CRN Components and Peripherals News

  • G-Tech
    A look at new products and technologies available to solution providers by leading and emerging vendors
  • Ethical business practices are essential in public-sector contracting. These 10 commandments will keep solution providers from getting a tainted halo.

    The 10 Commandments of Federal Contracting
    Headlines aside, government-procurement errors aren't as pervasive as the evening news and political bloggers would have you believe. In fact, the public-sector procurement systems function remarkably well given their scope and complexity.
  • Gartner: HP Pulling Away From Dell In PC Market Share
    Hewlett-Packard continued to build its worldwide market share lead in PCs over rival Dell, and is within a few points of taking first place in U.S. PC market share as well, according to new data released Wednesday.
  • Sun Restructures Solaris VAR, Support Programs
    Sun Microsystems has beefed up its VAR program and support subscription program for Solaris 10 on x86/x64 platforms to drive more channel sales of its Unix operating system on standard servers.
  • NEC: Entry-level Fault-Tolerant Servers Reduce Need For Clustering
    NEC Corporation of America is trying to increase the market for fault-tolerant servers with a new entry-level model aimed at bringing the technology to a wider range of businesses, but the channel is split as to how much effect an entry-level price will have. The company on Monday unveiled the single-socket version of its Express5800/320Ma fault-tolerant server line, its first such server to be available starting at less than $12,000.
  • Time To Think Mobile, Really Mobile
    Over the years, I have read and written many "Year Of The ..." stories about new technologies or approaches to technology that I thought were so poised for a breakthrough that clearly they must be the next big thing for the channel.
  • Dell's Marengi To Retire
    Dell late Wednesday said its senior vice president Joseph Marengi would retire in March and a commercial division he headed would be divided up among two of his reports.
  • Lexmark Settles With HP Over Hiring Of Ex-Lexmark Exec
    Lexmark said Wednesday it has resolved a dispute with rival Hewlett-Packard over its employment of Bruce Dahlgren, a former Lexmark executive whose departure sparked a heated battle between the two printer vendors.
  • AMD's DTX: A New Era For Small PCs?
    AMD is crafting an open-standard specification aimed at driving the development and adoption of small-form-factor (SFF) PCs--a move that could help open up this burgeoning market for the channel, the chipmaker said this month.