5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 9, CRN looks at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel including Dell, Cisco, AWS and CSC.

Intelisys Channel Connect 2015: 5 Supplier Partner Moves That Made A Splash

More than 400 sales partners flocked to Napa, Calif., this week to attend master agent Intelisys' Channel Connect event. Here are five supplier partners that shook things up.

Fortinet Exec: Here's Why Our Secure Wireless Solution Is Better Than Meraki, Aerohive

In May, Fortinet dove into the enterprise secure wireless market with its acquisition of Meru Networks. Now, the vendor is saying its solution is head and shoulders above Meraki's and Aerohive's. Take a look at why it believes that.

Head-To-Head: Surface Book Vs. MacBook Pro

Microsoft claims its Surface Book is twice as fast as Apple's MacBook Pro. How do the two archrivals' laptops really compare?

25 Acquisitions That Paved The Way For Dell's Enterprise Evolution

Dell has spent $14 billion on acquisitions since 2006, and most of that money spent was on enterprise-focused companies. Here are the 25 most significant acquisitions made by the tech giant.

2015 Best (And Worst) States To Find Smart Workers

Looking for the states with the deepest pools of educated, experienced workers a growing solution provider needs? We've done the analysis for you.

18 Tough Certifications That Are Worth The Effort

Certifications in IT security and cloud are the most valuable, according to business educator Global Knowledge, but project management and services-related credentials are becoming more useful with each passing day.

Cisco's John Chambers On How IoT Will Change The Channel

Former longtime CEO John Chambers tells CRN that Cisco's channel is going to swell up with more partners as the emerging Internet of Things market takes shape.

2015 Best (And Worst) States For Channel Competition

Looking for greenfield opportunities where your solution provider business will face less competition? Here's our 'solution provider saturation' analysis results.

Microsoft Plants Its Hardware Flag: First Look At The Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 And The Rest Of Its New Gear

Microsoft doubles down on devices with its first-ever laptop, plus Surface 4, new Lumia phones and other new devices.

Cisco's Internet Of Things Push: New IoT Solutions, Technology Partnerships

Cisco unleashed several new solutions for channel partners to find new revenue opportunities targeting IoT.

7 Key Features, Stats Of Dell's New Precision Mobile Line

Dell says the new Precision Mobile Workstations represent 'huge leaps in performance.' Here are some of the key features and stats of the updated portfolio.

The 10 Best States For Channel Growth

Here are the 10 states that have the most to offer when it comes to boosting a solution provider's growth prospects, according to a detailed CRN analysis.

The 10 Worst States For Channel Growth

Here are the 10 states that have the least to offer when it comes to boosting a solution provider's growth prospects, according to a detailed CRN analysis.

25 Hot 2015 Holiday Tech Gadgets

It's never too early to start thinking about holiday shopping. Here is what's new from big and small gadget makers for the coming season.

2015 Cloud Partner Program Guide (Part Two)

CRN spotlights those companies devoting significant resources to their cloud partner programs and backing up partners with training, support and financial incentives. This is part two of our list.

2015 Cloud Partner Program Guide (Part One)

CRN spotlights those companies devoting significant resources to their cloud partner programs and backing up partners with training, support and financial incentives. This is part one of our list.

Q&A: Big Switch Networks CEO On Why The Channel Needs A White-Box Alternative To Selling Cisco

Douglas Murray says solution providers need to differentiate themselves in the market by selling the fast-growing white-box solutions that are gaining traction in the data center.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 2, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Security Channel Chiefs: What's Your Biggest Security Fear?

With mega data breaches, nation state attacks, sophisticated malware and more, there's plenty to keep a security professional up at night. Take a look at what channel chiefs from some of the top security vendors say scares them the most.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 2, CRN looks at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

2015 Best (And Worst) States For Taxes

Corporate income taxes, sales taxes and property taxes can eat into a solution provider's bottom line. Here's a look at the states with the highest tax burdens and those with the lowest.

Synnex CEO Talks Sales Slowdown, K-12 Dominance, And Impact Of Vendor Splits

Synnex CEO Kevin Murai explains why revenue fell for the second consecutive quarter, how the company's security practice will benefit from the Symantec split, and why campus Wi-Fi is hot right now.

2015 Best (And Worst) States For Hiring Top Talent

Here are the states with the deepest pools of experienced managers, professionals and technicians – and the states that are in the shallow end of the pool.

Head-To-Head: Nexus 6P Vs. iPhone 6s Plus

Google Tuesday unveiled its Nexus 6P, which serves as a more affordable alternative to Apple's flagship phablet, the iPhone 6s Plus. But which phone has the best features?

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