• Avaya Taps Access Distribution To Woo Data VARs
    Avaya on Wednesday authorized Access Distribution to carry its full product portfolio and Avaya Global Services offerings to bring more data expertise into the telecommunications vendor's partner base, according to Avaya's North American channel chief.
  • Ingram Micro North America Sales Up 14 Percent
    Ingram Micro's sales in North America increased 14 percent in the second quarter, compared to the year ago, gaining market share on its competitors. President Kevin Murai said a combination of factors contributed to the marketshare gain.
  • Telecom vendor taps distributors, Microsoft to aid corporate effort

    Nortel's Partnership Push
    Nortel Networks is rallying its channel to push beyond the boundaries of its traditional service provider focus into both the SMB segment and larger enterprises.
  • Briefs: July 24, 2006
    Insight Enterprises has agreed to purchase Software Spectrum from Level 3 Communications for about $287 million in cash, according to the companies.
  • Tech Data Gets SmartNet
    Tech Data has trained more than 100 sales representatives to give solution providers a hand with an ARM.
  • McAfee Broadens Its Horizons
    McAfee has authorized Ingram Micro and Tech Data to carry its IntruShield Network Intrusion Protection and Foundstone Enterprise Vulnerability Management, marking the first time the products are available through broadline distribution.
  • Solution providers can now use freely available virtualization software to build affordable solutions

    Building The Ideal Virtual Desktop
    The CRN Test Center builds the ideal virtual machine with freely available software.
  • A Linux OS For All
    It is probably no surprise that I am a fan of Linux, but that does not mean I am a hater of Windows. I use Microsoft, Linux and Apple products regularly, and there are upsides and downsides to each.
  • Concerned that senator's verbal slips about Internet may give wrong impression about Alaska's tech savvy

    Alaskan VARs Stand Behind Sen. Ted Stevens
    If it's hard for many VARs to imagine traveling by sea plane or snowmobile to visit a customer, it's just as hard for Alaskan solution providers to understand all the fuss about Sen. Ted Stevens' (R-Alaska) recent comments, in which he called the Internet a "series of tubes."
  • CDW Eyes Acquisitions As Revenue, Earnings Increase
    CDW's earnings increased 9 percent and sales rose 6 percent in the second quarter ended June 30, as the Vernon Hills, Ill.-based solution provider continues to look at acquisition targets, according to executives.
  • Panasonic Adds Synnex To List of Federal Distributors
    Panasonic has expanded its federal distribution channel with the addition of Synnex, which will be one of only a handful -- including Tech Data and GTSI -- authorized to distribute Toughbook notebook computers for inclusion on federal IT contracts.
  • McAfee's IntruShield, Foundstone Products Go Broadline
    McAfee has authorized Ingram Micro and Tech Data to carry its IntruShield Network Intrusion Protection and Foundstone Enterprise Vulnerability Management products, marking the first time they're available through broadline distribution.