CRN Exclusive: Sophos CEO On Knocking Out The Competition With Security Heartbeat

In an exclusive interview with CRN, Kris Hagerman explains how the company has positioned itself to win in the hotly contested security market, and why partners are key to that success.

BlackBerry Priv Debut: 10 Features Partners Need To Know About

BlackBerry's Priv smartphone, which departs significantly from the company's other models, hit the U.S. market last week. Here are 10 key differentiators.

Racing To The Top: CRN's 2015 Triple Crown Award Winners

CRN assembles a number of lists and rankings throughout the year, including the Solution Provider 500, the Fast Growth 150 and the Tech Elite 250. CRN recognizes the 57 solution providers that earned a spot on all three lists this year with the second-annual Triple Crown honors.

Cisco Earnings Preview: 5 Things Partners Need To Watch For In Q1

CRN looks at five things to watch for during Cisco's first-quarter fiscal year 2016 earnings report Thursday afternoon.

The Best-Selling VoIP Telecom Equipment By Brand In Q3

Here are the top five UC and VoIP providers whose telecom equipment was sold through distributors in third-quarter 2015, according to market-research firm NPD Group.

iPad Pro Preview: 7 iPad Trade-In Programs

As preorders for Apple's new iPad Pro open Wednesday, companies are ramping up their iPad trade-in programs. Following are seven key trade-in programs for Apple's trademark tablets.

10 Private Equity Companies That Have Pumped Money Into The Channel In 2015

Private-equity firms have stepped up to buy all or parts of five solution providers within the past two months. Here's a look at 10 private-equity firms that are funneling cash into the channel to drive cloud era sales growth.

Google Guaranteed: 8 Google For Work Recommended Cloud Apps

Google is vetting partner apps that integrate with its Google Apps Office Productivity Suite. Here are the first eight ISVs to receive Google's stamp of approval.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant For Data Center Outsourcing

Companies such as IBM, HP, Dell and CSC are leading the way in data center outsourcing, Gartner said, but Indian providers are becoming more competitive by lightening their assets and focusing on remote managed services.

FireEye's Future: 6 Reasons Analysts Are Skeptical About The Security Vendor's Outlook

Security vendor FireEye faces challenges from steepening competition to channel conflict, investors and analysts said after the company's Q3 earnings call. Here are some of their concerns.

CRN Exclusive: F5 CEO Talks Channel Sales Initiative And Entering Hyper-Converged Market

F5 CEO Manny Rivelo told CRN his company needs to drive channel programs, onboard new partners and create a new sales initiative for solution providers.

The 2015 Internet Of Things 50

The Internet of Things market is exploding, with an estimated $19 trillion opportunity up for grabs. CRN has compiled its inaugural list of 50 companies who are building tailored-made IoT solutions that channel partners need to know.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: October 2015

October wasn't the busiest month for executive moves, but there were still some big names who jumped ship, while competitors snatched high-level leaders from their rivals. Here are the 30 moves that caused waves in the channel.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Nov. 6, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Review: GammaTech's Durabook S15AB Sports Big Display, Thin Body -- And Is Built For Abuse

This drop-, shock- and spill-resistant laptop from GammaTech delivers a bit of sex appeal in a rugged laptop market filled with bulky, hefty competitors.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Nov. 6, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

The Best-Selling 802.11ac Routers By Brand In Q3

Check out the best-selling brands in the 802.11ac router market for the third quarter of 2015, according to the NPD Group's DistributorTrack sales database.

CenturyLink Channel Chief: 'We Aren't A Telco Anymore, We Are An IT Company'

Blake Wetzel, vice president of CenturyLink's Channel Alliance, discusses how the company has transformed and how the channel can work with CenturyLink in any capacity they'd like.

10 Companies Symantec Could Acquire With Its $6 Billion War Chest

CRN reached out to partners and analysts to see who they think is a potential target to be acquired by Symantec. Here are 10 companies they said the vendor could (or should) buy.

8 Futuristic Internet Of Things Technologies You Won't Believe Inside Cisco Headquarters

CRN got a behind-the-scenes look at cool innovations inside Cisco's Internet of Everything (IoE) Showcase Room at its headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

An Inside Look At Hewlett Packard Enterprise's NYC Launch Party

After Hewlett Packard Enterprise recorded its first day as an independent publicly traded entity, some of the company's top executives gathered with channel partners and customers to celebrate at a launch event in New York. CRN was on hand to mark the historic day.

Racing To The Cloud: Scenes From Oracle OpenWorld 2015

The massive Oracle conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco drew 60,000 attendees last week, and CRN was live on the show floor to document how the tech giant is attacking the competition.

6 Biggest Blowout Semiconductor Acquisitions So Far In 2015

The semiconductor industry has seen widespread consolidation in 2015. Following are some of the biggest acquisition moves so far this year.

ScanSource CEO Q&A: Major Expectations For Another Record Quarter

Even while absorbing three acquisitions and completing a tough SAP installation this year, distributor ScanSource sees another strong quarter ahead, CEO Mike Baur tells CRN.

Channel Exec: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Will Be 'More Aggressive Than They've Ever Seen Us'

Hewlett Packard Enterprise channel executive Terry Richardson speaks with CRN about the immediate benefits solution providers will see from the split.