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- Google Ramps Up Android Security As Threats Grow
The latest version of Android further locks down applications, but security experts say the threats that continue to target the fairly open platform significantly outweigh the threats against Apple or Microsoft.
- VAR Datalink Creates COO Role, Positions Itself For Hardware And Services Growth
Datalink's new COO, who joined Datalink in its acquisition of Incentra, has been mandated with integrating the company's hardware and advanced services business.
- Obamacare Website Still Contains Flaws: Security Expert
A software security expert claims HealthCare.gov continues to contain weaknesses that could expose the data of users.
- Hitachi Solutions Acquires Canadian-Based Ideaca To Expand Global Footprint
With presence in Japan, China, Europe and the United States, Hitachi Solutions is expanding into Canada with its acquisition of technology consulting group, Ideaca.
- CEOs Whitman and Dell Bullish On PC Sales Despite IDC Dismal Forecast
Meg Whitman and Michael Dell remain bullish on PC sales despite IDC forecast of double-digit "severe" decline.
- Juniper VP Takes Top Distribution Job At HP
The appointment comes as a revamped PartnerOne program kicks into high gear and HP moves to gain share in the SMB market served by top distributors.
- Box Acquires Data Mining Tech From dLoop, Will Target Enterprises With Data Mining
Box is expanding the security of its file sync and share capabilities with data mining software it acquired from dLoop.
- VARCommerce Updates Its Channel Software With QuickBooks, E-Commerce Solutions
A new e-commerce function in the VARCommerce software for managing solution providers' business eases the development of custom e-commerce sites that can be built for clients' internal and external customers.
- Amazon Testing Private Cloud Waters With Cloud Storage Hardware Appliance
Fresh off its CIA private cloud win over IBM, Amazon is testing out a cloud storage hardware appliance that would let enterprises use the AWS cloud for backup and disaster recovery.
- Windows 8 OS Gains Are Anemic, As XP Share Holds Steady
Microsoft Windows 8.1 adoption stalls one month after release and five months from XP sun setting.
- Akamai To Acquire Prolexic For Cloud DDoS Protection
Cloud application hosting provider Akamai is set to acquire Prolexic, a maker of cloud-based distributed denial of service protection software, in a $370 million deal.
- SP500 Roundtable: Amazon, Google Are 'Seducing' Some Solution Providers
Top solution provider executives say the two cloud giants have the strong brands and aggressive pricing to lure solution providers. But what they don't have are good channel programs.
- SP500 Roundtable: Who's The Most Channel-Centric Vendor?
This company knows how to collaborate with partners and makes it worthwhile to invest in technical talent. Read on for these executives' unanimous decision.
- Battle Of The Brands: SP500 Executives On A New Kind Of Channel Conflict
As solution providers focus more on their own IT services and less on vendor products, does that mean their brand becomes more important to the customer? Solution Provider 500 executives discuss how the rules of the game have changed.
- Report: Government Picks HP Over Verizon Terremark To Run Healthcare.gov Website
Fresh off fourth quarter results that beat Wall Street's expectations, HP has reportedly been awarded a web hosting contract for the troubled Healthcare.gov website.
- SSD Pioneer OCZ Says It Will Either Be Acquired By Toshiba Or Liquidate
OCZ, a pioneer in the SSD market, is in talks to be acquired by Toshiba, and plans to liquidate if no agreement is finalized.
- Mobile Device Management Vendors Tackling BYOD Challenges With Beefed-Up Security
Secure workspaces on mobile devices build on the capabilities in mobile device management platforms, according to NSS Labs. Here's a look at some emerging vendors that specialize in separating corporate data from personal data on employee devices and keeping it secure.
- CRN's Holiday Gift Guide, Part 2 (Video)
Looking for more gift ideas for the holidays? Here's another round of gadgets from CRN's Holiday Gift Guide.
- Aruba Taps Former Cisco, Avaya Exec As New Global Sales Lead
John DiLullo joins Aruba and says partners are poised for growth in 2014, as the adoption of mobile devices in the enterprise continues to soar and wireless networks become more pervasive.
- New Linux Worm Could Attack Tiny Devices, Routers
A Linux worm that exploits a common PHP vulnerability can infect set-top boxes, printers and scanners, security cameras and routers, according to Symantec.
- IBM Outlines The Top 4 Channel Opportunities For 2014
The company says its resolution for 2014 is to enable partners to leverage more IBM big data analytics, cloud, social and mobile solutions and help bring them to market.
- On The Inside Track: Building Falken Tire's Data Center
Falken Tire partner Integrated Media Technologies built its data center from the ground up with an eye on cutting costs and making the company more environmentally aware.
- HP CEO Whitman: We Still Have A Lot Of Work To Do
Two years into a five-year turnaround plan, HP CEO Meg Whitman says the company has made 'great progress,' but there is still a lot of work to do.
- Zadara Beefs Up Technology, Partnerships For Enterprise Storage-As-A-Service
Zadara Storage is combining new enterprise storage capabilities and new cloud storage partnerships to help solution providers offer storage-as-a-service using either public storage clouds or an on-premise infrastructure.
- Marketing: The Channel's Barrier To The Multimillion-Dollar Bottom Line
Marketing isn't really the channel's strong point, solution providers told CRN. Here's a break down of why solution providers struggle in this department and what they can do about it.