CRN Channel News


  • Recent SEC Filing Offers Glimpse Into Synnex's Strengths
    As Synnex prepares to launch its IPO as early as next month, the company said it plans to grow its backroom operations in China. This offshore strategy is seen as a prime weapon in its fight to carve out a niche against broadline distribution rivals Tech Data and Ingram Micro.
  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Stephen Halland, Acer
    Acer America recently brought in Stephen Halland as vice president of ITS desktop and server business unit. Halland, who spent the past 17 years with ComputerLand and Ingram Micro, talked recently with CRN Senior Editor Joseph F. Kovar about Acer's plans to use THE indirect-sales channel to improve its POSITION IN THE U.S. market.
  • Walk The Talk
    Millions of dollars are being poured into the emerging digital convergence market for the home. Most of those investments are being made with good reason because after many years of talking, consumers now are actually bringing together their PC and consumer electronics products to create a unified digital experience where PC technologies are tightly coupled to home-theater systems.
  • IGS Under Business Partners Umbrella
    IBM is revamping its Americas business partner organization to bring the IBM Global Services channel management team under its purview as of Jan. 1.
  • Nominum Gets Benefit Of DNS Experience
    After restructuring its business model, Nominum is about to launch in the United States a channel program led by Miguel Nhuch, who is credited with creating the channel program for WebLogic prior to its acquisition by BEA Systems.
  • ShadowRAM: November 24, 2003
    %95 RAIKES REMINISCES DURING HALL OF FAME CEREMONY%95 THE COMDEX WI-FI COMMUNICATIONS CONSPIRACY%95 LOVELY LADIES OF ADULTDEX ARE A NO-SHOW
  • JBoss, Apache First Open-Source J2EE Licensees
    The JBoss Group and the Apache Software Foundation last week became official J2EE licensees under the first open-source licensing deal Sun Microsystems has made for the standard enterprise Java platform.
  • NetXperts Upgrade Provides Remedy For Sutter Health
    When Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health-care organization, decided to replace the wireless network at its Santa Cruz, Calif., facility, it chose Cisco Systems' products and a familiar Cisco Premiere Partner, NetXperts.
  • Vendors Adjust Volume Strategy
    Vendors including Acer America and NEC Solutions say they are taking steps to level the pricing playing field between the volume channel and smaller resellers.
  • Compucom To Stay In Hardware Space
    While service revenue continues to increase for CompuCom Systems, the national solution provider faces a growing dilemma: Should it stay in the hardware product business?
  • Intel Thinking Outside The Box
    Intel CEO Craig Barrett said the company will aggressively target opportunities outside of its traditional revenue stream in PCs during 2004.
  • GoBlue USB Bluetooth
    The GoBlue solution adds Bluetooth functionality easily to any PC or notebook with a USB port. The adapter weighs only 1.24 ounces, and enables connectivity with Bluetooth devices at ranges of up to 165 feet. The solution is designed for low power use, and provides high level security, encryption and authentication. The adapter includes a green light display that flashes to indicate a complete Bluetooth connection or communication with another device. An 18 inch cable is included for general use, along with a 6.5 foot cable when the adapter will be placed far from the host computer.
  • Microsoft Adds New Bells And Whistles To SMS 2003
    Microsoft's recently released Systems Management Server 2003 has been significantly improved on from its previous iteration, version 2.0, and enables enterprises to effectively manage their infrastructure.

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