CRN Networking News

  • Tech and services predicted to be strong for 2008

    2008 State Of Technology: Networking - Network Management
    More than a quarter of VARs that took part in Everything Channel's 2008 State of Technology: Networking survey said that this year will be a big one for network management, with many predicting that in 2008, network management technologies and services will generate some of the biggest sales increases in the networking channel. On top of the more than 28 percent of respondents that indicated network management sales will flourish, more than 40 percent of VARs surveyed indicated that network management tools and services also will be the most profitable this year.
  • Partners list services among most profitable outlets

    2008 State Of Technology: Networking - Services
    Blame it on the economy, but across the board, network services are seeing strong growth and providing new opportunities for midtier and SMB channel partners.
  • Juniper Makes The Switch
    Earlier this year, when Juniper Networks Inc. unveiled the industry's worst-kept secret--its foray into the world of enterprise Ethernet switching--the prospect was met with mixed emotions.
  • 20 Most Strategic Networking Vendors
    Solution providers surveyed in this year's Everything Channel State of Technology: Networking study picked their most strategic vendors. Here's a look at who came out on top.
  • Making Virtualization Painless
    Your clients and prospects are interested in the possibilities virtualization can offer, but they are cautious and resistant to change. This Everything Channel NetSeminar will explore this dynamic and other common pain points that IT departments are facing today.
  • Avaya Names First Global Channel Chief
    The executive shuffling continued today at Avaya, with former Motorola channel chief Jeremy Butt being named Avaya's vice president of worldwide channels.
  • Verizon Wireless Palm Centro vs. 3G Apple iPhone
    On the heels of Apple launching the 3G iPhone, Verizon Wireless announced it will carry the Palm Centro. Both are low-priced touch screen devices, but that's pretty much where the similarties end.
  • Intel Makes Gains With Authorized Integrator Program
    Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., has launched an ambitious new channel partner program that aims to bring more peer-to-peer sales opportunities with computer resellers to sub-Tier 1 builders of custom configured systems.