• Plans For PlaceWare

    Microsoft's move last week to buy PlaceWare, a Web conferencing vendor, has observers closely watching the software giant's realtime collaboration technology strategy.

  • Judge: Drop Speech Ban

    A judge in New York has ordered Network Associates to stop selling software with restrictions that a lawsuit claimed prohibited customers' free speech.

  • HP, Brocade Ally On Storage

    Hewlett-Packard plans to combine its two opposing storage-virtualization technologies and make sure they mesh with Brocade Communications Systems' newly acquired virtualization technology.

  • Cisco Sues Huawei In Patent, Copyright Dispute

    Cisco Systems on Thursday sued one of China's largest makers of telecommunications equipment for allegedly copying proprietary aspects of Cisco routers and switches without permission.

  • ScanSource Partners With Microsoft

    ScanSource has hooked up with Microsoft to design and provide point-of-sales solutions (POS) solutions that are compatible with Microsoft's Retail Management System (RMS) software.

  • CRN Interview: Charlie Ill, BEA's New EVP Of Worldwide Sales

    Charlie Ill recently joined BEA Systems as executive vice president of worldwide sales after spending 24 years with IBM, most recently in IBM's software division--BEA's primary competitor. Ill recently spoke to CRN Senior Editor Elizabeth Montalbano about future plans to drive BEA's success by promoting the sale of not only software products but also solutions.

  • Siebel Founder Relinquishes $56M In Options

    Valley executive Tom Siebel has surrendered nearly 26 million stock options valued at $56.1 million amid shareholder griping about his software company's generosity with such rewards.

  • Kumar: CA Providing Contract Information For Government Inquiries

    Computer Associates International CEO Sanjay Kumar Wednesday told Wall Street analysts that the software maker is cooperating fully with government investigations into its accounting practices by providing information on about 10 customer contracts out of hundreds of thousands of deals.