CRN Applications and OS News

  • Sendia acquisition gives rise to AppExchange mobile Goes Mobile
    In April, announced AppExchange Mobile, which was a result of its acquisition of Sendia for $15 million in cash. Sendia's application technology will enable more than 60 on-demand applications currently on AppExchange to extend to any mobile device or Web-enabled PC with no extra development cost or complexity.
  • Cisco, Microsoft Join Forces In SMB Market
    Cisco Systems and Microsoft are bolstering their channel efforts to support the integration of Cisco’s VoIP platform with Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 for the SMB market.
  • UPDATE: Schwartz Replaces McNealy As Sun CEO
    Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy resigned on Monday in the wake of another poor earnings report; he remains as chairman. Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's president and COO, will assume the CEO job, effective immediately.
  • VMware: Next Gen Virtual Platform Beats Microsoft's Carmine
    At EMC's Technology Summit, a VMware exec dismissed the threat of Microsoft's Carmine virtualization manager and touted a plethora of ISV and service partner opportunities with VMWare's forthcoming ESX3, VirtualCenter2 and Backup Consolidator.
  • Creating a bootable OS disc with all service packs and security updates pre-installed can save time, protect systems

    Slipstream Your Way to Safer, More Secure WinXP Systems
    Creating a bootable OS disc with all service packs and security updates pre-installed can save time, protect systems.
  • Texan solution provider resolves to extinguish the storage fires for local city government's backup woes

    Out Of Harm's Way
    When the backup system for the City of Georgetown, Texas, wasn't working up to par, solution provider IS Systems was enlisted to help the city implement a new backup solution.
  • Patch update due April 25 with fixes for HP, NVIDEA gear.

    Microsoft Patches Patch
    Microsoft plans to re-release a Windows patch next week to fix problems related to HP devices and NVIDIA cards.
  • Novell CEO Wants Closer Relationship With Oracle
    Novell Chairman and CEO Jack Messman on Wednesday declined to comment on industry buzz about possible acquisition talks with Oracle, but he didn't deny that he'd like to get friendlier with the database giant.
  • Novell Acquires e-Security
    Novell beefed up its growing security portfolio by acquiring e-Security and its realtime security and compliance monitoring platform.
  • Appliance will now search Oracle, Cognos,, other apps.

    Google Extends Enterprise Search
    Google's enterprise search appliance will soon be able to scour corporate applications from Oracle, Cognos, Microsoft, NetSuite,, and SAS.