Getting Credit, Keeping Cash Flow

Banks may be pulling back on credit, but vendors are sitting on large cash reserves and willing to spend their cash to underwrite your deals. It turns out credit is a pretty good sales tool, too. Here’s what you need to know.

Innovating a Secure Passage

Gary Fish isn’t interested in creating the next greatest security vendor with his creation, Secure Passage. But the company that he spun off five years ago from his integration business, FishNet Security, may provide a lesson for other solution providers seeking to differentiate themselves from the rest of the marketplace.

The Toshiba Portege R600: Executive Jewelry?

The Toshiba Portege has become the “one to beat” in the ultraportable market. But, is being at the top of the heap nothing more than style over substance in a world filled with inexpensive netbooks?

Ingram Micro Expects Sharp Q1 Revenue Declines

Technology distribution giant Ingram Micro reported a loss on lower revenues and said it expected Q1 revenues to decline 20 percent or more compared to last year’s Q1. Ingram Micro blamed low demand and said it planned a total global work force cut of 8 percent in 2009.