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  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: SAP's Claus Heinrich

    Claus Heinrich, a member of the executive board of ERP software giant SAP AG, spoke with CRN Editor/News Steven Burke about Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology and SAP's partner strategy at the Forrester Research Executive Forum.

  • Tablet PCs Tough It Out

    On the first anniversary of the release of the Windows XP Tablet PC operating system, the question remains whether Microsoft's latest pen-computing platform can succeed where others before have failed.

  • Legra Looks To Grow Channel

    Fledgling WLAN switching vendor Legra Systems is working to grow its channel-only sales model following the recent release of its new WLAN switching enterprise product suite.

  • Gateway Forges New Ties With Channel

    As Gateway works to reconnect with the channel, solution providers in the commercial and home markets can expect a raft of new products and services from the company in the coming months.

  • Nokia, nCircle Team Up

    Nokia this month inducted vulnerability assessment vendor nCircle into its Security Developer Alliance (SDA) program.

  • Equalizer Balances Web Site Traffic

    Administrators of high-traffic Web sites have the unenviable job of having to balance server capability to handle the fluctuating demand of incoming requests. Web sites that can handle average loads sometimes will crumble when too many users access the site. Things really get problematic when a site receives more requests than its server can handle.

  • MCI Reorganization Has Ripple Effect

    Former and current solution provider partners of MCI, formerly WorldCom, have mixed feelings about the U.S. Bankruptcy Court's approval of the telecom carrier's reorganization.

  • Network Appliance To Buy Spinnaker

    Network Appliance has signed a $300 million agreement to acquire Spinnaker Networks, a privately held storage vendor that develops scalable system architectures, distributed file systems, and clustering and virtualization technologies.

  • ESM6: An Innovative Security Timesaver

    Security is one of the largest expenditures for enterprise networks, as corporations spend countless dollars tracking and mitigating security risks. Enterprise Security Manager 6.0 from Symantec offers a great way for solution providers to ease their customers' security angst.

  • SeeBeyond Sticks To Open Standards

    Most companies are not yet ready to implement a complete Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), which expands all their systems and becomes the predominant framework on which to build. Instead, they stick with integration as the most efficient method of extending existing systems. In addition, few products level the playing field of both technologies by properly combining an integration and SOA solution.