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Week ahead: A chain of security happenings

Security will be the focus in the coming week, as industry giant Symantec gears up to report quarterly results and two trade shows delve into the topic.

Following are some of the notable tech-related events scheduled for the week of April 25.

Security will be the focus in the coming week, as industry giant Symantec gears up to report quarterly results and two trade shows delve into the topic.

Symantec is expected to post a fourth-quarter profit Wednesday, while trade shows Information Technology Security Conference 2004 and the Risk, Security and Compliance Conference & Technology Showcase get under way back-to-back.

The information was gathered from Thomson First Call, Hoover's Online and CNET News.com Investor.

Events scheduled this week:

Tech Events

Monday, April 26

  • Using CRM (customer relationship management) and ERP (enterprise resource planning) technologies to gather information on customers, markets and new business opportunities will be discussed during Business Intelligence 2004, April 26-28, Chicago.

  • Executives in telecommunications services and software will get a glimpse into the needs and requirements of European business users at the European Telecoms Forum 2004, April 26-27, Rome.

  • Store this! The latest trends in information storage management will be discussed at the EMC Technology Summit, April 26-29, Orlando, Fla.

Tuesday, April 27

Wednesday, April 28

Earnings

Monday, April 26

  • Electronic Data Systems is an information technology services company. It's expected to report a first-quarter loss of 1 cent a share.

Wednesday, April 28
  • Akamai Technologies provides a Web hosted network. It's expected to report a first-quarter profit of 4 cents a share.

  • JDS Uniphase is an optical equipment networking manufacturer. It's expected to report a third-quarter loss of 1 cent a share.

  • Nextel Partners provides wireless cellular phone service. It's expected to report a first-quarter profit of 1 cent a share.

  • Real Networks is a media player developer. It's expected to report a first-quarter loss of 4 cents a share.

  • Symantec is a security software company. It's expected to report a fourth-quarter profit of 34 cents a share.

Thursday, April 29
  • Cray develops and manufactures supercomputers. It's expected to report a first-quarter profit of 2 cents a share.

  • Ingram Micro distributes technology products. It's expected to report a first-quarter profit of 24 cents a share.

Friday, April 30
  • Alcatel offers fixed and mobile broadband networks. It's expected to report a first-quarter profit of 9 cents a share.

Economic Reports

Monday, April 26

  • Home Sales tracks housing activity. March sales of existing homes are expected to rise to 6.2 million, from 6.1 million in February. New home sales are expected to climb to 1.17 million, from 1.16 million in February.

Tuesday, April 27
  • Consumer Confidence tracks the results of a broad survey on consumer spending expectations. The April index is expected to remain flat at 88.3, over March.

Friday, April 30
  • Personal Income measures income from all sources. March growth is expected to remain flat at 0.4 percent from February.