CRN Security News

  • AMD Price Adjustment Not Expected To Affect Sales
    Advanced Micro Device’s slight upward adjustment of prices for its desktop processor earlier this month is viewed by many as a show of strength as it enters what is traditionally a slow period for desktop sales.
  • 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.
  • 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: Sun Microsystems

    Network Operating Systems
    Sun Microsystems is shining in the eyes of its channel partners these days.
  • 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.