• IBM, Ingram Make SMB Services Play

    IBM is pairing IBM Global Services with Ingram Micro's National Service Network and VentureTech Network members to deliver a full range of IT services to the SMB market.

  • Cisco Takes Issue

    Cisco Systems executives and solution providers are on the defensive, following a Gartner report last week that said the networking hardware vendor's gear carries a 72 percent price premium over competitors' wares.

  • Bush's Cybersecurity Czar Speaks Out

    Richard Clarke, chairman of President Bush's critical infrastructure protection board, said Friday that wireless LANs are not properly secured from hacker threats.

  • Cisco Online Targets SMBs

    Solution providers have mixed opinions on Cisco's new program to sell products targeted at the SMB and SOHO markets via its Web site.

  • Borland Making Moves Into .Net

    As Microsoft prepares to ship its next version of Visual Studio next year, Borland and other tools vendors are moving ahead with their own .Net plans.

  • The E-Forms Proposition

    Microsoft channel partners say the software vendor's XML-based e-forms technology for its Office productivity suite appears promising but that its value remains to be seen.

  • Human Error Behind Customer Horror Stories

    Forget the hair-raising stories from the TV series "Tales From the Crypt." Solution provider executives at CRN's Security Roundtable in New York said the most horrifying tales they know of involved security breaches that could have cost corporations millions of dollars,but with their help ended up being corrected for only several thousand dollars.