Software A Bright Spot In A Down Storage Market

No matter how poorly the economy is doing, businesses continue to collect, store and archive data.

Despite Recession, VARs Project Moderate Growth In 2009

Most VARs project moderate growth of at least 4 percent in the next 12 months. Here's where they see hot spots.

Stimulus Cheat Sheet: 5 Provisions VARs Need To Know

The federal stimulus package is still being tweaked in its final version, but VARs can identify plenty of opportunities already if they know where to look.

Kaspersky Partner Conference: VARs In Paradise

For four days, Kaspersky Lab partners mingled with their peers, danced salsa, went on treks in the rain forest, ate island cuisine and drank more than a lion's share of rum. Oh, and they attended keynotes and presentations, too. Here are a few lively scenes from the island.

Check Out NetSuite's New Retail SaaS

A quick tour of NetSuite's new on-demand retail management applications.

Kindle And Beyond: 15 E-Reading Devices, Apps

Amazon's Kindle 2 might be the hottest thing in e-reading right now, but it's hardly the only e-book product in play. Seemingly everyone wants in on e-books and digital ink.

Up, Down Or Out? Tech Retailers Wrestle With Another Declining Month checks in on how tech retailers are faring given a rough retail climate to start the year.

10 Capabilities Of Mobile Unified Communications

Mobile unified communications will be a big hit in 2009 and VARs should take notice. Here are 10 attributes of a true mobile UC solution.

Kindle 2 Turns A New Page

Amazon takes the wraps off its highly anticipated Kindle 2.0 e-reader.

Toshiba TG01 Gunning For Apple iPhone

Toshiba is preparing to release the TG01, a high-powered touch-screen smartphone and the first device with Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipset. Watch out iPhone.

Jobless Claims Skyrocket As Tech Layoffs Mount

IT firms shed thousands of jobs in January, as nationwide jobless claims nationwide hit an all-time high.

What The Channel Wants To See In The National CTO

As the president closes in on appointing the first-ever national chief technology officer, the channel sounds off on what it'd like to see from that tech czar, regardless of who gets the job.

Quick Clicks: Zoho vs. Google vs. Microsoft

Love them or hate them, online productivity suites are the trend. Who fared better in our comparison: Zoho, Google or Microsoft?

5 Multifunction Printers For A Hard-Hit Economy

Printer VARs and vendors have discovered that color MFPs are a hit with customers.

10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Windows 7 Beta

Learn what you need to know to maximize the potential of the Windows 7 beta.

Networking Vendors Roll Out Data Center Gear

Networking vendors have been targeting the data center, releasing a host of products to tell a full end-to-end story. Here is a roundup of some data center networking solutions from Cisco, Juniper and ProCurve Networking by HP.

17 Scenes From Lotusphere 2009

Lotusphere customers and partners got their first look at the LotusLive applications at Lotusphere 2009. Check out the scenes from the conference.

ProCurve Unveils Data Center Switches

HP ProCurve is the latest networking vendor to attack the data center. ProCurve has added five new data center switches to its roster, along with adding management software and an application integration alliance. Here is a look at the new ProCurve gear.

Key Security Technologies Customers Are Buying Right Now

Over 80 percent of customers surveyed for the 2009 CRN Market Report: Security said they will cough up cash for IT security solutions this year. Here's a look at what they'll spend it on.

10 Ways To Save Your Clients Big Bucks brings you 10 real-world examples of how solution providers used hot technology to help customers cut costs.

Sanyo's 6 New HD Dual Cameras For 2009

Check out Sanyo's hot, new Xacti cameras, in both vertical and horizontal alignments -- with full HD, compact HD and waterproof models.

20 Strategies To Stay Afloat In Retail This Year

Representatives from everyone from Best Buy and The Home Depot to major research houses and financial experts gathered in New York for the National Retail Federation Convention & Expo. Here's a sampling of their advice.

Nortel's Decline: A Timeline

Nortel Networks filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Here is a timeline documenting Nortel's fall.

Key Takeaways From The 2009 State Of Technology: Peripherals Study

This year's study examined six peripherals categories with the help of 774 North American solution providers. Here are some things to remember when taking aim at peripherals business this year.

Lenovo Launches Home Desktop PC Trio

Lenovo added three affordable desktop PCs to its consumer line, targeted at customers looking for good functionality without a high price tag.