The Pushdo botnet has been given a new domain name generation algorithm making it even more difficult for security researchers and law enforcement to knock out its command-and-control infrastructure.
Catalyst Telecom has struck up an OEM partnership with EMC, whereby Catalyst will pre-bundle EMC storage with Avaya's IP Office and sell it through its partners.
Icahn Enterprises and Southeastern Asset Management nominate 12 people to sit on Dell's board of directors, should their alternative offer to the Silver Lake buyout deal be accepted by the current board. So who are the Dell dozen?
Is Apple still the king of the U.S. smartphone market? Or is Google's Android overtaking the iPhone? Here are the winners and losers in the U.S. smartphone market, according to ComScore's first-quarter numbers.
The new HP AppSystems, to be sold through HP channel partners, combine HANA and SAP Business applications with HP ProLiant servers.
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- Huawei Enterprise Comes Out Swinging At Cisco, Others Over Their Lack Of Innovation
Huawei Enterprise told solution providers attending this week's Huawei Partner Summit that competitors such as Cisco, HP, Dell and IBM have confused acquisition with innovation, and that Huawei, because it does not acquire other companies, is the only true innovator.
- SolarWinds To Acquire N-able In Cloud-Based RMM Play Targeting SMBs
The acquisition helps SolarWinds to access the small to medium-sized business segment, a market that previously had been out of reach for the management software company.
- Hoops And Hurdles: Standards, Requirements For Selling To The Government
Solution providers selling IT to government agencies need to navigate a standards-filled landscape.
- VMware Takes Aim At Amazon, Microsoft With vCloud Hybrid Service
VMware executives said the vCloud Hybrid Service won't require businesses to change or test existing applications to move them into the cloud -- unlike other cloud platforms.
- Atlantis Computing Nabs $20M Series D Funding, Plans Global Expansion
With its $20 million infusion from the Series D funding led by Adam Street Partners, Atlantis Computing funding now totals $35 million.
- Oklahoma Solution Provider: 'We'll Get Back Up'
Helping hands, including those from MSP Alliance members, reach out to fellow businesses after a tornado rips through Moore, Okla., cutting a path up to 2 miles wide and 20 miles long with speeds of more than 200 mph.
- Intel's Plan To Save PC System Builders (Video)
CRN editors discuss how Intel is trying to pump up struggling PC system builders with new components for touch-screen-based all-in-one desktops.
- U.S. Senate: Apple Avoiding Billions In Taxes Through Offshore Shelters
Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to speak today at the Senate subcommittee's hearing on tax avoidance and offshore shelters.
- TwinStrata Updates CloudArray To Target Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service
TwinStrata's new CloudArray DRaaS lets customers take advantage of public storage clouds to get low-cost, on-demand Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service.
- Private Equity Firm Picks Up Websense, Partners Not Surprised
Websense had struggled to differentiate itself in a field of data leakage prevention vendors and it had fallen behind Symantec, McAfee, Sophos and Dell-owned Credant Technologies in the space.
- 4 Keys To Improving Business Intelligence Projects
Data analytics projects often get bogged down. Read how one CIO learned to avoid the pitfalls.
- VMware Preps Long-Awaited Hybrid Cloud Service Rollout
While still under wraps, the new VMware strategy is likely to bring new IaaS offerings to the table and streamline access to software. The full announcement is scheduled to be made Tuesday.
- Fortinet Taps Top Channel Execs For Key Channel Chief Roles
The promotions fill vacancies left by two key departures. U.S. Channel and Americas channel executives tell CRN the focus will be on boosting communications and encouraging certification training.
- Rackspace Invests $12M In Database-As-A-Service Firm Cloudant
Cloudant, which offers a distributed database as a service, also partners with Rackspace and relies on the company's hosting service.
- Cloud, Services And SDN: Juniper Networks' New Americas Channel Chief Outlines 2013 Goals
Juniper Network's new vice president of Americas Partners Sales said helping partners embrace services, move to the cloud, and work more closely with Juniper's internal sales force are priorities for 2013.
- Dell Special Committee To Icahn: Where's The Info We Need
Without the requested information, particularly how the group plans to finance the acquisition, Dell can't consider the proposal, the special committee wrote.
- Driving Big Data Analytics: Alteryx Snags $12 Million In VC Funding
In the first five months of this year, big data startups and young vendors have pulled in more than $400 million in venture capital financing.
- Intel's NUC: The Little PC That Could?
Intel's customizable mini-PC -- the Next Unit of Computing -- can be used as the engine for digital signage, media center, and kiosks.
- Stayin' Alive? Intel's Plan To Resuscitate The PC System Builder Channel
Some system builders wonder if anything can be done to postpone the inevitable. But Intel says the PC market is ripe for all-in-one desktops with touch-screen support to Ultrabooks with voice- and facial-recognition feature and more -- and it's ready to help.
- Ransomware Attack Now Steals Passwords, Microsoft Warns
A dangerous attack that locks up victims' computers and demands a ransom also goes after account credentials.
- IBM To Offer Partners Free Access To Online Marketing Applications
IBM will announce at next week's SmarterCommerce Global Summit that it is providing partners with free one-year access to IBM Marketing Center.
- Cloud Gaining Traction In Government, Education Markets
The government and education spaces are warming up to the cloud, especially in areas where costs can be reduced without risking compliance obligations.
- Avaya, Partners See Midmarket Momentum With IP Office 8.1
Avaya said its entry into the midmarket space with IP Office 8.1 has been a successful venture so far, and many of its partners agree.
- TIG Source On FBI Raid: 'We've Done Nothing Wrong'
The federal authorities took some items and imaged some of Technology Integration Group's systems, temporarily disrupting business for the company on Thursday, but the solution provider, which has offices in 22 locations, was back to business as usual on Friday.
- Perficient Expands Salesforce.com Service Offerings With Clear Task Acquisition
The move helps solution provider Perficient grow its cloud computing services business.