• Oracle Net Jumps 31 Percent In Fiscal Q4

    Oracle announced a surprisingly strong 31 percent jump in fiscal fourth quarter earnings Thursday, adding momentum to its controversial bid for rival applications supplier PeopleSoft despite that company's formal rejection of the proposed $5.1 billion takeover.

  • Ingram Micro And IBM Global Services Join Forces

    At its recent VentureTech Network (VTN) event in Baltimore, Ingram Micro gave solution providers a sneak peek at a landmark partnership with IBM Global Services (IGS) VB1 that will enable Ingram Micro VARs to have for the first time a formal alliance with the largest IT services firm in the world.

  • 3Ware Banks On Serial ATA

    Joseph Keith's first encounter with 3Ware came back in 2000 when he was attending LinuxWorld as an employee of True Solutions, a server OEM. Standing near his booth on the show floor, Keith says he recalls one of 3Ware's staffers "dragging" him excitedly over to the company's booth for a demonstration of its IDE RAID controller.

  • Oracle Reports Positive Earnings

    In the midst of its turbulent PeopleSoft takeover effort, Oracle on Thursday reported solid earnings growth on small increases in total sales and new license revenue for its fourth quarter, ended May 31.

  • HP To Unleash OpenView Product Blitz

    Hewlett-Packard next week at HP Software Forum 2003 plans to unveil 30 new and upgraded OpenView management products in support of its Adaptive Enterprise strategy for delivering on-demand computing.

  • Acrobat 6 Helps Adobe Beat 2Q Expectations

    Adobe Systems said Thursday the latest release of its popular program Acrobat helped boost second-quarter profits by 18 percent, beating the stock market's earnings expectations.

  • 3Com To Cut 10 Percent Of Staff

    3Com Thursday said it plans to cut 10 percent of its global workforce over the next two fiscal quarters in light of continued weakness in demand for networking gear.

  • A VARBusiness 500 Top Exec: HP's Ann Livermore

    With less than 2 weeks to go before the 2003 VARBusiness 500 debuts, the editorial team thought we'd bring you a sneak peak at some of the interesting people profiled in the June 23 issue. Here's an exclusive interview with a top VARBusiness 500 executive, Ann Livermore, executive vice president of HP's Services Organization.

  • PeopleSoft Board: Say 'No Way To Ellison'

    In an expected move, PeopleSoft's board of directors on Thursday unanimously recommended that its shareholders reject Oracle's $5.1 billion hostile takeover bid for the enterprise applications company.