10 Chip Predictions For 2009

From renewed hostilities in the Clockspeed Wars to the coming battle in the trenches over memory, ChannelWeb pulls out the crystal ball and tells you what the next year in processors and platforms is going to look like.

Affinity Index: Network Color Laser Printers

Hewlett-Packard may have the most market share for network color laser printers, but solution providers say Xerox is making all the right moves in the product category, according to new research by the Institute for Partner Education & Development (IPED).

An In-Depth Look At Nokia's N97 Smartphone

Nokia unveiled the new N97 smartphone Tuesday. Here's a closer look at the phone and its specifications.

10 Microsoft Predictions For 2009

ChannelWeb looks at 10 potential developments that could affect Microsoft's gravitational pull on its galaxy of channel partners in the coming year.

14 Scenes From RetailVision Middle East

RetailVision Middle East attracted the biggest retailers in the region and a host of vendors moving to capture sales in the hottest market in the world.

Why Ubuntu Now Beats Vista

Ubuntu's latest release outflanks Microsoft Windows Vista on several fronts, including performance and price, according to a Test Center side-by-side analysis of both desktop operating systems.

10 Networking Predictions For 2009

2008 was a wild year for networking, but what will 2009 look like?

Affinity Index: x86 Servers

HP's success in the face of economic uncertainty is well-documented -- but the secret sauce HP cooked up to stay strong includes a huge dollop of reseller mojo.

Top 10 Tech Turkeys For 2008

Just in time for Thanksgiving, ChannelWeb looks at the companies, people and product lines that served up real stinkers for IT consumers over the past year.

5 Books The Top 25 Execs 2008 Are Reading

ChannelWeb's Top 25 Execs of 2008 know that reading is fundamental. Here are their picks for books to feed your brain.

2009 State Of The Custom Systems Market: All Systems Go

Despite the economic crisis, VARBusiness 2009 State of the Market research shows more solution providers are gearing to offer custom systems as new energy efficient and lower cost machines give customers better value than branded systems.

Green Bay Packers Score Technology Touchdown

The Green Bay Packers are not only winning with great plays on the field, but off the field with technology solutions driven by their IT quarterback Wayne Wichlacz and a number of partners including HP solution provider Camera Corner/Connecting Point.

26 Scenes From Healthcare IT Summit

Here's a look at Everything Channel's Healthcare IT Summit in San Diego, where CIOs, vendors, and business leaders sat down with Gartner analysts to examine key issues.

7 Hot New Tech Products From XTIFresh

Vendors selected by Everything Channel's XChange and Sightline Group showcase the best new technology geared for channel resellers at Xchange Tech Innovators in San Jose.

Execs Discuss Economic Impact At Supply Chain Conference

At the Raymond James & Associates IT Supply Chain Conference in New York, senior channel execs from some of the top players in the industry talked about how their businesses are faring in the current state of the economy.

Cyber Monday: 10 Tips To Avoid Being Hacked

With Thanksgiving meal under their belts, shoppers will rush to their computers to do their holiday gift buying online. Here are few ways you can protect your information and avoid the hackers.

XTI Demo Rooms: 15 Fun Scenes

XTI vendors showed off their latest, greatest innovations to conference attendees, and had a little fun in the process. Here are a few crazy scenes.

20 Most Strategic Storage Vendors

Storage integrators surveyed recently for Everything Channel's 2008 State of Technology: Storage study picked out the companies they consider to be their most strategic partners. Here are the top 20 vendors that made the cut.

Scenes From The Eye Of The BlackBerry Storm

RIM and Verizon Wireless on Friday officially released the BlackBerry Storm, RIM's first ever touch screen smart phone and its official rival for the Apple iPhone 3G. Here are scenes from the device's launch.

The Top 25 Executives Of 2008

There were plenty of high-powered movers and shakers that made a big impact on the channel in 2008. Here's a look at who made our list of the 25 most influential.

Nehalem Nights: 10 Scenes From Intel's Core i7 Launch Party

Microprocessor giant's first desktop chips built with a sleek new micro-architecture are already being called 'the fastest processors on the planet.'

Scenes From The 2008 VARBusiness Tech Innovator Awards Event

Vendors submitted hundreds of entries for the 2008 VARBusiness Tech Innovator Awards, but only a handful emerged as purveyors of unique, groundbreaking products. Here's a look at the winners.

25 Holiday Gifts A Techie Will Love

It's time again to agonize over what to get the techie in your life. With the holidays closing in fast, here are 25 gift ideas sure to wow any techie.

Get Your Hands On HP's TouchSmart tx2

HP's first touch-screen notebook for consumers has plenty of options for work and play.

7 Scenes From ScanSource's 'Impact Now'

At the Orlando, Fla., event, VARs and vendors attended sessions on leadership and customer loyalty while meeting IndyCar Series racing sensation Danica Patrick and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.