John Moore

John writes the Contract Watch column and his own column for the Channel Insider.John has covered the information-technology industry for 15 years, focusing on government issues, systems integrators, resellers and channel activities. Prior to working with Channel Insider, he was an editor at Smart Partner, and a department editor at Federal Computer Week, a newspaper covering federal information technology. At Federal Computer Week, John covered federal contractors and compiled the publication's annual ranking of the market's top 25 integrators. John also was a senior editor in the Washington, D.C., bureau of Computer Systems News.

New Security Survival Guide: How to Layer a Solid Defense

A New Look at Layers While emerging classes of tools may fend off attacks at multiple layers of a security strategy, there are pitfalls if the tools are not properly...

The Case for Open-Source ERP

Si Chen believes open source has something to offer organizations with specialized business applications needs. To Chen, principal of Open Source Strategies Inc., a Los Angeles-based consulting firm, open sources...

E-Mail Security Vendors Riding High

Ferris Research last month painted an attractive picture of the e-mail security sector. The San Francisco-based research house, which focuses on messaging and collaboration, said in a report that the...

Packaging Can Pay Off for Resellers

In recent years, more resellers have latched on to the concept of offering managed services in addition to their traditional integration and support.The main draw is the potential for...

W.L. Gore: Dry Goods

What can a textile manufacturer that still wants to make fabric in America claim as its competitive advantage? If youre W.L. Gore & Associates of Newark, Del., its democracy. Gores technology...

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