5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending July 21, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

5 Keys From Microsoft's Q4 Financials

Growth from Azure, Office 365 and LinkedIn contributed to a hugely profitable quarter for the software giant.

IoT Channel Chronicles: Cisco Partner Actility Launches Vehicle Tracking Solution

Actility is targeting real-time location tracking information for IoT with a new specially designed app. Here is how the company has worked with Cisco to create its new solution.

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2017 (So Far)

Big data remains one of the most dynamic technology segments, with demand for big data software and services growing more than 18 percent a year. Here are 10 products that caught our attention in the first half of 2017.

The 10 Coolest IoT Products Of 2017 (So Far)

From small IoT modules all the way up to connected home speakers, this year has already seen some big IoT product launches. Here are 10 cool IoT products of 2017 so far.

Curvature CEO On Helping Aggressive Partners, Interest Among 'Disruptive' Vendors And Future Of White Box

Six months after its pivotal merger with SMS, Curvature sees itself as a potential go-to partner for aggressive channel players. Here's how CEO John Wozniak plans to build on that momentum.

Head-To-Head: AMD Threadripper Platform Vs. Intel Core X Lineup

Intel and AMD have been scrambling over the past year to snag enthusiast market share with new CPUs targeted at gamers. Here is a head-to-head comparison between AMD's new Threadripper and Intel's Core X platforms.

The 10 Coolest Laptops Of 2017 (So Far)

Laptops from Dell, Lenovo, HP, Microsoft and Samsung are among the best new notebooks released in the first half of 2017.

Cisco Midyear Cybersecurity Report: 10 Security Threats To Watch

The threats present a significant opportunity for partners to help customers with emerging threat areas, with a managed security and architecture-based approach, says a Cisco executive.

Meet The Solution Provider Honorees Of The 2017 Women Of The Channel

These women are deep in the channel trenches, driving innovation and transformation for their customers through their channel partnerships.

The 10 Coolest Open-Source Products Of 2017 (So Far)

Vendors with innovative new open-source products in 2017 have included Red Hat, Docker, Puppet, Mesosphere and Chef.

8 Things Partners Need To Know About Broadcom's Stalled Acquisition Of Brocade

Broadcom's acquisition of Brocade is being delayed with 'no assurances' that regulatory approval will be granted, according to a 8-K filing. Here's how the acquisition stands right now.

Check Out These Hot Products Using New Skylake Purley Intel Xeon Scalable Processor

CRN rounds up 15 vendors using the Intel Xeon Scalable processors in new server or storage hardware or are integrating them into high-performance cloud offerings.

The 10 Coolest Servers Of 2017 (So Far)

Cool products introduced this year by Dell EMC, HPE and Lenovo show that the server industry is betting big on hyper-converged infrastructure, IoT and data analytics.

The 10 Biggest Tech Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2017 (So Far)

The first half of 2017 has seen a flurry of major deals as companies go private, consolidate and break into new markets with new services.

The 10 Coolest Startups Of 2017 (So Far)

From cutting-edge deception technology to a hyper-converged infrastructure solution that emulates the public cloud experience, check out these startups to see what they can do for your tech portfolio.

Tenable Exec: Our 'Battle Cry' Is Enabling Channel Opportunities In IoT Security, Helping Secure Both IT And OT

Tenable Chief Revenue Officer John Negron talks about the security company's strategy around the Internet of Things and why solution providers should get on board.

The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2017 (So Far)

The year has seen a strong start in terms of new smartphone releases, with Samsung, LG and Sony among the vendors debuting cool new devices.

6 Ways HP And Dell Managed To Grow Share During A Brutal Q2 PC Market

While major vendors like Lenovo and Apple saw shipments stagnate or decline, HP and Dell managed to consolidate share, boosting shipments in the U.S. and globally.

Q&A: WatchGuard CEO On Two-Year Anniversary, SMB Security Opportunity, And UTM Competition

WatchGuard Technologies CEO Prakash Panjwani sat down with CRN to talk about changes he has made at the company, the SMB security market opportunity, and how the UTM market is changing.

The 10 Coolest Software-Defined Networking Technologies Of 2017 (So Far)

These 10 software-defined networking technologies are some of the coolest and most-sought-after SDN products in the market today.

The 10 Coolest Tablets Of 2017 (So Far)

Major vendors with new 2-in-1 tablets on the market this year have included Microsoft, Samsung, HP and Lenovo.

Emerging Vendors 2017: Big Data Startups You Need To Know

As part of CRN's Emerging Vendors for 2017, here are 26 hot big data upstarts, founded in 2011 or later, that solution providers should be aware of.

10 Hot Products At Microsoft Inspire

Vendors pitched scores of products during the Inspire conference, many of them serving to augment Office 365 and other Microsoft offerings.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending July 14, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.