5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 18, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

The VAR Wish List: 5 Things We Wish Vendors Did Better

At a BoB 2013 panel, solution provider executives broke down ways they wished vendors would work with them better.

Meet The Miix 2: Lenovo Introduces 8-Inch Slate With Windows 8

Among the lowest-costing Windows tablets to date, Lenovo's new Miix 2 will give the new Dell Venue line and other value-priced Windows 8 tablets a run for their money.

View From The Top: HP CEO Whitman Answers Tough Partner Questions

What is HP going to be under Meg Whitman? That was just one of the tough questions posed to HP's CEO by elite solution providers at this week's BoB conference.

10 Escalating DDoS And Web Hacking Trends

Attackers are using increasingly sophisticated automated attack tools to target Web applications and carry out distributed denial-of-service attacks, according to security firms that monitor Internet traffic for threat trends.

10 Tips For Running A VAR: Advice From Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec, Shark Tank entrepreneur and owner of solution provider The Herjavec Group, offers his insight on running a VAR to BoB Conference 2013 attendees.

10 Questions For Michael Dell About Going Private

CRN goes one-on-one with Michael Dell about life after his company goes private.

Tough Partner: CRN Reviews The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Panasonic's rugged, new tablet is a more durable alternative to Microsoft Surface Pro 2, with a price that's not for the squeamish.

Crime Doesn't Pay: 10 Ways To Control And Reduce Cybercrime Costs

These security technologies and strategies, identified by the Ponemon Institute, are being implemented at businesses to reduce the risk of a data breach and also rein in cybercrime costs, which have increased significantly in recent years.

Everything's Bigger In Texas: A Tour Of Denali's Mobile Integration Center

Denali Advanced Integration's grand opening of a new facility is the culmination of a three-year, multimillion-dollar mobile device integration and enterprise subscription services makeover.

Channel Chief Roundtable: What Keeps You Up At Night?

At CRN's recent Channel Chief Roundtable, some of the top executives in the IT industry discuss their biggest concerns and challenges.

Words Of Wisdom: 10 Hot Topics From CRN's Channel Chief Roundtable

Some of the top channel executives in the industry discuss profit margins, partner recruitment and specialization. Here are 10 standout statements from our roundtable.

Gartner Says PC Slump Continues: The Top Winners And Losers?

Global PC shipments drop six straight quarters to all-time low, but there is a silver lining.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 11, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 11, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Turbulent Tech Trends: 9 Forces That Are Changing The Way Businesses Run

CRN breaks down nine factors driving the shift of how technology companies engage with the world around them.

Selling Cloud Services: 5 Things You Should Never, Ever Do

At the Intelisys Channel Connect event, a panel of executives from VMware, Cisco, Polycom and Citrix tell IT and telecom channel partners what they should never do when selling cloud services.

HP CEO Meg Whitman: 10 Signs HP's Turnaround Is On Track

HP CEO Meg Whitman told Wall Street analysts Wednesday that the turnaround of the $120 billion IT behemoth is 'broadly on track to position HP as an industry leader.' Here are 10 signs from Whitman that the turnaround is taking hold.

Smartphone Scoop: 5 Intriguing Rumors For October

A smartphone in Amazon's near future? Lenovo bringing a smartphone to the U.S.? Here's a rundown of the latest rumors.

Blackhole Author Arrested: 10 Facts About The Automated Attack Toolkit

Learn about Blackhole, one of the most dominant automated attack toolkits that fueled a wave of Web application attacks and infected millions by targeting Java, Flash and .PDF vulnerabilities.

The 5 Most Secure Enterprise Cloud Apps

These five apps pose the least risk to enterprise security, according to a recent study of cloud services apps that based its findings on access control, data encryption, auditing, compliance and other factors.

The Future Is Bright: Winners Of The Annual GTDC Rising Star Awards

GTDC honored the winning recipients of the Rising Star Awards for hardware and software vendors with the fastest-growing sales through distribution.

The Best (And Worst) Third-Quarter Technology Vendor Stocks

Gainers outnumbered losers among tech vendor stocks in the third calendar quarter, with some vendors like Salesforce.com and Brocade Communications seeing big run-ups in stock prices and others like BlackBerry recording big drops in share value.

Top Server Makers: Can You List Who's In The 'Other' Category?

Meet the companies that make up the 'other' server maker gang that has been stealing server market share from the big three.

Head-To-Head: Dell Venue 11 Pro Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 2

The market for Windows 8 tablets suddenly gets crowded as Dell introduces five new models. How does the Dell Venue 11 Pro stack up against the Microsoft Surface Pro 2?