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Offshoring foes protest at IBM annual meeting

Apr 28, 20045 mins

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Offshoring foes protest at IBM annual meeting, 04/27/04

Sporadic chants of ‘Offshore the CEO!’ punctuated a gray Tuesday morning here in Providence, R.I., as about two dozen picketers representing a group of current and former IBM employees welcomed …

CyberGuard adds Webwasher as Web filtering jewel, 04/27/04

In a move to broaden its Internet security product range, computer network security company CyberGuard Monday agreed to acquire German Web filtering provider Webwasher AG.

MCI shakes off Chapter 11 mantle, 04/26/04

MCI emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week with a mere $6 billion in debt, 27,000 fewer employees and cash in the bank.

CA names interim CEO, adds COO, restates earnings, 04/26/04

Computer Associates Monday appointed board member Kenneth Cron its interim CEO, and promoted recent hire Jeff Clarke to COO.

EDS narrows loss in Q1, 04/26/04

EDS posted a significantly smaller net loss in the first quarter, ended March 31, compared with last year’s first quarter, and exceeded Wall Street’s revenue expectation, a performance that pleased the …

Network World 200, 04/26/04

In tracking the top 200 domestic network vendors in our annual Network World 200 project, we’ve witnessed phenomenal growth and, more recently, drastic contraction. Now we see signs of an industry on the rebound. Check out what positive …

A look at overseas vendors, 04/26/04

International vendors endured a rough year, but seem to have weathered the worst.

Corvis returns to the NW200 as fastest grower, 04/26/04

Flagging revenue bumped Corvis from the 2002 NW200 list, but the optical gear vendor acquires its way back on – and becomes the fastest-growing company in 2003.

Ethics under investigation, 04/26/04

Network executives demand proof that vendors adhere to the highest business-conduct standards.

The Network World 200 at ten, 04/26/04

A decade of growth, maturation and reinvention.

10 start-ups to watch, 04/26/04

An anti-spam appliance. A truly wireless access point. A firewall for outbound traffic. Creative products addressing tough network problems are one hallmark of our 2004 picks.

A year of progress, 04/26/04

Proven products. Paying customers. New funding. Our start-ups to watch from 2003 have had a good year.

Netgear: Tops in productivity, 04/26/04

Netgear debuts on the NW200 with distinction as the most productive company.

Mercury seeks new orbit, 04/26/04

Mercury Interactive’s aim is to become one of the top five software vendors in the world within the next 10 years.

Opinion: Enterprise WLANs: The kinder, gentler shakeout, 04/26/04

As wireless LAN start-up after WLAN start-up emerged to take on the enterprise over the past 18 months, observers realized that a few years down the line, they wouldn’t all be around. There was …

Network Associates ditches Sniffer, 04/26/04

Word from Network Associates last week that it is selling its Sniffer management tools business to narrow its focus on network security runs counter to an industry trend to tighten security and …

Sterling Commerce buys data synchronization vendor, 04/23/04

Sterling Commerce announced Thursday it acquired TR2, a privately held company that offers data synchronization software and services.

CA’s Barrenechea on exec shuffle, rebuts IBM, 04/23/04

Mark Barrenechea, senior vice president of product development at Computer Associates International, took issue with statements made about CA earlier this week by Steve Mills, senior vice president and …

PeopleSoft’s Conway now says Oracle saga not over, 04/23/04

At the end of a strong quarter six months ago, PeopleSoft CEO Craig Conway told analysts that Oracle’s bid for his company was effectively dead and having no impact on sales. Thursday, at the end …

Microsoft to argue EC ruling is off mark, 04/22/04

Microsoft has sought to stake out its position on the European Commission’s decision that it broke European anti-trust laws with the release late Wednesday of a paper accusing the regulator of creating “new …

AT&T first quarter revenue, profit slip, 04/22/04

AT&T first-quarter revenue and net income slipped compared to the same period last year, it reported Thursday.

PeopleSoft Q1 comes up slightly short, 04/22/04

PeopleSoft on Thursday turned in first-quarter results topping its own guidance but falling slightly short of analyst expectations, as it reported revenue of $643.1 million and net income of $24.2 million.

Microsoft Q3 revenue up but legal expenses bite into profit, 04/22/04

Microsoft Thursday reported strong sales of its server software, client operating systems and Office application but said that stock compensation and legal settlements paid during its …