• PalmOne Treo Gets Java Support

    PalmOne has extended Java support to the Treo 600 Smartphone line, which the company added with its acquisition of Handspring this past fall.

  • HP Distributors Unruffled

    Hewlett-Packard's enterprise distributors expect a smooth transition to the enhanced HP Integrated Partner program set to launch Feb. 1, despite lingering pricing uncertainties and a planned restructuring of the vendor's channel organization.

  • EMC-VMware Buy Causes Stir

    EMC's acquisition of VMware last week sent shock waves through multiple channels of partners who make their living in the virtualization and storage businesses.

  • Compuware Busy In BEA Workshop

    BEA Systems is recruiting ISV partners to enhance WebLogic Workshop in ways that broaden the tool's capabilities beyond the visual design of J2EE-based Web services and applications.

  • Partners Get Ready For BMC's New 'Magic' Act

    BMC Software pulled a rabbit out of its IT hat last week when it announced an agreement to acquire the assets of Magic Solutions from Network Associates for approximately $47 million in cash.

  • Blackout A Powerful Argument For UPSes

    If the power supply traditionally has been treated like the redheaded stepchild of the IT network, one would think it would get better consideration following the August blackout that darkened the Northeast.

  • Getting Leverage: Symbol, IBM Unite

    Symbol Technologies and IBM are collaborating on new wireless handheld and scanning solutions targeted at vertical markets such as retail, travel and the public sector.

  • CompTIA Comes To The Rescue In The SLA Process

    To paraphrase Forrest Gump, a service-level agreement is like a box of chocolates: You never know what you're going to get. Solution providers that spend too much time on SLAs may scare off customers with pages of legal mumbo-jumbo, while those that aren't specific enough in their SLAs may end up with customers screaming for more attention.

  • Citrix Acquires Expertcity

    In its largest acquisition to date, Citrix Systems Thursday inked a definitive agreement to acquire Expertcity, a provider of Web-based desktop access and help-desk services, for $225 million in cash and stock.