CRN Storage News


  • CRN Interview: HP CEO Mark Hurd On His Plans For the Channel
    Moving into his second year at the helm of technology giant Hewlett-Packard, CEO Mark Hurd sat down with Robert Faletra, CMP Channel Group president and CRN columnist, for an unprecedented conversation on his views of where the channel fits into his long term plan for HP, including Hurd’s efforts to increase the percentage of HP products that solution providers sell in a solution.
  • Company will show of its own 'Falcon' plug-in, MySQL 5.1 release.


    MySQL To Outline Plug-in Plans, Database Upgrade
    At its user conference next week, MySQL plans to outline its plug-in architecture that allows VARs and developers to use specialized storage and transaction engines suited for their workloads. The company also is slated to highlight MySQL 5.1, a point upgrade of its open-source database.
  • EMC Unveils $500 Channel Rebate For SMB Sales
    EMC is continuing to push into the small business space with special pricing and a $500 rebate to solution providers that take the vendor's e-mail and data protection bundles to their smaller clients.
  • EMC Unveils Midrange Virtual Tape Library
    EMC is bringing its virtual tape library down to the midrange with a new version based on the company's new entry-level storage array. The vendor on Monday introduced its new Clariion DL210, a hard drive-based array configured to act as a virtual tape library.
  • MSP Incentra Solutions Buys VAR, Shopping For More
    Storage service and solution provider Incentra Solutions is expanding its customer reach with the acquisition of NST, a Lombard, Ill.-based solution provider, with a goal of bringing managed storage services to NST's current customer base.
  • SOS OnLine Backup Looks For Small Biz VARs
    Sensing gold in the small-business market for online backup storage, SOS Online Backup, an Australian firm, has opened operations in the United States and is recruiting solution providers to resell and/or host its services.
  • MSPs Open Their Arms To Small Businesses
    Small businesses have special needs when it comes to technology, and managed service providers (MSPs) are helping meet those needs by providing them with IT infrastructure and services that they may not otherwise have available to them.
  • Opportunities abound when it comes to storing and backing up data for small-business customers


    Storage At Your Service
    Small business represents a huge opportunity for providers of storage as a service, and solution providers are stepping up to the challenge with the help of a number of new providers of online backup services.
  • ShadowRAM: April 17, 2006
    Here’s one for the above-and-beyond-the-call-of-duty file. HP has taken to shooting its own disk array servers so it can legitimately describe them as “bulletproof.”
  • Champs: Hewlett-Packard, IBM


    Network Storage Hardware
    While solution providers like the security built into IBM's network storage hardware, they gave Hewlett-Packard kudos for the margins and rebates on its storage arrays. The result: HP and IBM fought to a tie in the network storage hardware category of this year's CRN Channel Champions survey.
  • Champ: Hewlett-Packard


    Storage Management Software
    Technical strengths made Hewlett-Packard the 2006 Channel Champion in storage management software.
  • Champ: Hewlett-Packard


    External Storage Backup Subsystems
    A consistent showing across the board gave Hewlett-Packard the edge it needed to come out on top in an otherwise close contest for the 2006 Channel Champions title in external storage backup subsystems.
  • Acronis' Recovery Capabilities Are True
    By creating images using an extremely flexible device driver installation process, Acronis’ True Image OEM solution offers an unparalleled disk imaging and disaster recovery solution that few competing vendors can match.
  • A Cool Solution For Server Memory Modules
    A developer of server memory modules is ready to release specs for designs it says will result in DIMMs that pack on more memory, run cooler and cost less than competing offerings.
  • How Does Intel/EMC Pact Stack Up?
    Intel partners will soon be able to private-label storage arrays based on the same technology EMC offers to Dell, EMC and Intel said.
  • How a reseller's archiving and scanning proposal preserved the Kansas City Royals' legacy


    Grand Slam Solution
    The Kansas City Royals’ first season was played in 1969, and when it was time to try and create a digital archive of more than 35 years’ worth of articles, photographs and scorecards, the Major League Baseball team decided to bring in a solution provider.

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