News


  • Study: Blogging Ain't All That

    The phenomenon of self-publishing on the Internet was supposed to bring the power of the people to the world. To some extent it has, according to a new survey, but only from a surprisingly small percentage of Web users.

  • Best Issues Upgrade To MAS 90, MAS 200

    Best Software said it will soon issue an upgrade to its MAS 90 and MAS 200 accounting and business management systems. Both ERP systems for the SMB market include the same new features and improvements. Release 4 will be available next week.

  • Server Market Posts Growth

    The worldwide server market posted growth for the third consecutive quarter at the end of 2003, with Linux use continuing to accelerate, market-research firm IDC says.

  • BMC Puts Remedy Into Action

    BMC Software channel partners relying on the Remedy Action Request System can make use of channel-friendly features in version 6.0 of the business process engine that make it easier for them to build, deploy and manage applications.

  • Sun Loses Services Chief

    Sun Microsystems services chief Patricia Sueltz took almost everyone by surprise last week when she decided to leave one set of uncertainties facing Sun for the unfamiliar issues of Salesforce.com.

  • SSTP Simplifies Sales Tax Laws For Businesses

    It's bad enough having to pay taxes, but coping with labyrinthine sales tax rules of 50 states makes the process all the more painful. Now try to find an accounting package that handles multiple tax codes and reporting guidelines from all over the country. Go ahead, try.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Martin Taylor, Microsoft

    As general manager for platform strategies at Microsoft, Martin Taylor leads the company's charge to contain open-source technology. In an interview with CRN Editor In Chief Michael Vizard, Taylor discusses the lessons Microsoft is learning from rising customer interest in open source. Here is an excerpt:

  • Briefs: Hindsight And Foresight, March 1, 2004

    MICROSOFT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS PARTNERS MERGE, GET FUNDING
    The moving and shaking in the Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) channel continued last week as two MBS partners, EYT and In2Gr8, merged and announced $20 million in first-round funding.

  • CompUSA Orders SoftwareToGo

    Asoftware point-of-sale upstart and a custom-system manufacturer have joined forces to roll out a nationwide, custom application-on-demand service for retailer CompUSA that could lay the groundwork for sales into other markets. The solution allows CompUSA customers to download and purchase software titles from more than 200 publishers via in-store kiosks.