CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • 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.
  • VAR's Hybrid Solution Lures Small Businesses
    Small businesses have turned out to be good business for Advantage Data Systems, which created a unique solution by combining document imaging with its point-of-sale and accounting software.
  • Get The Most Out Of RAID 6
    Solution providers looking to eliminate the shortcomings of RAID 5 technology should take a look at the latest controller from AMCC.
  • 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.
  • The Telecommuting Connection
    Rarely do you see the government leading new trends. Telecommuting is the exception, and there's movement on Capitol Hill to expand eligibility to even more federal workers.

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