Synnex's Stegner On Distribution In The Face Of Cloud And IT Consolidation

Bob Stegner discusses distributors' value as solution providers move toward the cloud, and looks at how distributors can help partners as some of the biggest IT vendors split and merge.

NexGen Cloud Speakers: How Partners Can Win In The Cloud

In interviews with CRN, executives with several solution providers who will address next month’s NexGen Cloud Conference talk about how partners can win in the cloud market over the upcoming months.

19 Software Solutions For Cloud-Based Data Protection

Data protection is a critical part of ensuring a business will survive threats to the integrity of its data whether it's managed on-premise, in the cloud, or anywhere.

5 Things To Know About Cisco's Bleak Second-Quarter Forecast

The networking leader has predicted near-zero growth for its upcoming quarter. Here's what partners need to know about Cisco's bleak second-quarter guidance.

10 Things EMC Employees Want To Know About The Dell Merger

After the $67 billion deal closes next year, what happens to their retirement savings? Stock options? And the most basic question: What about their jobs? An internal Q&A filed with the SEC reveals what EMC workers want to know and what EMC is telling them.

15 Cool Cloud Companies And Their Even Cooler Products

CRN looks at 15 cloud vendors that are delivering cool cloud technologies to power next-gen IT environments.

10 Deals That Show Robbins Is Shaking Up Cisco

Less than four months into the job, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has moved quickly to shake up the networking giant through several acquisitions and new strategic partnerships.

CRN Exclusive: CEO Dion Weisler On The New HP Inc., The Hewlett Packard Legacy, A New Smartwatch And Future Innovation

HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler formally launched the new HP Inc. on Nov. 2 by paying homage to Hewlett Packard's legendary founders, Bill Hewlett and David Packard. Weisler spoke with CRN about the Hewlett and Packard legacy and the birth of the new HP Inc. -- Silicon Valley's original startup.

The 2015 Tech Innovator Awards

The CRN Test Center scrutinized products within 19 categories of IT and evaluated each based on its ability to increase worker productivity and reduce cost and complexity for solution providers, IT departments and end users through innovation and technical advancement.

The Best And Worst Technology Company Stocks In Q3 2015

Most tech companies saw the value of their stock tumble in the third quarter. Take a look at who was up and who was down.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Nov. 13, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

HP Inc. Unleashes Product Blitz: Quad Core Mobile Workstation, ZBook Family Refresh And More

The first releases as an independent company demonstrate the commitment to move fast and innovate, HP Inc. channel exec Thomas Jensen said.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Nov. 13, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

Upping The Services Ante: 12 M&A Deals Reshaping The Channel

Six of the 12 channel firms snatched up last month specialize in either software or services, and five are located outside the United States. Here are the partners and distributors that drove channel consolidation last month.

CRN Exclusive: Sophos CEO On Knocking Out The Competition With Security Heartbeat

In an exclusive interview with CRN, Kris Hagerman explains how the company has positioned itself to win in the hotly contested security market, and why partners are key to that success.

BlackBerry Priv Debut: 10 Features Partners Need To Know About

BlackBerry's Priv smartphone, which departs significantly from the company's other models, hit the U.S. market last week. Here are 10 key differentiators.

Racing To The Top: CRN's 2015 Triple Crown Award Winners

CRN assembles a number of lists and rankings throughout the year, including the Solution Provider 500, the Fast Growth 150 and the Tech Elite 250. CRN recognizes the 57 solution providers that earned a spot on all three lists this year with the second-annual Triple Crown honors.

Cisco Earnings Preview: 5 Things Partners Need To Watch For In Q1

CRN looks at five things to watch for during Cisco's first-quarter fiscal year 2016 earnings report Thursday afternoon.

The Best-Selling VoIP Telecom Equipment By Brand In Q3

Here are the top five UC and VoIP providers whose telecom equipment was sold through distributors in third-quarter 2015, according to market-research firm NPD Group.

iPad Pro Preview: 7 iPad Trade-In Programs

As preorders for Apple's new iPad Pro open Wednesday, companies are ramping up their iPad trade-in programs. Following are seven key trade-in programs for Apple's trademark tablets.

10 Private Equity Companies That Have Pumped Money Into The Channel In 2015

Private-equity firms have stepped up to buy all or parts of five solution providers within the past two months. Here's a look at 10 private-equity firms that are funneling cash into the channel to drive cloud era sales growth.

Google Guaranteed: 8 Google For Work Recommended Cloud Apps

Google is vetting partner apps that integrate with its Google Apps Office Productivity Suite. Here are the first eight ISVs to receive Google's stamp of approval.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant For Data Center Outsourcing

Companies such as IBM, HP, Dell and CSC are leading the way in data center outsourcing, Gartner said, but Indian providers are becoming more competitive by lightening their assets and focusing on remote managed services.

FireEye's Future: 6 Reasons Analysts Are Skeptical About The Security Vendor's Outlook

Security vendor FireEye faces challenges from steepening competition to channel conflict, investors and analysts said after the company's Q3 earnings call. Here are some of their concerns.

CRN Exclusive: F5 CEO Talks Channel Sales Initiative And Entering Hyper-Converged Market

F5 CEO Manny Rivelo told CRN his company needs to drive channel programs, onboard new partners and create a new sales initiative for solution providers.