VAR500 This Week: Earnings Up, M&A Activity Hits Stride

Capgemini buys cybersecurity firm, while other VARs announce earnings and mergers.

Going Green With Eco-Friendly Components

Going green was the rage of 2009, and the buzz in 2010 isn't letting up. Manufacturers are responding to increased demands from their white box makers for more eco-friendly components.

Six iPad Accessories Available Now

If you just can't wait the50-odd days to get your hands on an Apple iPad, you can bide the time by ordering a handful of accessories now. Here's a look at some of them.

15 Open-Source PBX/VoIP Products To Know

Will 2010 be the year that open-source PBX and VoIP reach critical mass? Here are 15 companies that hope so.

2010: A Decade Of Malware

Malware has evolved from low-key e-mail attacks to stealthy, complex and profit-motivated information-stealing botnets and SQL attacks. What's next on the horizon?

Non-Apple Tablets From A to Z

The long-awaited iPad has arrived. But here are 12 other tablet devices that will take aim at Apple this year as the suddenly crowded tablet PC market heats up.

10 Cloud Computing Predictions For 2010

While the cloud is still seen by many as a relatively immature technology, industry watchers and experts are predicting 2010 will be the cloud computing's year.

20 Coolest Cloud Infrastructure Vendors

What do the nuts and bolts of a cloud-based solution look like? These 20 cloud infrastructure vendors have the inside scoop.

10 Haiti Earthquake Scams To Avoid

Scammers are already exploiting the tragedy in Haiti with a slew of phishing attacks and malware sites designed to take advantage of users' curiosity and generosity toward the humanitarian effort. Watch out for these 10 scams.

20 Coolest Cloud Productivity App Vendors

IT managers generally weren't the early adopters of cloud-computing applications but they're starting to come around to the lower costs and improved flexibility offered by cloud-based productivity applications. Here are 20 of the coolest we've seen so far.

First Look At The Apple iPad

It's thin, it's light, it's got Steve Jobs written all over it -- but will the Apple iPad be a game-changer of the magnitude of the iPhone and iPod?

20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendors

Solution providers who are offering customers some form of storage-as-as-service which includes storing or backing up data over the Internet may not realize it yet, but they have already taken the first step to being a cloud computing provider. Here are the 20 coolest vendors to team up with.

Linux 2010: Sharp, Fast And Worth A Look

Windows 7 isn't the only vastly improved operating system released over the past several months. A number of Linux desktop distributions have been refreshed -- or are slated for major updates in the near term. The CRN Test Center has looked at several and finds them to be clean, fast and and manageable. Some are cost-free. Some have paid-service models. All are worth a look.

20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors

Cloud-based security services have stepped into the spotlight as vendor after vendor has acquired smaller, innovative players in recent years. Here's our look at the coolest cloud security vendors dotting the landscape.

2010 Websense All-Star Partner Awards

Websense recognized some of its most outstanding channel partners during its partner conference Friday, applauding their growth, product competencies and commitment to the company.

20 Coolest Cloud Platform Vendors

Cloud computing is poised to make big gains in 2010, Here, we take a look at the 20 coolest cloud platform vendors vying for solution providers’ attention.

25 Technology Thought Leaders For 2010

These 25 visionaries are boldly shaping the future of the IT industry by driving a bevy of new cutting-edge technology developments.

Scenes From Lotusphere 2010

Lotusphere 2010 attendees were treated to some sneak previews of IBM Lotus' development plans, as well as several days of fun in the Florida sun.

8 Persistent Myths Swirling Around Apple

People just love talking about Apple, and their opinions aren't always based on actual knowledge. This has led to the rise of myths about Apple and its products, and here we look at 8 examples of ones that are still swirling around the company.

20 To Watch In 2010

Here's our look at the 20 companies, people, technologies and trends worth watching in the New Year.

Booting Up Ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu has had its ups and downs in its technology battles with Microsoft's Windows desktop OS platform, and the next "up" in this series should be April 29, when the community makes public the long-term stable release version of Ubuntu 10.04.

10 Keys To The Avaya-Nortel Integration

Now that Avaya has completed its acquisition of Nortel's enterprise business and revealed a product roadmap for the combined channel organization, it's important to separate fact from speculation. Here's what we know.

Hot Software Products To Check Out At Lotusphere

Thousands of the IBM Lotus faithful, including customers and channel partners, came to Orlando for Lotusphere 2010.

7 New E-Readers From CES 2010

E-readers were everywhere at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show, and they all have their sights set on taking down the market leading Kindle from Amazon. Here are seven new e-readers that got a close-up in Las Vegas last week.

Classic Examples Of Bizarre Stuff At CES

What would CES be without products and scenes so bizarre they make you shake your head in disbelief? At CES 2010, these were everywhere, and following are 10 representative examples.