• VARBusiness Interview: Linksys CEO Victor Tsao

    What does Cisco's stock purchase of Linksys mean in the long term for the home networking provider's channel partners and products? VARBusiness editors David Strom and Robert DeMarzo recently spoke to Linksys CEO Victor Tsao and found out firsthand.

  • Microsoft, Sun Argue Java Injunction

    Lawyers for software giant Microsoft Corp. asked a federal appeals court Thursday to lift a lower court's injunction requiring it to include a competitor's product in its Windows operating system.

  • Dell And Oracle Partner Extend Partnership

    It's no secret that Dell Computer prides itself on being the low-cost provider of commodity servers and storage. Likewise, Oracle has also jumped on that bandwagon during the past year. But now the two have a vision of moving into the data center -- together.

  • Groove Eyes Small Businesses With Collaboration Starter Kits

    Groove Networks, a Beverly, Mass.-based company backed by funding from Microsoft, has made a play for the small-business market and now offers a scaled-down version of its Groove Workspace software that can set a small shop on the path to online collaboration for less than the price of a new PC.

  • HP Cuts Midrange Unix Server Prices

    Hewlett-Packard has slashed prices on its midrange Unix servers in a move to tighten its grip on a market that the company has led for the last six years.

  • Net Access: To Tax Or Not To Tax

    Representatives sympathetic to the interests--and pocketbooks--of Internet service providers went head-to-head with state tax administrators at a Congressional hearing this week over legislation to permanently ban local and state governments from taxing Net access.

  • Microsoft Manager Accused of Theft Dies

    A Microsoft manager accused of stealing $9 million worth of software to buy fancy cars, diamond rings and a yacht died from drinking antifreeze, the King County Medical Examiner's Office reported.

  • Robust 4Q Lifts Cognos' Year-End Results

    Cognos wrapped up a good year by reporting significant growth in sales and earnings for its fourth quarter. The company also reported significant increases in deal sizes and support-related revenue, signs that its business-intelligence and performance-management applications are becoming more strategic to its customers, the company says.

  • CA Creates New Business Unit

    Computer Associates is revamping its North American channel organization in the hopes of better integrating its partners and stealing market share from Veritas and Symantec. Earlier this week, the company announced it will integrate its presales technical team with its professional services team to create a new business unit, CA Technology Services.

  • IBM Plugs Into BEA's WebLogic

    IBM's annual ode to the developer community is set to get under way in New Orleans next week, but Big Blue got a head start Wednesday by announcing plans to add WebSphere tools support for rival BEA's WebLogic J2EE app server.

  • FileNet To Buy E-Forms Maker

    Content management software vendor FileNet said Wednesday that it will acquire Shana, a provider of electronic forms software, for $8.5 million in cash.

  • Asian SARS Epidemic Could Impact Supply Chain, Industry Travel

    Virtually unknown until a week or so ago, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) has quickly spread from its first-known instance in south China late last year to become a major global health concern. Now SARS' potential to disrupt production and reduce business travel is changing the way many IT companies manage their supply chain.