The Most Innovative Products Of 2008

R&D throughout the industry has led to significant steps in innovation this year. VARBusiness Tech Innovator Awards recognize the most innovative of these offerings from several different sectors.

5 Interesting Comments From Microsoft's Services Launch

ChannelWeb drills down on five comments from Microsoft's Online Services launch event in San Francisco, where Stephen Elop, president of the Microsoft Business Division, announced that SharePoint Online and Exchange Online are now available to customers of all sizes.

Top 10 Recycled Mobile Phones Of 2008

The lifecycle of a mobile phone is shrinking. To highlight which devices consumers are getting rid of most often, ReCellular, an electronics recycling services firm, has put out its list of the top 10 recycled mobile devices of 2008.

Operating In Tough Times: VARs Gear Up For Growth

How are VARs weathering the economic crisis? Attack. Attack. Attack. Instead of scaling back on operations, solution providers are doubling their efforts to grab new business.

Solution Providers Pick What's Hot For 2009

Despite economic pressures, solution providers have plans to emphasize certain vendors and technologies they think will be winners in 2009. Here's what they selected.

7 Reasons Netbooks Will Fade Away

ChannelWeb offers 7 reasons why netbooks, like disco, Cabbage Patch Dolls and the Macarena, are just another passing fad that one day will be fodder for ridicule.

Cisco Loves Lisbon: 23 Scenes From Cisco Channel Exchange

Cisco recently hit Portugal to showcase its latest efforts in the small business space, talk up the benefits of globalization and show partners how they can tackle the tough economy. Here's a look at what happened in the City of Explorers.

Holiday Heartbreak: Some Retailers Struggle, Others Triumph

As consumer spending and confidence dips, consumer electronics retailers are preparing for the worst. Here we look at a handful of key retailers and how they're faring in an uncertain economy.

Google Launches Customizable Site Search For The Enterprise

Google Thursday unveiled Google Site Search, an expanded and faster version of Google Custom Search, a tool that specifically targets businesses looking for a hosted Extranet site search solution.

Yankees, Cisco Partner, And The Crowd Goes Wild

The Yankees promised fans their new stadium will be bigger and better, with 53,000 more seats, than 'The House That Ruth Built,' and now, thanks to Cisco, it will be wired with eye-popping technology.

Tick, Tick, Boom! HTC Lights The Fuze

The new HTC Fuze for AT&T is poised to take on the T-Mobile G1, the Apple iPhone 3G and the upcoming BlackBerry Storm for touch-screen supremacy. Here's an inside look at HTC's latest smart phone.

Lexmark's New XLs Hope To Wed Color To Cost-Effectiveness

Lexmark unveiled new additions to its color laser family: the C782n XL color laser printer and the X782e XL color laser multifunction printer. Both arrive with significant cost savings for high-volume printing needs in mind.

VAR Steps Into The Ring For Charity

A Long Island VAR's boxing match vs. Lindsay Lohan's father was postponed until March 2009 because Lohan had to withdraw. But Bob Venero, CEO of Future Tech Enterprise, is still stepping into the ring for charity.

11 Touching Scenes From Microsoft's WinHEC Show

ChannelWeb prowled the Microsoft WinHEC show and brings you visions of multitouch, netbooks, virtualization and a future version of Windows that doesn't make people shout and want to break things. At least, not yet.

Behind The Scenes: Ingram Micro's Custom Server Configuration Center

Ingram Micro recently announced it is building a new series of 1U rack-mounted custom server solutions with Quad-Core AMD Opteron processors. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how the servers are put together in the distributor's Millington, Tenn., facility.

7 Cloud-Bursting Scenes From Dreamforce 2008

ChannelWeb took a stroll around the Dreamforce 2008 venue and captured as many 'cloudy' scenes as we could find.

Fujitsu Updates Lifebook UMPC, Tablet Lines

Fujitsu has stepped up to the plate with a new LifeBook mini-notebook and a LifeBook tablet PC. Here's a look.

First Look: Intel's Nehalem

Intel's next-generation Nehalem processor lineup is so powerful that it simply destroys previous CPU benchmarks.

Top 10 Computer Fears On Halloween

Just in time for the spookiest day of the year, ChannelWeb looks at the Top 10 IT-related anxieties people have ... and why most aren't anywhere near as serious as you've been led to believe.

9 Scary Halloween Malware Tricks

It's that time of year again. Time for costumes, candy, ghosts, and malware. As with almost every holiday, Internet scammers are preparing their bag of tricks, ready to take advantage of all that Halloween excitement. Here are a few scams to avoid so as not to get spooked.

Tech Companies Slash Jobs, Tighten Belts In Tough Economy

In an uncertain economy, high-tech companies are cutting jobs and restructuring to reduce costs. Here we round up a dozen companies that are tightening their belts to fight the fluctuating financial fallout.

10 Hot UTM Products

UTM devices are increasingly embraced by both the midmarket and SMB space, as businesses tighten their belts and find ways to do more with less. Here are a few all-in-one security solutions to watch.

Dell Launches New OptiPlex Line Of Desktops, First Thin Client

Dell has refreshed its OptiPlex line of commercial desktops to include more recycled plastic and more integrated services capabilities than ever. Here's a look.

Windows 7 Ultimate Sneak Peek

Microsoft has made available a pre-beta version of its latest desktop operating system, Windows 7. Here is a tour of the new OS.

10 Channel Tricks And Treats

With Halloween lurking just around the corner, ChannelWeb examines some of this year's biggest stories to find out what impact they had on solution providers. Trick or Treat!