CRN Networking News

  • Making The Convergence Switch
    Even businesses that move conservatively on the technology front are setting the stage for merging their communications streams.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Polycom Preps Partners for HD Video Push
    Polycom this week outlined a myriad of investments it is making in its channel strategy that aim to boost partner profitability and grab a bigger piece of the growing IP communications market.
  • Integrity Is King, Say Government VARs
    If there's one thing VARs are seeking most from their vendors, it's integrity, agreed attendees at a town hall meeting Wednesday at the 2007 XChange Government Integrator conference.
  • Swainson Addresses CA's Troubled Past
    Putting the $2.2 billion accounting scandal involving former CEO Sanjay Kumar behind him and his company is an unwelcome but necessary duty at CA's first major conference since Kumar's troubles came to light.