CRN Storage News


  • Apple Patents Hint At iPod Phone
    Two Apple patent applications published on Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office lend further weight to rumors of a forthcoming Apple mobile phone.
  • Nexsan Co-founder Lauffin Makes Exit
    Nexsan Technologies co-founder Diamond Lauffin is leaving the storage company after six years of building its channel, but he takes with him an industry reputation as a channel evangelist.
  • System builders left hanging, begin to question manufacturer's commitment


    Chip Shortage Threatens AMD's Channel Standing
    Advanced Micro Devices' shortage of Athlon 64 2X processors is hurting system builders across the board and could threaten the chip maker's longstanding partnership with the channel.
  • Calisi Out At Overland Storage
    Overland Storage Chairman Scott McClendon took over the president and CEO spots on Thursday in the wake of the departure of Christopher Calisi.
  • Westcon To Give VARs The Lowdown On Government Grants
    Westcon Group's three divisions this month plan to hold e-learning seminars on the federal government's E-rate program, which provides grants to fund telephone, Internet and IT infrastructure projects for schools and libraries.
  • 5 Storage Standouts
    Here are five storage companies from the CRN Emerging Vendors list that solution providers should take a closer look at.
  • HP To Adds To Storage Lineup
    Hewlett-Packard is expanding its blade server storage offerings and making it easier for new SAN customers to implement storage networking technology.
  • Seagate Unveils Encrypted Notebook Drive
    Seagate Technology on Monday announced another attempt at making a market for encrypted hard drives and said it would start shipping units to notebook makers early next year.
  • A new technology, expected to hit the market this year, will change the way data is stored, recorded


    Dawning Of Holographic Media
    An emerging technology called holographic storage is expected to soon make its way into everyday life. Designed for long-term data archiving and regulatory compliance, the first generation of cartridges will hold 300 Gbytes of data.
  • VARs often get caught in the middle between emerging vendors and consolidation


    Channel Relationship: How Long Can It Last?
    The value of emerging vendors can be short-lived, as many are acquired by larger vendors or soon become overdistributed.
  • BenQ Suffers Losses, Looks To Sell Assets
    BenQ said it lost $600 million in the first nine months of the year and intends to sell some of its non-core assets to recover from a costly and futile effort to turnaround the cell phone business it acquired from Siemens.

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