View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
March 4, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 12:08pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Communications software house FTP Software Inc’s deal with IBM Corp to expand its Virtual IP technology is, according to vice president of marketing Dave Roseland, a multi-year, multi- million dollar deal. Roseland says contrary to what many thought, FTP’s client TCP/IP stack business has shown an upturn recently, as users have looked at the free stacks Microsoft Corp offered in Windows 95 and NT 4.0 and said thanks, but no thanks. FTP, which is based in Andover, Massachusetts, has now divested most of its excess baggage, but a couple more divestments will be announced this quarter, as will some detail on the IBM relationship. Meantime, FTP’s chief financial officer and treasurer Jack Warnock resigned last week to pursue other interests. He said his interest lay with a company that is actively pursuing acquisitions or considering going for flotation. FTP has done the latter and has no interest in the former.

Content from our partners
Green for go: Transforming trade in the UK
Manufacturers are switching to personalised customer experience amid fierce competition
How many ends in end-to-end service orchestration?

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.