CRN Storage News

  • Chip giant plans to launch partner programs this summer

    Intel Spreads Viiv Message
    Intel is sharpening its focus on the channel with new partner programs as it prepares to release the next version of its Viiv multimedia PC platform.
  • EMC Expands SMB Array, HDS Expands Midrange
    Several of the industry's top storage vendors introduced their new big guns to the industry in San Diego at this week's Storage Networking World conference, including EMC, HDS and Microsoft.
  • Vendor leverages technology from acquistions for single repository

    EMC To VARs: Get Unified
    EMC this week is bringing several different data archiving technologies together with a single repository, one it hopes will spur VARs to partner with it on the software side.
  • Symantec Delivering Remote Office Backup Software
    Symantec next week is unveiling software to manage remote office data backup and recovery which includes encryption of the data as it is replicated locally or to a central data center or off-site disaster recovery center.
  • Storage Products On Parade In San Diego
    Next week's Storage Networking World conference in San Diego will see a host of storage vendors introducing products that span the gammet of industry buzz words from CDP to ILM to data security.
  • Perpendicular Equals Greater Storage
    Fortunately for mobile users, Seagate Technology has incorporated perpendicular recording technology into its new line of 2.5-inch Momentus hard drives.
  • EMC is among big storage vendors embracing nonenterprises

    Small Wonders
    A growing number of disk-based tools are addressing even the smallest of businesses, making backup an easy sell to even the most uninitiated of customers. Perhaps further validating this is that one of the largest storage vendors--EMC--has embraced the small-business market in a big way.
  • Here's how to turn a recycled PC into a file server

    Building a NAS For Less
    Are you looking to build an ultrareliable, environmentally sound network-attached-storage (NAS) device on the cheap? Read on and you'll learn how to build one from parts you might otherwise discard.
  • Partners say they will dramatically boost their profitability under HP's new rebate program

    HP's Attach Rate Revelry
    Hewlett-Packard this week will unveil a sweeping rebate formula that will pay channel partners substantially more money for attaching more HP products and services to the solutions they deliver.
  • Here's the pitch: a game-changer

    HP Steps Up To The Plate With Innovative New Channel Program
    A major change is like the start of baseball season: filled with optimism and hope that your team has the goods to go all the way. But invariably, it’s the ability to deal with the unexpected that determines success of a given team. So, too, will it be with Hewlett-Packard’s enhancements to its PartnerOne program, which center around paying larger rebates to VARs that attach more HP products to their solutions.
  • The 'HP-Only' Way?
    HP’s Attach Plus rebate program may well equate to the “HP-only” way for a significant number of solution providers, especially smaller VARs serving the SMB space.
  • IBM Beefs Up Compliance Arrays
    IBM is enhancing its DR550 family of storage arrays for storing and securing regulated and non-regulated data, in a move to make them more competitive with EMC's Centera compliance appliance.