Routers and Switches

  • A Year In The Avaya Channel: 10 Key Events
    As the Avaya Americas Partner Conference kicks off in Las Vegas this week, Avaya channel partners have plenty to think about. From the digestion of Nortel's former enterprise unit to a slate of new product updates, the past months have been plenty busy. Here's a recap of what's kept the Avaya channel abuzz.
  • Cisco Router Small, Simple
    Who says routers have to be big, heavy and hard to set up? Cisco Systems, which certainly produces its share of such devices, also takes a smaller, simpler approach with the RV 120W.
  • 10 Winners And Losers Of Summer 2010
    You can't win them all. And this summer a host of IT vendors won and many more lost. Here we look at some of the biggest winners and losers from Summer 2010.
  • Top Honors: Meet The 2010 ARC Award Winners
    Twenty channel vendors were honored as best in class for product innovation, support and partnership at this year's 2010 ARC Awards gala. Here's look at the winners and all the action from XChange Americas Tuesday evening.
  • Cisco Counterfeiting On the Rise?
    Cisco and law enforcement agencies around the globe are determined to curb the sale and distribution of counterfeit Cisco gear, much of which is being made in China. But are their efforts working?
  • Cisco UCS Implementation In 30 Days? VAR Makes It Happen
    World Wide Technology, the first solution provider to get certified for Cisco's UCS infrastructure, had only 30 days to implement a UCS solution that NightHawk Radiology Services could use to manage 10,000 radiological images per day.
  • Ingram Micro's Smart Move
    Robert Faletra thinks Ingram Micro made a smart move in its announcement to expand its in-house V7 product line to include eight-port and five-port unmanaged 10/100/1000 Ethernet and Gigabit switches.
  • Battling For Components
    Talk about a supply chain war. All the major computer vendors, including rivals Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard, are battling for electronic component supply and manufacturing capacity.
  • Think Globally, Act Locally
    If there's a doubt in anyone's mind that we are truly global, the latest snafus with Cisco's product availability is yet another indication that something that happens in a remote village in China can have an adverse ripple effect on Main Street USA.
  • Anatomy Of A Shortage
    It was the first day of Cisco’s annual Partner Summit, and Cisco worldwide channel chief Keith Goodwin was where he usually is at that time of year: on stage. The Cisco channel had gathered, and Goodwin was gearing up for the emphatic delivery of this year’s Partner Summit theme, “Write the rules. Own the game.”