CRN Channel News

  • Firm Tests Laundry E-Mail Notification System
    Technology is taking laundry from the clothesline to online. Carnegie Mellon University is testing a Web-based system that sends e-mail to students when their laundry is done and allows them to log on to an Internet site to check the status of machines.
  • Intel CEO Bonus Rose 41 Percent in 2003
    Intel Corp. CEO Craig Barrett's bonus jumped 41 percent in 2003, though his salary remained unchanged from the previous year, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.
  • IBM Unwraps New Power Processor Strategy
    IBM on Wednesday said it plans to embark on a new "open collaboration" model for its Power processor architecture and create an ecosystem of developers, ISVs, solution providers and other partners that could resemble the company's efforts with Java and Linux.
  • Running On HP
    Last week, HP's major partners gathered together in downtown Los Angeles to chart their future course together. It got me thinking about how during the past 25 years of computing, HP products have played an important and sometimes pivotal role in my life. Here is a very idiosyncratic walk down memory lane as I look at some of the more interesting moments to which HP has laid claim.
  • Integrator also posts record net sales

    Accenture’s CEO Steps Aside
    Accenture chief executive Joe Forehand has announced he is stepping down this September -- but retaining his title as chairman -- on the same day the $11.8 billion company reported better-than-expected second-quarter profits and upped its revenue outlook.
  • Pulver: Opportunities Abound For VoIP
    Jeff Pulver, one of the most recognized people in the voice-over-IP arena, on Tuesday told the crowd at the Spring VON 2004 IP communications conference that the VoIP industry was in still in the early adopter stage and there's "lot's of opportunities" to make the technology better.
  • DR-DOS 8.0 Ships With FAT32 Support
    Devicelogics, Inc., provider of DOS- and Linux-based embedded systems technologies, on Tuesday began shipping DR-DOS 8.0, the latest version of the embedded operating system.
  • Myriad of issues, opportunities need to be addressed in next 10 years

    Gartner Analysts: Be Prepared To Take Advantage Of Wireless
    Several Gartner analysts took the stage at the annual Gartner Symposium ITxpo conference, held in San Diego this week, touting the dramatic changes expected in the near future as the world becomes more and more connected through wireless technology.
  • New CEO To Be Named By Mid-April

    Accenture CEO To Step Down
    Accenture, the world's largest management and technology consulting firm, Tuesday said Joe W. Forehand will step down as chief executive Sept. 1.
  • CRN Interview: Jim Kleeman, Avnet Hall-Mark’s Hewlett-Packard business unit
    It's been four months since Jim Kleeman took over Avnet Hall-Mark's Hewlett-Packard business unit, but there have been many changes in HP's channel since that time. CRN Industry Editor Craig Zarley and Distribution Editor Scott Campbell recently spoke with Kleeman about his experience thus far. The following are excerpts from that conversation.
  • Offshoring Pros And Cons
    When offshore outsourcing emerged as a significant business trend several years ago, many viewed it as a shrewd, low-cost alternative to investing in larger domestic IT operations. More recently, however, offshore outsourcing has become a complex social, economic, and political issue that raises more questions than it answers.
  • Google Gets Personal
    Google on Monday rolled out a test version of tools for personalized searches, indicating that the company is looking to maintain its lead as the Web's most popular search destination by boosting user loyalty.