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  • Sun Enhances Two Entry-Level Server Lines

    Sun Microsystems on Tuesday continued its assault on the Wintel market with a refreshment of its entry-level server lines, adding new processors and software bundles without raising prices.

  • Where Things Stand: A Look at Sept. 11, 2002

    The one-year anniversary of our nation's worst tragedy is sure to confound, distract and/or depress millions of Americans. Yet, most of us will go on with our business, heavy though our hearts may be. That's what we do in America; we get down to business. As we at VARBusiness look at how the world around us has changed since the tragedies of one year ago, we're turning our focus on the business at hand--namely yours--in the articles that follow.

  • Security Takes a Front Seat After Sept. 11

    Many experts in the security technology felt like momentum was on their side in 2001, and that the rash of high-profile viruses, hacks and DoS attacks had finally convinced CIOs and enterprise executives that it was time to get serious about security.

  • Sidgmore To Quit As WorldCom CEO

    WorldCom Inc. chief executive John Sidgmore said Tuesday he would step down as soon as a permanent replacement can be found to lead the bankrupt telecommunications provider.

  • Companies Still Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

    Now that an entire year has passed since the darkest day in this nation's history, one might think that businesses and government agencies across the land have invested big bucks to provide better redundancy and information security. But the reality is while that has happened to some degree, many enterprises are just as vulnerable on this Sept. 11 as they were last.

  • A Tough Year For Many VARBusiness 500 Stocks

    Like most public companies whose Wall Street fortunes are directly tied to overall investor confidence and can be adversely impacted by specific events, members of the 2002 VARBusiness 500 community saw their companies' shares significantly hurt by market conditions caused by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.

  • Review: Symantec's Norton Anti-Virus 2003 and Symantec Client Security

    Network security has become one of those top of mind issues, especially with the recent anniversaries of 9/11 and Nimda (9/18/01. And )one of the leading names in the security business is Symantec. But the latest round of security software from Symantec confounds more than clarifies the choices that individuals, enterprises, and solutions providers have in protecting their networks. And figuring out the differences between Norton Anti-Virus 2003 and Symantec Client Security--the company's two latest releases--won't be easy.

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