CRN Security News

  • SSL, VPN, continuous data protection among key new opportunities

    SonicWall Refines Program, Fires Up SMB Technologies
    SonicWall plans to spend the coming year leveraging technologies from the three startups it acquired in 2005 to address the needs of small and midsize businesses. The company also has adopted new program designations to meet the evolving needs of its channel.
  • A Beta Look At Symantec’s Mail Security
    As e-mail becomes the business communication mode of choice, solution providers are turning to security vendors to combat the increasing drain on productivity and deluge of unsolicited e-mail.
  • ShadowRAM: April 24, 2006
    Bill Gates won his fair share of publicity last week for hosting China’s President Hu Jintao at his palatial estate outside Redmond, Wash., but other tech companies are drawing unwanted attention for allegedly helping Hu’s government censor the Internet.
  • Speeding Up Performance With Diskeeper
    The main culprit for performance bottlenecks in workstations and servers is fragmentation, which is inevitable. However, it can be tamed with Diskeeper’s latest defragmentation product, Diskeeper 10.
  • Briefs: April 24, 2006
    Intel is betting a new business platform brand slated to be unveiled this week is going to spark market share gains against rival Advanced Micro Devices.
  • 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: 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.