30 Cloud VARs That Get It

When it comes to cloud computing, there are some solution providers that just "get it." Here we look at 30 cloud VARs and how they're taking advantage of the cloud computing explosion.

Capitalizing On Virtualized Environments With Storage, VDI, Management, And More

As virtualization continues to shake up both traditional data centers and small business data closets, vendors are exploring new ways to add value to virtualized environments with new storage, VDI, and management technologies.

The Departed: Microsoft Executive Exits In The Post-Vista Era

Since the launch of Windows Vista in 2007, a number of executives have left Microsoft. With Windows 7 now on the scene, CRN looks back at some of the executive departures that have occurred at Microsoft since the release of the Vista OS.

VAR500 Roundup: McGladrey Sees U.S. Manufacturing Slipping, HP Cloud Service Manages Road Warriors, More

VAR500 solution providers McGladrey, Cognizant, HP Services, Capgemini and Accenture are in the news.

10 Cloud Computing Add-Ons To Watch

CRN takes a look at 10 tools to add-on to fortify and supplement your cloud environment and add management, e-discovery, continuity and other capabilities.

10 Products You've Got To Check Out At Oracle OpenWorld

Hundreds of solution providers, ISVs and other members of the Oracle ecosystem will be clamoring for the attention at Oracle OpenWorld next week. Here are 10 products that shouldn't be missed.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending September 17, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Sept. 17, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Five Things We Want To Hear More About At Oracle OpenWorld

With a newly appointed president, the Sun Microsystems acquisition a done deal, and a completely new line of applications under development, Oracle is undergoing some major changes right now. Here's what we see as the top five issues the company needs to address at next week's Oracle OpenWorld.

Hailing New Hardware: Dell Wants In On SMB Market

Dell Thursday unveiled additions to its server, storage and networking products, citing SMB customer and solution provider requirements for hardware that provides immediate ROI and are easy to deploy.

A Look At The Avaya Flare Experience

Avaya's new Flare Experience interface, along with its attendant tablet and video endpoints, expands Avaya's UC and collaboration portfolio and for the first time gives Avaya VARs an end-to-end video solution to sell. Here's a quick look at the Flare Experience release and what you should know.

A VAR's Story: Learning How To Meet An Amusement Park's IT Needs

Brandon Zumwalt, owner of Internet Contrasts, recently spoke with CRN about the challenges the VAR overcame to put the project together and what he would do differently the next time.

7 Glimpses Of The Future From Intel's Developer Forum

The Intel Developer Forum always provides a dizzying view of the future, and this year's semiconductor confab was true to form. CRN patrolled the IDF show floor and offers some of the more memorable sights from the event.

High On Fiber: 10 Notable Telecom Deals This Year

The telecom service provider space has been fertile ground for major M&A moves lately, especially for fiber network providers. Here's a quick recap of 10 notable deals this year that anyone with a stake in the carrier and service provider channels should keep an eye on.

10 Energy Saving Products Your Customers Need Now

Here's a look at the latest hardware and software products reviewed by the CRN Test Center that offer customer savings and reseller profits.

VAR500 Roundup: CSC Seen As Takeover Target, Accenture Starts Skills Program, And More

VAR500 players Accenture, CDW, CSC, Xerox Services and TCS all made waves this week.

10 Hot Emerging Vendors For September 2010

Each month, CRN highlights 10 hot new IT vendors you need to know about across various IT channel segments. Here are 10 emerging vendors for September 2010.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending September 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Test Center Roundup: Hot New Products For September 2010

New products from Acronis, NEC, Samsung, Plustek, Openbravo and Emerson caught the CRN Test Center's eye this month.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Sept. 10, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Bye-Bye To 3PAR, McAfee: Scenes From VMworld 2010

VMworld 2010 was not only a showcase of the latest in virtualization and cloud computing technology, it was a chance to meet partners and startups and say good-bye to two major companies who may never be seen again.

Four Years In The Cloud: Happy Birthday, Amazon Web Services EC2

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) cloud computing platform are four years old. Here is a roundup of some significant milestones in AWS' history.

Big Money Mark: Five Reasons Hurd Is Worth Every Penny

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has good reason to pay former HP CEO Mark Hurd $950,000 and up to a $10 million bonus. It’s called money in the bank

VAR500 Roundup: Northrop, HP Services, Accenture, Xerox and Capgemini

Ups and downs this week: Solution providers and systems integrators are making news by expanding into Brazil and India, while another had to apologize for a service outage in Virginia.

Hurd's Top Five Oracle Acquisition Target Hit-List

New Oracle President Mark Hurd is not going to be content to sit by and watch IBM, HP and other IT giants pick off one company after another. Here are what we think should be Hurd's five top acquisition targets as he sets about the business of remaking Oracle.

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