The 10 Biggest Channel Stories Of 2017

CRN rounds up the most significant and influential channel developments of the past year, including a slew of high-profile acquisitions, leadership changes and private equity investments.

The 10 Biggest Storage Stories Of 2017

Cloud and hyperscale companies threatened the status quo in the enterprise storage market in 2017 as sales shifted away from the traditional players, who stepped up their own game in hyper-converged and software-based storage.

HP Channel Chief Dismore: How Women Can Find Confidence To Overcome Obstacles And Become Top Performers

HP channel chief Stephanie Dismore shared her experiences over the past 20 years as a successful woman in IT at the Women of the Channel East Leadership Conference earlier this month.

The 10 Biggest Networking Stories Of 2017

CRN breaks down the top ten biggest stories of 2017 that captured the network world's attention.

Samsung Mobile Channel Chief Mike Coleman On Unlocking 'Explosive Growth' In The Channel And Partner Recruitment For 2018

Samsung is seeking to blaze new trails in providing business-focused mobility solutions with channel partners, including an Enterprise Edition of Samsung's popular smartphones.

The 10 Biggest Tech Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2017

IT vendors, telecom giants, and solution providers got in on the M&A action during 2017, so there's no telling what new services are coming to the market in 2018. Here are ten of the biggest, headline-grabbing tech acquisitions of year.

The 10 Biggest Data Breaches Of 2017

Data breach activity continued to soar in 2017, with the number of breaches jumping more than 10 percent to 1,202. Here are the 10 biggest breaches of this year.

Nutanix CEO On Cisco's Hardware Problem, Dell's Dual Hyper-Converged Strategy And Why He Doesn't View HPE-SimpliVity 'As A Competitor'

"Whatever we were talking about in 2012, is what HPE is talking about in 2018," said Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey, in an interview with CRN.

IT Hall Of Famer Izzy Schwab On D&H's Employee Owned Advantage, Why He Loves Distribution And The Secret To Maintaining A Fourth Generation Family Business

D&H Distributing CEO Izzy Schwab, 82, spoke with CRN about his 60th anniversary at the company, the culture of the employee owned fourth generation family business and what he is most proud of as the company prepares to celebrate its centennial.

5 Things You Need To Know About Aerohive's New SD-WAN Solution

Aerohive argues that its new SD-WAN solution is more united and easily managed than offerings from Cisco and other competitors.

Head-To-Head: Apple iPhone 8 Vs. Google Pixel 2

The CRN Test Center compares the smaller-screened new models in the iPhone and Pixel smartphone lines. Here's how the Apple iPhone 8 stacks up with the Google Pixel 2.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Dec. 15, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

18 Hot Products And Services Cloud Partners Need To Know In 2018

The Channel Company's NexGen 2017 Conference and Technology Expo brought out the best of the best. From new cloud services and innovative and eye-catching products, to brand-new partner strategies, CRN rounded up some of the hottest offerings and vendors on display.

CRN Interview: SADA Systems CEO Says Only Agile Solution Providers Will Survive

SADA Systems, a high-profile Microsoft, Google, and Facebook partner, is investing millions in cloud. SADA CEO Tony Safoian shared where partners should place their bets and how aspiring cloud partners can get in with the world's largest cloud providers at The NexGen 2017 Conference and Technology Expo.

7 Things To Know About Cisco's Executive Shakeup

The departures of 22-year Cisco executives Chris Dedicoat and Rebecca Jacoby sent further signals to partners that CEO Chuck Robbins intends to completely remake the networking giant as a leader in the market for cloud-based solutions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Dec. 15, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Hot Smartphones For Last-Minute Shoppers

You've been hearing about new smartphones coming out all year long. For those in the market, we're hoping to make your holiday shopping search easier by highlighting a handful of sweet options.

6 Major Intel Channel Executive Changes That Shocked Partners

As Intel continues to refocus its strategy around the cloud and data center, partners are getting used to executive reshuffling in the channel.

The 10 Biggest Telecom Stories Of 2017

From multi-billion mergers and acquisitions, to competition heating up in the wireless arena, to the fate of Net Neutrality hanging in the balance, 2017 was a busy year in the telecom industry. Here are ten of the biggest headline-making news stories.

FBI Cybersecurity Security Expert Abagnale On The Real Cause Of Blockbuster Security Breaches And The Breakthrough Technology That Could Eliminate Passwords

Frank Abagnale, the teenage check forger turned FBI security expert popularized in the film "Catch Me If You Can," spoke with CRN about the cause of blockbuster cybersecurity breaches, why Equifax is the worst breach he has ever seen, and the revolutionary technology that could eliminate passwords.

Cisco's Nirav Sheth On Driving Services With ConnectWise, Cultivating Born-In-The-Cloud Partners And Playing Nice With AWS

Cisco channel executive Nirav Sheth spoke with CRN about Cisco's continuing transformation into a recurring revenue-based software company and how it is playing matchmaker between born-in-the-cloud partners and traditional partners in an effort to accelerate cloud-based business.

The 10 Biggest Data Center Stories Of 2017

The data center market continued to evolve in 2017 as traditional vendors had to compete with hot startups looking to steal market share. Here are the 10 biggest data center stories of the year.

Here's Who Made Gartner's First-Ever Magic Quadrant For Cloud Access Security Brokers

Companies such as Netskope, Skyhigh Networks and Symantec have set the standard for cloud access security brokers, Gartner said, but giants like Cisco, Microsoft and Oracle are in a position to funnel resources into their recent CASB acquisitions.

The 10 Biggest Security Stories Of 2017

The security industry saw more threats and funding opportunities in 2017, with massive data breaches and ransomware attacks crippling major institutions, and vendors tapping into the deep pockets of private equity and IPOs.

Ruckus President Rabinovitsj On The Company's Channel Renaissance And How Partners Can Make Bank While Taking On Cisco Meraki

Ruckus Networks president Dan Rabinovitsj said the company is putting a tight focus on the channel's role in growing revenue in key verticals and with initiatives in the cloud.