CRN Storage News

  • Slide Show: 10 Top Players In Small-Business SANs
    Within the past year nearly all the major storage networking vendors started shipping products and bundles aimed at bringing SANs to small businesses. Here's a look at the top players in the market.
  • Quantum Simplifies Combined Quantum-ADIC Channel Program
    Quantum unveiled a new channel program that combines parts of its legacy program with parts of ADIC's legacy program. Among the planks of the new program are a simplified discount structure based on a products manufacturer suggested resale price and simplified procurement model. Quantum acquired ADIC in August for $770 million.
  • Selling SAN Solutions
    Eryck Bredy, president of Bredy Network Management, Woburn, Mass., on sales issues
  • The SAN Services Opportunity
    John Dusek, president and owner of Convergent Storage Solutions, Apple Valley, Minn., on service opportunities
  • Small businesses starting to bite at storage area networks

    Prime Time For SANs
    If you think storage networking is not for small businesss, think again. Here's what you need to know to climb aboard the SAN adoption curve.
  • EMC Overhauls Channel Group To Ramp Partner Sales
    EMC is laying out a new roadmap of what its solution providers need to be more profitable with its hardware and software products, and following up with new tools and programs to make it possible. The company, fresh off a strong 2006 in terms of revenue and channel growth, this week told solution providers that it plans to offer them more revenue opportunities and make it easier for them to work with the vendor.
  • BakBone's New Linux, Solaris Focus Concerns VARs
    At its annual solution provider summit this week, BakBone Software unveiled new technology partnerships and a focus on Linux and Solaris plus addressed partner concerns about the new strategy and the reselling of maintenance renewals.
  • GPL 3: An Open-Source Earthquake?
    For 15 years, the current version of the GNU General Public License (GPL) has remained untouched. Yet this spring, the GPL's author will release a controversial new version of the license -- a move that's already sending tremors along the software industry's fault lines.