CRN Channel News

  • MC9000 line supports PAN, wireless LAN and WAN

    Symbol Introduces New Rugged, Industrial Handhelds
    Symbol Technologies Tuesday unveiled two new mobile handsets designed for a range of industrial enterprise mobile applications and support for uninterrupted use of indoor Wi-Fi and outdoor wireless WANs.
  • Microsoft OneNote Service Pack 1 Preview Released For Beta Testing
    Microsoft Tuesday put into beta testing a significant update of its OneNote digital note-taking application that offers new video and Pocket PC support, better integration with Office 2003, realtime collaboration features and APIs to allow extensibility by ISVs and solution providers.
  • Sun plans more outsourcing deals with partners to drive revenue

    McNealy Promises More Subscription, Utility Pricing
    Sun Microsystems Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy Monday promised Sun will continue to leverage subscription and utility pricing models as a way to depend less on product sales as future revenue for his struggling company.
  • Enterprise IT To Spend More On Wireless Activity
    Enterprise IT managers will increasingly draw upon a new, complex set of wireless solutions, according to a report from Strategy Analytics. The market-research firm expects IT wireless expenditures to reach $115 billion in 2009--eight percent of total IT spending.
  • Partners say investigation isn’t having an impact on sales

    CA Fires Nine Employees In Wake Of Accounting Probe
    Computer Associates International on Monday said it has fired nine employees in its legal and finance departments because of issues raised during an independent investigation into the company's accounting practices by its board's audit committee.
  • Startups try to allay customer, solution provider fears related to litigation

    Open-Source Watchdogs
    The Avalanche Corporate Technology Cooperative, a cooperative founded by seven large corporate IT shops, is aiming to take the legal risk out of the open-source arena and is recruiting solution providers to make it happen.
  • Services See Increase In Activity
    Data from CRN research shows that solution providers' optimism about sales growth is at a four-year high, and two recently released economic reports should add even more fuel to the fire.
  • Growing Mobile Usage Ups Security Demand
    Vendors and solution providers are refining wireless security solutions as more and more enterprises demand that corporate Internet security standards be maintained regardless of the devices employees use to connect to the network.
  • Acer Revs Up Notebooks
    Acer is revamping its notebook product line as part of an aggressive bid to increase its U.S. market share.
  • DDR2 Could Possibly End Up As The Next RAMbus
    Kingston Technology recently announced the release of DDR2 memory modules. Although these next-generation modules feature faster speeds, higher data bandwidths and lower power consumption, the technology has seen a great deal of cynicism by the industry.
  • A Plethora Of Printers
    All-in-one printers are ideal for the small office or even an individual cubicle. These units work as printers, copiers, scanners and fax machines, but they take up the space of just one unit. And while color laser printers generally grab all the headlines these days, the big monochrome lasers still do the bulk of the printing in most offices, mainly because printing in monochrome is still cheaper and faster than color printing.
  • Fans plug into Boston Marathon Web site as RFID system reports realtime data

    Tracking Marathon Runners’ Progress
    When 20,000 athletes hit the road for the 108th running of the Boston Marathon, their family, friends and fans will be able to track their progress thanks in part to Hewlett-Packard technology implemented by a local solution provider.