6 Interesting Facts Cisco Wants Investors To Know

Among fascinating aspects of a presentation sent to investors and filed with the SEC are the networking giant's philosophy of performance-based executive compensation, 'shareholder-friendly' governance and its top five focus areas going forward.

IDC: 5 Worldwide Smartphone Vendors With The Highest Q3 Shipments

Market research firm IDC said third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments were the second-highest ever for a single quarter, led by vendors like Samsung, Apple and Huawei.

Q&A: Intel Security's Chris Young On New Strategy, The Evolving Security Partner And The Symantec Split

Senior Vice President and General Manager Chris Young spoke with CRN about Intel Security's new strategy and what it means for partners.

CRN Exclusive: Weisler On Competing Against Dell, Reselling Surface Pro And The New HP Inc.

HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler, who is officially set to launch the new $55 billion independent PC business -- a Fortune 50 company -- Nov. 1, spoke with CRN about the opportunity to gain share against Dell, reselling Surface Pro, Windows 10, Apple's enterprise play and the outlook for HP Inc.

10 Solution Providers That Have Attracted Private Equity

Private-equity firms have ponied up to buy all or parts of channel partners within the past two years. Here’s a look at 10 recent deals.

Dell's Rory Read: EMC Integration Will Be Done 6-9 Months After Acquisition Closes

Dell Chief Operating Officer Rory Read, who joined the company in March, spoke with CRN about why he'll be the 'chief integration officer' following Dell's acquisition of EMC.

6 Things You Need To Know About HP's Helion OpenStack 2.0 Release

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on Wednesday said its new HP Helion OpenStack 2.0 enterprise-grade, open-source-based cloud platform is now available. Here is a look at the top six things partners need to know about HP Helion OpenStack 2.0.

CRN Exclusive: Meg Whitman On The Price Dell Paid For EMC, Phone Calls With Dell-EMC-VMware CEOs And The Opportunity For HP Partners To Gain Share

With Hewlett Packard Enterprise set to officially launch Nov. 1, CEO Meg Whitman spoke with CRN about the new independent Fortune 50 company and the far-reaching impact of Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC-VMware.

Oracle CTO Ellison: 'We No Longer Pay Any Attention' To IBM, SAP

Larry Ellison, now chief technology officer of the company he built into a global software and hardware behemoth, shared Oracle's design goals in the cloud era and his thoughts on the competitive landscape at OpenWorld 2015.

10 Things Partners Need To Know About Intel Security's New Strategy

The company reveals a completely revamped strategic direction at its Focus 15 event in Las Vegas. Here's what it all means for partners.

Oracle OpenWorld 2015: Intel CEO Talks Transformational Partnership With Oracle

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage at Oracle OpenWorld 2015 and revealed the technological innovations the partnership between the two companies is driving.

Scenes From Dell World 2015: What Will Be After The Deal With EMC?

The serious business of Dell's pending EMC acquisition was the talk of Dell World, but solution providers and customers also found time for fun.

10 Spooky Security Threats To Watch This Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, security professionals have to be on the lookout for vulnerabilities, or risk being spooked by attackers. Take a look at 10 security scares from October that might be lurking around.

CRN Exclusive: Dell's Marius Haas Gives The Inside Story Of EMC Deal And Its Impact On Cisco, VMware

In a Q&A with CRN at the Dell World conference, Haas said that the company is doing 'extreme diligence' to make sure that there's no customer -- and no partner -- disruption.

Follow The Money: 13 Tech Venture Capital Investments In September

Venture funding continues to flow to IT startups, especially in the areas of security and Software-as-a-Service applications. Here's a look at 13 financing announcements that caught our attention.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 23, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

CRN Exclusive: HP Cloud GM On Helion's Public Cloud Exit, AWS, EMC-VMware's New Cloud Venture And Unlocking The Power Of Partners

HP Cloud Business Unit GM Bill Hilf speaks with CRN about the decision to shut down the HP Helion Public Cloud business early next year.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 23, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

Top 9 Surprises From Microsoft's Q1 2016 Results

Microsoft latest earnings call had some eye-openers, including Azure revenue doubling and CEO Satya Nadella saying Microsoft and Amazon are now the 'only two' enterprise cloud platforms that matter.

Tales Of The Tape: 6 LTO-7 Technology Strategies

The coming refresh of tape automation solutions featuring the new LTO-7 tape technology will bring lower-cost archiving of data to enterprise data centers. Here’s what six vendors have in store.

'The Apprentice' Winner At AT&T Partner Exchange Summit: True Innovators Are Never Satisfied

Bill Rancic, winner of the first season of reality TV show 'The Apprentice,' encourages solution providers to always be agile, never be complacent, and constantly take risks.

Joe Tucci: 10 Things You Need To Know About EMC, VMware, Virtustream And Dell

The EMC CEO is bullish about the beneficial impacts a Dell-EMC combination will have on VMware shareholders and reveals new information about Virtustream on the company's earnings call.

Michael Dell On The Contrast Between Dell And HP, Dell's Standing As A Cloud Player And Why Big Data Is A Potential $1 Trillion Industry

Michael Dell argues that customers want to do business with fewer suppliers as the IT landscape shifts toward new capabilities in virtualization and hyper-converged infrastructure, he said during a press conference at the annual Dell World conference being held this week in Austin, Texas.

Cybersecurity Bill Heads Back To Capitol Hill: 10 Things Every Security Solution Provider Should Know

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 is potentially coming back to the table for a vote this week, causing waves of controversy in the tech industry about the balance between security and information privacy.

Head-To-Head: Lenovo Yoga 900 Vs. Microsoft Surface Book

Lenovo Monday unveiled its answer to Microsoft's Surface Book laptop -- the Lenovo Yoga 900 convertible ultrabook. How do the two high-end laptops stack up?