CRN Applications and OS News


  • IE 7 May Beat Firefox 2.0 To Market
    Mozilla has released Firefox 2.0 Release Candidate 2 but may be beat in the race to final by Microsoft, which said Internet Explorer 7 would ship in October.
  • TIG Looks To Bring Microsoft Enterprise Software To Midsize VARs
    Solution provider Technology Integration Group (TIG), a Microsoft large account reseller (LAR) and enterprise software advisor (ESA), aims to bring the software giant's enterprise software agreements to midsize businesses by partnering with smaller VARs.
  • Seneca Data Gears Up For Vista
    Though enthused by news of a Windows Vista upgrade coupon, system builder Seneca Data is getting set for a traditional Microsoft operating system rollout.
  • Integrators agree: The hot products at this year's expo are the start of a revolutionary move for the home automation market


    CEDIA Abuzz With Trends
    Rich Green has seen the future of home automation and it looks like a Monster.
  • PC TV: Here, There And Everywhere
    System builders in need of an edge to fuel PC sales in the entertainment market need look no further than SageTV's latest, SageTV Version 5 with PlaceShifter, a product that brings TiVo and Slingbox capabilities to the typical PC.
  • CA Patches Backup Product Vulnerabilities
    Computer Associates has patched four remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerabilities in its data backup products that could enable attackers to take control of clients and servers without logging in to the network.
  • With its upcoming Siebel 8 release, Oracle will bring Siebel CRM into Linux realm for the first time.


    Oracle To Bring Siebel CRM To Linux
    When Oracle releases Siebel 8 later this year, the venerable CRM application will, for the first time, run on Linux servers.
  • Two Paris-based Linux firms join forces.


    French Connection: Mandriva Acquires Linbox
    Paris-based Linux distributor Mandriva announced its intent to acquire Linbox to enhance its infrastructure authentication, backup and asset management capabilities. Mandriva also acquired Conectiva in Brazil and U.S. assets of Lycoris in 2005.
  • Firefox Gains Ground On IE
    For the third consecutive month, Mozilla's Firefox has gained share, hitting 12.5 percent of the browser market, while Internet Explorer's still commanding lead has slipped slightly.