CRN Applications and OS News

  • Margo Day to take on Western Region; Robert Deshaies to lead US Microsoft partners.

    Microsoft Shuffles US Partner Management
    Margo Day, Microsoft's top US partner executive, is stepping aside after five years as vice president of the US Partner Group to take a new job as a regional vice president effective July 1.
  • Five Must-Have Free Downloads For System Builders
    To differentiate their PCs from others, system builders can turn to the open-source world to add world-class software without incurring extra costs. Here are five free downloads that help make a custom PC stand out.
  • Database software solution provider partners with ISV-and reaps the monetary rewards

    Cach-ing In On Database Software Solutions
    With more than 1,250 customers nationwide, ISV NetSmart Technologies has built a $60 million business creating enterprise software solutions for the health and human services market using Cach post-relational database software from InterSystems.
  • Wi-Fi To Grow In NYC Parks
    New York City leaders want to provide free wireless Internet access in all of the city's public parks.
  • What's the future for Commerce Server and SQL Server?

    Mulling Microsoft Mysteries
    What's in the cards for Commerce Server and SQL Server? Read on.
  • IBM Launches Workplace, Notes For SAP
    IBM on Thursday unveiled Workplace collaboration software and Lotus Notes for SAP business applications. Both IBM products are part of the company's initiative to connect its technologies to SAP customer environments without the need for an upgrade.
  • Ballmer Talks Linux, Security, SaaS
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Wednesday pegged three key areas of focus for Microsoft this year: competing with Linux in the high-end server market, software as a service and Internet advertising.
  • CA CTO To Exit Company
    Mark Barrenechea, executive vice president and CTO at CA, plans to leave the software company next month to take a new job.
  • Worm Could Wreck Exchange
    Users should expect to see a worm pop up any time that could wreak havoc with Microsoft Exchange, security experts warned Wednesday.
  • Grant funds are out there, but only for those who know where to look and how to ask

    How To Get Your Fair Share of Government Grants
    Washington is rarely a bastion of harmony, and few issues are as contentious as the nation's war on terror. Party lines and personal views make up just a few of the divisions that contribute to the debate, but there is one factor that all sides concede: The war on terrorism cannot be fought without funding.
  • Building The Extreme Home Office
    SOHO solution providers have to admit: Today's selection of home office technology is mind-boggling, and installation can be challenging. Here's the way lab engineers from CRN sister publication Digital Connect went in building the ultimate home-office setup.
  • Acquisition fills gap in product line, bolsters solutions strategy, company says.

    Sage Software Snarfs Up Intuit MasterBuilder Business
    Sage Software, following in its own footsteps, is buying Intuit's MasterBuilder business. Sage CEO Ron Verni announced the deal—but no details—during his kick-off keynote of Sage Software's Insights 2006 partner conference.