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

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending June 28, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win

For the week ending June 28, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

From Pot Shots To Praise: Ellison-Benioff Make Nice

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and CEO Marc Benioff buried the hatchet as part of a nine year sales and product integration deal. Here's a look at the sharpest barbs they've tossed at each other over the last four years.

Mobile, Cloud Security: 10 Ways Organizations Are Vulnerable

Many companies are vulnerable to losing sensitive and confidential data due to lack of policies in place to protect information kept on mobile phones and tablets, according to a Ponemon study. Here's a look at the 10 mistakes companies make.

10 Cool Tech Products Seeking Funding On Kickstarter

From 3-D printing to remotely controlling your electronic world from an Android or iOS device, innovation is aplenty on Kickstarter. Here are 10 of the coolest tech products on the crowd-funding site that are sure to make waves.

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

CRN tracks venture capital investments that drive products and strategies in the technology industries. Key sectors for the month include analytics, BYOD, cloud, healthcare and storage.

Business Boosters: 10 Key HP PartnerOne Changes

HP is making dramatic PartnerOne channel program updates effective Nov. 1 as part of a drive to get solution providers to sell end-to-end HP solutions -- from PCs and printers to converged infrastructure with software. Here's a look at 10 of the biggest changes.

13 Big Data Products To Check Out At Hadoop Summit 2013

Looking for solutions to your big data problems? This week many of the biggest stars in the Hadoop universe are showing off their latest and greatest big data products at this week's conference in San Jose. Here are the ones we think are worth paying particular attention to.

SMBs And Managed Services: 5 Key Capabilities For MSPs

A California-based managed service provider puts a stake in the ground for five key services that MSPs need to have in order to meet the needs of their customers.

Cloud Storage: 10 Startups Who've Scored Big

They're starting to make a name for themselves by offering new ways of managing cloud storage or providing disaster recovery services. Here are 10 cloud storage startups that have racked up investments -- or been acquired -- in the past six months.

Jumping Ship: 10 Channel Execs Who Swam To The Competition

Here's a list of 10 channel executives that either jumped ship for the competition or found themselves in the talent-poached pool in the last couple of years.

Women Of The Channel: 6 Rules To Live By

Juniper Networks' VP of Worldwide Partner Marketing Luanne Tierney shared best practices for success as part of CRN's 2013 Women of the Channel coverage. Here's what she had to say.

Top 10 Business-Blacklisted iOS Apps

Using a company's mobile device for work can be a tricky, and some employers want to make sure it's only used for business. Check out the top 10 iOS applications some companies have banned from their corporate devices.