• Breaking the Unbreakable?

    True to form, Oracle chairman and CEO Larry Ellison made a big splash at Comdex last fall when he declared that his company's database software was "unbreakable."

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview With Sam Palmisano, IBM

    Palmisano, IBM President and COO since Septemeber 2000, will become Big Blue's new CEO on March 1, when the contract of current Chairman and CEO Louis Gerstner is due to expire. CRN Editor In Chief Kelley Damore and Industry Editor Craig Zarley spoke privately with Palmisano last week after his keynote speech at PartnerWorld 2002 in San Francisco.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Edison Peres, Cisco Systems

    Earlier this month, Edison Peres, a former channel vice president at Avaya, joined Cisco Systems as vice president of emerging technologies for the worldwide channels group. In his new role, Peres will focus on building an ecosystem of partners to effectively sell and implement new technologies available from Cisco. His first efforts will be in IP telephony, storage and wireless. Peres spoke with CRN Infrastructure Editor Larry Hooper about his new role and the challenges of bring emerging technologies to market.

  • IBM Under Fire For Warranty Program

    IBM needs to address solution provider concerns surrounding its authorized warranty service provider program or risk losing partners in the small-business market, said members of Ingram Micro's National Service Network.

  • Small Box, Big Features

    Designed as a server appliance for the SMB market, Celestix's Aries offers enterprise-level features in an impressively small package.

  • Seeking Services

    Cost-conscious enterprises are seeking services more than new technology when looking to protecting their data, said solution providers at the RSA Conference here last week.

  • Computer Associates Confirms Government Inquiries

    Troubled software company Computer Associates International on Friday said it is the subject of inquiries by the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Securities and Exchange Commission, helping to trigger a 21 percent drop in its share price.

  • WebLogic 7 Preview

    BEA Systems hopes this week to fortify its position as the application server leader with additions to the WebLogic line and an integrated enterprise offering that it will showcase at its developer conference.

  • TechSelect To Focus On SMB Relationships

    With nearly 300 members on board, Tech Data plans to shift the focus of its SMB TechSelect program from recruitment to relationship-building, said company executives.