• New CA Program Turning Heads

    Six months after Computer Associates International overhauled its channel strategy, VARs and CA executives are encouraged by the program's progress.

  • Best-Case Scenario

    When Best Software absorbs the products and operations of Accpac International, the combined company could become the product and channel powerhouse that finally gives Microsoft some real competition in the small- and midsize-business market.

  • Symantec Service Monitors The Global Internet

    The blight of malicious code in 2003 proved that viruses, worms and other Internet threats can have a staggering impact on business if not caught before entering a company's perimeter. However, by the time most companies learn about a new threat, it's too late to do much about it.

  • Power Play: Microtel System Delivers

    The computer industry is going through a whirlwind digital revolution in the sense that the next generation of users will demand an extraordinary level of realism and 3-D graphics from games and digital content creation applications. PC users are clamoring for more out of their systems, more from their technology, and it is all being fueled by gaming and multimedia. The time for 64-bit processing has arrived.

  • E-Business Designer A Key Development Tool

    Increasing competition in the development tool market has pushed vendors to combine their offerings into single products or sell them as suites. In the Web tool market, for instance, with the exception of some XML technologies, vendors are repackaging their tools into suites or, in the case of Oasyssoft, a Barcleona, Spain-based consulting company, offering alternative development methodologies to traditional Web tools such as Dreamweaver.

  • Judge Dismisses AOL Spam Suit

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by America Online against a group of Florida computer technicians who allegedly helped senders of junk e-mails.

  • IBM Does On-Demand Deal With Target

    IBM Wednesday announced it had struck a 10-year deal with Target to manage its mainframe infrastructure using an on-demand approach where the giant retailer will pay only for the computing horsepower it uses.

  • IDC Predicts Rise In 2004 Semiconductor Sales

    Fueled largely by a surge in demand for mobile phones and PCs, the worldwide semiconductor market will rise 18 percent in 2004, International Data Corp. said Tuesday. IDC cited China as a key market that will drive the semiconductor industry in future years.

  • Neb. Woman Ticketed For Being Nude On Net

    It may be legal to appear naked in cyberspace, but police ticketed a Lincoln woman for posting nude pictures of herself on the Web that were taken in a downtown bar.

  • Channel Services On The Rise

    As more vendors become dependent on solution providers to drive sales in post-economic-boom times, a number of companies have begun to target solution providers with business services.