Locking More Than The Lock Screen: Top Security Apps For The Smartphone
The CRN Test Center recommends these tools for keeping smartphones safe from probing eyes and listening ears.
Big Money: 5 Private Equity And Venture Capital Investments In The Channel
Venture capital firms and private equity partners have taken a strong interest in solution providers in recent years. Here's a look at five big money deals in the channel in the past two years.
BlackBerry On The Rebound? 10 Hopeful Signs
Beleaguered BlackBerry has been on a roll with new services, deals with Apple, and security clearance from the U.S. federal government. Here are ten signs "hope springs eternal" for BlackBerry.
CRN Exclusive Q&A: Whitman On Cisco, Cloud Lock-In And Why Partners Should Pick HP As Primary Vendor
Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman this week spoke exclusively at the company's Global Partner Conference with CRN about the cloud battle with Cisco and why HP should be the primary vendor for solution providers in the new style IT era. Here are excerpts from the Q&A.
Tech 10: Must-See Big Data Storage Products
IT managers are pulling their hair out trying to find a way to store the massive amounts of data without breaking the bank. This month's Tech Ten features a number of recently introduced data storage systems that can help IT managers meet the big data challenge.
10 Money-Makers Cisco Partners Shouldn't Overlook
Between its formal entry into the public cloud market and the unveiling of a redesigned partner program, the Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas has been especially busy for Cisco. Here are 10 areas where Cisco said partners should place their bets this year.
Channel Capital: 10 Financing Options And Programs For Solution Providers
As part of CRN's Finance Week, here are 10 new financing options and programs for solution providers and customers.
Breaking It Down: 10 Big Changes Partners Should Know About The New Cisco Partner Program
Cisco Tuesday unveiled a completely redesigned partner program at its annual Partner Summit in Las Vegas. Here are 10 big changes partners should know about to prepare for the jump.
Galaxy Note Pro 12 Is Anything But Low End
For the enterprise, Samsung's Galaxy Note Pro 12 tablet is secure, manageable and as close to a laptop replacement as we've seen.
HP Global Partner Conference: 11 New Products To Fuel Partner Growth
Hewlett-Packard is adding to its portfolio at its Global Partner Conference this week with a number of breakthroughs. Here are the top 11 new products/services set to fuel partner growth.
HP Global Partner Conference: Top 10 PartnerOne Changes to Drive Partner Profitability
HP is upping the ante in the battle to deliver lucrative partner incentives for its PartnerOne program. Here are the top 10 new announcements from the company's Global Partner Conference this week.
10 Reasons Cisco's Public Cloud Is Set To Shake Up The Market
Cisco kicked off this year's Cisco Partner Summit with the launch of its public cloud strategy, a plan that will see the company roll out Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings.
The Bitcoin Saga Continues
The world's most widely known and oft-used digital currency is as resilient as it is dramatic. Here are some highlights of its recent ups and downs.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
For the week ending March 21, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their "A" game for the channel.
10 IT Skills Rapidly Headed Toward Extinction
CRN takes a look at 10 IT skills that are rapidly sliding into the digital dustbin of obsolescence.
5 Companies That Had A Rough Week
For the week ending March 21, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
2014 Partner Programs Guide: Distributors
As part of the Partner Program Guide, The Channel Company designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here we present the distributors and their programs worthy of making the 2014 Partner Program Guide.
2014 Partner Programs Guide: Emerging Vendors
As part of the Partner Program Guide, The Channel Company designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here we present the emerging vendors who are 5-Star designees.
Glad To Hear It: 10 New Cool VoIP, Collaboration Products
A host of new products make some noise in the collaboration and UC market this week, from vendors including Cisco, Google and Avaya. Here are 10 standouts.
CRN Exclusive: HP's Top Lieutenants On The 2014 Game Plan
HP's Bill Veghte and George Kadifa spoke with CRN on the eve of next week's Global Partner Conference about the company's 2014 game plan. Here is a look at their view of the partner opportunity and competitive landscape.
2014 Partner Programs Guide: 5-Star Storage Vendors
As part of the Partner Program Guide, The Channel Company designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the storage space.
2014 Partner Programs Guide: 5-Star Systems Vendors
As part of the Partner Program Guide, The Channel Company designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the systems space.
Cisco Partner Summit Preview: 8 Trends, Technologies Partners Don't Want To Miss In 2014
Wendy Bahr, SVP of Cisco's Americas Partner Organization, believes these eight technologies and market trends represent a big opportunity for Cisco partners in 2014 and beyond.
CRN Exclusive: HP CEO Meg Whitman's Top 10 List of Opportunities For Partners
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman, who spoke with CRN in anticipation of the company's Global Partner Conference March 24 to 26 in Las Vegas, says some partners are not taking full advantage of HP’s broad product and services portfolio. Here is her list of the top 10 areas where partners may be missing out.
Gartner's Q4 2013 Storage Report: How The Vendors Did
Worldwide external controller-based disk storage revenue rose a weak 5.0 percent to reach $6.3 billion, but that was enough to pull the full-year storage revenue into positive territory, Gartner reports this week.