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Stories by J Hopfner, I Tham, A King and D Paredes

Strategic 100 overview

A preliminary glance at the IT vendor landscape over the past year would lead many to think it was much like the year before it, with consolidation the over-arching theme.
Mergers and acquisitions again dominated headlines, as shown by the Lucent-Alcatel merger, Symantec's purchase of ImLogic, Oracle's takeover of Siebel, or Hewlett-Packard bringing asset management specialist Peregrine and storage management firm AppIQ into the corporate fold. These power plays were replicated further down the chain and across virtually all industry segments.

Written by J Hopfner, I Tham, A King and D Paredes30 April 06 22:00

Brave new worlds

A preliminary glance at the IT vendor landscape over the past year would lead many to think it was much like the year before it, with consolidation the over-arching theme.
Mergers and acquisitions again dominated headlines, as shown by the Lucent-Alcatel merger, Symantec's purchase of ImLogic, Oracle's takeover of Siebel, or Hewlett-Packard bringing asset management specialist Peregrine and storage management firm AppIQ into the corporate fold. These power plays were replicated further down the chain and across virtually all industry segments.

Written by J Hopfner, I Tham, A King and D Paredes30 April 06 22:00