Microsoft May Expand Surface Sales To More Partners, But Requirements Are Strict
3:00 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
According to an email to select partners viewed by CRN, Microsoft is considering opening up Surface sales to a wider range of solution providers -- but the requirements they are being asked to meet are stringent.
The 10 Coolest Laptops Of 2013
2:00 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
Innovative designs, long battery life, smoking fast chips and falling prices made 2013 an impressionable year for laptops.
CEOs Whitman and Dell Bullish On PC Sales Despite IDC Dismal Forecast
2:26 PM EST Tue. Dec. 03, 2013
Meg Whitman and Michael Dell remain bullish on PC sales despite IDC forecast of double-digit "severe" decline.
Windows 8 OS Gains Are Anemic, As XP Share Holds Steady
2:21 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Microsoft Windows 8.1 adoption stalls one month after release and five months from XP sun setting.
30 Notable IT Executive Moves: November 2013
10:00 AM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
November saw major changes with Dell's management team plus new CEOs at BlackBerry and Juniper Networks.
10 Black Friday Deep Tech Discounts
12:37 PM EST Wed. Nov. 27, 2013
CRN looks at this year's best Black Friday tech deals at Target, Lantronix, Best Buy, D&H, OfficeMax and more.
Channel Chatter: 10 Highlights From CRN's Solution Provider 500 Roundtable
11:00 AM EST Wed. Nov. 27, 2013
CRN talked with several top Solution Provider 500 companies at the 2013 Best of Breed Conference to discuss the latest trends, shifts and threats in the channel.
HP CEO Whitman: We Still Have A Lot Of Work To Do
9:23 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Two years into a five-year turnaround plan, HP CEO Meg Whitman says the company has made 'great progress,' but there is still a lot of work to do.
HP Shares Rise After Better-Than-Expected Q4
5:25 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Strong server sales helped HP beat analysts' financial forecasts for the fourth quarter, pushing its stock price up in after-hours trading.
Michael Dell Makes His Bold Case To Partners: Why Dell?
4:00 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
Michael Dell takes the CRN hot seat, fielding hard questions about the future of the channel and how the company hopes to move the needle on growth.
Dell's Private: Now Comes The Hard Part
4:00 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
Michael Dell's long fight to take his company private is over, but that doesn't mean he's on easy street.
5 Companies That Had A Rough Week
2:21 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
For the week ending Nov. 22, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
Panasonic Aims To Accelerate Channel Growth Around Convergence
12:57 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
CRN talks with Bill Brennan, Panasonic's new vice president of channel sales, about the company's partner strategy around digital convergence.
Partners Cheer Acer Founder's Return, Say Shih Can Turn Company Around
5:09 PM EST Thu. Nov. 21, 2013
Acer brings back founder Stan Shih in a bid to streamline decision-making and halt the company's downward slide.
Getting Down To Mobile Business: 5 Take-Aways From Microsoft's NYC Event
12:00 PM EST Wed. Nov. 20, 2013
From Surface tablets in cockpits to realtors giving prospective home buyers Skype property tours, Microsoft's mobile event showed off a handful of mobile solutions, highlighting the opportunities for partners.
Michael Dell: New Channel Structure Creates More Growth Opportunities For Partners
7:40 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
Michael Dell says the net impact of the company's recent structural changes will be "faster, easier, better and bigger" for partners.
Salesforce's Benioff: More APIs Will Spark Mobile Development Frenzy
5:47 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
In his annual Dreamforce keynote, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff talks about how the company's new upgraded platform will help both developers and customers get more business done using mobile devices.
Dell's New Channel Chief: Get Ready For Change
5:37 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
Dell channel chief Cheryl Cook says she's a 'channel champion' and primed to bring changes to the channel to spur growth.
Dell's New US Management Team: Who Are These Guys?
7:46 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Channel partners question leadership as longtime channel chief Greg Davis steps aside, replaced by relatively unknown Cheryl Cook.
Salesforce Expands APIs, Rolls Out New Platform For Mobile Developers
5:02 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Salesforce.com has been courting mobile developers for a while, but now it's getting serious by casting its SaaS system as a platform for ISVs and developers.
Panasonic System Communications President Poehler Outlines Channel Vision
3:56 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
CRN gets the latest on Panasonic's channel strategy in an exclusive interview with Rance Poehler, president of Panasonic System Communications Company of North America.
Dell Shakes Up U.S. Management Team, Names New Channel Chief
2:58 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Dell has appointed a new president of North America and a new vice president of global channels as part of a management shake-up that sees channel chief Greg Davis moving to a new role.
Lenovo's North Carolina Onshoring Effort: One Year Later
9:20 AM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Lenovo's President of North America gives an update on the company's bold reshoring efforts, returning U.S. high-tech manufacturing jobs to North Carolina plant.
Microsoft Could Face 'Employee Exodus Of Biblical Proportions' If Turner Is Named CEO
4:43 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
A new report suggests Microsoft has picked COO Kevin Turner to run the company as CEO for the next two to three years, and then hand the reins to Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.
10 Tech Companies Bringing Jobs Back To The U.S.
3:00 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
After decades of high-tech jobs heading overseas a trickle of those jobs are headed back to U.S. shores in a trend called onshoring.
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