Apple, Google, Microsoft: Who's The Biggest Lightning Rod?

Apple, Google and Microsoft are some of the IT industry's most aggressively vilified companies. CRN takes a look at past behaviors that could explain why these companies are such lightning rods for critics.

Know Your (Cloud) Rights: Gartner Inks Cloud Computing Bill Of Rights

Gartner and its Global IT Council for Cloud Services have issued a cloud computing bill of rights, outlining seven rights and responsibilities for cloud computing service providers and their customers.

VAR500 Roundup: Accenture Makes A Move, Lockheed Martin Wins A Deal, And More

Check out what happened at some of the largest VARs in North America.

Why Dell's Ocarina Acquisition Means Big Trouble For Storage Rivals

Dell's plan to acquire Ocarina, a tiny developer of storage deduplication technology, could have major repercussions for Dell's enemies, and maybe even for its friends.

Apple iPhone 4 Bumper Bummer: 5 DIY Workarounds For The Bumper Blackout Blues

Apple is offering iPhone 4 users free bumper cases to quell antenna and reception issues, but the bumpers are sold out. Here are five DIY workarounds to keep iPhone 4 calls connected without a bumper.

Microsoft's WPC Wrap Up: Visions Of The Cloud

Nearly 9,500 solution providers made it to last week’s Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington D.C., but that leaves many of the company’s 120,000 U.S. partners (300,000-plus worldwide) who weren’t able to make it. So here’s a look at what you missed at the five-day event.

7 Common Sense Tips For A Secure Cloud

Security is one of the top concerns when it comes to cloud computing. Verizon offered a handful of tips on how to ensure a secure cloud.

Apple And AT&T: 6 Big-Time Blunders

In a strange comedy of errors, Apple and AT&T have had to take a big bite out of humble pie with a series of reputation-crippling blunders. How much longer can the duo sustain their seemingly dysfunctional relationship?

When Good Goes Bad: 10 Most Dangerous Web Sites

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube. Hackers love the sites that you love. Here are a few of the most vulnerable to attack.

How Dimension Data Expanded Its Global Reach

Dimension Data has been working hard for the past 18 months to increase its already venerable global presence. Here are some of its key moves.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending July 16, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending July 16, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Scenes From Day Three Of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

WPC got two views of the world Wednesday: COO Kevin Turner’s take on the competitive landscape of the software industry, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s comments on the unstable world we live in. Here’s the highlights of WPC, day three.

10 Cloud Startups For 2010

With 2010 being coined the year of the cloud, CRN takes a look at 10 cool cloud computing startups, new and emerging vendors that have made waves in the first half of this year.

The Best And Worst Vendor Stocks of 2010 (So Far)

The first half of 2010 has been a tough time for technology stocks. While the Dow Jones is down 6.3 percent and Nasdaq 7 percent through the first six months of the year, many tech vendor stocks have fared much worse. Here’s a look at some of the best and worst Wall Street performances so far.

Scenes From Day Two Of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft’s new channel chief offered partners additional resources to expand into cloud computing. Here’s his Tuesday keynote at Microsoft’s WPC in Washington, D.C., and other scenes from the second day of the event.

The Best And Worst Channel Stocks of 2010 (So Far)

Of 10 stocks polled here, seven of them fared worse than the overall market from January 1 to June 30, 2010. Here's a closer look.

Scenes From Day One Of Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference is under way in Washington, D.C. Here are a few scenes, including Monday’s keynote speeches, from the first day of the event.

VAR500 Roundup: Exec Moves, Deals Signed, Tech Innovation

HP, ePlus, Unisys, CSC and Ciber all make headlines.

25 Notable Executive Moves From The First Half Of 2010

From channel chief changes to C-suite charades, here's a look at 25 executive moves from the first six months of the year that have had a direct impact on solution providers and the channels they serve.

10 Web Application Security Myths

In the Web 2.0 age, there are still a lot of misconceptions around Web application security. We illustrate 10 of the biggest ones.

The 20 Coolest Notebooks Of 2010 (So Far)

From high-powered mobile workstations to low-voltage netbooks, the first half of the year ushered in a bevy of great new laptops and tablet PCs. CRN narrows down the field to the cream of the crop.

MSI Notebooks, Netbooks Score With LA Dodgers

MSI, a manufacturer of portable PCs as well as motherboards, graphics cards, and other components for system builders, scored a home run with the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team in a move to build brand awareness in North America.

10 Most Loaded Statements Of 2010 (So Far)

CRN looks at 10 executive comments from the first half of the year that crackle with veiled meanings and unspoken competitive agendas.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending July 9, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.