CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • VARBusiness Tech Watch
    This week's look at the hottest new products and technologies available to solution providers by leading and emerging vendors includes networked-attached storage with a twist, KVM switches that go the distance and an American Idol-performing SAS drive.
  • Analyst: Dell Slashing Forecast For Notebook Shipments
    Dell has slashed its notebook forecast for this year, and Taiwan-based original design manufacturers say the PC giant has been reducing its notebook orders in recent months, according to a CitiGroup analyst report.
  • Intel To Launch Pair of 50-Watt Xeons Monday
    Chip maker Intel is set to launch new, more efficient quad-core Xeon processors on Monday, working to gain additional leverage in a marketplace that has been hungry for greater performance but averse to lots of electricity consumption.
  • Cooling Advances, Partners Help HP Pass IBM In Blades
    Hewlett-Packard's vice president, enterprise Storage and Servers, TSG Americas, Chuck Smith told solution providers attending CMP's Soltuion Provider XChnge in San Diego that advances in power and cooling and a reliance on solution providers helped the vendor leapfrog IBM into the lead in blade servers.
  • Channel Best-Sellers: Peripherals
    According to exclusive research by CRN and The NPD Group, here are the Channel Best-Sellers in Multifunction Printers, Color Laser Printers, Document Scanners, PC Projectors, Desktop LCDs and UPSes.
  • Nvidia Unveils New High-End Graphics Cards
    Nvidia this week unveiled a new unified architecture for its Quadro series of graphics cards that the company claims makes the greatest technological leap in its history.
  • HP Sees Huge Linux Desktop Deals
    Hewlett-Packard is closing custom deals for thousands of desktop PCs running Linux, which has the company assessing the possibility of offering factory-loaded Linux systems, an HP executive said.
  • AMD CEO: OEM-Channel Inventory Glitch Will Hurt Sales
    Advanced Micro Devices will endure another disappointing financial quarter because of "glitches" in balancing OEM and channel demand, but the chip maker will bounce back in the second half, CEO Hector Ruiz said Monday.
  • Case Closed: MonCaso Has The Look
    System builders had few options when dull, beige desktops were the norm. But today's PCs are much sleeker. Fortunately for system builders, Moneual Lab's MonCaso 932B enclosure provides a look that's far from ordinary.
  • Review: The Motherboard Of All Overclockers
    When it comes to overclocking, Nvidia's nForce 680i SLI motherboard will squeeze the most clock cycles out of Intel's Core 2 Extreme, Core 2, Pentium 4 and Celeron D chips.
  • MFPs: Beyond the Hardware Sale
    Since opening its doors in 1974 as a small office-supply store, reseller Cannon IV has managed to evolve its business model to survive three decades of change in the printing and imaging market.

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