Posts Tagged ‘Netgear’
We already know what companies like Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. think of patent trolling. Turns out, some politicians aren’t particularly fond of the questionable practice, either.
The federal case that was supposed to bring a halt to patent troll Innovatio’s ongoing shakedown of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops took a strange turn when a federal judge threw out racketeering allegations brought by Cisco, Motorola and Netgear.
Netgear is carving out its niche in the fiercely competitive UTM space with the launch of a new appliance that ups the ante for its target SMB market with a several new and advanced features. At the end of the day, that gives partners a greater ability to hit up their smallest SMB customers with new and customizable services.
Netgear introduces a developer program designed to help ISVs build Java-based applications for Netgear’s consumer and small-business gateways, routers, switches and NAS appliances. Apps help deliver services on these devices, which means Netgear resellers can deliver considerable value-add inside a networking package.
A recent survey suggests that — although hardware sales are in decline — wireless LAN technology is not. With enterprise demand for wireless infrastructure rising 26 percent year-over-year, can the channel continue to capitalize by specializing hardware sales with BYOD/MDM packages?