CRN Security News


  • Pact brings WLAN access point security


    Trapeze Flies With AirDefense
    Wireless vendor Trapeze Networks this week plans to unveil a partnership through which it will incorporate AirDefense&s WLAN intrusion detection software into its line of wireless LAN switches.
  • Briefs: October 24, 2005
    Aruba Networks this week plans to launch two new access points with beefed-up software functionality to expand both the reach and security of mobile enterprise networks.
  • White-box notebooks have gotten faster and easier than ever to build. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the competition


    Building the Competitive Whitebook
    White-box notebooks are now even faster and easier to build. Here's what you need to know to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Startup Tackles Identity Assurance
    A security startup focusing on identity assurance is rolling out its first official channel program this week, but it&s the company&s products that are getting raves from partners.
  • VARs can't stress this enough: business-continuity plans are an investment, not an expense


    'Be Prepared'
    Hurricane Katrina has made the Boy Scout motto “Be Prepared” the new mantra of the IT industry and buried one of the greatest myths of our time: It can&t happen here.
  • Resellers Go Long On LAN Lockdown
    The race to lock down the corporate LAN is heating up with a slew of new network access control products poised to drive big sales gains for partners.
  • Editor's Letter: Processors Get Interesting Again
    It&s been a long time since anyone has gotten really excited about a new processor. Remember when the 386 hit the market? While no amount of wishful thinking is going to bring those days back, Intel&s latest road map appears to be resonating with many system builders in a way that hasn&t been seen for sometime.
  • Intel Sets An Agenda For Global Cooling
    After years of promoting clock speed and with 5GHz just around the corner, Intel has decided to shift gears and develop a new platform architecture, labeled performance per watt, where overall performance and power efficiency is more of a priority than clock speed.
  • Juniper Adds Catalyst Telecom
    Juniper Networks is expanding its partnership ranks with the addition of distributor Catalyst Telecom, CRN has learned.
  • Restructuring combines small-business, worldwide partner groups


    Microsoft Merges Units
    Microsoft has annexed its small-business division to its worldwide partner group as part of a company reorganization that consolidated the company into three units.
  • Solution providers boost custom-system margins, sales with managed services


    Business Trends: Replicating Revenue
    Custom-systems solution providers are ramping up efforts to cash in on the growing market for managed services as a way to augment top-line revenue and bolster system sales.

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