• Weighing In On EMC-Legato Deal

    EMC's pending acquisition of Legato is getting a thumbs-up from distributors, many of which expect the market to benefit from the vendors' combined storage and content management business.

  • Case Study: NEXL, LocatePLUS Keep Data At Hand

    A few years ago, LocatePLUS, a 10-year-old database service for the investigative community, purchased its first terabyte of storage capacity. At the time, it was hard for Jon Latorella, CEO and president, to imagine the company ever needing more.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Charles Ill, BEA Systems

    As executive vice president of worldwide sales at BEA Systems, Charles Ill is tackling the tactical issues associated with creating a new channel ecosystem for the vendor. In an interview with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard, Ill describes BEA's channel goals for the coming year.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Sean Keohane, SMC Networks

    Sean Keohane is CEO of SMC Networks, a wired/wireless networking vendor based in Irvine, Calif., that serves the small- to midsize-enterprise and SOHO markets. Over the past several months, SMC has been working to bolster its wired and wireless product lines, along with its channel programs, and Keohane is on the road this summer to get the message out to solution providers. Keohane recently updated CRN Section Editor Marie Lingblom on SMC's business and channel strategy.

  • Vernier To Launch Key Partner Program

    Vernier Networks is kicking off an aggressive channel push Monday with the launch of its Key Partner Program and the appointment of a former Network Associates channel executive to take charge of it.

  • SonicWall CEO Says Revitalization Under Way

    During his first 100 days as SonicWall's CEO, Matt Medeiros said the company has made significant strides in its revitalization, including boosting its product road map and opting to "live and die" by the channel.

  • PeopleSoft Completes J.D. Edwards Bid

    As expected, PeopleSoft completed its buyout of J.D. Edwards. The $1.8 billion tender offer expired at midnight Thursday and PeopleSoft said it had acquired about 110 million shares of the Denver-based ERP vendor.