5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 17, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

CRN IoT Roundtable: 5 Ways Solution Providers Can Get Ahead Of The Game

Panelists say IoT success for solution providers requires building up new practices, adding different skill sets and forging new relationships with operational technology vendors.

15 Big Data Technology Developments You Should Know About

Business analytics in the cloud, improved user access to Hadoop data, and better ways of integrating data from disparate sources are among the key elements of new and updated big data products.

The Top iPhone 8 Rumors (So Far)

Apple is expected to launch a high-end, re-imagined version of the iPhone later this year. Here are the hottest rumors we've come across around specs, features and price.

Q&A: Check Point Sales Chief On A Big Business Realignment And Competing Against Palo Alto Networks

Check Point Software Technologies EVP of Worldwide Sales and Global Field Operations Pierre-Paul Allard sat down with CRN to talk about realigning the company's sales force, and how he thinks that will position the company to avoid a sales miss like Palo Alto Networks.

CRN IoT Roundable: Cisco, HPE And Forescout Execs Use Channel Partners To Deploy IoT Solutions

Executives from HPE, Forescout and Cisco talked about how they are using the channel to deploy IoT products during an IoT roundtable hosted by CRN.

Across The Telecom Spectrum: 6 Moves That Made Waves In The Channel

From a plethora of new product offerings, to carriers extending the reach of their networks, here are six recent moves in the telecom industry that solution providers should know.

5 Eye-Popping Facts About Dell EMC's Assault On The All-Flash Market

Dell EMC storage chief Jeff Boudreau says the company will be putting distance between itself and other all-flash market players in the near future.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant For Network Performance Monitoring And Diagnostics

A total of 17 vendors made Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Network Performance Monitoring And Diagnostics, including Cisco, HPE and NetScout.

CRN IoT Roundtable: HPE, Cisco And Forescout Execs Highlight The Biggest Opportunities For The Channel

During an IoT roundtable hosted by CRN, executives from HPE, Cisco and Forescout discuss how they will work with their partners to bring customized IoT solutions to vertical markets.

10 Signs Apple Has Hit An Innovation Wall

Apple has lacked a groundbreaking product under CEO Tim Cook and been slow to respond to major trends. But to us the more troubling part is that the company seems to think it's still innovating.

CRN Exclusive: Brocade Channel Chief On Future With Arris, Ruckus-Brocade Integration, And How Partners Will Benefit

Brocade Communications channel chief Sandra Glaser Cheek talks to CRN about the future of Brocade-Ruckus and its channel as part of Arris International.

2017 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs: Round 1 Matchup Breakdowns

The Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs is back for its third year, with Round 1 voting kicking off Thursday.

6 Things You Need To Know About Using Microsoft Teams

The CRN Test Center offers a primer on Microsoft's new workplace collaboration app in Office 365.

Lenovo ThinkAgile For Microsoft Azure Stack: 5 Key Points For Partners

Lenovo's new ThinkAgile For Microsoft Azure Stack is a convergence appliance designed to give customers the convenience of public cloud with the control of on-premise offerings. Here are five key facts partners need to know.

Venture Capital View: TCV's Ted Coons On IoT Channel Opportunities, IT Automation And The 'Crazy Fast March' Toward Cloud

The push to cloud environments is creating some upheaval, but also big opportunities for solution providers, the venture capitalist tells CRN.

Tech Data CEO Dutkowsky On Avnet TS Integration, Changing IT Landscape And New Roadmap

Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky discusses acquisition close, new opportunities and how the integration will impact channel partners.

Mobileye Blockbuster: 7 Ways Intel Aims To Beat Qualcomm In The Connected Car Market

Intel is going after competitors like Qualcomm and Samsung in the connected car space after announcing it will by Mobileye for $15.3 billion. Here are other ways the company is strengthening its positioning in the automated vehicle market.

CRN Exclusive: NetApp's Lipsin On Hyper-Converged Plans And Navigating The Cisco Relationship

Bill Lipsin said that NetApp plans to bring offer a unique take on hyper-converged infrastructure, one that will work in conjunction with its FlexPod converged infrastructure to offer its channel partners a host of new services and consulting opportunities.

CRN Exclusive: Aruba Channel Chief On Why Partners Need More Software Skills And How HPE Is Opening New Doors

Aruba Networks' channel chief, Donna Grothjan talks to CRN about how partners need to enhance their software skill set and how HPE is increasing deal sizes for the channel.

2017 Software-Defined Data Center 50

The software-defined data center replaces proprietary hardware-based server, storage, networking and other equipment with the equivalent software functionality running on commodity servers. Here are 50 companies on the forefront of developing the software-defined data center.

Head-To-Head: Samsung's Rumored Galaxy S8 Vs. Apple iPhone 7

Reports suggest the Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a number of superior features to the iPhone 7, including a more-premium display.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 10, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Presidio COO Talks IPO Aftermath, M&A Strategy Ahead And 'Juggernaut' Cisco

Presidio COO David Hart talks to CRN about the importance and impact of its IPO today as well as its M&A strategy and OEM relationships.

Q&A: Symantec President Michael Fey On Blue Coat Integration, Competition With McAfee And Driving Security Consolidation

CRN speaks with Symantec's president and COO to discuss the company's integration of Blue Coat, competition with McAfee and the endpoint security market.