CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • Want to learn the ABC's of the mobile computing space? You might have to go back to school.


    Computers In The Classroom
    here's a lesson plan for VARs looking to expand into the mobile computing space: Get into the classroom. Take a look at the following opportunities in which higher education is spending big bucks.
  • CRN 2007 Products Of The Year
    It just never stopped during 2007. From the unveiling of the Apple iPhone to the launch of Microsoft Vista, to the emergence of AMD's Barcelona chips into the marketplace, the new products and launches and announcements and solutions just kept coming. CRNtech chooses the 10 best products of the year.
  • The 10 Best Products Of 2007
    The reviews are in. The decisions are final. A whole mess of new technology made its way into solution providers' hands in 2007, and our Test Center got down and dirty with it all. From our labs to yours, here are our picks for the 10 that bested the rest.
  • AMD Pushes Back Barcelona Ramp-Up to Q1 2008
    Three months after launch of its quad-core Opteron chip, AMD is still only shipping to a select few partners, while HP won't debut Barcelona servers until 'early calendar Q2.'
  • Channel Best-Sellers: Peripherals That Matter
    Samsung outgrew all rivals in the 19-inch to 30-inch color LCD segment during the first half of the year, registering growth of 8.7 percent to jump into first place in channel market share in the January to June 2007 time frame vs. the year-earlier period.
  • Increased interest in the virtualization space brings new focus to the desktop


    Virtualization: The Emerging Desktop
    While virtualization technology is decades old, the rush to get on board and build virtualized infrastructures is just now heating up. Recent announcements made by VMware, Citrix and Hewlett-Packard are an indication that the virtualization space is also heading with full force to the desktop.
  • Review: SMB Printer Lives Large
    CRN Test Center engineers set out to find a quality large-format printer for small businesses and discovered a fine candidate in Hewlett-Packard's Photosmart Pro B9180 Photo Printer.
  • SSL VPNs are serious about remote access. Which one really rocks?


    Reviews: Call Us The Enforcers
    With the rise in the number of business users that are telecommuting or regularly working from the road, a secure VPN solution is critical to a company's day-to-day operations.
  • Which Handhelds Get The Thumbs-Up?
    With all the glitz, flash and hype of the segment that includes smartphones, PDAs and handheld PCs, the killer business solution in this space still centers around linking the client to the server.

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