Winners Circle: Microsoft Honors Partners For 'Innovative Solutions'

Here are the North American winners of Microsoft's Partner of the Year Awards, which recognizes partners for their 'innovative solutions that directly address customer challenges.'

The 10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2013 (So Far)

CRN takes a look at some of the hotter cloud startups making waves in 2013.

5 Things We Know About Apple's 'Budget iPhone'

Details emerge about 'iPhone Light,' one of the possible names for Apple's low-cost iPhone for emerging markets.

The 10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2013 (So Far)

CRN looks at 10 virtualization startups that have scored big investments and customer wins in the first half of 2013.

10 Discounted And Inexpensive Apps For Business

From recording meetings and taking notes to scanning for safe networks, take a look at some essential inexpensive and discounted apps to help your business.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ended July 12, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful, or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending July12, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

8 Takeaways From The Bleak Q2 PC Shipment Numbers

There's more than meets the eye to the PC slump. Here are some of the most notable channel takeaways from IDC and Gartner's worldwide PC shipment numbers.

The Best And Worst Channel Stocks of 2013 (So Far)

Stock values for all but one of the 14 channel companies tracked by CRN showed an increase in the first half of 2013. But the majority didn't match overall gains by the Dow Jones and Nasdaq indices.

5 Mobile Threat Trends You May Have Missed

Android malware is increasing, but other mobile security trends can be gleaned from the threat data, according to Juniper's latest Mobile Threats Report.

Top 10 Summer Movies Used As Phishing Bait In 2013

Learn which summer blockbuster is a favorite among phishers attempting to goad people into clicking links that lead to phony movie streaming sites.

The Best And Worst Tech Stocks Of 2013 (So Far)

It's been a mixed first six months on Wall Street for tech vendors, with some vendors like Hewlett-Packard seeing big run-ups in stock prices and others like FalconStor recording big drops in share value.

5 More Great Apps For Mobile Printing

With Android, iPad and iPhones always at hand, mobile printing is more than a convenience -- it's a necessity.

The 10 Coolest Networking Startups Of 2013 (So Far)

The rise of SDN, mobility and the cloud has ushered in a whole new generation of networking and UC companies. Here are 10 that stand out, so far, in 2013.

Top 5 Best-Selling Desktops By Brand

PCs may be declining, but they are not dead. Here are the top 5 best-selling PCs as of March 2013, according to NPD Group.

Self-Protection In A Cloud World: Thoughts From Software Freedom Activist Richard Stallman

Richard Stallman, known for being a staunch advocate for personal privacy and software 'freedom,' sounds off on key issues that can lead to an Orwellian world dominated by 'Big Brother.' The eventual outcome, he says, depends on the degree to which society will resist.

Top 10 Password Data Breaches Evoke Urgency For Stronger Credentials

Cybercriminals use stolen account credentials to drain bank accounts and gain access to corporate networks. In the past several years tens of millions of account credentials were exposed following data breaches at these firms.

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2013 (So Far)

There's no hotter space for startups than big data, a market Gartner expects to hit $34 billion this year. Here are 10 new companies that made a splash, so far, in 2013.

Protecting Data In The Cloud: 10 Top Security Measures

Organizations are increasingly turning to stronger authentication and data encryption to protect sensitive data migrating to the cloud. Trust in cloud providers also is on the rise, according to a recent Ponemon Institute survey.

25 More Cool Tech Gadgets For The Scorching Summer

Whether on vacation, in the backyard or at the beach, these 25 cool tech gadgets will enhance any summer adventure and experience.

5 Tablet Alternatives For Partners Hungry For Microsoft Surface

Microsoft partners are frustrated by the restrictions to sell Surface devices, but there are other Windows 8 tablets out there. Here are five key alternatives.

10 Hot Tech Startups For July

From cross-platform mobile development tools to Linux-based network operating systems to IT vulnerability intelligence systems, there's no shortage of startups with innovative technologies this month.

10 Technology Partners Microsoft Had Front And Center At Build 2013

With everything from 3-D printers to cloud management, Microsoft's tech partner presence at Build 2013 was broad and varied. Here's a look at 10 Microsoft technology partners that stood out at on the showroom floor.

IT Spending 101: 4 Rules All Midmarket CIOs Should Follow

At the recent Midsize Enterprise Summit, Gartner predicted SMB IT spending will top $900 billion this year and will cross the $1 trillion mark by 2015. Here are four things midmarket CIOs should know about managing IT spending.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: June 2013

The biggest IT executive moves in June include more changes at HP, including a new role for Todd Bradley, plus a major new hire for