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Week ahead: Countdown to Cisco

It's a quiet week for IT events, but earnings could generate some cheers if tech titans Cisco Systems and EDS bat out a profit as expected.

Following are some of the notable tech-related events scheduled for the week of Feb. 2.

Networking giant Cisco Systems is stepping up to the earnings plate next, preparing to bat out some profits. The tech titan will be joined by a host of other companies, such as Electronic Data Systems (EDS), that are rolling out their quarterly results.

Information technology events, however, will be few and far between. Some of the events scheduled include Business Intelligence 2003 and Boundaryless Information Flow: Keeping IT Secure.

The information was gathered from First Call, Hoover's Online, CCBN's StreetEvents and CNET Investor.

Events scheduled this week:

Tech Events

Sunday, Feb. 2

Monday, Feb. 3

  • Data warehousing, business intelligence and knowledge management will be some of the topics discussed at the Business Intelligence 2003, scheduled for Feb. 3-4 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Let it flow. Getting the right information to the right person and in the right time, along with verifying the identities of the sender and receiver, will be covered during Boundaryless Information Flow: Keeping IT Secure, Feb. 3-7 in San Francisco.

Saturday, Feb. 8

Earnings

Monday, Feb. 3

  • Corel makes graphics software. The company is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 12 cents a share.

Tuesday, Feb. 4
  • Cisco Systems, a networking company, is expected to report a second-quarter profit of 13 cents a share.

  • Computer Sciences is an IT consulting and outsourcing company. It is expected to report a third-quarter profit of 60 cents a share.

  • Legato Systems is an automation software maker. The company is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 1 cent a share.

  • Level 3 Communications operates a fiber-optic network and offers broadband services. It is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 67 cents a share.

Wednesday, Feb. 5
  • Copper Mountain Networks provides broadband hardware and software for competitive local exchange carriers and others. The company is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 79 cents a share.

  • Critical Path is a messaging services and software company. It is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 22 cents a share.

Thursday, Feb. 6
  • Click2learn.com makes software to collect, manage and dispense information for corporations. The company is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 6 cents a share.

  • Electronic Data Systems is an IT consulting company. It is expected to report a fourth-quarter profit of 48 cents a share.

  • On Semiconductor makes power- and data-management semiconductors. The company is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 17 cents a share.

  • Apropos Technology makes real-time multichannel interaction management software. It is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss of 20 cents a share.

Friday, Feb. 7
  • Vishay Intertechnology makes discrete semiconductor chips. The company is expected to report a fourth-quarter profit of 9 cents a share.

Economic Reports
Monday, Feb. 3
  • Auto and Truck Sales is the total of domestically produced vehicles sold. January auto sales are expected to decline to 5.7 million, from 6.1 million the previous month. Truck sales are expected to fall to 7.5 million, from 8.7 million the previous month.

Tuesday, Feb. 4
  • Factory Orders is the total of durable and nondurable goods orders. The December total is expected to rise to 0.3 percent growth, compared with a 0.8 percent decline the previous month.
Thursday, Feb. 6
  • Initial Claims is the weekly total of new claims filed for unemployment compensation. The total is expected to fall to 390,000 for the week ended Feb. 1, from 397,000 the previous week.
Friday, Feb. 7
  • The Unemployment Rate is the percentage of American workers looking for jobs. The January rate is expected to remain flat at 6 percent from the previous month.