• RapidStream Launches Partner Program

    RapidStream, a unit of WatchGuard Technologies, plans to launch a partner program for Check Point Software Technologies authorized partners to sell its ASIC-based appliances running Check Point firewall/VPN software.

  • EAI Moves To The Next Level

    The race is on to deliver the next generation of infrastructure for enterprise application integration based on XML Web services standards.

  • Report: Apple May Buy Universal Music

    Apple Computer Inc. is in discussions about buying Universal Music Group, the world's largest record company, for as much as $6 billion, according to a published report Friday.

  • Hard Facts: April 14, 2003

    Following three straight months of declines, the overall level of solution provider satisfaction with software vendors' channel programs rose in March, according to CRN's Monthly Channel Satisfaction Survey.

  • <I>CRN</I> Interview: Scott McNealy

    At Sun Microsystems' latest quarterly product launch, Chairman and CEO Scott McNealy touted an integration scheme for the network computer. McNealy discussed the strategy with CRN Senior Editor Joseph F. Kovar and CRN Infrastructure Editor Larry Hooper. Here is an excerpt:

  • AMD To Bundle With Miramar

    Chip maker Advanced Micro Devices will unveil a bundling deal with software maker Miramar Systems, tying Athlon XP processor boxes with Miramar's Desktop DNA management software, the companies are expected to announce this week.

  • Sun Set For Midsummer Push

    Sun Microsystems aims to shake up the desktop market this summer when it delivers its long-awaited Mad Hatter suite, which is expected to be priced at $50 to $100 per desktop, said Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's executive vice president of software, last week at the iForce Partner Summit here.

  • Unrest Overseas To Spike Shipping Costs?

    The war in Iraq, the outbreak in Asia of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), and rising energy costs are putting upward pressure on international shipping costs, and that could mean pricier components for white-box builders, suppliers said.

  • Channel Mulls Iraq War's Impact

    The collapse of Iraq's government last week after a three-week barrage by U.S.- and British-led forces has some solution providers wondering whether the Persian Gulf nation's reconstruction will have implications for IT providers.