Microsoft To Open Windows Stores Within Best Buy
6:34 PM EST Thu. Jun. 13, 2013
Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to boost retail sales of Windows products, including its own slow-selling Surface tablet.
Tablets, PCs And Windows 8: Five Forecasts From D&H Distributing
1:00 PM EST Thu. Jun. 13, 2013
D&H Distributing has seen a lot of growth in Android tablets sales, but Dan Schwab believes there's room for another OS to take off.
10 Cool Channel Enhancements From Distributors And Vendors
12:00 PM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
A quick roundup of some of the key news announcements from distributors and vendors trying to help partners sell solutions, adjust to the cloud and meet the full range of business objectives.
Tech Data Seeks To Help Partners Navigate Cisco Channel Program Complexity
8:06 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
The Clearwater, Fla.-based distributor is leveraging a channel-facing tool that helps partners understand and navigate the complexities of the Cisco channel program.
Avnet To Acquire Cloud, Automation Integrator Seamless Technologies
6:55 PM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
The acquisition of New Jersey-based Seamless Technologies provides Avnet and its partners the opportunity to accelerate cloud and data center deployments, particularly where HP technologies are involved.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
For the week ending June 7, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Synnex, Verizon Team Up On Mobility Solutions
12:00 PM EST Thu. Jun. 06, 2013
The two companies have extended their alliance to make a variety of new mobility and telephony services available to Synnex partners.
Arrow Extends Cloud Enablement Offerings To North American Partners
6:44 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
The Englewood, Colo.-based VAD seeks to help partners move into the world of cloud through various enablement initiatives and a new management platform.
5 Questions For HP Enterprise Channels VP Stephen DiFranco
12:00 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
HP Enterprise Group Channels Vice President Stephen DiFranco says Dell paid dearly for its first-quarter server market share gains.
Avnet Intros Mobile VSPEX Solution For DR, Harsh Environment Deployments
6:14 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
The Avnet Mobile Data Center Solution for EMC VSPEX solution targets fast deployments after a disaster or in harsh environments, and includes a complete data center based on the EMC VSPEX reference architecture built into a case that moves on its own power.
30 Notable IT Executive Moves: May 2013
4:00 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
May's biggest executive moves in the IT industry include a new CEO for Intel and a major enterprise move at HP.
The 25 Biggest Tech Companies On The Fortune 500
10:00 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Each year Fortune ranks the 500 largest U.S. corporations according to annual revenue. See how the leading companies in the IT industry made out this year.
D&H: Android Tablets Driving Big Gains, Windows 8 Pro Picking Up Steam
11:22 AM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
D&H doesn't sell Apple iPads but says its tablet sales have tripled year over year, with Android-based devices accounting for majority of the gains.
Westcon, BlueCat And Fiberlink Develop Reference Architecture For BYOD
5:45 PM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
A new subscription-based service delivered through Westcon is aimed at streamlining processes around BYOD while at the same time enhancing security.
Arrow Electronics Posts Mixed Q1 Results
5:03 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
Overall results are down, but the company's Enterprise Computing Solutions group reports an uptick. Continued growth is expected into the June quarter.
30 Notable IT Executive Moves: April 2013
12:00 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
April biggest executive moves include a major shakeup at HP's board of directors and a new home for a veteran channel chief.
10 Tech Stocks Leading Wall Street's Monday Rally
12:00 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Technology stocks helped push the Nasdaq to a 12-year-high Monday. Here's a look at 10 companies that led the rally on Wall Street.
Maximizing The Midmarket: 8 Cost-Saving Actions For Midsize Customers
2:00 PM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
From embracing the BYOD phenomenon to maximizing internal IT skills, here are eight tips for solution providers to help midmarket customers do more with less.
Avnet Plans $40 Million In Cuts After Q3 Net Income Plunges
1:25 PM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
The Phoenix-based distributor's net income has dropped nearly in half, leading to a new round of cuts. But the company nonetheless gets kudos for its work in cloud computing.
Varnex Roundup: 8 New Initiatives To Boost Partner Support
10:00 AM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
News from Synnex's Varnex group includes a new public sector peer group and the idea of a Varnex certification.
Synnex's Varnex University Gets Good Grades From Graduates
12:23 PM EST Wed. Apr. 17, 2013
Future sessions will repeat that curriculum but also expand to focus on more advanced sales training, as well as sessions around human resources, cloud sales training and more.
Five Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:30 AM EST Fri. Apr. 12, 2013
For the week ending April 12, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Synnex's New Mobility Business Unit Strategy Targets Channel
6:49 PM EST Thu. Apr. 11, 2013
Synnex's MobilitySolv encompasses a variety of features aimed at helping channel partners sell and manage mobility-related products and services. A series of road shows is now underway, aimed at educating partners on how to leverage this initiative.
Ingram Micro Rolls Out Professional Services Platform For North American Partners
3:29 PM EST Mon. Apr. 08, 2013
The new platform addresses a much wider array of services than the earlier version, and it's now available to 30,000 partners throughout North America. IM Link is being demonstrated at the distributor's 2013 Cloud Summit in Phoenix this week.
Startup Green Cloud Technologies Nabs $5.6 Million Funding Round
7:41 PM EST Wed. Apr. 03, 2013
Channel friendly startup whose founder led Synnex's telecom business lands equity funding round, plans expansion into new markets.
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