Routers and Switches


  • Top Honors: Meet The 2010 ARC Award Winners
    Twenty channel vendors were honored as best in class for product innovation, support and partnership at this year's 2010 ARC Awards gala. Here's look at the winners and all the action from XChange Americas Tuesday evening.
  • Cisco Counterfeiting On the Rise?
    Cisco and law enforcement agencies around the globe are determined to curb the sale and distribution of counterfeit Cisco gear, much of which is being made in China. But are their efforts working?
  • Cisco UCS Implementation In 30 Days? VAR Makes It Happen
    World Wide Technology, the first solution provider to get certified for Cisco's UCS infrastructure, had only 30 days to implement a UCS solution that NightHawk Radiology Services could use to manage 10,000 radiological images per day.
  • Ingram Micro's Smart Move
    Robert Faletra thinks Ingram Micro made a smart move in its announcement to expand its in-house V7 product line to include eight-port and five-port unmanaged 10/100/1000 Ethernet and Gigabit switches.
  • Battling For Components
    Talk about a supply chain war. All the major computer vendors, including rivals Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard, are battling for electronic component supply and manufacturing capacity.
  • Think Globally, Act Locally
    If there's a doubt in anyone's mind that we are truly global, the latest snafus with Cisco's product availability is yet another indication that something that happens in a remote village in China can have an adverse ripple effect on Main Street USA.
  • Anatomy Of A Shortage
    It was the first day of Cisco’s annual Partner Summit, and Cisco worldwide channel chief Keith Goodwin was where he usually is at that time of year: on stage. The Cisco channel had gathered, and Goodwin was gearing up for the emphatic delivery of this year’s Partner Summit theme, “Write the rules. Own the game.”
  • Anatomy Of A Shortage: Cisco Products That Came Up Short
    Cisco's supply chain crisis impacted a number of Cisco's products. Based on feedback from Cisco solution providers, IT distributors, technology analysts and secondary market resellers, here's a look at where some of the worst product shortages hit.
  • Ingram Micro: VARs Asked Us For Switches
    Adding other networking products, such as managed switches, is "not on our immediate road map," says Robert Forster, director of product marketing for Ingram Micro's V7 division.
  • 2010 Emerging Networking Vendors
    Looking for a new networking vendor to help create business solutions and differentiate your product offerings? Check out the networking vendors that made the CRN 2010 Emerging Vendors report.

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