• Nortel CEO: No 'Fad Diet' In Turnaround Plan
    Nortel Networks CEO Mike Zafirovski on Tuesday outlined plans to turn around the struggling networking and telecommunications company. At the same time, Nortel said it expects a wider loss for its first quarter.
  • ShadowRAM: May 15, 2006
    The Sopranos it ain't, but ABC's "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" ain't bad. VAR Silicon East got to play a starring role on-site last week at a makeover project in Northern New Jersey.
  • CRN Interview: Linksys Founder Says Time Is Right To Move On
    Cisco Systems Thursday said Linksys founders Victor and Janie Tsao are leaving the consumer and SMB networking unit to help Cisco uncover business opportunities in China. Janie Tsao spoke with CRN Infrastructure Editor Jennifer Hagendorf Follett about the future of Linksys, opportunities for channel partners and the transition into her new role. Excerpts of the conversation follow.
  • Linksys Founders Leave to Help Cisco Tackle China
    Linksys co-founders Victor and Janie Tsao are leaving the consumer and SMB networking outfit to take on new roles at Cisco Systems, Linksys' parent company. Former Compaq exec Michael Pocock is taking over for them.
  • Briefs: May 8, 2006
    Quantum plans to acquire Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC) for about $770 million. With the acquisition, Quantum would become the third-largest tape automation vendor after Sun Microsystems and IBM, according to research firm Freeman Reports. The transaction is expected to close in three or four months.
  • Writing A Better Rx
    When the Riverside Medical Clinic in Riverside, Calif., wanted to go digital, it turned to solution provider MedEfficient to transform the way its doctors prescribe medications to their patients.
  • Wireless Vendors Tout Security, VoIP At Interop
    Wireless vendors at Interop Las Vegas 2006 this week are pushing new products to expand enterprise wireless LAN rollouts and are spotlighting the VoIP and security features of their latest wares.
  • Westcon's Windfall
    Westcon's acquisition of the Nortel voice products distribution arm of Ronco Communications and Electronics is a game changer in the voice/data solutions world. In one fell swoop, the deal provides Westcon with the lion's share of Nortel's top voice partners. No small matter in a voice/data solution market that is experiencing explosive growth. For Nortel, the deal is set to spark a channel renaissance for a vendor that has been refining and upping its channel game.
  • Cisco Overhauls Router Line to Improve VoIP, Security
    Cisco Systems Monday at Interop Las Vegas 2006 is expanding its integrated services story with a revamp of its 7200-series routers. The overhaul includes new network processing and VPN modules for the 7200 that promise performance improvements for aggregation of services such as security and VoIP from branch offices.