CRN Channel News

  • MXV320 Intelligent Application Switch
    For years, many companies have stored their data in multiple-server environments with low scalability, high administrative costs and insufficient protection. Overreliance on such systems has led to problems in network performance, reliability and scalability. It also has limited organizations from reaping the fullest returns on their technology investments.
  • Alt-N's Multithreaded Server Blocks Costly Spam E-mail
    No one can deny that spam e-mail costs companies significantly in lost productivity. While most e-mail server vendors boast that they adequately protect end users from the spam onslaught, few can out-maneuver spammers as well as Alt-N's MDaemon e-mail server.
  • Sidewinder G2 Security Appliance
    Secure Computing's Sidewinder G2 furnishes firewall security at gigabit speeds with integrated high availability. The device accommodates all types of virtual environments by integrating a multitude of security functions into one system. That greatly eases the burden of setup and management for solution providers.
  • EMachines execs coming on board

    Gateway Shakes Up Top-Level Management
    In a major shakeup, PC and electronics maker Gateway is replacing several high-level executives,including two once-high-profile IBMers,with the senior management team from eMachines, which Gateway acquired earlier this month.
  • Interview: Carly Fiorina, Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO
    Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina last week addressed HP's Americas partners, underscoring their $50 billion contribution to HP's $73 billion in annual revenue last year as well as their critical role in the success of its Adaptive Enterprise strategy. Afterward, Fiorina fielded questions in an exclusive interview with CMP Media Channel Group President Robert Faletra, VARBusiness Editorial Director Robert C. DeMarzo and CRN Editor Heather Clancy.
  • Interview: Kevin Gilroy, Hewlett-Packard
    Editors from CRN and VARBusiness met last week with Kevin Gilroy, who on May 1 will assume the role of vice president and general manager, Solution Partners Organization, at Hewlett-Packard. Excerpts from that interview follow, including comments on priorities for his first 100 days as well as SPO's operational structure.
  • Interview: Ann Livermore, Jo Ann Andry, Hewlett-Packard
    Editors from CRN and VARBusiness sat down last week with Hewlett-Packard Services Executive Vice President Ann Livermore and Jo Ann Andry, vice president, HP Services Channels, Americas, to discuss HP's partnering strategy. Excerpts from that interview follow.
  • What's AT&T To Do With AT&T Wireless?
    What will AT&T do about its relationship with AT&T Wireless, now that the mobile phone company has been acquired by AT&T's rivals, SBC Communications and BellSouth?
  • New Data Shows Economy Staying Strong For Now
    Solution providers will continue to enjoy the benefits of a strong economy over at least the next few months, laying the foundation for continued solid growth of business capital spending.
  • The West Expected To Lead U.S. IT Spending
    The Western United States is expected to lead the nation in information technology spending, due primarily to higher profits among companies in high-tech manufacturing and aerospace and defense, a market research firm said Thursday.
  • Cognos Caps Off Solid Year With Winning Quarter
    Business-intelligence software vendor Cognos closed out its fiscal year with fourth-quarter revenue growth of 23 percent, fueled by surging sales of its recently introduced ReportNet query, reporting, and analysis software.
  • HP Sues Gateway For Patent Infringement
    Hewlett-Packard filed a patent infringement lawsuit Thursday against Gateway, alleging its rival refused to pay licensing fees on six HP patented designs.
  • Microsoft Admits Search Snafu
    When Microsoft entered the Internet browser war in the 1990s, Netscape Navigator was the early leader and Microsoft's Internet Explorer the late-blooming upstart.
  • PeopleSoft Shareholders Approve Board Nominees
    PeopleSoft stockholders on Thursday re-elected the company's board nominees, voting against a recommendation to oust chief executive Craig Conway and two others from the governing body.
  • Synnex 1Q Revenue Up 37 Percent
    Synnex reported $9.7 million in earnings, or 33 cents per share, for its first fiscal quarter ended Feb. 29, compared with net income of $6.7 million, or 27 cents per share, in the year-ago quarter.