Intel's Plan To Save PC System Builders (Video)
11:30 AM EST Tue. May. 21, 2013
CRN editors discuss how Intel is trying to pump up struggling PC system builders with new components for touch-screen-based all-in-one desktops.
U.S. Senate: Apple Avoiding Billions In Taxes Through Offshore Shelters
10:45 AM EST Tue. May. 21, 2013
Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to speak today at the Senate subcommittee's hearing on tax avoidance and offshore shelters.
5 Things That Can Help The PC Business Rebound
4:30 PM EST Mon. May. 20, 2013
The PC market is down -- but not out. Here are five things that could help desktops and notebooks rebound.
Stayin' Alive? Intel's Plan To Resuscitate The PC System Builder Channel
10:00 AM EST Mon. May. 20, 2013
Some system builders wonder if anything can be done to postpone the inevitable. But Intel says the PC market is ripe for all-in-one desktops with touch-screen support to Ultrabooks with voice- and facial-recognition feature and more -- and it's ready to help.
5 Questions For Intel Channel Chief Steve Dallman
3:00 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
Dallman discusses the state of the Intel channel and the future of the custom PC market in an interview with CRN.
Dell 1Q Disappoints, But Points To Successful Move From PC To Enterprise Focus
7:39 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
Dell's enterprise systems sales, excluding storage, were up while PC sales were down in the first fiscal quarter 2014 as Dell prepares to go private in a move it hopes will let it reorganize as an end-to-end solution provider away from Wall Street scrutiny.
Microsoft: Windows 8 Touch Devices Gaining Momentum (Video)
12:20 PM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Microsoft's Jane Boulware explains why Windows 8-based devices like Surface are starting to gain traction in the enterprise market.
Icahn Believe It: Carl Wants New Dell CEO, Maybe Buy HP's PC Business
4:42 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
Carl Icahn told TV reporters Friday that Dell's deal with Silver Lake is 'something out of Saturday Night Live.'
CIO Road Test: Microsoft Surface Pro Beats Apple iPad
9:00 AM EST Thu. May. 09, 2013
Why would anyone go from an iPad to Surface Pro? Find out not only the reason behind one CIO's decision to switch but also why he says Microsoft is set to give Apple a run for its money in the enterprise market.
Intel, Lenovo Make Windows 8 Training Push (Video)
11:40 AM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
Intel and Lenovo each used their recent partner events to urge partners to take part in Windows 8 training this year in order to boost PC sales. How will solution providers respond?
Intel Unveils New Atom Architecture For Mobile Devices, Low-Power Servers
5:25 PM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Intel says its new breed of Atom chips will have high performance and lower power consumption for everything from smartphones to servers.
Dell Credits Channel For Server Market Share Gains Despite LBO
10:15 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Dell Founder and CEO Michael Dell give credit to the company's channel as it picks up server share against rival Hewlett-Packard, according to recent market share data.
Lenovo Partners Buzzing About Possible IBM x86 Server Buy
12:30 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Solution providers at the Lenovo Accelerate conference say the addition of IBM's x86 server business would give Lenovo an answer for the enterprise market.
Three Culprits Behind The PC's Decline (Video)
11:00 AM EST Thu. Apr. 25, 2013
PC life cycles are longer so businesses are holding on to their systems for more than just three or four years. So what are the reasons behind the fall in PC sales?
10 Things We Learned From Apple's Q2 Financials
4:40 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Apple's iPhone and iPad businesses are still growing, but there's more to the company's second-quarter results than that.
HP Reshuffles Printer And Systems Channel, SMB Duties
8:18 PM EST Tue. Apr. 23, 2013
HP is lining up all its printer and personal systems channel responsibilities under its U.S. channel chief and all of its customer-facing sales teams under another top executive.
Intel Partners: Reports Of The PC's Death Premature
5:03 PM EST Tue. Apr. 23, 2013
Despite gloomy reports from research firms and analysts, Intel partners say the PC market is showing signs of life this year.
It's No Magic Touch: VARs Say Training Requirements Are Killing Windows 8 Sales
10:20 AM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
Solution providers say the biggest roadblock in trying to sell Windows 8 is the perception -- and perhaps reality -- of the amount of training needed to get users educated and comfortable.
IBM Partners Cheer Potential Sale Of x86 Server Business
3:48 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
IBM partners weigh in on the impact of the potential sale of the x86 server business, pointing out that IBM's channel is more value- versus volume-oriented.
Dell Shares Sink After Blackstone Withdraws Interest
2:48 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
Blackstone said an "unprecedented market decline in PC volume and Dell's "rapidly eroding financial profile" scared it off.
Channel Beat: IBM Eyes Sale of x86 Server Business (Video)
1:45 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
This week's Channel Beat recap also looks at Frank Vitagliano's move to Dell and a closer look at Intel's first-quarter results.
5 Reasons For The PC Market Decline
1:15 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
Tablets and smartphones have been blamed for much of the decline in PC shipments, but there's more to the picture.
Blackstone Group Withdraws Bid For Dell: Report
9:30 AM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
The private equity firm is bowing out after discovering that Dell's PC business is deteriorating faster than Blackstone had anticipated, according to a report.
Intel Weathers PC Slump In Q1 Earnings, Touts Second-Half Rebound
6:08 PM EST Tue. Apr. 16, 2013
Intel's PC business dropped again, but the world's largest chip maker says it's primed for a second-half rebound.
Lenovo Eyes More Server Growth Through VARs
5:56 PM EST Tue. Apr. 16, 2013
Lenovo offered Varnex members attending the conference the opportunity to purchase one ThinkServer RD630 for $299, more than 90 percent off the suggested retail price.
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