• Red Hat Appoints First Channel Chief

    Linux leader Red Hat, which plans to launch a global channel program in 2003, has anointed four-year company veteran Michael Evans to serve as its first channel chief.

  • Cisco Profits Up On Lower 2Q Sales

    After a strong showing in its second quarter, Cisco Systems expects sales in the third quarter to be flat to down slightly, said John Chambers, president and CEO.

  • IBM Retools iSeries, Alters Strategy

    In an effort to lay the groundwork for its on-demand grid-computing strategy, IBM revamped its iSeries offerings and set in motion a number of vertical-market strategies that will affect the way solution providers integrate total solutions.

  • New USB OTG Standard Holds Promise

    As support chips based on the USB On The Go (OTG) standard flow to OEMs, solution providers should consider the technology's unparalleled convergence-revenue opportunities, the Test Center suggests.

  • Slammer Points Out Security Flaws

    Security solution providers said the SQL worm that wreaked havoc on the Internet last month underscored the critical need for keeping systems patched and updated.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Ernst Volgenau, SRA International

    Ernst Volgenau founded IT consulting and systems integration firm SRA International in 1978 after retiring from 20 years of service in the U.S. Air Force. He continues to serve as president and CEO of SRA, which offers systems design and integration services, disaster-response planning services and outsourcing to its customers. CRN Washington Bureau Chief Amy Rogers recently spoke with Volgenau.

  • EMC Ups the Ante On Enterprise Storage

    In one of its more dramatic hardware plays, EMC this week announced a whole new family of enterprise storage subsystems made up of a new internal architecture that executives say will up the ante on performance and hopefully revitalize the high-end market.

  • Novell Gives Sneak Peek Of NetWare 6.5

    Novell offered a sneak peek of its next-generation network operating system, NetWare 6.5, an upgrade with advanced browser-based portal and team services, storage services, business-continuity options and a built-in application server for Web services.

  • Alcatel Posts 4Q Loss

    French telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel reported a narrower loss of 1.12 billion euros ($1.2 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2002 and forecast that sales would drop between 25 and 30 percent in the current quarter.