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  • Turning The Worm: How To Use E-Mail Attacks To Win Clients

    The recent string of e-mail worm attacks proves one thing: solution providers can't simply wait for antivirus vendors to issue signature updates. Instead they can seize the day and be more proactive by offering services that deliver significant value, differentiate them in the market place and lower the friction with customers.

  • Digital River Sees Revenue Climb

    Digital River on Wednesday reported revenue of $27.1 million for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003, for a year-over-year increase of 26 percent, as the software services firm continues to thrive in a post-dot com IT industry.

  • Avnet Revenue Increases 9 Percent

    Avnet earned $8.9 million, or 7 cents per share, in the second fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2003, compared with a loss of $58.7 million, or 49 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter.

  • Non-Branded PC Market Positioned For Growth

    Non-branded PC makers, who control more than a quarter of the desktop market, are in position to take advantage of an improving economy to boost their share of notebooks and servers sold in the U.S., a market research firm said Thursday.

  • Oracle Continues Its Push Toward Unification

    Oracle kicked off its AppsWorld showcase with several announcements designed to enhance the way its customers organize and manage their applications and appliances. The company also unveiled a new user-based pricing plan for customers that employ outsourcing.

  • Hackers Target Systems Infected By 'Mydoom'

    Now tagged by at least one security firm as "the worst worm in history," Mydoom has created a back door to infected systems that an army of hackers is quickly turning to its advantage.

  • HP Could Use Opteron In ProLiant Servers

    The ongoing battle over 64-bit computer technology--who's best, Intel or AMD?--is ratcheting up a notch, with reports that Hewlett-Packard will soon unveil a ProLiant machine or machines sporting Advanced Micro Device's Opteron inside. To date, HP has relied exclusively on Intel processors for its ProLiant family.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Corio CEO George Kadifa

    As outsourcing gains momentum, hosting companies have been seeing an increase in revenue. Corio, for example, reported revenue of $68.7 million for its 2003 fiscal year, a 22 percent increase over the $56.1 million in sales it posted in 2002. The San Carlos, Calif.-based company's losses fell to $12.9 million for the year, compared with a $34.8 million loss in the previous year.