CRN Security News


  • DEMAND GENERATOR: Arlin Sorensen, Heartland Technology Solutions
    Heartland Technology Solutions turned a network infrastructure upgrade into an opportunity to create a state-of-the art technology experience for the Tri-Center Community School District in western Iowa. That experience includes Internet telephony, Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server and an IP surveillance system.
  • Wireless Mesh Networking Alters Urban Landscape
    The proliferation of wireless mesh networks around cities and towns offers solution providers a wide range of business-generating opportunities from installing the networks to securing the data of its users.
  • CA&'s New Security Product Is Suite
    As a result of Internet connectivity growing in leaps and bounds in the SMB market and many security products lacking in certain key areas, CA has come up with an all-encompassing offering called the CA Business Protection Suite.
  • Consolidation Key To Growth
    Two recent acquisitions in the custom-system builder market illustrate the continuing consolidation in this space as builders look for ways to improve their offerings.
  • Splits SBU into pro A/V, on-premise security


    Tech Data's Digital Shift
    Tech Data plans to split its digital-products-focused business unit into two groups: one for professional audio/video and the other for on-premise security solutions, according to the Clearwater, Fla., distributor.
  • Hackers Hitting Popular Apps
    Cybercriminals have shifted targets. Until recently, hackers went after operating systems and Internet services like Web servers and E-mail servers. In 2005, they took aim at software applications and set Internet security back six years.
  • Security Exec Leaves Microsoft
    Gordon Mangione, a 14-year Microsoft veteran who was most recently corporate vice president in the company's Security Products Group, has left the company.
  • A storage appliance can supply he basics without the headaches and expense of a traditional server.


    Another Option: Server Appliances
    Some small businesses find the management overhead associated with a traditional server beyond their grasp. That's when solution providers should consider an appliance such as Anthology Solutions&' Yellow Machine.
  • SMB Briefs: November 21, 2005
    Trend Micro is aiming to simplify security for small businesses with the kickoff this month of its “Worry-Free Security” initiative.
  • Special Report: SSB Contents
    This month's issue looks at the burgeoning small-bsuiness server market, some alternative technologies for solution providers eyeing the space, and other news and perspectives.
  • Vendor's pledge to partners: speedier rebate process, improved training, shorter sales cycles


    New Day At CA
    A last week gave a clear message to the channel: We have changed.

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