Monday, January 21, 2002IBM updates Director with eye on automation IBM Corp. on Monday released an update to its management software for Intel Corp.-based servers, giving users a host of new automation and error-checking tools that could help reduce administration costs.
Thursday, January 17, 2002PC industry hit hard in 2001 Even with holiday shoppers buying more systems than expected, the worldwide PC market ended 2001 with a whimper, with fourth-quarter shipments declining 6.7 per cent from a year ago, market research group International Data Corp. (IDC) said Thursday.
Thursday, January 03, 2002Greg Enright: Bargains could drive IS shops to revisit budgets There’s some good news for managers in the middle of today’s economic uncertainty: slashed prices on network gear.
Thursday, December 20, 2001How to build customer loyalty If you really want customers to keep coming back, then toss out those glossy brochures from vendors looking to sell you the latest in CRM software.
Friday, December 14, 2001Sun calls on Web sites to support Java Sun Microsystems Inc. hopes to enlist some of the Internet's most popular Web sites to help promote the use of Java on PCs, as the programming language's place on the desktop remains uncertain.
Monday, November 05, 2001Dataquest: Dell tops slumping workstation sales Worldwide sales of workstations were down 17 per cent in the third quarter of 2001, but Dell Computer Corp. and IBM Corp. bucked the trend, according to research and consulting firm Dataquest Inc., a division of Gartner Inc.
Friday, October 19, 2001Storage soars to heightened priority Advanced storage management techniques and improved disaster recovery will be hot topics at next week's Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2001, a conference attracting a veritable who's who of storage vendors.
Tuesday, October 09, 2001Sun to offer 'shrink-wrapped' network configurations Fulfilling another component of the company's iForce Initiative, Sun Microsystems Inc. next Tuesday will bring its long-awaited FTR (Floor Tile Ready) program to market, according to sources familiar with the company's plans.
Friday, August 31, 2001What a difference a year makes. It was a scant year ago at the LinuxWorld conference in San Jose, Calif. that Dell Computer Corp. founder and CEO Michael Dell touted the Linux operating system
Tuesday, August 14, 2001Update: Lawsuit alleges Palm computers can damage PCs Palm Inc. says it is not aware of problems with a feature in its handheld computers used to synchronize data with PCs as alleged in a suit by a San Francisco-based law firm.
Thursday, July 12, 2001Dell serves up an enterprise strategy Dell Computer Corp. has made it official: it’s in the enterprise computing market and it means business.
Friday, June 08, 2001Semiconductor industry pins hopes on recovery this year The semiconductor industry has seen its fortunes slide dramatically in the last few months as a steep downturn in business hit the entire sector, but now some industry leaders think they can see a light at the end of the tunnel. How far away this light is, however, depends on who you talk to.
Tuesday, May 22, 2001Novell caching spinoff no cash cow As battered Novell Inc. preps to report quarterly earnings this week, there is mounting evidence that a key component of the company's recovery blueprint — a caching spinoff called Volera — has been merely spinning its wheels.
Friday, May 04, 2001Dell recalls Inspiron notebook batteries Dell Computer Corp. has announced a worldwide recall of batteries used in its Inspiron notebook computers, which can overheat and may catch fire, the company said Thursday.
Wednesday, May 02, 2001Compaq, HP drop plans to resell high-end Unisys servers Compaq Computer Corp. has become the second major computer vendor to back out of a deal to resell Unisys Corp.'s high-end ES7000 server for Windows 2000 Datacenter Server users, a move that strikes a potential US$400 million blow at the already struggling Unisys.
Thursday, February 15, 2001Dell lays off 1,700, mostly in Texas Dell Computer Corp. will lay off 1,700 full-time employees to cut costs because of soft global economic conditions and overall demand for computer systems, the company said Thursday, hours before it is due to release its fourth-quarter financial earnings statement.
Tuesday, January 23, 2001IDC: Weak US consumer PC sales deflate global market Slowing consumer demand and a softening business climate in the United States have led to disappointing PC sales, according to a report released Monday by research and consulting company International Data Corp (IDC).
Thursday, January 04, 2001Intel boosts Celeron and reveals lower-speed Pentium Cost-conscious consumers in search of a reason for buying a new PC just got a little extra incentive from Intel Corp. On Wednesday the diversified chipmaker began offering more bang for its buck with the introduction of an 800MHz Celeron processor.
Wednesday, October 25, 2000Honchos Envision Web Impact on Corporate IT Change. Change now. Change or die.
Tuesday, October 24, 2000Billionaire's Club Goes High-Tech If you're interested in seeing whether you made it into the Billionaire's Club, you can see an AP report with all 465 names at The Washington Post and CBS MarketWatch sites. Three of the top four richest people on earth (excluding dictators and royalty) earned their bankrolls at Microsoft: Bill Gates (US$90 billion), Paul Allen ($30 billion) and Steve Ballmer ($19.5 billion). Michael Dell ranks seventh with $16.5 billion, just ahead of five Wal-Mart heirs. Wal-Mart, which sells just about everything, may be a role model for Dell, which sells not only Dell hardware online, but now software and also plans, according to News.com, to go into auctions. Can sundries and bedding be far behind?
Wednesday, September 27, 2000Teasers2
Sunday, August 20, 2000Intel 933MHz PIII
Thursday, October 21, 1999Novell adds flash to caching server Novell officials recently revealed that the second edition of the company’s caching server software will take advantage of directory services technologies and feature support for bandwidth-intensive multimedia streaming.