CRN Networking News


  • On one-year anniversary, distributor and vendor cite SMB revenue growth, say they're committed to continuing partnership


    D&H, Cisco Marriage Creates New Opportunities
    D&H Distributing recently completed its first anniversary as a Cisco Systems distributor and both sides said they expect it to be a long marriage.
  • Flurry of channel activity for network management vendor is backed by multimillion-dollar venture capital funding round


    Investing In The Future: Netcordia Expands Partner Program
    Network management vendor Netcordia is in the midst of expanding its channel, a move spurred in part by funding the company received this summer.
  • Free Tools Anyone?
    I almost hate to admit it, but I love free things. Like most people, I enjoy the whole something-for-nothing concept. How do I feed that addiction? With open-source or free applications. Let me tout some of my favorites.
  • New Opportunities Emerge In The Emergency Mobility Market
    As technology answers the demand to become increasingly more mobile, solution providers are given the opportunity to leverage partnerships to create solutions that can help workers on-the-move and generate new sources of revenue by expanding into emerging markets.
  • Product Review: MagicDraw Architects Flexible Systems
    When done correctly, the Unified Modeling Language development process is one of the most powerful ways to develop code. However, only No Magic's MagicDraw UML 11.5 has evolved to provide best-of-breed programming models and processes. When combined with open-source AndroMDA, developers will be able to generate complete solutions in source code.
  • Storage giant details plans to integrate security into all its products


    EMC = Safe Computing
    EMC last week laid out its plans to integrate security into everything it produces while staying out of the perimeter security business.
  • HP Preps New ProCurve Channel Program
    Hewlett-Packard's ProCurve Networking by HP division is preparing to launch a new channel program that promises to provide more flexibility in the way solution providers work with the company.
  • Robbins: Cisco Does Not Foresee Margin Pressure From CDW-Berbee Deal
    Chuck Robbins, vice president of Cisco's U.S. and Canada channels, said Tuesday he does not expect CDW's $175 million blockbuster acquisition of Cisco Gold partner Berbee Information Networks to result in margin pressure on other Cisco partners selling complex solutions.
  • Analysts Give Thumbs Up To Motorola-Symbol Deal
    Industry analysts on Tuesday hailed Motorola's planned acquisition of Symbol Technologies, dubbing the deal as one of "the most exciting investments in mobile computing and sensing technologies."
  • Westcon Unveils Partner Program, Adds Vendor
    Westcon Group is expanding its offerings, adding a reseller program for the SMB market in its Westcon division and bringing on telecommunications software maker Veramark in its Comstor division.
  • Nortel Introduces New Programs, Products
    Nortel Networks is continuing its march into the SMB market with the recent launch of new channel programs and product bundles, the latest in a string of initiatives aimed at bolstering the strength of its SMB channel efforts.

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