Compaq Computer goes above and Beyond.com for online software, while Dell prepares to cut the ribbon on its online superstore. But Compaq has shown that the road ahead is rocky.
Dell to open Gigabuys.com
Dell's online shopping site is expected to match efforts by other PC vendors to transform themselves into one-stop resellers of both PCs and related equipment.
Compaq deals with Beyond.com
Compaq plays both sides