were shifts in the executive ranks for Microsoft's partner business, which led to a delay for the company's long-awaited rules of engagement for channel partners and MCS.

  • Get Ready For Solution Provider XChange

    CMP Media's annual Solution Provider XChange conference, the first channel-focused event of the new year, is fast approaching.

  • Military VARs Take Wall St.

    While it's no secret that Wall Street hasn't been kind to IT companies lately, at least one services sector has what it takes for success in the public arena.

  • A Look at Lucent’s New CEO

    Major technology companies, especially troubled ones, are turning to women for leadership. Patricia Russo, recently appointed CEO of Lucent Technologies, is an example. She faces the uphill task of reviving an ailing company. It's hard to say whether her job is tougher than that of Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who's lobbying investors to support a controversial $25 billion merger with Compaq Computer.

  • DiamondCluster Revenue Dives In Q3

    While solution provider DiamondCluster International reported revenues for its third fiscal quarter that were less than half what it brought in last year, the company said it has seen the bottom of the downturn and expects things to improve this quarter.

  • Kumar: Enterprises Shifting Toward Linux

    Computer Associates president and CEO Sanjay Kumar said during his LinuxWorld keynote address Thursday that he's seen a dramatic shift in the number of enterprise customers considering and using Linux in their businesses.

  • Experts Predict Linux Consolidation

    While AOL denied a published report about it buying Linux company Red Hat, many industry observers,including Computer Associates International's CEO,predict significant consolidation in the Linux industry this year.

  • McLeodUSA Files For Bankruptcy Backed By Forstmann

    Local telephone company McLeodUSA said Thursday it filed for bankruptcy -- the latest in a rash of bankruptcies in the battered telecommunications industry -- with a reorganization plan that will erase about $3 billion in debt.

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