• CompUSA Names Mondry As New CEO

    CompUSA has a new chief executive, promoting an official who had overseen the technology retailer's merchandising and marketing since 2000.

  • CRN Interview: Chuck Boesenberg, NetIQ

    Management and analytics technology vendor NetIQ is aggressively growing its indirect sales mix, a move bolstered by its appointment late last month of a new worldwide channel sales vice president, Michael Ragusa. Shortly before Ragusa assumed his new role, CRN Editor Heather Clancy spoke with NetIQ CEO, President and Chairman Chuck Boesenberg about his priorities in the security marketplace, given the company's acquisitions last year of Marshal Software and PentaSafe Security Technologies.

  • It's All About Mary: Naughty E-Mail Actually A Trojan

    An e-mail making the rounds that claims to contain pornography is actually a Trojan horse that will take control of a user's machine and steal private information, numerous anti-virus companies warned Tuesday.

  • Integration Delay For Sun

    Sun Microsystems has revised the direction of a project to upgrade its integration server, a move that indefinitely postpones the product's inclusion in the Java Enterprise System (JES) software suite, a Sun executive said.

  • Micro Focus CEO Wants Partners To Help Sweat Cobol

    As the CEO of Micro Focus, Tony Hill sees Cobol applications on mainframes as assets that IT organizations can leverage on new, more nimble Windows, Linux and Unix platforms running Web services technologies. Hill says Micro Focus is dedicated to providing tools for that migration -- and earlier this month, Micro Focus launched a variant of its tools that support the Microsoft.Net framework.

  • Senate Approves CAN SPAM Act

    The U.S. Senate Tuesday gave final approval to the CAN SPAM Act, following last weekend's overwhelming vote on the landmark federal anti-spam bill by the U.S. House of Representatives. If signed into law by President Bush, the legislation would mark the first national attempt to put a crimp on junk mail.

  • Linux 2.6 Coming-Out Party In December

    Linus Torvalds and Open Source Development Labs plan a big coming-out party late next month for the Linux 2.6 kernel. Partners won't see commercial distributions based on the updated kernel until well into 2004.