• Services Ripe For VentureTech

    Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network members should see a lot more services opportunities come their way from manufacturers, executives said at the VentureTech Spring Invitational here last week.

  • Solution Complexity Drives Branding Strategies

    When solution provider TenCorp won a lucrative deal earlier this year to outfit a private school with a technology solution, the final bid included approximately 50 different products, 120 SKUs, seven new applications and as many as 11 different technologies.

  • IBM Pushes New ThinkPad G Series

    Believing that chip giant Intel's recent launch of the Centrino mobile platform won't be enough of an incentive to entice some small and midsize businesses away from desktops and toward notebooks, IBM has begun shipping an aggressively priced non-Centrino portable series.

  • Liebert, APC Warm Up Market For Cooling Solutions

    The rise of blade servers and high-density server racks has created a need for scalable cooling solutions for data centers. Two products recently unveiled by Liebert and American Power Conversion (APC) are enabling solution providers to seize revenue opportunities for these solutions, which have historically bypassed the channel.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Paul Mountford, Cisco Systems

    At Ciscos recent Partner Summit in Las Vegas, Paul Mountford, vice president of worldwide channels at the network hardware vendor, spoke with CRN Infrastructure Editor Larry Hooper about what Cisco is doing to gain traction among its noncertified partners, which account for 13 percent of the company's business.

  • AMD Teams With Celestica

    To boost channel sales of its 64-bit Opteron platform, Advanced Micro Devices plans to work with contract manufacturer Celestica to roll out a line of customizable, barebones servers based on the chip maker's latest processor.

  • SiegeWorks Solution Secures Web Applications

    Network assessments have long been a bread-and-butter service for security solution providers, but now another service,Web application assessment,is becoming a big business for some security integrators as well.

  • IBM Ponies Up $100,000 In Training

    Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network (VTN) members received $100,000 in free training on IBM's new ThinkVantage technologies, a series of management solutions designed to improve the total cost of ownership (TCO) of IBM's PCs and laptops.

  • Protecting the Children

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT While its benefits are renowned, the Internet can also be used for criminal purposes. Stories about the Internet being used as a tool to exploit children are all too commonplace. In fact, the number of individuals using the resources of the Internet to prey on children is growing, according to Captain Rick Wiita of the Bedford County Sheriff's office in Virginia. But what's comforting to know is that the same technology is also playing a big part in an effort to crack down on child predators.