6 Surprising Surveys About Causes And Effects Of System Downtime

Several recent surveys showing the impact storage has on system downtime highlight the poor state of customers' disaster recovery and business continuity planning and show real business opportunities for solution providers.

Channel Certified: CRN 2013 Tech Elite 250

The Tech Elite 250 is comprised of North American solution providers top-level certifications from Cisco, Citrix, Dell, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, NetApp, Symantec and VMware.

6 Revealing Cloud Storage Statistics

A new study conducted by Avere Systems and Gatepoint Research sheds light on what executives see as the key benefits of cloud storage.

Simply Irresistible: Top 10 Apps We Love

For those who love their smartphones, here are 10 apps that will try to be your sweetheart.

Data Breach Threat Intelligence By The Numbers

Trustwave said common vulnerabilities and employee mistakes led to data breaches.

Cook Tackles Five Hot Questions Facing Apple

Tim Cook spoke about a number of hot Apple topics today at a Goldman Sachs conference, from a cheaper iPhone to the future of the iPad market.

Follow The Money: 10 Recent VC Tech Investments To Watch In February 2013

Venture capital investment is alive and well in the tech sector, and companies all over, from cloud storage providers to mobile payment specialists, are closing some pretty hefty sums. Here's a look at the past few weeks' worth.

Smartphone Invasion: Texting Scams, Spam, Phishing Are Tops

Malware that owns a device is still in its infancy, according to Blue Coat, which analyzed the mobile threats facing 75 million users.

How 10 VARs Became Cloud Computing Superstars

Making the radical technology and business model shift into cloud provider can be a Herculean task for VARs. Here are 10 that have crossed the cloud computing chasm to become superstars in the cloud provider game.

10 Secrets To Making The Cloud Business Transformation

These 10 solution provider CEOs know just what it takes to be successful in making the cloud computing business transformation.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Feb. 8, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Feb. 8, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Head-To-Head: Microsoft Office 2013 Vs. Office 365

Microsoft productivity tools come with almost as many licensing options as features. Annual prices range from $10 for students to $264 for workers.

6 Steps Needed For Real Cloud Transformation

A new KPMG report on cloud adoption warns that the gains made during the initial move to a cloud model may be short-lived unless companies truly align their business processes to a cloud model.

10 Must-Have Productivity Apps

From turning business cards into contacts to getting things done with to-do lists, these apps will help keep workers on task.

10 Unanswered Questions Surrounding Dell's Buyout

What does Dell going private mean to other PC vendors, VARs and the company itself? As many questions were answered Tuesday, just as many new questions arose.

Malware Rising: Trojans Dominate Rankings, Study Finds

Trojans designed to steal account credentials and drain bank accounts comprise the bulk of malware infections, according to a new threat report.

10 Trends Driving IT Security Spending In 2013

Dell SonicWall recently released its annual list of 2013 security trends, along with tips on how to prevent some of the threats from happening. Here's a closer look.

Who's Who: The Key Stakeholders In Dell's $24.4B Deal To Go Private

In addition to Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners, which have engineered a massive $24.4-billion takeover of Dell, a list of Who's Who in the deal includes key Dell executives, employees, investors and solution providers.

Data Breach Security From A To Z

Financially motivated cybercriminals, hacktivists and nation-state-sponsored groups are conducting attacks on corporate networks on a daily basis. To keep up to speed, here's everything you need to know about data breach security from A to Z.

Top 10 Tech Companies To Make PayScale's Best Employer In America

PayScale and Business Insider are out with a new list ranking the country's best employers. How many well-known tech companies ranked high in areas like happiness and compensation?

Next-Gen VARs: How Would You Spend $1M On Your Business?

CRN asked Next-Gen VARs how they would improve their business if they were given $1 million to spend on it.

Review: Covertix's Remarkable 'Agentless' Security Locks Data Tight

The latest version of Covertix's file security tool supports SharePoint and smartphones and grants broader access to security policies.

11 Ways To Detect Fraud Scams Against Your Business

Channel fraud is rampant. Follow these steps to prevent your company from becoming a victim.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: January 2013

The start of the calendar year always means some shifts in the C-suite and a few channel chief changes, and January didn't disappoint. Here are key moves from VMware, IBM, Brocade and other companies.