• <I>CRN</I> Interview: Ernst Volgenau, SRA International

    Ernst Volgenau founded IT consulting and systems integration firm SRA International in 1978 after retiring from 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. He continues to serve as president and CEO of SRA, which offers systems design and integration services, disaster-response planning services and outsourcing to its customers. CRN Washington Bureau Chief Amy Rogers recently spoke with Volgenau.

  • EMC Ups the Ante On Enterprise Storage

    In one of its more dramatic hardware plays, EMC this week announced a whole new family of enterprise storage subsystems made up of a new internal architecture that executives say will up the ante on performance and hopefully revitalize the high-end market.

  • Novell Gives Sneak Peek Of NetWare 6.5

    Novell offered a sneak peek of its next-generation network operating system, NetWare 6.5, an upgrade with advanced browser-based portal and team services, storage services, business-continuity options and a built-in application server for Web services.

  • Alcatel Posts 4Q Loss

    French telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel reported a narrower loss of 1.12 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2002 and forecast that sales would drop between 25 and 30 percent in the current quarter.

  • Learning To Find Quality Customers

    In 25 years, John Sykes has seen countless business strategies fall in and out of favor. But in that time, the founder of Sykes Enterprises, one of the largest providers of CRM solutions in the world, has adhered to two simple principles that continue to serve him well 25 years later: Never do business with customers who cannot afford to pay their bills, and never employ people who don't measure up to the highest standards.

  • Dude, You&rsquo;re Getting a Cell!

    There are quite a few interesting sights in Las Vegas, but a "high-tech chain gang" working on broken, outdated computers is something that most folks probably weren't expecting at the Consumer Electronics Show last month.

  • Sun: J2EE 1.4 To Include WS-I Basic Profile

    Sun Microsystems Tuesday is expected to disclose that the next version of Java 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) will require conformance with the Web Services Interoperability Organization's (WS-I's) Basic Profile, a company official said.

  • AMD Ships Athlon MP 2600

    Struggling chip maker Advanced Micro Devices has launched its Athlon MP 2600 processor, working to boost its 32-bit processor line a week after saying it would delay the launch of its 64-bit desktop chips.

  • IBM's Xperanto Heads To Beta

    IBM's DB2 database has done very well--in IBM shops. But now Big Blue hopes to break new ground, in Oracle, Microsoft and Sybase accounts, with its DB2 Information Integrator, available in beta form Tuesday.