CRN Networking News


  • 3Com's New 802.11n Gear
    3Com this week unveiled a new portfolio of products based on 802.11n, the latest wireless LAN standard. Here's a look at three of the newest products in the suite.
  • Why Are 3G iPhones So Cheap?
    Apple is selling the 3G iPhone for just $199 due to lower BOM and manufacturing costs as well as subsidies from wireless carriers, according to analysts.
  • Cisco's Chambers: IT Is Cool Again
    Cisco's John Chambers told the crowd at Cisco Live that IT is not a cost center; it's the way strategic business visions come to life.
  • Motorola Motozine ZN5 Is More Camera Than Phone
    Motorola flipped the script on Monday, partnering with Kodak to announce the Motozine ZN5 handset, a new camera phone where the 5-megapixel camera itself is the marquee feature and the phone is just the icing on top.
  • Review: SolarWinds Falls Short
    CRN Test Center reviewers set out to examine SolarWinds Inc.'s Orion Network Monitoring solution but the process was more difficult than expected.
  • Slide Show: 10 Fastest Growing Networking VARs
    You'll have to wait until July to see Everything Channel's 2008 Fast Growth 100 list, but here we offer a sneak preview with a networking twist: the top 10 solution providers confirmed for our list that derive at least 21% of their revenue from network design and implementation or at least 21% of revenue from VoIP integration services. If any VARs know how to spin networking straw into revenue gold, it's these folks.
  • Sales are growing with 802.11n as the catalyst


    2008 State Of Technology: Networking - Wireless
    Solution providers expect wireless networking sales to grow this year, partially fueled by the new 802.11n WLAN standard that is expected to usher in the era of the "all-wireless" enterprise.
  • Heed the call: VoIP adoption hasn't cooled one bit


    2008 State Of Technology: Networking - VoIP
    Many solution providers in the networking market have staked a claim in the VoIP space, and they aren't looking back. More than 40 percent of solution providers responding to Everything Channel's 2008 State of Technology: Networking survey said they currently sell VoIP/unified communications (UC) products, while nearly 13 percent plan to sell them in the near future. Partners also named it the fastest-growing network technology in the survey.
  • Cisco is still tops as the competition mounts for No. 2


    2008 State Of Technology: Networking - Wired
    Despite hotter trends in different areas, wired technology remains the heart of the networking channel. More than 45 percent of partners responding to Everything Channel's 2008 State of Technology: Networking survey maintain that wired data network infrastructure is still a core component of their business.
  • Videoconferencing at last ready for its close-up


    2008 State Of Technology: Networking - Video
    Videoconferencing has been much-maligned over the years as the technology that never quite managed to live up to the hype. But with the advent of not only IP videoconferencing but high-definition (HD) IP videoconferencing, the tables are finally starting to turn.

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