CRN Networking News

  • Fonality Takes An Unconventional Approach To Telephony
    With his third start-up, Fonality (he also founded Web-hosting firm Virtualis, and a media-focused systems integrator in Los Angeles), CEO Chris Lyman is looking to take on traditional PBX vendors like Cisco, Avaya and Nortel for a share in the highly coveted SMB market--but with a slightly different approach.
  • 5-Star Support And Understanding
    The second GovernmentVAR 5-Star Partner Programs Guide recognizes those vendor programs that offer the full breadth of support and a framework for success.
  • May The GeForce 8800 Be With You
    More and more businesses are looking to benefit from high-performance graphics cards. And Nvidia is stepping up to the plate with its most powerful card yet, the GeForce 8800 GTX.
  • Government Keys Into the Mobile-Computing Fray
    Government-agency customers don't need to be fully involved in the rigors of homeland security to take advantage of the latest in mobile-computing solutions that run on handheld devices and tablet or notebook PCs.
  • Digium Preps Open-Source VoIP Appliance
    Open-source VoIP vendor Digium this week unveiled its first formal channel program, a move that foreshadows its forthcoming launch of a line of channel-friendly appliances.
  • Channel Best-Sellers: Networking
    According to exclusive research by CRN and The NPD Group, here are the Channel Best-Sellers in SMB Wireless Networking, Enterprise Wireless Networking, Enterprise Routers and SMB Routers.
  • Avaya CEO: Get Smart About Communications
    Avaya chief Louis D'Ambrosio on Tuesday touted unified communications solutions and advised attendees of VoiceCon Spring 2007 not to take their communications strategies lightly.
  • Lenovo, Avaya in VoIP Pact
    PC maker Lenovo and communications giant Avaya have agreed to integrate their technologies on some ThinkPad models, merging Lenovo's notebook biometrics and form factor with Avaya's voice-over-IP (VoIP) software solution.
  • Balsillie Steps Down As RIM Chairman
    Research In Motion on Monday said it will restate several earnings periods from 2004 onward and that co-CEO Jim Balsillie will step down from his post as chairman.
  • Slide Show: VoiceCon Sneak Peek
    Vendors are set to roll out the latest IP communications wares at this week's VoiceCon Spring 2007 conference. Here are some of the standouts.
  • Is This Nortel's Year?
    If you can count a revamped channel program, a powerful partnership with the world's largest software company and an inspiring new CEO as celestial bodies, then it seems the stars are finally aligned for Nortel Networks.