CRN Networking News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Meet six visionary vendor CEOs who are leading the charge into the hot VoIP market. In their own words, they divine the future of convergence. (Plus, view the slide show.)

    Voice Visionaries
    Meet six visionary vendor CEOs who are leading the charge into what's becoming a lucrative market. In their own words, they divine the future of the lucrative VoIP market.
  • 5 Value-Added Voice Opportunities For VARs
    "No more calling in expensive field-service engineers for every change" is part of every IP PBX vendor's pitch. But that doesn't mean voice VARs have to bid farewell after installation.
  • Making The Convergence Switch
    Even businesses that move conservatively on the technology front are setting the stage for merging their communications streams.
  • Solution providers have options for connecting the converged communications market

    VoIP Demystified
    Welcome to the world of unified communications, a market moving at breakneck speed and one that vendors and solution providers alike are still trying to define given the dizzying array of available products and systems.
  • Cisco Plans Software Surge
    Cisco Systems is planning a major software initiative in its next fiscal year, particularly around unified communications and collaboration, said Chairman and CEO John Chambers during a conference call to discuss the company's third-quarter financial results.
  • Former NetScreeners Lead Launch Of WLAN Startup
    With former NetScreen executives at the helm, startup Aerohive Networks on Tuesday unveiled a product line designed to reshape wireless network architectures by offering centralized management without the need for WLAN switches.
  • Comcast Deal Puts Zimbra In Big Leagues
    Zimbra, the darling of the Web 2.0 e-mail crowd, and cable services giant Comcast, along with integrator HP Services, are building a communications center for Comcast customers who use the company's full menu of phone, cable modem and cable TV services.
  • 2007 CRN Channel Champions: Networking
    See which networking vendors won 2007 CRN Channel Champions kudos in the SMB networking hardware, SMB wireless LAN, enterprise networking hardware, enterprise wireless LAN, and VoIP segments.
  • Chip maker pledges better support and supply as Barcelona nears, but some system builders still skeptical

    Can AMD Regain Your Trust?
    Advanced Micro Devices is pledging improved support and supply as its Barcelona quad-cores draw near, but some system builders are still skeptical.
  • System builders applaud 690 Chipsets for synergy, cost savings

    AMD Makes A Graphic Move
    With its introduction of the 690 integrated graphics chipset, AMD trumpeted its entry into the integrated graphics market, and system builders are giving it a welcoming cheer.
  • VoIP Vendor Offers Relationship Tips
    Roeper spoke to VARBusiness about how his company plans to invest in the channel, stepping up lead generation efforts and trends in IP solutions.
  • Tellme brings SaaS, search, speech talent to software giant

    What Can Tellme Tell Microsoft?
    Microsoft on Thursday closed its acquisition of Tellme Networks, which brings the software giant expertise in speech, search and software-as-a-service technology.