2013 Best Companies To Partner With

Get a first look at CRN's third annual exclusive new research study, Best Companies To Partner With, which asked solution providers to rank their must-have technology vendors.

Michael Dell Makes His Bold Case To Partners: Why Dell?

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.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Nov. 22, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

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

The 10 Worst States To Do Business In

Entrepreneurs seeking to start or expand a solution provider business might think twice before selecting one of these 10 states to call "home."

5 Ways To Keep Big Data From Going Bad

Big data has potential societal benefits, but, left unchecked, the information could be used for nefarious purposes.

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: 25 Hot Ideas For Your Techie

Searching for that perfect gift for your techie this holiday season? Check out these 25 gift ideas sure to make any gadget lover smile.

Phish Food For Thought: 10 Ways To Identify A Phishing Attack

Phishing attacks will increase significantly over the next few months as attackers try to take advantage of online buyers during the holiday shopping season, security experts told CRN. Learn how to stop them with this guide.

10 Ways FishNet's New CEO Plans To Capture The Security Market

New FishNet Security CEO Rich Fennessy admits he's new to the security industry, but the IBM veteran said he will look to bolster the company's managed services, make targeted acquisitions and grow technology partnerships.

Best And Worst States: Information Technology Jobs

Looking for the states with the biggest pools of IT workers? Here are the best and the worst states to go recruiting.

Getting Down To Mobile Business: 5 Take-Aways From Microsoft's NYC Event

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.

6 Tips For Sales Success In The Channel

Looking to improve sales? ConnectWise Vice President of Worldwide Sales Adam Slutskin gives CRN some inside tips to sales success in the channel.

SDN Spotlight: 8 New Products Set To Shake Things Up

The software-defined networking (SDN) market has been abuzz the past few months with major product launches from vendors including Cisco and HP. Here are eight new offerings that especially stand out.

8 Startups That Stood Out At Amazon's AWS re:Invent Show

CRN walked the expo hall at Amazon's recent AWS re:Invent conference in search of innovative products and services that work with its public cloud. Here's what we found.

5 Tips For Prepping E-Commerce Sites For The Upcoming Holiday Rush

Solution providers with retail clients, make sure your clients' e-commerce websites are prepared for the holiday rush with these five tips from Avnet.

10 Cool New Tools For MSPs From IT Nation 2013

Take a look at 10 cool MSP products and channel programs announced at ConnectWise's IT Nation 2013.

Review: Dell PowerEdge VRTX Is Fast And Versatile

Dell's VRTX system puts a data center wherever it's needed and easily grows along with the organization.

10 Tech Companies Bringing Jobs Back To The U.S.

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.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Nov. 15, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

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

The 10 Best States To Do Business In

In a groundbreaking new research project, CRN identifies the top business-friendly states for solution providers seeking to start a new venture.

Palo Alto Networks CEO: 12 Reasons We're Set To Soar In 2014

Palo Alto Networks CEO Mark McLaughlin says 2014 is the year that the next-generation firewall pioneer's products move from revolutionary breakthrough to mainstream adoption.

Why Salesforce.com Isn't Just For CRM Anymore

Bluewolf, a leading Salesforce partner, surveyed customers about their use of the Salesforce cloud platform and made some surprising discoveries that highlight the opportunities for solution providers.

Review: The Motorola SB1 Smart Badge

The Motorola SB1 Smart Badge is a wearable device for service employees that brings communications, task management and inventory control.

Competitors Chime In On EMC's XtremIO Rollout Before It Hits

EMC has made no secret of its Thursday launch of the new EMC XtremIO all-flash storage array, giving its competitors time to air their opinions in advance of the official launch.