CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • Review: Google Mini Comes Up Short
    Google aims to shake up the market with its small business and enterprise search appliances but sadly there's nothing radically new since the search giant released them a couple of years ago.
  • SGI Using ICE To Heat Blade Market
    SGI is using ICE to heat up the scalability of its Intel/Linux server blade offerings for use in clustered environments. The server vendor this week unveiled the SGI Altix ICE, or Integrated Compute Environment, a server blade architecture which allows up to 512 Intel Xeon processor cores with up to 6 Tflops of processing power to fit into a standard rack.
  • Ink 2.0: An End To Lasers?
    Think inkjet printing is suited more for soccer moms than big businesses? You might be surprised to hear about technological advances that could position ink as a serious challenger to laser printing in the workplace.
  • Review: Spyware Loses Its Bite
    There's no question that spyware is bad. At the very least, it hogs network bandwidth, and at worst, it gives remote control of the computer to a third party. So what's a proactive IT administrator to do?
  • VARBusiness 500 Tech Trends
    The technology that the VARBusiness 500 is looking at hints at what's coming down the pike in the next 12 months.
  • Solution providers enjoy success selling host computers to K-12 school districts


    Schools Learn a Lesson In Desktop Alternatives
    Schools are always looking for innovative ways to do more with less. One way value-added resellers are helping to address that need is by providing alternative desktop PC options.
  • Computex: Intel Talks 45-nm, Asustek Talks $199 Notebook
    Intel used the Computex Taipei exhibition on Tuesday to introduce new chipsets and discuss its push to make computing truly mobile. And to illustrate that push, Sean Maloney, Intel executive vice president, brought in two notables for help: Jonney Shih, chairman and CEO of Asustek, who unveiled what he called the world's first $199 notebook PC, and Marty Cooper, the former director of research and development for Motorola and the man credited with the invention of the cellular phone in 1973.
  • 8 New Notebooks For Road Warriors
    Once upon a time, notebook computers were a specialist's tool, restricted to an exclusive group of heavily traveled workers for whom the deployment of expensive and fragile equipment was cost-effective. No more. With plentiful broadband and continuing improvements in remote access and communications technologies, almost anyone can be a mobile worker.

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