Slide Show: HP's Extreme Partner Conference

HP's partner conference, from CEO Mark Hurd to singer Sheryl Crow, set the standard for channel events that rock.

2008 Channel Chiefs: Who's Who In Software

Which executives are driving the channel at software vendors?

2008 Channel Chiefs: Who's Who In MSP Platforms

Check out the movers and shakers of managed services in the channel.

2008 Channel Chiefs: Who's Who In Systems/Peripherals

Here are the systems/peripherals channel chiefs you should know.

2008 Channel Chiefs: Who's Who In Networking

Here are the men and women running prominent networking vendor channel programs.

2008 Channel Chiefs: Who's Who In Storage

Here's who to know in storage for the channel.

Slide Show: Hurd Sounds Off On HP's Channel

Hewlett-Packard Chairman and CEO Mark Hurd in an interview with CMP ChannelWeb spoke about what he likes and doesn't like about HP's channel partners and why solution providers are key to the vendor's plan to state on top of the global IT market.

2008 Channel Chiefs: Who's Who In Security

Here are the men and women running prominent security companies in the channel.

Lenovo's X300 in Pictures

Lenovo's X300 notebook is the company's thinnest to date, giving the MacBook Air a run for its money.

Quick Clicks: Lenovo ThinkPad X300 Notebook

Lenovo is nearing the formal launch of its ThinkPad X300 notebook, an ultra-slim device with full ThinkPad features. CMP Channel Test Center examined and tested the device and found it to raise the bar for business mobility.

Slide Show: 10 Ways to Go Blu-ray

Now that the high-def DVD format war has been won, here are 10 hot products available now for customers ready to buy Blu-ray.

25 Channel Chiefs You Should Know

These 25 executives are leaders of the channel, building strategies that will shape the future for solution providers.

2008 Channel Chiefs: The 100 Percent Club

Find out which channel chiefs are members of the "100 percent club," relying on the channel for all of their revenue.

10 Hot Peripherals Selling Right Now

From desktop storage to displays to biometric security devices, here are 10 neat peripherals making their way through the channel.

9 Hot Products For The Hardcore Gamer

Here are some great gaming products that system builders can add on to gaming PCs.

Channelized Children's Books We'd Love To See

Microsoft created the kid's book 'Mommy, Why is There a Server in the House?' for marketing at CES. We loved it so much we came up with several kids' book ideas of our own.

Slide Show: Ultra-Mobile PCs

A new breed of mobile devices packs the power of a full-blown PC into a tiny package.

Quick Clicks: Small-Business VoIP

Five rivals go head-to-head for small-business IP telephony crown.

What's The Alternative?

Solution providers partnering with hungry alternative vendors are delivering improved Return On Investment (ROI) for their customers and higher margins for themselves by opening their eyes and looking beyond the market leaders. Here's a rundown of the leaders -- and the alternatives -- across more than a dozen technology categories.

TI Offers First Look at Android Prototype

SLIDE SHOW: Check out handsets based on the Google platform are showcased at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona.

26 Alternative Products VARs Should Know

Which products from alternative vendors do solution providers need to know? Here's our list.

8 Tips To Recession-Proof Your Business

SLIDE SHOW: Top solution provider execs give advice and insights on how to protect your business during an economic downturn.

Videoconferencing: For Today And Tomorrow

Solution providers say 2008 could be a breakout year for videoconferencing. Here's a look at products to sell today and a sneak peek at what you could be offering tomorrow.

Executive Briefing: February 8, 2008

The five most important stories of the week of Feb. 8, 2008.

First Look: Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 provides advances in virtualization, storage management, administration and controls that far outstrip Windows Server 2003.