News


  • Procuro Simplifies System Management

    When Steve Vames first heard about technology that was the equivalent of a network operations center but could run on a notebook computer, he was skeptical, to say the least.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Steve Dallman, Intel

    Steve Dallman, director of North American distribution and channel marketing at Intel, recently sat down with CRN Senior Editot Joseph F. Kovar to discuss the gray, or open, market and other white-box topics.

  • MCI Saga Continues

    Solution providers were not surprised to learn that federal prosecutors are looking into allegations that MCI rerouted traffic through Canada to avoid higher access charges and forced competitors to pick up the tab.

  • Making Sense Of Content Filtering

    A flurry of new threats to computer networks has led to the creation of content filters that do more than just control Web browsing. Inappropriate content arrives at desktop systems in myriad ways, and Websense Enterprise version 5 brings advanced content control to networks to help them fight the new threats they face.

  • 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.