CRN Channel News

  • CA Cuts 800 Jobs; Recommits To Channel
    Less than a week after federal authorities indicted its former CEO, Computer Associates today said it will cut 800 jobs from its workforce of 15,000 and take a restructuring charge of $40 million.
  • Bank of America Taps Cisco For VoIP
    Cisco announced on Tuesday that it would be supplying 180,000 Cisco IP phones to Bank of America. As part of an ongoing multibillion-dollar network outsourcing deal, EDS will assist Bank of America with the network backbone and implementation of the VoIP phones in 5,800 locations across the United States.
  • IBM Carves New RFID Unit
    IBM creates a group to support devices such as those used in radio-frequency identification setups.
  • Preps DB2 Information Integrator for release later this week

    IBM To Corporations: 'Search Me'
    IBM set to unleash 'Masala' corporate search technology this week.
  • Says he aims to expand alliances with integrators

    Former HP Exec Milton Lands At UGS
    Jim Milton, a top HP executive who was fired two months ago in the wake of an earnings shortfall, lands a new position as executive vice president of global sales operations at product life-cyle management software vendor UGS.
  • HP Sharpens Blade Edge
    As Hewlett-Packard's BladeSystem Game Plan comes of age, Rick Becker, vice president and general manager of HP's new BladeSystem Division, and Paul Miller, vice president of BladeSystem marketing, recently sat down with CRN Industry Editor Craig Zarley to talk about their plans to use the channel to forward the Palo Alto, Calif.-based vendor's strategy.
  • ShadowRAM: September 27, 2004
    That this business needs is more bling. That's why yours truly is all over this Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' diamond-encrusted iPod. No matter that the HP-licensed gee-gaw goes for something like $16K. (Truthfully, I can't remember, but when it comes to style, 16 large ain't so bad, er, is it?)
  • Ericsson Calls Off Bluetooth Development
    Bluetooth inventor Ericsson is abandoning its development efforts around the wireless standard. Ericsson recently said it will discontinue design and development of new Bluetooth products for the semiconductor industry. The company will, however, continue to offer Bluetooth"a standard for short-range radio technology enabling point- to-point communication between devices"through its Ericsson Mobile Platforms subsidiary, according to a statement on Ericsson's Web site.