Brief news items on financials, promotions, new hires, awards, special projects, etc., in the distribution information technology industry.


  • Prophet 21 reported a loss for fiscal year 2001; net loss was $2.2 million, compared with a net income of $0.8 million in fiscal year 2000. Revenues were $40.8 million compared to $46.1 million in 2000.

  • Bricsnet announced a 5% increase in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2001 from Euro 4,088 in the first quarter.

    Round of applause

  • Dimasys is relocating its headquarters from Dallas to Lewisville, Texas. The company decided to build a new facility, The Dimasys Centre, and lease out the extra space until further growth is achieved.

  • Eclipse received the Golden Web Award from the International Association of Web Masters and Designers.

  • Datalink Corp. was selected by Hughes Supply (Orlando, Fla.) to design, build and support Hughes' information protection and recovery architecture.

    Alliances and partnerships

  • recently inked deals with eight new partners: Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California, the National Ground Water Association, the National Society of Professional Engineers, software company Cetrus,,, and

  •, a Web site for home products and services, selected ChanneLinx to help build an online business network for exchanging electronic transactions -- purchase orders, ship notices, invoices, inventory reports, etc. -- regardless of the systems being used by trading partners.

    Web sites to watch

  •, a small-business management resource, recently added its Company Colors Work Wear to its online catalog. The new feature allows small-business owners to custom design and order business apparel such as shirts, jackets and hats online.
  • is a free, step-by-step guide to retrofitting commercial properties to improve energy efficiency and reduce operating costs. Each RoadMap is presented as a flowchart that outlines the specific steps of the process.
  • Advance Tabco added online account information to its Web site, Customers can view customer account data on the Internet, including customer acknowledgments, invoices and lead time scheduled.