CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • After months of silence, Microsoft's chief software architect talks about his SaaS work


    Ray Ozzie Speaks 'Live'
    In a Q&A with financial analysts Tuesday, Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie shed light on the company's software-plus-services efforts along with the challenges -- and opportunities -- presented by Google.
  • Bake-Off: Convertible Tablet PCs
    Notebooks have been the mainstay of portable computing users, but tablet PCs are often a better choice in certain vertical industries. The solution: convertible tablet PCs. Here's the lowdown on units from HP, Lenovo and Toshiba.
  • Review: Big Power In A Small Box
    Supermicro aims to lure SMBs with its SuperServer 5015M-UR, a 1U unit that includes impressive processing power and phenomenal performance.
  • Bake-Off: Convertible Tablet PCs
    Notebooks have been the mainstay of portable computing users, but tablet PCs are often a better choice in certain vertical industries. The solution: convertible tablet PCs. Here's the lowdown on units from HP, Lenovo and Toshiba.
  • 2006 A Good Year For Servers
    Server sales in 2006 were robust as global shipments grew nearly 9 percent and revenue climbed 2 percent over 2005, according to a report released Thursday by research firm Gartner.
  • Dell's Alienware Taps Westwood As Reseller
    High-end PC maker Alienware, a unit of Dell, gained access to a list of federal government and military clients by signing Westwood Computer to a reseller agreement.
  • <i>CRN</i> Interview: AMD CEO Hector Ruiz
    Advanced Micro Devices Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz and Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Henri Richard shed light on AMD's channel plans, supply and financial issues, product road map and market strategy in an interview with CRN.
  • Hurd: HP Still Does Not Cover Enough Accounts
    Hewlett Packard Chairman and CEO Mark Hurd Tuesday said the computer giant still does not have adequate account coverage even though it delivered better than expected results in its first quarter earnings report.
  • AMD CEO Says Dell Partnership Moving Ahead
    Advanced Micro Devices Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz said he's rooting for Dell to resolve its financial problems and that Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell has given him no indication that the PC giant will back off its strategy to use AMD chips throughout its product lineup.
  • AMD Introduces Energy-Efficient Chips
    Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday introduced two single-core desktop chips that use less power than previous models and a dual-core processor for high-quality graphics and video on Windows Vista.
  • Rugged notebook; federally compliant monitors; security switch


    GovernmentVAR Tech Watch
    A look at new products and technologies available to solution providers by leading and emerging vendors

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