CRN Security News


  • Review: Symantec Eyes Total E-Mail Security
    Symantec hopes to reinvent the e-mail security market with the release of Symantec Mail Security for SMTP 5.0, a software product that brings antispam, antivirus and content filtering under a single management umbrella.
  • Vitagliano Promises Channel Changes at Juniper
    When Juniper Networks channel chief Frank Vitagliano addresses the vendor’s channel community en masse for the first time next month at its partner conference, he’ll be making a few promises: that Juniper is fully committed to working with partners. and that he’ll work to improve channel-field relations and make the company easier to do business with.
  • Pumps up elements of its WLAN portfolio


    Siemens Enhances HiPath Security
    Siemens Communications this week plans to unveil new security and management features for its enterprise WLAN platform.
  • New e-mail security offering leverages 2004 BrightMail acquisition


    Symantec Gets In The Ring With Spam, Zero-Day Threats
    In a sign that it has finished integrating the technology from its June 2004 acquisition of BrightMail, Symantec on Monday will reveal plans to roll out an e-mail security offering next month that guards against spam and viruses while mitigating the dangers of zero-day exploits.
  • Champ: McAfee


    Network Security Hardware
    Powerful intrusion prevention and management features combined with a channel approach that rewards top-performing partners catapulted McAfee to victory in the network security hardware category.
  • CRN's partner satisfaction survey dives deep into the channel to discover which of the industry's big fish are rising in the eyes of solution providers -- and why.


    The 2006 <I>CRN</I> Channel Champions Survey: Beneath The Surface
    CRN's partner satifaction survey dives deep into the channel to discover which of the industry's big fish are rising in the eyes of solution providers -- and why.
  • Champ: Trend Micro


    Network Security Software
    Solution providers gave Trend Micro high marks for the reliability, manageability and price/performance of its network security software products, and that was enough to give the vendor a slight edge in this Channel Champions category.
  • Putting A Plug In Sensitive Information Leaks
    Code Green Networks, a startup founded in 2004 by brothers and former SonicWall co-founders Sreekanth Ravi and Sudhakar Ravi, in early April began shipping a content security appliance designed to help companies protect against sensitive information leaks.
  • Security's Gateway To Remote Access
    Building secure remote-access solutions is profitable, but increased competition has narrowed margins. WatchGuard Technologies has a solution with its appliance-based device that provides profits and service opportunities.
  • Review: Asus Notebook Allows Custom Configs
    Solution providers looking to offer their own brand of notebook computers with no restrictions on the included components should consider selling white box notebooks like ASUS' new Z62F.
  • Champ: Sun Microsystems


    Network Operating Systems
    Sun Microsystems is shining in the eyes of its channel partners these days.
  • MS06-015 Bulletin Conflicts With HP Hardware, Microsoft Says


    Microsoft Patch Causing Lockups, Crashes
    Some IT administrators and partners said one of Microsoft's latest critical security patches, MS06-015, is causing IE lockups, Windows hangs and crashes after installation. Microsoft said MS06-015's new Verclsid.exe file conflicts with HP printers, scanner and cameras.

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