CRN Channel News

  • Intel To Ship Barebones Server
    Intel is readying a barebones server product for its system-builder channel that will bundle a chassis with several standard components.
  • Perficient Finds Itself Back In the Black
    Few solution providers have seen the kind of highs and lows that Perficient (No. 479 on the VARBusiness 500 list) has during the past six years. Just look at the company's stock price--a 52-week low of 43 cents and a recent high of $4 (currently around $3.75). What happened?
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    Stop! In the Name of Change
    Last year, George Kafkarkou, Computer Associates' senior vice president of worldwide channel operations, sales and marketing, had the unfortunate job of relaunching CA's partner program just months after a previous relaunch. "We had too many things that needed to be addressed," he said.
  • N-able Debuts Security Event Manager Add-On
    N-able Technologies aims to turn systems integrators into managed service providers. To help in that transition, the Canadian company Monday introduced new software and a partner program designed to give solution providers easy access to recurring revenue streams.
  • Dell Uses Free E-Mail To Woo XChange Participants
    Dell Computer was front and center at CMP Media's XChange Solution Provider conference in Nashville, Tenn., wooing solution providers in front of the registration desk and inviting partners to a private suite to check out the "latest deals" on Dell products.
  • Deal Would Let Intel Partners Resell Sprint PCS Wireless Service

    Intel, Sprint PCS In Marketing Alliance
    Sprint PCS Business Solutions has entered into a marketing and sales alliance with Intel, which will give Intel channel partners the chance to resell Sprint PCS wireless voice and data products and services on top of their current hardware sales, the companies said.
  • Toshiba Offers Scalable, Affordable Functionality
    Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD) has introduced the next generation of its Tecra M2 notebook PC, giving solution providers and their SMB to enterprise customers a lot of power in a slim footprint.
  • Warever Computing Aims To Bring Wireless To Small, Midsize Business
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  • Security, Wireless, Storage Top Of Mind For Partners
    Solution providers attending the first day of CMP Media's XChange Solution Provider conference in Nashville, Tenn., said they are looking to get a heads-up on hot new technology products, including security, wireless and storage.
  • Vitagliano promises increased benefits for Premier partners

    IBM Set To Revamp PartnerWorld Program
    IBM is poised to revamp its four separate PartnerWorld offerings into a single program that could provide a bigger financial return for its Premier partners.
  • Wi-Fi Technology Roundup: New Technologies Drive New Products
    The level of innovation around Wi-Fi technologies will continue to increase as vendors offer new wireless products to integrate into their existing wired product lines; expand the features and functionality of their existing wireless products; make it easier to deploy and mange more complex wireless networks; and take advantage of the emerging 802.11g and 802.11a products and lower-cost chipsets to include broader support for different wireless standards. VARs that are not familiar with wireless technologies should turn their radios on and get more involved.