CRN Channel News


  • IBM Rearchitects The Desktop
    Will IBM's latest attempt to stake a piece of the desktop hold water this time around? Big Blue is actively recruiting partners to support its new WorkPlace release. Built on the open-source Eclipse framework, WorkPlace will let customers dynamically run standard components, including customized programs as well as packaged apps from ISVs, Microsoft Office and lower-cost productivity programs.
  • TechWatch: Storage Edition
    Welcome to the all-storage edition of TechWatch. We've tested three of the more innovative products to save your files.
  • Distribution: Rethinking Priorities
    The distributor's role was once largely defined by a pick-pack-ship response to demand generated by vendors. But today, distributors have become "channel architects," driving sales through involvement in vendor, reseller and end-user demand-generation programs, according to a study unveiled last month.
  • There's no (good) reason for losing valuable PC data


    How To Build A Mobile Rack
    There's no (good) reason for losing valuable PC data
  • What It Takes: 51-100
    The top executives who run companies Nos. 51 to 100 on this year's VARBusiness 500.
  • What It Takes
    Get to know the channel executives that run the top 50 companies on the VARBusiness 500 list.
  • Seeks new share of consumer, enterprise markets


    Seagate To Ship New Drives
    Seagate will announce a new lineup of disk drives next week.
  • International Arrest Warrant Issued for Tomo Razmilovic


    Former Top Symbol Exec Expected To Be No Show In Court
    Symbol's former top executive--thought to be in London--is expected to be a no-show at his first scheduled court appearance to face federal charges that he orchestrated a four-year accounting fraud scheme at the mobile products vendor. Meanwhile, more details came out on the company's alleged channel stuffing practices that the SEC charges began as early as 1998.
  • ISVs knew where to turn during the downturn"to themselves


    A Lesson In Self-Reliance
    ISVs knew where to turn during the downturn" to themselves
  • Multiple business models achieve success through discipline


    Model Behavior
    Multiple business models achieve success through discipline
  • Multibillion-dollar contracts seem far and few between


    What's the Big Deal?
    Multibillion-dollar contracts seem far and few between