• 13 Questions for the Most Powerful Man in Unix Computing: Scott McNealy

    Brash. Impulsive. Passionate. You can say a lot of things about Sun president, chairman and CEO Scott McNealy. Unscripted, too. In a revealing discussion about his company and its relationship with allies, McNealy shares his philosophy on partnerships, rivals and the state of the Sun market.

  • Linux Channel Push

    Two self-anointed leaders of the Linux software market,Red Hat and UnitedLinux,are battling for the hearts, minds and wallets of the channel.

  • CRN Interview: Sun's McNealy Says HP Going After Solution Provider Dollars

    Sun Microsystems Chairman, President and CEO Scott McNealy has led Sun for more than 15 years and is currently navigating the company through a transition from a high-end server provider to an end-to-end software and systems company. McNealy spoke with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard and Senior Editors Elizabeth Montalbano and Joseph F. Kovar about Sun's strategy at this week's SunNetwork show in San Francisco.

  • Intel To Beef Up 'Intel Inside'

    Intel is expanding its "Intel Inside" marketing program that targets the white-box market with funding for product acquired through authorized channels.

  • Pushing ‘Grid Computing’ To New Heights

    The movement to leverage "grid" computing for commercial data processing is gaining steam in the corporate sector, with companies as large as JPMorgan Chase and General Motors creating global networks using these supercomputer networks.

  • Q and A: Burgum Sounds Off On Microsoft’s Midmarket Attack

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Doug Burgum, president of Microsoft Business Solutions and a Microsoft senior vice president, spoke recently with CRN Industry Editor Barbara Darrow about the company's new CRM push and its attempt to position itself as a friend to ISVs. Burgum is leading Microsoft's charge into midmarket business applications.

  • AccPac’s Midmarket Mission

    After more than two decades of sticking to core accounting solutions, AccPac International has been making big moves of late to widen its reach and turn itself into the dominant end-to-end e-business software company for the lucrative midmarket.

  • IBM’s PwC Purchase Complicates Vendor Alliances

    Expect a fast-paced round of vendor-integrator musical chairs to play out in Q4 as IBM's $3.5 billion acquisition of PwC Consulting forces Big Blue's competitors from all corners of the market to rethink their relationships with the former Big Five consulting firm. The way we see it, here are a few of the once-strong alliances that stand to fall apart once the deal is done:

  • Armed For Storage Wars

    Hardware vendors and software-only vendors competing heavily for mind share and market share are rolling out new products and capabilities aimed at automating storage management across multivendor platforms.

  • Startup Looks Beyond 802.11

    New peer-to-peer technology from startup Greenpacket promises to let mobile workers create wireless LANs on the fly without the need for 802.11 infrastructure.