10 M&A Deals Reshaping The Channel: May 2016

CSC remade the channel landscape last month by agreeing to join forces with the enterprise services arm of HPE, as solution providers big and small pursued more expertise around cloud, software and managed services.

Head-To-Head: Lenovo ThinkStation P410 Vs. Dell Precision Tower 3620

Lenovo just unveiled its ThinkStation P410 tower, which competes on specs and price with workstations on the market such as the Dell Precision Tower 3620. Here's how they stack up.

10 Enterprise-Friendly Software Features Apple Revealed At WWDC 2016

Apple lifted the curtain on iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, its software for the iPhone and Mac, respectively, at Worldwide Developers Conference this year. Here are 10 features that make these operating systems appealing to the enterprise.

Microsoft's Nadella On The Blockbuster LinkedIn Deal: Integrating Office365 And Dynamics CRM, Machine Learning And Security Implications

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sees significant big data and analytics opportunities from integrating LinkedIn with Office 365 and Dynamics CRM.

Apple WWDC 2016: 10 New Apple Software Features That Will Make Partners Cheer

Apple lifted the curtain on its newest software innovations at Worldwide Developers Conference this year, including iOS 10 and macOS Sierra. Following are 10 new features that will wow partners.

10 New Cloud Security Startups That Are Making Their Mark

These companies have begun advancing new ideas and solutions to protect data and infrastructure to help make the cloud a less scary proposition for business.

10 Things You Need To Know About Microsoft's $26B LinkedIn Acquisition

What exactly is Microsoft getting for its definitive agreement to acquire LinkedIn? Here are the key things to know about LinkedIn's business.

Q&A: New Symantec CEO Talks Blue Coat Acquisition, Integration Roadmap And Plans For Partners

Incoming Symantec CEO Greg Clark answered investor questions Monday about his new role and the security vendor's blockbuster acquisition of Blue Coat Systems.

Head-To-Head: HP Spectre 13 Vs. Apple MacBook

The CRN Test Center breaks down how the two rival laptops compare on specs. Here's how the HP Spectre 13 compares to the latest Apple MacBook.

LiveWorx: 10 PTC Partners Cashing In On IoT In The Enterprise

Partners used PTC's LiveWorx in Boston last week to show off how they' are deploying IoT solutions and services to enterprise customers. Here are 10 of the coolest examples at the event.

5 Rumors That Apple Partners Should Keep An Eye On During WWDC 2016

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, where the company reveals its newest developments in its popular iOS and OS X software, is coming up on Monday. Here's five possible announcements that partners could expect.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending June 10, 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 June 10, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

A Closer Look At Lenovo's New Smartphones: Phab2 Pro And Moto Z

Move over, Apple: Lenovo's two new smartphones have some of the biggest differentiators seen in the device world of late. Here's a look at the Phab2 Pro and Moto Z.

8 Storage Companies Cisco Should Buy (And 1 It Shouldn't)

Analysts suggest companies Cisco could acquire that would boost its storage presence in the market.

Q&A: Tech Data CEO Weighs In On CSC Merger, Apple Sales, Windows 10 And The Cybersecurity Explosion

The merger of CSC and HPE's Enterprise Services unit is good for the channel, as is Windows 10, says Robert Dutkowsky, CEO of the Florida-based distributor.

Cisco-IBM IoT Partnership: 6 Channel Benefits Partners Need To Know

Where's the channel play in Cisco and IBM's new Internet of Things partnership? Mike Flannagan, Cisco's data and analytics leader, explains how partners can capitalize.

CRN Exclusive: Whitman On Why Dropbox Hit The High-Price AWS Wall, HPE's Lower-Cost Hybrid Cloud, The Docker Partnership And Why IBM Watson Is Second Best

HPE CEO Meg Whitman spoke with CRN at HPE's Discover conference about Dropbox's decision to move some of its cloud business to HPE and how partners can take advantage of the major cloud transformation.

25 Gadgets To Get Your Techie Dad This Father's Day

Father's Day is right around the corner, and here's what CRN suggests you should get for your gadget-loving dad.

Head-To-Head: Samsung Notebook 9 Vs. Apple MacBook Pro

Smartphone rivals Apple and Samsung have taken their battle into the laptop realm. Here is how the Apple Macbook Pro compares with the Samsung Notebook 9.

Intel Unite: 5 New Security, Collaboration Features That Will Create 'Huge Opportunity' For The Channel

Intel unveils security and collaboration updates to its conference system, Intel Unite. Here are five new features partners need to know about.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: May 2016

From Xerox's CEO stepping down, to new top leadership at FireEye, to continued executive changes at Cisco, there was a constant stream of executive departures and promotions in May.

HPE Steps Up Innovation Offensive: 10 Hot New Product/Sales Plays From Discover 2016

HPE is debuting a number of products and programs at its Discover conference in Las Vegas this week. Here are 10 offerings partners need to know.

Channel Chiefs: When, And When Not, To Move Storage To The Cloud

Channel chiefs at some of the storage industry's top vendors discuss the importance of the channel in helping customers decide when and how to move data to the cloud and whether that move could impact traditional storage business.

The 35 Most Highly Compensated Channel CEOs In 2015

The 35 highest-paid CEOs from publicly traded solution providers and distributors raked in nearly $168 million of compensation last year. Which top executive made the most money?

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