CRN Networking News


  • One And Done?
    Cisco Systems Inc.'s channel partner loyalty is being questioned in a lawsuit in which a long-term Cisco Silver-level solution provider is suing Cisco for allegedly breaching the terms of its deal-registration program. The lawsuit, which has far-reaching implications for VARs that deal exclusively with one vendor, is set to go to court on Sept. 22.
  • Host With The Most
    Sometimes customers need more than a solution pro-vider can offer. That's where a company like Phase 2 International comes in.
  • Response Point Upgraded
    Microsoft Corp. used its Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston this month to release its first big upgrade to Response Point, its small-business VoIP system software.
  • Custom Gaming Rigs
    If you follow the hype and have come to believe online video and social networking are huge, consider this: Through last year, the number of U.S. consumers taking part in online gaming was almost double that of video or social networking, according to research firm Parks Associates.
  • Overnight Sensation
    Ocean Computer Group Inc., a Matawan, N.J.-based solution provider, has carved a nice niche for itself supporting clients in the New York and Philadelphia markets. But sometimes even the best and most established VARs field a request they haven't seen before.
  • Switchvox AA300 Targets SMBs
    Digium Inc., the maker of open-source VoIP gear based on Asterisk, released a new IP PBX, the latest in its portfolio to stem from the acquisition of Switchvox 10 months ago.
  • Four Cool Jabra Headsets For Partners
    With GN Netcom launching a new channel program under its Jabra brand, we've rounded up a few of the coolest headsets Jabra is making available to the channel.
  • Give Your BlackBerry An Apple iPhone Makeover
    With the Apple iPhone 3G hitting the market, BlackBerry users are sure to have a little iPhone envy, though they know deep down they'll stick with their BlackBerry. There are a host of applications out there ranging from music tools to GPS and mapping out there to help make BlackBerrys look more like an iPhones.

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