CRN Channel News

  • In A Word, Ouch
    To all you spam pirates out there, beware the wrath of Symantec.
  • The Latest Look At LCDs
    The latest crop of LCD monitors comes with better bezels, more inputs, higher resolution, better prices and some new innovations that will help photographic-intensive applications.
  • The CRN Test Center Ultimate PC
    est center has built an "Ultimate PC" from the best components flowing through the channel. For the first time, this year's system included 7.1 surround sound, a 64-bit processor, a 250-Gigabyte serial ATA drive, a Bluetooth keyboard/mouse combo, a floppy drive with a built-in memory reader and a case with a temperature readout.
  • New Tibco Program Deepens Training, Certification
    To help it compete against its chief rival IBM, enterprise application integration vendor Tibco this week is expected to unveil TeamTibco, a program designed to ratchet up the consulting and implementation expertise of its integration partners.
  • Wind River CEO Gets Channel Religion
    This week, Wind River will roll out a cross-platform development environment that runs on top of Linux and its own VxWorks operating system. In an interview with Editor-in-Chief Michael Vizard, Wind River CEO Ken Klein explains the critical role the channel will play in helping Wind River drive the next generation of intelligent embedded systems.
  • 5 Outstanding State Solutions
    From eliminating long lines at DMVs to easing highway gridlock, VARs and vendors are helping to bring the quality of life up a notch in the United States.
  • '04 IT Spending Breaks Trend
    The president has asked Congress to appropriate $59.8 billion for IT spending in fiscal year 2005, only a 1 percent increase from the estimated $59.1 billion in IT spending that will take place in fiscal year 2004.
  • ShadowRAM: June 21, 2004
    Word is that beleaguered Computer Associates International, a.k.a. The Former Borg, is pitching some serious woo to Kleiner Perkins rainmaker and former Oracle savior Ray Lane to come aboard as head honcho. Lane's reputation as a great cleaner-upper-of-accounting-messes makes him a stellar candidate, though many doubt he'll forsake Silicon Valley for not-so-sunny Islandia, N.Y. CA's current top dog is Ken Cron, but his title carries a conspicuous "interim" tag.
  • America Only
    Some U.S.-based solution providers and systems integrators could have an edge when it comes to winning part of a seemingly increasing number of federal-government contracts that require all of the outsourcing provider's employees be U.S. citizens or resident aliens.