Cumulus Networks exits stealth mode with Cumulus Linux, taking on Cisco and other vendors with 'proprietary' network technology.
The addition of ARM technology gives AMD a leg up in its quest to win share in the data center, but the chip company needs a strong channel to complete its comeback plan.
Qihoo 360, a China-based mobile security firm, said it discovered a serious flaw in Galaxy S4 devices that could be used by SMS Trojans to rack up premium text messaging charges.
A security update to Java SE repairs 40 vulnerabilities, including more than 30 that can be exploited remotely to gain access to a victim's sensitive data.
Carl Icahn has bought an even bigger piece of Dell and made public a letter in which he compared Dell's solicitation of alternative bids to advertising a house with a warning that it has termites.
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- Telarus: VARs Not Investing In Telecom Will Be 'Blind-Sided'
If traditional IT solution providers don't start offering network or carrier services to their customers, larger service providers will, Telarus said Wednesday at its Partner Summit.
- Microsoft Reverses Course On Bug Bounties With Reward Program
A new bug bounty program announced today by Microsoft will pay up to 100,000 for 'truly novel' exploitation techniques against the protections built into the latest version of Windows.
- HP's Meg Whitman, Martin Fink To Keynote Nth Generation Symposium
For Nth Generation's 13th annual symposium, the solution provider will be featuring keynote presentations from such top HP execs as Meg Whitman and Martin Fink, with the latest version of HP's Moonshot servers also set to make an appearance.
- How Peeved Is Jeff Bezos At HP-Workday Deal?
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos can be none too pleased that a company he invested in is doing business with Amazon Web Services rival HP.
- Telarus Launches 'Second Bite Of The Apple' Rewards Program For Partners Selling Fiber, Cable Services
Telarus has unveiled a new program that will arm partners with a list of key contacts from all companies residing in buildings that are scheduled for construction of new fiber or cable services.
- Review: Targus Universal Docking Station (Video)
Targus looks to take the headaches and confusion out of laptop docking with its newest universal docking station. The CRN Test Center takes it for a spin.
- Mobile App Startup Kibits Intros Productivity App For On-The-Fly Teamwork
Boston-based start-up Kibits claims to have met the need for the untethered workplace with the release of Collaborate.com, a mobile-native project management app.
- Barracuda Intros Cloud LiveBoot For VMware For Speedy Disaster Recovery
The new Cloud LiveBoot for VMware feature in Barracuda Backup 5.2 gives customers the ability to boot virtual machines after a disaster directly from backed up, compressed and deduped data in the cloud.
- IBM Layoffs Said To Be Widespread Throughout Company
Layoffs began at the company last week and could total as many as 6,000 to 8,000 worldwide.
- IBM Expands Cloud App Offerings To The Executive Suite
New IBM Social Media Analytics is part of a broader line of cloud software targeting 'C-Level' executives and line-of-business managers.
- Partners: HP CEO Remains Channel Strong Despite Exec Changes
Partners say HP CEO Meg Whitman is upping the company's channel commitment despite executive changes that move the head of the company's SMB partner council to a new role.
- Popular WordPress E-Commerce Plugins Riddled With Security Flaws
Israeli application security firm Checkmarx found SQL injection, cross-site scripting and other vulnerabilities in some of the most popular WordPress plugins.
- Adapting To The Era Of Big Data And Cloud Requires New Partnerships
Your customers demand flexibility, making it critical you foster new partnerships with big data and cloud vendors, writes John Ross.
- What Are The Top Competitive Threats For Cisco? (Video)
Solution providers discuss the biggest challenges facing the networking giant today and in the future, from cloud competition to collaboration rivals.
- HP Partners: Bradley's Move From PC Boss To New Post A Blow To Channel
Todd Bradley, a tireless channel advocate, is leaving his role as the top PPS executive after eight years to take a role as executive vice president of strategic growth initiatives.
- PowerCloud Revamps Channel Program For Wi-Fi-As-A-Service
PowerCloud, which sells 100 percent through the channel in the U.S., sees its offering as a strong sell for MSPs and traditional networking VARs looking to boost their services play.
- AMD Prepping New ARM Server Chip For 2014
AMD is banking on ARM to help it win market share in the hotly contested server market. Will it work?
- CenturyLink Strengthens Cloud Offerings With AppFog Buy
The move brings a new developer-oriented PaaS capability to CenturyLink's Savvis organization. The offerings can be purchased directly, as well as through channels.
- Channel Security Vet Thurber Lands At WatchGuard
Alex Thurber, who served stints at Cisco, McAfee and Tripwire, is taking on the top sales role at WatchGuard Technologies, reporting to CEO Joe Wang.
- Juniper: New Network Automation Tools Simplify Data Center Operations
Juniper's Junos operating system now includes features from Puppet Labs' IT automation software, an update Juniper said will streamline network management processes in the data center.
- Sophos Puts Finishing Touches On MSP Program
Sophos's new managed security services program includes pay-as-you-go monthly billing and usage-based pricing for MSP license holders.
- Apple Discloses Law Enforcement Requests For Cloud Data
Apple says it has received as many as 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer cloud data since Dec. 1.
- Mitel Acquires Contact Center OEM PrairieFyre
Mitel's contact center business, which offers both on-premise and hosted solutions, is the most rapidly growing unit within Mitel.
- Distributor Cloud Initiatives: Do They Help Or Hinder?
Distributors are helping channel partners break into the cloud business. While that may be good news for partners lacking the resources to do it on their own, larger partners often view it differently.
- Apple Partner Faith Remains High Despite Tougher Competition
Following Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2013 and the introduction of iOS 7, Apple partners say the company is still on its A-game.