CRN Channel News

  • Toshiba Develops Tiny Disk For Phones
    Toshiba has developed a hard disk drive about the size of a nickel that can be used to store music and video in mobile phones and other portable gadgets.
  • IBM Moving More Software Jobs Abroad
    IBM plans to move up to several thousand skilled software jobs from the United States to India, China and other countries, which could amount to one of the biggest such actions yet in the technology industry.
  • Joint handheld, scanning solutions aimed at vertical markets

    Symbol, IBM Team Up To Offer Bundled Wireless Solutions
    Symbol Technologies and IBM will collaborate on new wireless handheld and scanning solutions aimed at vertical markets including retail, public sector and travel.
  • Cites channel inventory issues in SEC filing

    Western Digital: Sales Up, Gross Margin Flagging
    Disk drive maker Western Digital said its sales for the fourth quarter are on track to exceed expectations and the company will still meet the profit guidance it provided Wall Street.
  • IBM Offers Services For Grid Computing
    As part of a companywide push to sell customers its research expertise, IBM on Friday started selling consulting services aimed at installing grid computing environments and self-managing computers.
  • IDC Projects 2004 'Conservative' IT Spending Growth of 4.9%; Could Be Higher
    Stating that "tough times will come to an end; they have before," John Gantz, IDC's chief research officer says his company projects "conservative" worldwide IT spending growth will be 4.9 percent in 2004, noting that some believe it could be as high as 8 percent. Wrapping up the Raymond James IT Supply Chain Conference on Dec. 11 with the research firm's forecast for the upcoming year, Gantz broke that number down further, with lower spending growth anticipated from more industrialized parts of the world.
  • IT Channels Stars Headline Gala Event
    Old acquaintances were not forgot at the gala CRN Industry Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where nine technology leaders were recognized for their lifetime contributions to the IT industry.
  • Eliminating dual channel structure in favor of single channel plan

    HP Outlines Reorg
    Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina last week outlined a sweeping reorganization that will see the vendor create a single channel organization and Duane Zitzner take over HP's top channel spot.
  • Pivotal Closes Its Dance Card
    The belle of the CRM ball has finally picked a dance partner. After months of being courted by three suitors, Pivotal has chosen Chinadotcom subsidiary CDC Software as its acquirer. Pivotal will operate as a distinct business unit of the Hong Kong company.
  • AT&T Boards VoIP Train, Targets Top 100 U.S. Markets
    AT&T last week became the latest major telecommunications carrier to jump on the VoIP bandwagon when it unveiled plans to launch a widespread effort to sell the technology to business customers sometime next year.
  • Partners: Update is major release that will make OS more secure

    Win XP SP2 To Enter Beta
    Microsoft this week plans to release into beta testing a major security-focused update to Windows XP.