CRN Security News


  • Microsoft Beefs Up IE 7 Security
    Microsoft will dump SSL 2.0 encryption in the upcoming Internet Explorer 7 for a stronger security protocol, TLS 1.0, the IE 7 development team said.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Less than half of solution providers offerings hosted applications have partnered with an ISV to prmote and market their solutions.


    Special Delivery: Applications As A Service
    A growing number of solution providers are beginning to acknowledge the benefits of offering applications as a service. However, in a recent CRN Monthly Solution Provider Survey, only 34 percent of the 357 solution providers polled said they are currently delivering this service to their clients.

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