Window of Opportunity
Window of Opportunity After an IPO-less year in 2003, storage companies are eyeing the public markets
Dot Hill Acquires Chaparral To Enhance Storage Arrays
Dot Hill, a Carlsbad, Calif.-based vendor of storage arrays and software, acquired Chaparral, a Longmont, Colo.-based developer of storage appliances and mid-range RAID controllers and data routers, for $62 million
Server Market Grows At Double Digits
Factory revenue in the worldwide server market grew at a rate of 11.4 percent -- to $13.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2003, marking the third consecutive quarter of positive growth, according to research released today by International Data...
Q&A With Sun's Scott McNealy
Determined as ever, Sun Microsystems Chairman, President and CEO Scott McNealy continues his crusade to turn around Sun. This week, he spoke with CRN's Editor-In-Chief, Michael Vizard.
Building Secure Enterprise WLANs
Thanks to new and improved security standards and monitoring devices, you can finally build a WLAN that keeps data thieves at bay.
E-Gap Remote Access Appliance
Whale Communications SSL VPN Gateway, e-Gap Remote Access 3.0, incorporates access control and authentication into the GUI.
Adding VoIP to its VPN gave Transportation and logistics company GST Corp. a more stable, scalable network at a substantial cost savings.
Tape Backup Solutions
When it comes to backup, good old reliable tape remains the method of choice. We tested seven tape-backup products. Computer Associates' BrightStor Enterprise Backup 10.5 won our Editor's
The Business of IT
Instead of just fixing the latest problem, let's open our minds to the possibility of innovation.
WLAN Security Monitors
We put six WLAN security add-ons and three intergrated WLAN monitors through grueling tests in our Real-World labs. See which one rose to the challenge.
Exabyte VXA-2 PacketLoader 1X10 1U
Exabyte offers reliable, unattended off-site backup at a reasonable price with its VXA-2 Packetloader 1X10 1U rackmountable 10-tape library.
File synchronization tools let you consolidate information for backup and restore data after a disaster. We help you sort through commercial and freeware options.
Cut IP Some Regulatory Slack
Don't let the telecom apparatchiks suck the vitality out of IP communications. We can serve the public good without force-fitting modern technology into decades-old regulatory structures.
Join Senior Technology Editor Lori MacVittie as she begins work on a comparative review of Portals for our April 15, 2004, issue. Check out the test plan and product
Heigh Ho, High Speed!
While most of the domestic mobile-phone world remains mired in second-generation technology--slow speeds, dropped calls, and few features--a whole new universe of robust high-speed data transmission networking is beginning to
XFP No Longer a BFD
The 10-Gbit/s module's anticipated 'fast ramp' won't happen, thanks to the advent of 4-Gig FC
Bidding for Nothing
Proving that there's not enough sunlight to go around in Albany NY in Winter, one of the local residents posted an auction on eBay this week for Absolutely Nothing.
Avaya Intros SIP-Standardized IP Telephony
Transitioning to converged communications just got get easier last Monday, as Avaya introduced its new Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) portfolio. However, key features will need to be implemented before high-availability,
CRN Interview: Scott McNealy, Sun
In an interview with CRN Editor in Chief Michael Vizard, Sun CEO Scott McNealy provides an update on his company's key initiatives for 2004 and a few well-aimed shots at
Legato Upgrades Windows Storage Management App
Legato Software, now part of storage giant EMC, on Thursday unveiled an updated Windows-based hierarchical storage management application that automatically moves infrequently-accessed data to less expensive storage systems.
Cray Acquires Start-up OctigaBay
Supercomputer maker Cray Inc. has announced that it will acquire closely held OctigaBay Systems Corp., a start-up supercomputer manufacturer, in a $115 million deal that is aimed at accelerating Cray's
IBM Ups Share in Server Market, Sun Falls
IBM, the leader in the worldwide server market in terms of revenue, increased sales by more than 10 percent last year, while Sun Microsystems Inc. saw a more than 15
Nuclear power makes you smerter
From my inbox comes this delicious promotional tidbit: Conventional wisdom says people who work in nuclear power are smart. But employees at one nuclear power company are about to get a whole lot smarter.
Intel Tips Its 3G Processor Strategy
Intel Corp. disclosed details of its next-generation communications processor strategy, code-named Hermon, which is targeted at single- and dual-mode wideband CDMA phones.