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Competitors claim foul on MS server tactics
As federal antitrust enforcers prepare a recommended remedy to rein in Microsoft Corp. (msft), they are weighing a volatile factor: allegations by competitors that Microsoft is trying to extend its monopoly power to the Internet and network "server" market with its new Windows 2000 operating system.
Sun cuts earnings, revenue targets
Sun Microsystems drastically slashed financialtargets for the current quarter and announced astock buy-back.During a Thursday conference call with analysts,executives for the maker of servers and networksoftware said they now expect the company to reportearnings of 7 to 9 cents per share, or possibly less thanhalf of what Wall Street expected.
Four Net backbone servers shut down: Incident or hiccup?
Four of the 13 computers that manage global Internet traffic partially failed for a brief period Wednesday night due to a technical glitch.Users were unaffected because the problem was fixed quickly and because the remaining nine so-called root servers continued operating normally, a testament to the Internet's overall robustness.
Compaq cuts back on server size
Later this year, Compaq Computer will jump into the nascent market for tiny servers that use less power and take up less space than current products. The Houston-based computing giant plans to release "hyper-dense" servers sometime this year, Mary McDowell, general manager of Compaq's Industry Standard Server Group, said Monday at the Banc of America Securities Conference in San Francisco.
Server, workstation sales jump
The buying slowdown that pummeled PC sales during the fourth quarter bypassed higher-margin systems, analysts say. Dataquest on Monday reported worldwide server shipments rose 21 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, while workstations posted a more modest 11.