CRN Channel News


  • The Rundown
    For the ninth year in a row, IGS paced the industry, this time with an authoritative $42.6 billion in sales.
  • Chip maker raises low end of earnings expectations on strong chip, flash sales


    Intel Raises 2Q Outlook
    Chip maker Intel said it expected revenue for the second quarter to come in at between $8 billion and $8.2 billion, a slightly more optimistic range than company executives had previously said.
  • Symbol Technologies Settles With SEC
    Symbol Technologies Thursday agreed to pay approximately $138 million in penalties to settle charges of accounting fraud with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Attorney's Office and shareholders. The SEC, meanwhile, charged 11 former executives from the Holtsville, N.Y., mobile products vendor with federal securities fraud.
  • Pre-trial Skirmishing Starts In Oracle/PeopleSoft Suit
    Pre-trial skirmishing get underway in the lawsuit over Oracle Corp.'s attempted hostile takeover of PeopleSoft Inc., as lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department and Oracle tried to block each other's witnesses from testifying in the case in Federal District Court in San Francisco.
  • CRN Interview: Tom Jenkins, Open Text
    CRN's Michael Vizard talks to Open Text CEO Tom Jenkins talks about the growth factors in document management and opportunities for solution providers in this segment
  • Robust U.S. Economy Gives Channel A Lift
    New economic data out this week paints a picture of strong economic growth, setting the foundation for further gains in business IT spending and, in turn, keeping smiles on most solution providers' faces
  • Apache Geronimo Promoted To 'Official Project' Status
    The Apache Software Foundation announced that its Apache Geronimo Java effort has been upgraded to an official project, with the goal of producing an open-source-certified implementation of the Java 2 Platform in the fall.
  • CompuCom, Safeguard Poised To Go On Acquisition Trail
    Safeguard Scientifics President and CEO Anthony Craig said the sale of the company's CompuCom Systems subsidiary paves the way for both Safeguard and CompuCom to pursue acquisitions to accelerate their growth.
  • Integrated Research Eases VoIP Concerns
    VoIP technology offers businesses of all sizes potential, measurable cost savings. Indeed, a recent study by the Yankee Group found that 54 percent of companies are considering the jump to VoIP technology. But the survey also found that uncertainty about ROI, high equipment costs and concerns about voice quality are causing many to take a wait-and-see approach.