• GPL 3 'Last Call' Draft Issued, Adoption Date Set In June
    The Free Software Foundation (FSF) issued a "last call" draft of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 3 today, the final iteration in a two-year drafting process expected to close with the revised license's adoption next month.
  • Ricoh Dumps Global Imaging
    A week after Xerox closes its acquisition of Global Imaging, Ricoh terminates it relationship with the giant printer and copier dealer -- a move that raises some questions for Global customers, competitors.
  • Review: Printing At Warp Speed
    SMBs looking for affordable, speedy color printing should consider the Xerox Phaser 6360, a single-pass color laser printer that offers high-speed performance at a value price.
  • 2007 CRN Channel Champions: Peripherals
    Take a look at which peripherals vendors grabbed CRN Channel Champions honors this year in multifunction printers, network color laser printers, flat panel displays and UPS/power management.
  • HP's Gain, IBM's Pain
    To say Hewlett-Packard is putting rivals IBM and Dell to shame is not overstating it. The latter two companies are just not the factors they once were in the market.
  • Novell, Dell Still Talking Linux Preloads On PCs
    Novell believes it can hit a pricing sweet spot with Linux on the enterprise desktop and remains in talks with top OEMs -- including Dell -- about preloading SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 on PC clients.
  • Government Arms Up With ... Scanners?
    While scanners are rapidly becoming as ubiquitous as fax machines and copiers, agencies are using this basic technology not only to rid government offices of cumbersome stacks of paper but also to improve a slew of business operations.
  • ShadowRAM: April 30, 2007
    This week in ShadowRAM: Microsoft infuriates blogosphere and sends warning to Vista beta users, SAP-Oracle friction heats up at Sapphire, CA looks to clear its name and relaxing on the ranch with Craig Barrett.
  • Distributors Fine-Tune Financing Programs
    Distributors are mobilizing to get the word out about new credit and leasing programs, including incentives and higher credit limits to spark the interest of their VAR customers.
  • Copier, Printer Solution Providers Join Forces
    PrinTrax, a veteran player in the copier market, and Sigmanet, an established IT solution provider, have teamed up after deciding that copier-printer convergence is outpacing the business model to support it.
  • CDW Prices HP Products Below Cost, VARs Say
    Several Hewlett-Packard solution providers charge that in recent weeks, CDW has gone after some of their accounts by pricing HP products below the cost they can acquire the same products from distributors. VARs say CDW's HP rebate money gives it an unfair advantage on pricing.