News


  • On The Money Trail

    Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer are planning to dole out about $634.5 million in bonuses to prevent key employees from leaving if shareholders approve the companies' planned merger.

  • Microsoft Posts Smaller Quarterly Net, Sales Rise 18 Percent

    Microsoft on Thursday posted a smaller quarterly profit--the result of legal expenses and a delay in the sale of its stake in online travel firm Expedia--and met the low end of its own guidance as the software giant saw strong sales of its new Windows XP operating system and enterprise software.

  • IBM 4Q Earnings Fall On Low Tech Spending

    IBM on Thursday said fourth-quarter earnings fell from a year ago, the second quarterly decline in a row, as customers concerned about an economic downturn held back on buying new technology.

  • IBM 4Q Earnings Fall On Low Tech Spending

    IBM on Thursday said fourth-quarter earnings fell from a year ago, the second quarterly decline in a row, as customers concerned about an economic downturn held back on buying new technology.

  • Westcon Acquires Landis

    Westcon Group has agreed to acquire the distribution business of Netherlands-based Landis Group, a deal that gives the U.S. networking distributor a significant European presence and stronger manufacturer relationships, Westcon executives said.

  • Primix Withdraws Request For Nasdaq Hearing

    Primix Solutions, a small e-services company based here, withdrew its request for a hearing with Nasdaq and said it expects its stock to be delisted, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

  • Hard Facts: January 21, 2002

    While expectations remain guarded for overall networking hardware sales in the first quarter, solution providers see wireless LANs as a bright spot in this category, according to the CRN monthly solution provider survey.

  • Channel Chief

    LOCATION: Westmont, Ill.
    YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: Three
    Age: 36
    QUOTE: 'Our goal is to ask what is a client's expense, not what's your budget. We can consolidate services so you're spending less than you were before.'

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