10 Companies To Watch In 2008

Part 1 of a 4 part series: Some are longtime players and others are new to the scene, but all of these companies will make their mark on the channel in 2008.

Slide Show: A Peek At Office Live Beta

Our Test Center looks at Microsoft's newly unveiled Office Live Beta. Can it compete with Google Docs?

Quick Clicks: Application Virtualization Bake-Off

The Test Center looks at three Application Virtualization products.

Celebrating 60 Years Of The Transistor

Join us as we look at some of the major milestones in the evolution of the transistor from odd-looking stand-in for the vacuum tube to tiny engine that drives a computerized world.

Slide Show: Linux World Series, Round 2

Channel Test Center searches for the best RPM distribution in Round 2, as Debian-based winner waits for its challenger.

Slide Show: Round 1 Of The World Series Of Linux

Take a look as three Debian-based distributions compete for the chance to play for the championship title.

Slide Show: Wireless Hot Spots For 2008

Here's what to watch in the world of wireless next year.

Slide Show: Tablet Wars!

Fujitsu, Toshiba and Dell go head to head with tablet PCs.

7 Young VARs To Watch

The next generation of solutions providers brings new ideas and fresh perspectives to the channel.

Review: Box.net Offers Multiple Storage Solutions

Channel Test Center played with Box.net this week, an online storage application that changes the game for solution providers.

Slide Show: 2008 State Of The Market

Here's a round-up of the VARBusiness State Of The Market Survey.

You Better Watch Out For These 9 Holiday Scams

'Tis the season for scammers to target unwary online shoppers. Here are nine tricks to avoid.

The 10 Best Products Of 2007

The reviews are in. The decisions are final. A whole mess of new technology made its way into solution providers' hands in 2007, and our Test Center got down and dirty with it all. From our labs to yours, here are our picks for the 10 that bested the rest.

Slide Show: Dell's Jump Into The Channel

Will Dell's channel program be a hit? Here's a peek at what's in store.

Scenes From CMP Channel's Virtual Tradeshow

Attend a tradeshow without leaving your desk. Join the 700 solution providers and technology vendors who attended the virtual conference.

Quick Clicks: On The Move With Cellular Data Cards

For people on the go, here are four cellular data cards that let notebooks access the Internet via wireless networks.

CRNtech Live - Dallas

Here's a look at the eight vendors who took the CRNtech Live challenge and raced the clock to demo their products in 10 minutes.

Slide Show: What Makes VARs Thankful This Year?

10 VARs dish on products and services they appreciate most of all.

Apple, Dell and More: 10 Accounting Slips To Avoid

Many companies throughout the IT industry grapple with earnings restatements, late SEC filings and other related challenges. Here is a look at accounting stories you should know about, as part of your due diligence:

Take A Look At AMD's Phenom And Spider

With its native quad-core architecture, the AMD Phenom is a gamer's dream come true.

Top 10 Security Threat Predictions For 2008

Security professionals caution the channel about threats to watch out for in 2008.

Bake-Off: SSL VPNs Keep You Connected

SSL VPNs are serious about remote access, but which one really rocks?

CRNtech Looks At 6 Smartphones

Which smartphones get the thumbs up? Vendors deliver increasingly refined technology for corporate solutions.

OpenWorld: Tech Titans Vie For Virtualization Dominance

Here's a round up of the sights and sounds of this year's Oracle OpenWorld.

The Best RSS Feed Readers

The latest web- and browser-based newsfeed readers can make quick work of keeping up to date on news and blogs from anywhere across the web. Here are 16 current solutions: