CRN Networking News


  • 802.11n Gear to Get Seal of Approval
    The Wi-Fi Alliance this week began testing wireless products based on the latest draft of the 802.11n standard, paving the way for "Wi-Fi Certified" products to hit shelves this summer.
  • VARs are quickly realizing the worth of Network Behavior Analysis


    NBA Reveals The Bigger Picture
    Most security administrators worth their salt don't fret much about locking down the network perimeter. But the internal network, with its mass of switches and routers connected in a distributed fashion, represents a much larger challenge—one that intrusion prevention systems (IPSes) can't quite address.
  • First, Audit The Assets
    A step-by-step look at how asset management applications can take the pain out of compliance audits.
  • VoIP War Rages On
    The fate of Avaya is now somewhat clear. The company that began as Ma Bell and lived as a part of Lucent Technologies before being cast off on its own will stay in the VoIP market to battle with Cisco and Nortel.
  • Avaya COO: Buyout Will Create Stronger VoIP Player
    Avaya's pending acquisition by two private equity firms paves the way for the VoIP vendor to aggressively pursue the IP communications market, Avaya COO Michael Thurk told CRN in an interview Tuesday.
  • Avaya To Go Private In $8.2B Deal; Partners Relieved
    Avaya ended a week of speculation when it unveiled plans to go private via an $8.2 billion deal with investment firms Silver Lake and TPG Capital. Partners expressed relief that Avaya wasn't being gobbled up by a competitor.
  • Antenna Software, iEnterprises, Explore Mobile forge mobile links to hosted ERP service.


    Partners Mobilize NetSuite ERP
    NetSuite's hosted ERP service is now accessible via popular mobile devices including the ubiquitous Blackberry thanks to Explore Mobile, Antenna Software, and iEnterprises.
  • Provide hard-core gamers with the power they need today for tomorrow's cutting-edge games--and do it for less than $5,000.


    How To Build a High-End Gaming PC
    Provide hard-core gamers with the power they need today for tomorrow's cutting-edge games--and do it for less than $5,000.
  • What's Best For WLAN?
    With a variety of new wireless wares coming to market over the next few months, solution providers have more choices than ever when it comes to finding the best WLAN infrastructure for their customers.
  • New Program To Segment Partner Support By Customer Size


    Lenovo Changes Approach To Channel
    Lenovo is taking a new approach to working with the channel. This July, the company plans to implement a new channel program model it is calling Lenovo Communities.
  • Vendors Flood Market With New Wireless Gear
    Wireless LAN vendors will be out in full force at this week's Interop Las Vegas 2007, evidence that a market that seemed to be heading toward commoditization is still ripe for profit for solution providers.

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