• CRN Interview: David Nagel, PalmSource

    David Nagel, president and CEO of PalmSource, was at Comdex this month to show off the latest Palm OS licensee, a PDA watch from Fossil. Although the latest win for PalmSource was consumer-oriented, the company hasn't overlooked the needs of enterprises, he said. In an interview with CRN Senior Writer Kristen Kenedy, Nagel discussed security, Web services, Dell Computer's new PDA and other issues affecting mobile solution providers.

  • Crabtree Maps Out New Document Imaging Solution

    Just about everything in city government revolves around land. Whether it's a zoning dispute before a city council, a water line break on Main Street or an emergency call for help to the police or fire department, the point of reference is always a parcel of land.

  • Dell Unveils Its First Blade Servers

    Dell Computer on Monday jumped on the blade server bandwagon with the first in a series of new blades designed to increase the efficiency and density of server clusters.

  • Patch Management Software Catching On

    With the escalating number of software vulnerabilities and vendor patches to fix them, patch management products are opening doors to new business for solution providers.

  • Cadec Leverages New Symbol, Avnet Applied Channel Program

    It's not every day that a solution provider uses the terms "the big O" and "distribution" in the same conversation. But, then again, it's not every day that a major manufacturer of niche products creates a comprehensive channel program with an indirect distributor.

  • Setup Aims Tablet-Style PCs Squarely at Channel

    The former eMachines executives who founded startup StepUp Computing plan to use their low-cost desktop PC experience to market tablet-style PCs, with one difference: Unlike eMachines, the company is aiming its first product exclusively at the channel Young Song, president and CEO of StepUp, based here, said the company's DocuNote tablet-style PC is slated to be available this month on a build-to-order basis, with solution providers able to choose the final hard drive, memory and operating system.

  • Via's Eden Motherboard Is Up To Speed

    Even with the many high-performance processors and motherboards out there, there is still a population of users in need of smaller, less expensive and less powerful platforms. VIA Technologies' Eden EPIA-5000 mini-ITX motherboard is a sexy little board with just enough power and purpose.