CRN Storage News

  • HP Unveils Attach Rate Outline
    Hewlett-Packard last week unveiled an aggressive second-quarter attach-rate rebate incentive and said it is looking to launch a more formalized attach program for partners later this year.
  • State of Technology: Evolving the Data Center
    For years, Tim Hebert, COO of Atrion Networking, has been keeping a close eye on data-center developments from both IT vendors and customers. And after a long drought in spending, he likes what he's seeing now.
  • QandA: GTSI CEO Jim Leto On Company Changes
    Two weeks after Chantilly, Va.-based GTSI announced that Dendy Young would step down as CEO, his successor, Jim Leto, took time to talk to GovernmentVAR senior editor Jill Aitoro about the changes at the company.
  • State of Technology: Disk Drives Hold the Throne
    As if 9/11 and the summer-of-2003 blackout weren't calamitous enough, they also underscored corporate America's dire need for better storage technology and enhanced backup-and-recovery policies.
  • Arrow To Buy Canadian Distributor
    Arrow Electronics Wednesday said it has agreed to buy Skydata, a Mississauga, Ontario-based value-added distributor of data storage solutions.
  • PC Connection Launches Health-Care Initiative
    PC Connection has announced an initiative that targets the health-care market with solutions that enable health information exchange and forward the government's commitment to a national health network. Rockville, Md.-based subsidiary GovConnection will be charged with driving the solutions into the public-sector markets.
  • Sun Pushes Partners Into Two-Year Deals
    Sun Microsystems' iForce is gone, but not its channel program. Under the new moniker Sun Partner Advantage Program, the IT powerhouse is looking to the channel to help it enter new markets with new products. But there's a catch.
  • Arrow Bumps Bell Micro As Distributor of Sun's StorageTek Line
    Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions today officially announced that it is carrying the StorageTek line from Sun Microsystems. The move, which actually began Feb. 1, adds high-end and midrange tape-storage systems to Arrow's current offerings, an important line of business for the distributor.
  • All Aboard The Virtual Tape Backup Bandwagon
    Last week&'s introduction of Network Appliance&'s first virtual tape library marked the latest entrant into an ever-crowded group of vendors looking to supplement tape for data backup.
  • HP To Acquire OuterBay
    Hewlett-Packard&'s upcoming acquisition of OuterBay Technologies sits well with the company&'s information life-cycle management (ILM) strategy, as long as the vendor can find a way to integrate the acquisition into its other storage offerings, according to solution providers.
  • Symantec Makes Data Center Bid With Relicore Buy
    Symantec last week reached into the data center by inking a pact for an undisclosed sum to acquire Relicore, a small, privately held provider of data center change and configuration management solutions.