Cisco's Technology Bets: 10 Areas To Keep An Eye On

Following the Cisco Partner Summit, an interview with Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior, and several other recent moves, here are 10 pieces of Cisco's current technology strategy that CRN thinks definitely bear watching.

This Week In The Cloud: 6fusion, NetDNA, Symplified And More

Whether it's partnerships, partner programs or products, the action hasn't slowed in the cloud market.

Speed Up Windows XP With System Mechanic 10.8

The Test Center uses System Mechanic to transform an unusable Pentium III-era machine running Windows XP into one that's usable enough.

10 Free Cloud Storage Options

Google Drive’s release last week with 5 GB of free storage capacity set off a cascade of other free storage options. Here's a rundown of the action.

SP500: CSC Named Tops in Managed Services; TCS Offers Docs In-Depth Data

CRN looks at five solution providers in the news, including CSC's managed security services, TCS healthcare management system, GTSI's Navy contract, Accenture in Saudi Arabia and ePlus winning Cisco awards.

Turn Back The Clock: 10 Years Ago In Tech

The declining economy in May 2002 had solution providers and vendors feeling the pinch, with massive layoffs occurring at more than a few major players.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: April 2012

An April shower of major executive moves, from CEOs to top VPs and channel chiefs, greeted the IT channel as it swept into springtime. Here's a look at major moves that happened at Best Buy, Avaya, Huawei, VMware, HP and plenty of other organizations.

10 New Mobile Device Management Solutions To Ease BYOD Headaches

As smartphones and tablets continue to filter into the workplace, demand for mobile device management solutions is on the rise. Here are ten of the market's newest MDM platforms to help IT teams become BYOD-ready.

7 Key Takeaways From VMware's End-User Computing Launch

VMware, whose executives often refer to the so-called 'post-PC era,' next week will unveil new desktop virtualization, cloud storage and identity management products for end users.

25 Software-Defined Networking Players To Know

Now that the software-defined networking (SDN) trend is catching on, it's time to assess the various vendors staking claims to the market. Turns out, it's a pretty big swath of the networking, infrastructure and data center landscape, from big-name vendors to network virtualization alternatives to scrappy startups. Here are 25 in particular that bear watching.

Intel Ivy Bridge Chip, Motherboard A Great Combination

Intel's Desktop Board paired with 22nm Core i7 raises the bar for performance.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending April 27, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending April 27, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Five Cloud Trends That Will Impact Your Business

As cloud computing undergoes rapid changes, Gartner has tracked some key trends.

This Week In The Cloud: NaviSite, SingleHop, Vyatta And More

Partnerships are blossoming in the cloud space as solution providers move more customers to the cloud.

2012 Channel Champs: Financial Factors

The CRN Channel Champions study highlights IT solution provider satisfaction with vendors' financial factors rating.

Solution Provider 500: Earnings Are Up; Accenture Studies Cloud Challenges

This week, solution provider news features earnings from Wipro, TCS and PGI, as well as a study on software solutions via the cloud from Accenture and an ethics fine paid by CIBER.

Back At The Ranch: Jenne's Powering Partners Conference

More than 100 solution providers recently gathered for Jenne's first national conference, held in Tucson, Ariz. Here's a look at what went on.

2012 Channel Champs: How Well Do Vendors Support You?

CRN's 2012 Channel Champs survey reveals how well vendors support their solution provider partners.

Bit9 Security Survey: Nobody Wants To Be A Headline

What's keeping IT security professionals awake at night? These survey results provide insight into perceived threats and vulnerabilities, the effectiveness of security practices, and opinions about disclosure practices.

View From The Seats: Inside Cisco Partner Summit 2012

The 2012 Cisco Partner Summit took place from April 16 to 20 in San Diego. Here's a look at some scenes from the event.

2012 Channel Champions: Technical Satisfaction

The CRN Channel Champions study highlights IT solution provider satisfaction with vendors' technology.

10 Things We Learned At Cisco Partner Summit

Time to read between the lines. What do Cisco's major announcements, moves both large and small, and curious statements from the Partner Summit mean for channel partners?

2012 Channel Champs: Overall Winners

The CRN Channel Champions study highlights IT solution provider satisfaction with vendors' products and services.

The Best-Selling Vendors Of 2011

Cisco Systems and Hewlett-Packard were multiple winners in CRN's Best-Sellers data, but another vendor was the most dominant of all in one particular category.