• IBM Selling Printing Business To Ricoh
    IBM is getting out of the printer business for the second time in its history with a deal to sell its printing systems division to Ricoh through a joint venture.
  • Slide Show: Intel, Sun Announce Broad Partnership
    In a press conference on Monday, Intel CEO and president Paul Otellini and Sun Microsystems CEO and president Jonathan Schwartz, announced a joint agreement to use Intel chips in some of Sun's servers and for Intel to endorse Sun's Solaris operating system.
  • Slide Show: Tackling E-Waste
    During the last year, Hewlett-Packard has refurbished 600,000 desktops, notebooks, servers and printers at its asset recovery center in Andover, Mass. CRN takes a tour.
  • Review: Adapter Card Shines, which touts its site as the source for hard-to- find parts, offers a unique PCMCIA to PCI host controller card that works with any 32-bit PCI slot. The adapter card is ideal for switching mobile wireless WAN cards between notebooks and PCs, and works with USB 2.0, FireWire and LAN, including legacy network devices such as modems and RS232 devices. The adapter is compatible with most broadband cards, according to
  • Tech Watch
    A look at new products and technologies available to solution providers by leading and emerging vendors
  • The Managed Services Lowdown
    As 2007 begins, managed print services can either tumble into a self-defeating, complex morass or put a solution provider on the road to growth. It can build into a win-win partnership between channel partner and vendor, or it can devolve into channel conflict.
  • Lexmark Settles With HP Over Hiring Of Ex-Lexmark Exec
    Lexmark said Wednesday it has resolved a dispute with rival Hewlett-Packard over its employment of Bruce Dahlgren, a former Lexmark executive whose departure sparked a heated battle between the two printer vendors.
  • Lexmark, HP End Fight Over Dahlgren
    Printing vendor Lexmark International and Hewlett-Packard Co. have agreed to settle their year-long legal dispute over former Lexmark executive Bruce Dahlgren, who defected to HP last January.
  • 2006 Products Of The Year
    These 10 rule-changers promise to help VARs and system integrators unlock new business, break free of the pack.
  • HP CFO: 'We're Happy With Channel Mix'
    Hewlett-Packard is happy with its current mix of direct and channel sales, although the company will continue to tinker with its model as needed, CFO Bob Wayman said Wednesday.
  • Put Freespire Linux to Work
    This free Linux distro, based on Linspire, offers a secure system with better-than-Windows multimedia capabilities. Here's how to get it configured.
  • Printing Market Red Hot, Distributors Say
    The best offense is a good defense. That's the business proposition broadline distributors are pitching to solution providers that have shied away from actively selling print solutions.
  • Zebra Flaunts New Stripes
    Building off of the success of its PartnersFirst channel program, Zebra Technologies has introduced a new program tailored specifically for software partners.