CRN Storage News

  • Analyst: Hardware Spending To Recover
    Hardware spending is taking a bit of a dip this year, but is expected to more than recover next year, according to a new report from GCR Custom Research. GCR, which surveys about 100 different IT personnel weekly as part of its IT Watch service, said that while overall IT spending is up 6.2 percent this year compared to next year, hardware spending fell 1.3 percent.
  • AMCC To Ship Fast Desktop Storage Solution For Mac
    Applied Micro Circuits Corp. is releasing what it calls the fastest desktop storage device for the Macintosh market, and Apple solution providers consider the device's high performance welcome news.
  • At Tech Day event, PC giant also unveils extended alliance with EMC

    Dell Expects Nasdaq To Begin Delisting Process
    At Dell's Tech Day event in New York Chairman Michael Dell said he expects the Nasdaq stock exchange to begin delisting proceedings against the company. Dell CEO Kevin Rollins also unveiled an extension of the company's partnership with storage giant EMC.
  • IDC: EMC, Symantec, HP All Show Storage Software Slides
    While worldwide storage software sales grew by 8.6 percent year-over-year to reach $2.5 billion in the second quarter, several of the key players in the market, including EMC, Symantec, and Hewlett-Packard, actually saw their sales slip, IDC said on Monday.
  • Asigra Adds Free CDP To Remote Backup/Restore Software
    Asigra is adding continuous data protection to its software used by service providers to provide remote office and branch office backups. The company's new continuous data protection software provides real-time backup of data changes for small and midsize businesses with Windows, Linux, and Exchange environments.
  • Review: Secure Wired/Wireless Access In A Snap
    Secure Computing's SnapGear SG565 Internet appliance provides safe wired and wireless access for small and midsize businesses by combining an 802.11b/g access point with a highly integrated security engine.
  • Storage Software Market Expands
    The worldwide storage software market continued its relentless growth in the second quarter of 2006, growing 8.6 percent year over year, according to research firm IDC.
  • Disaster And Recovery
    Are you putting your customers' business at risk? That's the question our cover report this week about the disaster recovery business asks each and every one of CRN's 100,000-plus readers.
  • A home integrator discovers a method of planning for a building's future via plug-and-play wiring installations

    Home Today, Here Tomorrow
    Within the skeleton of a 13,000-square-foot residential brownstone snuggled in the urban landscape of Manhattan, Wesley Mullings is following a blueprint for the future.
  • Startup Bit9 Gaining Traction In Channel
    Startup Bit9 has doubled its partner ranks with the addition of new VARs seeking to add endpoint security and application management technology to their portfolios.
  • APC Loses CEO, Names New Sales VP
    In a surprise announcement in mid-August, the company said its long-time president and CEO Rodger Dowdell was stepping down. Dowdell, who led the company for 21 years, has been replaced by APC's vice president Rob Johnson, who is now serving as interim CEO. APC's board of directors has formed a search committee to find a permanent replacement for Dowdell, company officials said.
  • Tape Industry Consolidation Part 2: Tandberg To Buy Exabyte
    The consolidation of the tape industry continues as Tandberg Data has agreed to acquire Exabyte in a $28 million deal. Under the agreement, Tandberg, Oslo, Norway has acquired the assets, rights, and certain liabilities of Exabyte, essentially doubling the size of Tandberg.
  • Nexsan, RelData Offer Unified iSCSI/NAS/SAN Bundle
    Nexsan Technologies and RelData are combining technologies in order to bring the channel a unified iSCSI SAN/NAS system expected to be officially unveiled next week. The new product offering, which combines Nexsan's SATABoy SATA-based RAID array and RelData's IP Storage Gateway 9200, can help solution providers unify a customer's NAS and SAN infrastructures.
  • Vendor University: Is It Getting Better?
    After several years of growing tension, solution provider satisfaction with vendor training programs appears to rising and Cisco, Microsoft, IBM and Sun are leading the way, according to the 2006 CRN Training and Certification Study.