CRN Security News

  • SonicWall Unveils Wares For SMBs
    SonicWall earlier this month targeted the needs of SMBs with the launch of the antispam, antiphishing and messaging security software it obtained in its February acquisition of MailFrontier.
  • Mac's Exposed Core
    Insolent Mac users can no longer rest safely in their insular world. They must now face the same viruses, worms and hackers that the Windows community has known for years.
  • USC Hacker Case Pivotal To Future Web Security
    Eric McCarty claims he hacked into the University of Southern California's computer system to warn of its vulnerabilities. The case could be a watershed event in the area of security research.
  • Briefs: May 8, 2006
    Quantum plans to acquire Advanced Digital Information Corp. (ADIC) for about $770 million. With the acquisition, Quantum would become the third-largest tape automation vendor after Sun Microsystems and IBM, according to research firm Freeman Reports. The transaction is expected to close in three or four months.
  • Growing Up Together
    Many CRN readers have pegged a large part of their businesses to selling solutions for the proverbial “little guy.” Certainly, much of our readership could itself be classified in this category. I figure I’m pretty safe in saying this, since the U.S. Small Business Administration estimates that small businesses represent something like 99.7 percent of all U.S. employers.
  • Symantec's Big Bet
    Nearly one year after Symantec’s blockbuster deal to reshape the storage/security landscape through its acquisition of Veritas, it remains to be seen just how successful the move has been.
  • The Key Component To Increasing Memory: FBDIMM
    While Intel’s new Dempsey dual-core Xeon processors are not expected to be available to system builders before late May or early June, at least one key component for building Dempsey-based servers, FBDIMM memory, is ready.
  • Symantec's Vision Quest
    All eyes are on Symantec top brass John Thompson and Julie Parrish as Vision kicks off this week. While much progress has been made since its acquisition of Veritas, a decline in share price has put the pressure on the company to show the merger’s true value. Also being watched: how Veritas’ direct sales culture is being melded into the Symantec fold.