Amazon Cloud Outage: 10 Lessons Learned

Amazon's cloud outage was an eye-opener for the cloud computing industry and cloud solution providers, but amid that downtime were a host of lessons. Here we take a look at 10 lessons learned from the Amazon cloud outage.

CRN Channel Champs: Financial Factors

CRN honors Channel Champs as selected by IT solution providers who rated their satisfaction regarding financial factors. Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Cisco Systems were the big winners.

2011 Channel Champions: Support Satisfaction

Which vendors received the best marks for support satisfaction from IT solution providers? See if your favorite partners came out leaders of the pack.

2011 Channel Champions: Technical Satisfaction

Which vendors received high marks for technical satisfaction from solution providers? See if your favorite came out on top.

2011 Channel Champions: Overall Winners

CRN's Channel Champions asks solution providers to grade their vendors across 26 product categories. Here's a look at the winners.

10 Security Standards Cloud Providers Should Care About

Security standards like ISO 70, HIPAA, SOX and more are just as important in the cloud as they are for on-premise systems, and research firm Analysys Mason recently examined which security standards cloud service providers should follow, and how many actually do.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending April 22, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending April 22, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network: Cloud Talk In The Windy City

VentureTech Network members gathered in Chicago to talk cloud computing, mobility, best practices and more. Here are some scenes from the Spring Invitational conference.

7 Hot New Network Security Technology Products

From Juniper to McAfee, plenty of vendors are tapping VARs to push new network security products.

12 Recent Networking Industry Acquisitions To Keep An Eye On

From the potential AT&T-T-Mobile blockbuster to a series of smaller, but strategic video and cloud acquisitions made by VARs and service providers, here are 12 recently completed or announced deals that should have channel tongues wagging for a while.

10 Hot Emerging Vendors For April 2011

Each month, CRN highlights 10 hot new IT vendors you need to know about across various IT channel segments. Here are 10 emerging vendors for April 2011.

Microsoft Office 365: An Inside Look

Office 365 is a major step by Microsoft to put its entire product line into the cloud. Here's a look.

20 Scenes From Microsoft Convergence 2011

Microsoft partners and customers journeyed to Atlanta this week to attend Convergence 2011 and catch up on what's happening in the world of Dynamics CRM and ERP applications. Here's what you missed if you weren't among the 9,000 attendees.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending April 15, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending April 15, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Server Vendors Welcome Intel Xeon E7 Processor With New Server Lineups

The release Tuesday of Intel's new E7 processor, a.k.a. Westmere-EX, led to the simultaneous release of servers from some of the top vendors.

VAR500: Accenture On Video Over Internet, IBM Invests In Services

This week, VAR500 IT solution providers launched cloud solutions and offered a study of the use of video over Internet, as well as other technologies.

Mobile Device Security: Inside Mobile Malware Threats

As enterprise adoption of mobile devices continues to grow, so does the flood of Trojans, rootkits and viruses targeting these devices.

It's All About The Relationship: New Vendor-IT Distributor Deals

Sanyo, Exosite, Acronis, Lincor Solutions and LifeSafety Power all have new distribution relationships. Here's a roundup of who's selling where.

What's Eating Cisco? 10 Clues All Is Not Well

Cisco CEO John Chambers' mea-culpa memo was the most obvious example that something's amiss at CEO. It's certainly not the only recent example, however.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending April 8, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

25 Scenes From HP's Americas Partner Conference

HP's Americas Partner Conference featured a no holds barred look at the numbers behind the world's largest computer company's massive channel machine. Here are 25 scenes from HP's Americas Partner Conference.

5 Ways MSPs Can Win SMB Cloud Computing Services Deals

Selling SMBs on the cloud takes a certain finesse, here are five tips managed service providers (MSPs) can use to help them sell cloud computing services in the SMB.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending April 8, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

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