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  • New 3Com Enterprise Switch Could Raise Issues In Cisco-Huawei Suit

    The battle for the enterprise networking market will heat up this week as 3Com unveils plans to release an enterprise-class Layer 3 chassis switch that the networking hardware vendor is OEMing from Huawei Technologies, the Chinese networking vendor embroiled in a patent and copyright-infringement lawsuit with Cisco Systems.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Dennis Flanagan, Microsoft Windows eHome Division

    With the proliferation of digital media, the IT and consumer electronics worlds are joining hands to form the home network, where users get ready access to audio, video, data and other content via a range of devices linked by wired and wireless connections. A key proponent of that concept is Microsoft, which is positioning the PC as a "control center" for home entertainment.

  • SARS Impacts Microsoft Parnter Confab

    Citing partners' concern about Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Microsoft decided last Monday to move its annual partner confab to New Orleans from Toronto, a company spokeswoman confirmed.

  • CRN Interview: Alfred Chuang, BEA Systems

    BEA Systems Chairman, CEO and President Alfred Chuang recently talked with Senior Editor Elizabeth Montalbano to discuss BEA's intentions to grow its channel participation and talked candidly about the challenges those plans face. Here is an excerpt from that interview:

  • Didata's One For The Books

    Thanks to systems integrator Dimension Data, or Didata, patrons of the Boston Public Library are surfing the Net without wires.

  • HP, Dell Get In Java Mode

    Solution providers welcomed the agreement unveiled at JavaOne last week between Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard and Dell Computer to include Java on PCs and laptop computers, saying the deal points to overwhelming industry support for running Java-based applications.

  • New Distributor Dives Into E-Convergence

    Why would Joe Heinzen launch a distribution company at a time when many are filing for bankruptcy or cutting prices to win market share in a sagging economy? Because he believes nobody else is doing what he wants to do.

  • Yosemite Sweetens The Pot For Partners

    Yosemite Technologies, which has been recruiting solution providers for its multiplatform backup and recovery software, has expanded its channel program to increase support for existing and new partners.

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