What happens when you take the take the North American channel and add a bunch of new and emerging solution providers, a wave of consolidation, and disruptive technologies like cloud computing and virtualization? You get a very different kind of VAR500 list.
With more than 200 new members on this year's list, the VAR500 is reflective of the massive changes taking place in the channel as well as the IT industry as a whole. CRN editors Steve Burke and Rob Wright discuss the 2011 VAR500 list and break down the major trends, big winners and new faces.
Listen to the latest CRN Podcast and go inside the 2011 VAR500 rankings.