CRN Applications and OS News

  • 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.
  • Xerox Acquires XMPie
    Xerox said Tuesday it will pay $54 million to acquire XMPie, a privately held company that provides variable information software.
  • Top 20 Contracts In 2007 Worth $118 Billion
    The total value of the top 20 contracts in 2007 is less than half the value of those in 2006, with an average ceiling of $6 billion, according to a report released by Reston, Va.-based research firm Input.
  • AppRiver Ups Ante For Hosted Exchange
    The heat is on in hosted e-mail: AppRiver erases storage limits for its hosted Exchange Server, while other providers boost storage as Google and Microsoft prep services offerings.