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  • Road To Continuity
    There are three roads that can bring a Microsoft integrator to the promised land of business-continuity services.
  • What To Watch For In Distribution
    We are in the beginning states of major partner acquistion strategies, which I think will be driven by the value and specialty categories.
  • Welcome To CRN Solutions Inc.
    The IT services world is a lot like construction—everything starts with a foundation. VARs are finding that more than 80 percent of the time, that foundation is called Microsoft.
  • Dell Fuels Loyalty Fires
    Like it or not, Dell's planned broad push into the channel has cranked up the debate on vendor loyalty. Should a solution provider dive deep and stick with one vendor through thick and thin, or cherry-pick based on customer preference and the margins on the specific products in a specific deal?
  • When Private Equity Calls
    There's nothing more exciting than getting a call from an investor that wants to throw some cash your way. But before you pick up that phone, just how well-prepared are you? Top solution providers say you should do a little soul-searcing about your personal and company goals before taking the plunge.
  • Slide Show: CRN Fast Growth
    Solution providers on the CRN 2007 Fast Growth 100 list are some of the hottest in the industry. We look at 10 Fast Growth companies.
  • Vista-Friendly Peripherals, Part 2
    Which peripherals are compatible with Vista? Do "Certified" and "Works" logos convey a functional difference? Find out--and get recommendations, too.
  • Keeping Tabs On Data
    At Los Alamos National Laboratory in Northern New Mexico--known as Site Y when it famously launched the Manhattan Project during World War II--the amount of data produced hourly is mind-boggling. Thanks to equation-laden physics reports and dense biotech research findings, storage is measured in terabytes, one of which is equal to 8,000 times the amount of data that the human brain retains in a lifetime. Multiply that by 50, and that's the amount of data Los Alamos deals with at any given time.
  • DriveClone's Got Your Backup
    FarStone's DriveClone Pro is one of the easiest-to-use hard-drive imaging and backup offerings on the market. The software installs in seconds and provides many useful, quick data-transfer capabilities.
  • Fast Track: DPAS
    How the mistaken use of a national security priority system changed a government contract award and raised questions about DPAS.
  • Recording's Digital Awakening
    Recording applications, demonstrations or just a series of activities on a PC used to be a complex endeavor. But TechSmith's Camtasia Studio 4 simplifies the video creation to a mere click of the mouse and a toggle of a key.

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