Lenovo Ups SMB Storage Offensive, Intros New Laptops In Product Blitz

At its inaugural Tech World conference in Beijing, Lenovo rolled out a business and consumer product smorgasbord as well as a new logo. Here's what stood out.

Are You Making What You're Worth? A Guide To IT Compensation

Though IT salaries are relatively flat since last year, the number of employees receiving raises and bonuses is up significantly. Security, systems integration and IT consulting are the most lucrative areas within the industry.

10 Most Popular Certifications For 2015

Certifications from major vendors and IT industry groups continue to be the most popular, but security-related certifications are becoming more in demand with each passing day.

10 Tough Trends Partners Are Grappling With In The Rugged Market

As consumer vendors like Apple recognize the interest in sturdy devices, the rugged market is faced with new challenges, causing it to change significantly. Solution providers should expect these 10 hurdles in the rugged market.

10 Gadget Gifts For Tech-Savvy Grads

New college graduates across the country are preparing to enter the real world, but don't let them leave school without a new gadget gift. Here are CRN's top picks for tech gifts for new graduates.

NetApp CEO Georgens Sees 'Re-Balancing' Ahead

NetApp Chairman and CEO Tom Georgens told CRN that the vendor will be investing in more training and go-to-market efforts as part of a way to get past a slower-than-expected transition to Clustered Data Ontap.

Follow The Money: 21 Recent Tech VC Investments

Startups developing a broad range of innovative information technology products have recently collected millions in venture financing. Here's a look at 21 that caught our attention.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending May 22, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

CRN Exclusive: HP CEO Whitman On Not Competing With Amazon In Public Cloud And Why HP Is 'Miles Ahead' Of Cisco Intercloud

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman spoke with CRN on a wide range of issues including HP's public cloud commitment, the cloud battle with Cisco Intercloud, the Aruba acquisition, and channel sales performance for HP's second fiscal quarter.

10 Unanswered Questions About The CSC Split

As CSC separates its commercial and government businesses, the systems integrator faces uncertainty around leadership and executive retention, cloud and vendor relationships, and the prospect of a merger or acquisition.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

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

5 Big Money-Making Opportunities For VARs In Education

The education market is emerging as a prime opportunity for solution providers to make serious money through service and solution offerings.

CRN Exclusive: New Dell Security Chief On Channel Acceleration And Beating Cisco In Enterprise

Curtis Hutcheson says Dell is going to push more business through the channel as the company readies itself to take Cisco head-on.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2015 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

Amazon Web Services continues to lead Gartner's 2015 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant. Here's what else can be learned from the report.

The 7 Best-Selling Chromebook Brands Of The First Quarter

Chromebooks continue to be hot in the education space, and the channel is becoming an attractive avenue for selling the devices. Here are the top seven Chromebook brands according to the NPD Group.

ScanSource's Baur: Untapped VAR Opportunities Abound In 3-D Printing, Managed Services

ScanSource CEO Mike Baur spoke with CRN following his company's earnings call about where he is seeing the biggest growth and the emerging opportunities for partners.

10 Futuristic Technologies Intel Powers Today

Intel's processors have come a long way from powering only PCs and laptops. The company has expanded its presence into crazy products of the future, from smart mirrors to jukeboxes. Following are 10 futuristic technologies shown at the Intel Solutions Summit.

10 Things To Watch From Datalink This Year

Datalink CEO Paul Lidsky discusses why he wants to grow consulting into a $150 million business, how Cisco become Datalink's biggest vendor, and why the company is still on the hunt for acquisitions.

How To Migrate From Windows Server 2003 To 2012

Before you take the plunge to upgrade from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012, it's important to know what you're up against. CRN looks at what you need to do before the expiration date.

Partners To Cisco: Forget FireEye, Look At Palo Alto, Splunk

Following rumors that Cisco put a $9 billion bid to acquire FireEye, CRN spoke with several Cisco Gold partners to get their predictions on other security acquisitions the networking giant should be exploring.

CRN Exclusive: APC Global Channel Chief On Managed Services, R&D And New Opportunities

APC by Schneider Electric's Rob McKernan chats with CRN about the company's plans to start developing managed services offerings and explains why it moved part of its hardware R&D into a new channel organization.

Security Titan Art Coviello On How To Place Bets On Emerging Security Startups

After joining Rally Ventures to help grow the early-stage investment firm's security portfolio, the former RSA Executive Chairman shared his opinions on the security startup space and where solution providers should place their bets.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending May 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 May 15, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

7 Hot New Storage Solutions To Check Out Right Now

While EMC World is the annual event for storage kingpin EMC to showcase its technologies, a lot of non-EMC vendors take advantage of the conference to generate some buzz about how they also fit in EMC environments.