CRN Channel News

  • Companies will offer solution providers the tools and training to push CRM to SMBs

    D&H, Microsoft Do The Math
    D&H Distributing and Microsoft say there should be more CRM in SMB. To educate solution providers about the opportunities for selling Microsoft CRM into the market, D&H and Microsoft are offering a series of tools, promotions and training events.
  • Pointers For Eliminating Channel Friction
    As channel academics, we've been watching the IT channel for some time, and one observation that stands out is the high friction that exists among channel members.
  • Designer aims to improve the shopping experience

    IT's In Fashion At Liz Claiborne
    With a DOS-based point-of-sale (POS) system, other in-store technologies dating back 12 years and a manual inventory process, Liz Claiborne turned to Microsoft and its Smarter Retailing Initiative (SRI) partners for a new tech look.
  • Microsoft: Spyware Could Bungle SP2 Update
    Though Windows XP SP2 is all about protecting systems from worms, viruses and spyware, it can't do much about what's already on computers -- and that could pose a problem.
  • Leaner Longhorn Delays Microsoft Business Framework
    Microsoft's decision to delay the release of its next-generation file system will also pushback the release of the Microsoft Business Framework, a Windows programming layer that promises to make development of business applications easier.
  • Under CEO Mike Baur, ScanSource has also expanded, regionally and technologically

    ScanSource Surges Beyond Point-Of-Sales
    ScanSource has expanded both regionally and technologically; the distributor is aggressively building a presence in VoIP and courting underserved regions such as Latin America.
  • Philly Considers Wireless Internet For All
    For less than what it costs to build a small library, city officials believe they can turn all 135 square miles of Philadelphia into the world's largest wireless Internet hot spot.
  • IBM Showcases New Server At U.S. Open
    Michael Borman, the new head of IBM's iSeries product division, chose center court at the U.S. Open on Tuesday to make his public debut showcasing how IBM's workhorse server is tracking every volley and match during the U.S. Open's 14-day run in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
  • IBM Opens Up BladeCenter Spec
    IBM today opened up the design specification for its eServer BladeCenter systems in a bid to encourage vendors to create add-ons and adapters for the platform.