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VOIP provider Skype said Wednesday that it plans to open up its network to outside developers, allowing voice-over-IM functionality to be included inside a number of disparate applications.

Sometimes selling the business is the best option for a VAR or integrator. In this report, find out how to set realistic expectations while getting the most you can when you decide it's time to sell.
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  • 3.16.2005
    RFID is hot, but most VARs can't handle the complex integration puzzle of an RFID installation. CompTIA and its partners are trying to alleviate that problem, with training and certification tests VARS can show customers as proof of their RFID competence.

    Hosted applications services from Microsoft could soon follow business applications' move to a componentized model on a services-oriented architecture.

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