• IBM To Fire SMB Salvo

    IBM is kicking off an aggressive campaign to win over midsize businesses with zero-interest financing in the fourth quarter as well as software tailored for that market, said sources close to the company.

  • Gartner: Server Market Grew in 3Q

    Worldwide server shipments showed growth during the third quarter, as Hewlett-Packard continued to hold the top market-share spot following its merger with Compaq Computer earlier this year, according to new data compiled by Gartner.

  • Sun Makes Revamped App Server Available

    Sun Microsystems on Monday will deliver on plans to woo the low-end Java developer space with the general availability of a new, completely rebuilt version of its Sun ONE application server, officials said.

  • BoostWorks Adds New Appliance

    Web application performance enhancement vendor BoostWorks this week plans to unveil a new product that bundles its software with a network appliance.

  • Ciber Makes the Grade

    Everyone remembers those nail-biting days of waiting for the mail to arrive to get their report cards for the semester. But those agonizing days are numbered for students at the University of Arkansas thanks to Ciber Enterprise Solutions, which has created a system that by mid-2004 will enable students to register, check class availability and, yes, get their grades,all online.

  • New Blow To EU Antitrust Chief

    Europe's antitrust watchdog lost another court battle Friday over a merger it blocked, but the ruling was not expected to be of much help to companies in two other high-profile cases: General Electric and Microsoft.

  • Channel Incentive

    Hewlett-Packard's new compensation model, set to debut Nov. 1, should incent its direct-sales force to shift more business to the channel, said HP's head of enterprise and commercial sales.

  • IBM Makes No Bones About Its Midmarket Agenda

    IBM is dead serious about the midmarket. In the coming months, the IBM Software Group plans to offer versions of its DB2 database and WebSphere application and portal servers for midsize businesses under the Express banner, said sources close to the company.