CRN Networking News

  • Former Avaya Exec To Head Voda One
    Voda One's new vice president and general manager, ex-Avaya executive Steve Bernard, wants the distributor's solution providers to increase their convergence and security offerings.
  • IronPython Release Marks Milestone For .Net
    The shipment of IronPython 1.0 this week marks a milestone for the long-running project, aimed at developing a Python implementation on Microsoft's .Net platform, and for developers' goal of expanding .Net support for dynamic programming languages.
  • Briefs: September 4, 2006
    Juniper Networks last week put some skin in the WLAN game by investing in Trapeze Networks, part of a $30 million funding round secured by the wireless vendor.
  • How To: Build a Kitchen PC
    This system lets users access recipes, TV, the Internet, and media files—all without a keyboard or mouse.
  • Build a Kitchen PC
    This system lets users access recipes, TV, the Internet, and media files—all without a keyboard or mouse.
  • ShadowRAM: September 4, 2006
    When Tech Data hired former Chicago Bear and Super Bowl XX MVP Richard Dent to sign autographs at a recent TechSelect dinner, it didn't know it was getting a solution provider, too.
  • Verizon Delays MCI Partner Compensation Decision
    Verizon Business has softened its tone on how it will compensate former MCI partners on contract renewals but has not alleviated partner concerns that they will make less money with Verizon or even be dropped from the company's channel ranks altogether.
  • Warehouses Go Wireless
    Building strong relationships and offering tailored solutions is one way for solution providers to establish themselves in the growing midmarket.
  • Avnet To Offer Wireless Data Capture Solution For RFID
    Avnet Technology Solutions announced that the distributor will be partnering with Data Systems International to create mobile solutions that combine hardware and software for automated data capture and barcode and RFID technology.
  • HP ProCurve Stacks Deck With New Switches
    Hewlett-Packard's ProCurve Networking by HP division this week plans to expand its lineup of stackable switches with three new series of Layer 2 Fast and Gigabit Ethernet products.
  • WAN Space Picks Up The The Pace
    The WAN optimization space continues to gain steam as both startups and big-name vendors prepare to arm their channel partners with a bevy of new products on which to build solutions.
  • VoIP, Video, Wireless Provide Spark For Innovative VARs
    A vast array of new opportunities is cropping up as VARs bulk up on technologies like VoIP, video and wireless to help customers do more with their networks. Here's a look at what VARs say are some hot networking segments.
  • Keeping Up With The Hackers
    Gone are the days when hackers would attack networks and Web sites simply to make a name for themselves. These days, it's all about hacking for profit. Here are five issues at the forefront of the ever-changing information security landscape.