Author: WTN News

CDW Corporation announced sales of $2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2007, compared to $1.7 billion in the same quarter in 2006. The 2007 numbers include Berbee Information Networks Corporation, headquartered in Madison, which CDW acquired late last year....

Virtualization, the process of moving multiple applications running on multiple physical servers to a single virtual server, is gaining traction as it moves from a mere tactical tool to the more strategic role of automating network infrastructure. While long-term savings is a powerful motivator, chief...

Madison's Promega Corp. has reached an agreement with Amaxa, a German maker of pharmaceutical research tools, to develop cell products. The organizations plan to develop applications for monitoring signals between cells that are hard to reach using stem cells, cancer cells, and primary cells. ...

Niceware Healthcare of Milwaukee has announced a partnership through which it can sell its bar-code and radio frequency identification (RFID) software to 45 regional market leaders in identification systems. The partnership was established with the Identification Systems Group, an identification and card-personalization business....

Gartner, the business analytics firm, predicts that global information technology spending will reach $3.1 trillion in 2007, a rise of 8 percent over 2006. The advance was described as a milestone for the IT industry at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, but analysts cautioned that...

Columnist Michael Rosen does some Bio-MidAmerican Investor Conference follow up and looks at a recent report ranking the climate for start-up businesses in 178 countries. In this edition of Yer Biotech Blues, he notes that the United States and other major developed nations rank lower...

A confluence of factors have merged to require CIOs to view themselves not as technology leaders but business leaders. The opportunities to do so, which include having an impact when the economy is showing signs of slowing down, was a major theme of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo...