• Veritas Touts Federal Agency Commitment

    Hoping to emphasize its reputation as a vendor that meets federal-agency customers' data backup and storage needs, Veritas Software hosted an event last month for federal and commercial IT managers and solution providers.

  • PowerFile Bulks Up Channel Program

    PowerFile, which in mid-July introduced a new family of optical storage libraries for Mac OS X, is in the process of enhancing its channel program with a new Elite level of benefits for its solution providers.

  • Linux Migration Pact

    At LinuxWorld in San Francisco this week, BEA Systems and Hewlett-Packard are expected to unveil a joint effort to offer hardware, software and services to help customers migrate to Linux from Unix.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Marten Mickos, MySQL

    As the CEO of MySQL AB, Marten Mickos is trying to leverage open-source technologies to commoditize the database segment of the market. Riding a wave of interest in Linux, MySQL is becoming increasingly popular and has attracted support from industry stalwarts such as SAP. In an interview with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard, Mickos talks about the impact open-source technologies are having on the business models of solutions providers.

  • Hard Facts: August 4, 2003

    Smaller solution providers,those with less than $5 million in annual revenue,have a lower overall level of satisfaction with channel programs offered by IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft than do larger VARs. CRN defines the overall level of channel satisfaction as the percentage of solution providers satisfied with channel programs minus the percentage dissatisfied.

  • Enhancing Application Development

    The CRN Test Center reviewed two useful development tools: JBuilder Enterprise from Borland Software, which helps with Java development, testing and deployment; and RoboHelp Studio from eHelp, which eases the creation of documentation and help files.

  • NetGear Bucks Non-IPO Trend

    NetGear's stock received some high-volume attention and was trading as much as 30 percent higher just hours after making its Wall Street debut July 31.