Tags : consumer


Online Holiday Shopping Dominated So Far by Top Internet Retailers


[December 06, 2010] Consumers have spent nearly $17 billion online to date this holiday season, a 12 percent increase over the same period last year, researcher comScore reports. Sales for top 25 online retailers up some 20 percent. Read More...

Tags: consumer , Internet , comScore , online , shopping

Millions of Americans Confused by PC Buying Process, AMD Study Says


[November 23, 2010] Consumer choices driven by convenience, ease of customization, in-store experience, deterred by not understanding the technology. Read More...

Tags: consumer , PC , AMD , retail , Zogby

Lantronix-Spectrum CNC Technologies


[April 17, 2010] With the assistance of a Lantronix design engineer, Spectrum decided to combine its proprietary software with the Lantronix MatchPort b/g to create the Spectrum WiBox. This new and improved solution wirelessly connected computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines using IEEE 802.11 b/g networks. Read More...

Tags: consumer , vertical , wireless , FCC , spectrum

Cisco Plumbs Home Wireless Market With New Routers


[April 03, 2010] Vendor unwraps new Valet consumer line, adds models to Linksys portfolio. Read More...

Tags: consumer , wireless , networking , Cisco

Channel Partners Expected to Dominate PC Sales Through 2012


[June 16, 2009] Gartner forecasts continued increase in personal computer product sales through indirect channels. Read More...

Tags: consumer , IT , marketing , PC sales , channel partners

IBM-The North Face


[May 27, 2009] The North Face produces performance apparel, equipment, and footwear for serious athletes. The challenge the company was facing was that they wanted to launch a Web site so they could begin selling their popular merchandise directly to customers. Read More...

Tags: Microsoft , consumer , IBM , vertical , marketing

Tech Execs Don't Sugarcoat Economic Woes


[November 10, 2008] There are reasons for optimism, but good news will be slow in coming. Read More...

Tags: consumer , Intel , Web 2.0 , venture capital , startups

VARs Carve Out a Niche in Growing GPS Market


[October 01, 2008] Channel partners find success packaging the devices with other mobile hardware. Distributor Tech Data sees sales opportunities in the technology. Read More...

Tags: consumer , wireless , GPS , Tech Data , VARs

HP Beats Wall Street, Thanks to Laptops and Overseas Sales


[August 20, 2008] The top channel vendor beats analyst estimates, aided by strength in emerging markets and growth in the enterprise sector. Services will be bolstered by pending acqusition of channel integrator EDS. Read More...

Tags: services , consumer , software , HP , Storage

Apple Broadens Channel for iPhone Sales


[August 15, 2008] Vendor finally widens distribution beyond just Apple and ATT retail stores to encompass national retailer Best Buy. Customers are still required to sign a two-year contract with service provider AT&T. Read More...

Tags: Microsoft , consumer , iPhone , Apple

Gray Market Continues to Haunt Channel


[July 15, 2008] Report from KPMG and AGMS pegs gray market at $58 billion in 2007. Survey finds two-thirds of channel admits tapping into the gray-market pipeline. Read More...

Tags: consumer , IT , gray market , channel

The New Apple Store Next Door


[May 19, 2008] Michael Oh, president of Apple reseller Tech Superpowers, was forced to make some quick changes to his business model in response to the opening of the largest Apple store in the United States just 50 feet away from his own business. How should channel partners react when vendors hone in on their home turf? Read More...

Tags: services , consumer , Enterprise , Apple Store , reseller

VARs Gain Another Tool to Crack VoIP Market


[May 07, 2008] VarPhonex, a Miami-based VoIP provider, has unveiled its Create-a-Plan and Custom Dial Plan solutions for channel partners. The plans enable VARs to easily customize VoIP services for customers and offer their own branded VoIP service using VarPhonex as the host. Read More...

Tags: consumer , VoIP , IP telephony , VARs

Security Here and There


[April 10, 2008] Foreign compliance vendors say security trumps privacy in the U.S. Read More...

Tags: security , search , consumer , privacy , Sarbanes-Oxley

Channel Is Key In Enterprise Security Sales


[April 06, 2008] George Adams, CEO of SSH Communications Security, outlines the key obstacles channel partners face in tackling security sales and offers a roadmap to success. Read More...

Tags: Linux , authentication , Windows , security , data , search , services , Microsoft , server , consumer , management , support , IBM , Specification , Demo , PC , IT , Internet , research , marketing , privacy , ERP , laptops , Office , malware , CA , government , virus , Enterprise , OS , technology , RIM , business , news , SEC , corporate , VAR , protocols , standards , regulation , OSI , REV , EFF , vulnerabilities , SCO

Google Vows Broader Open Wireless Access Fight


[April 04, 2008] Now free to speak its mind, the search leader pledges to continue working for wireless network openness, while debate remains heated about FCC oversight. Read More...

Tags: PHP , Google , Android , server , consumer , software , support , wireless , mobile , IT , Internet , FCC , broadband , SAP , ISP , HP , servers , CA , spectrum , government , Verizon , OS , media , RIM , carriers , policy , business , news , e-Mail , handset , corporate , Skype , InternetNews.com , regulation , legal , OSI , REV , EFF , handsets , MIT , auction

Mobile Spam Threat Worth Keeping a Watchful Eye


[April 01, 2008] Right now carriers are doing the anti-spam lifting but things could change. Read More...

Tags: PHP , security , data , search , spam , consumer , support , wireless , mobile , PC , smartphones , China , IT , Internet , research , smartphone , ERP , HP , survey , advertising , CA , McAfee , Enterprise , OS , RIM , carriers , news , e-Mail , SEC , InternetNews.com , ITC , EFF , NOR

Will Seagate go to War Over Flash Drives?


[March 24, 2008] Why would a $13 billion hard disk giant feel threatened by $900 64GB flash drives? Read More...

Tags: consumer , wireless , Intel , Seagate , Storage

Will IT Channel Be Spared the Worst of The Economic Gloom?


[March 13, 2008] Despite the financial doom-and-gloom, there are some critical differences between now and the 2001 recession, and they strongly favor the channel. Read More...

Tags: security , Microsoft , consumer , software , Demo , virtualization , SMB , SaaS , IT , Internet , ISP , HP , economy , CA , Enterprise , OS , RIM , news , SEC , InternetNews.com , distributor , REV

Bear Stearns Bullish on Web Video


[March 06, 2008] Analyst firm endorses predictions of an online advertising boom. Read More...

Tags: video , consumer , broadband , economy , media

Sales Data, New Challengers Don't Bode Well For Moto


[February 28, 2008] RIM, Apple and newcomer ZTE break into the top 10 list of mobile phone sellers. Read More...

Tags: search , consumer , wireless , Blackberry , IT , Apple , research , HP , Nokia , Samsung , CA , RIM , handset , SEC , Motorola , InternetNews.com , Gartner , Sony , LG


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