CRN Networking News


  • 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.
  • Starting The Conversation With Infrastructure
    This interactive learning event will examine the changing role of the IP network (particularly the WAN portion) in every company's communications strategy, especially midmarket and enterprise accounts, and how VARs and network integrators can be involved in all facets of the discussion.
  • Judge Dismisses All Pending Charges Against CA
    Terms of Deferred Prosecution Agreement satisfied, U.S. Attorney's Office reports networking vendor has met compliance requirements following executive accounting crimes of Kumar administration
  • 7 Key Players In 10G Ethernet
    Though solution providers say 10-Gigabit Ethernet remains a specialized niche at this point, the technology continues to gain ground as more and more businesses upgrade their network backbone. Here's a quick look at some 10G vendors and their products, plus some channel information.
  • Stepping Up To 10G
    Solution providers say 10-Gigabit Ethernet is gaining ground as businesses look to upgrade their network backbone to handle bigger applications and rising traffic.
  • Selling Network Upgrades
    Chris Labatt-Simon of D&D Consulting, a network and information security integrator, gives insight on how to ease customer concerns about upgrading the network backbone.
  • Moving Elephants Down Mouse Trails
    If, like us, you are looking to move very large files (elephants) over the Internet (mouse trails) easily, securely and effortlessly, there are a lot of secure alternatives to the FTP server, says Darrel Bowman of solution provider AppTech.
  • Avaya To Partners: We Need You, Mostly
    Avaya will be making an effort to get the channel more involved in selling its telecom solutions as it moves to incorporate more software and services, although it will continue to do direct business when it better suits the company.
  • A Voice For The Channel
    When I first heard about the concept of unified communications, I had a ho-hum reaction. Then I saw it.
  • Extreme Networks sticks to its strengths and the enterprise, but Cisco still leads in market share


    Extreme Networks' Extreme Focus On Intelligent Switches
    Extreme Networks isn't particularly concerned about trying to emulate its much larger rival, Cisco Systems, which dominates the market for Extreme's primary product, Layer 2 and 3 Ethernet switches.

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