Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Dec. 17, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Password Practices That Could Have Stopped The Gawker Attack

The hack of the online media company and blog network, Gawker Media, reinforced some age-old lessons about password best practices. Here are a few of the biggest password no-no's.

The 10 Biggest Oracle Stories Of 2010

From the $7.3 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, to hiring former HP CEO Mark Hurd as president, to its lawsuits against SAP and Google, it seemed that Oracle was always making headlines this year. Here's our list of the Top 10 Oracle stories in 2010.

The 10 Most Significant Security Acquisitions Of 2010

From the McAfee and Intel mega-marriage to Trend Micro's purchase of Mobile Armor, here are a few of the most significant security acquisitions of the year.

The 10 Biggest Cisco Stories Of 2010

From the Cius launch and the Tandberg acquisition, to supply chain struggles and air pockets, it was another action-packed year in the Cisco channel. Here's a look at how it went down.

Cisco Report: 8 Trends Cisco Sees In Cloud, Virtualization And Data Center

Cisco's new Connected World Report puts the magnifying glass squarely on virtualization, cloud computing and the data center and finds several interesting trends for companies looking to get into these areas.

The Road Ahead: Channel Executives Forecast 2011 IT Spending

Mobile products, virtualization, tablets and a continued PC refresh cycle as Windows 7 takes hold in the corporate world will lead IT spending growth in 2011, said channel executives attending the Raymond James IT Supply Chain Conference.

The 10 Biggest Dell Stories Of 2010

Dell had a busy 2010: five acquisitions (and a big one that got away), the launch of the Streak smartphone and getting slapped with a $100 million fine by the SEC. Here's a look at the 10 big Dell stories of the year.

Five Storage Technologies Dell Would Get With Compellent Acquisition

Dell on Monday unveiled a definitive agreement to acquire Compellent. If the deal closes, it will give access to Compellent's storage virtualization and other technologies.

The Best Products Of 2010

CRN's Test Center unveils its Products of the Year. See which security appliances, mobile devices, notebooks, PCs and other products made the list.

Was It All A (Cloud) Dream? 25 Scenes From Salesforce's Dreamforce 2010

There was a lot to see at Saleforce's Dreamforce 2010 conference last week in San Francisco. Here are 25 scenes from one of the biggest cloud computing conferences out there.

5 Reasons HP Should Acquire SAP

Leo Apotheker, HP's new CEO and former CEO of SAP, publicly stated that HP needs to invest in its software business. That could make SAP, which is one of the key software competitors to HP's newest enemy, Oracle, a logical acquisition target for HP.

The Most Innovative Products Of 2010

CRN's Tech Innovator Awards honor IT vendors who've changed the technology landscape through product innovation and support of their solution provider partners.

The 10 Biggest Apple Stories Of 2010

Apple, the world's most fanatically followed IT company, dished up its customary array of intrigue, rumor and innuendo in 2010, and here CRN looks at 10 stories that captivated the world's attention.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Dec. 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Dec. 10, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

The 10 Biggest Microsoft Stories Of 2010

The Kinect and the Kin, Ozzie and Watson, Windows Phone 7 and cloud computing. Here's our list of the Top 10 Microsoft stories in 2010.

Holiday Scams: 15 Malware Attacks To Watch

It's the Christmas season and cyber attackers are already treating users to a slew of holiday malware, product spam and phishing attacks.

The 10 Biggest HP Stories Of 2010

HP's 2010 was the stuff of Hollywood movies, with a CEO leaving in disgrace only to end up with a rival, a number of acquisitions, quarreling between long-time friends and a new CEO.

The (Sales)force Is With Them: 10 Hot Cloud Computing Vendors To See At Dreamforce

There were plenty of cloud computing vendors showing their stuff at Salesforce's Dreamforce Cloud Expo this week. Here are 10 up-and-comers to keep an eye out for.

VAR500: Capgemini, HP Look To India

IT consultants from our VAR500 list made headlines this week for global expansion, reporting on talent shortages and Indian outsourcing moves.

11 Key Videoconferencing and Unified Communications Solutions

Here's a look at some of the more interesting videoconferencing and UC products available--or soon to be available--to the channel.

The 10 Big Stories Of 2010

Executive shakeups, blockbuster acquisitions, a cloudy new business model and a little device called the iPad ... these were the 10 big stories that kept CRN readers enthralled throughout 2010.

The 10 Biggest Data Center Stories Of 2010

Convergence, clouds, virtualization, and even iPads all contributed to a rapid change over the past year in terms of how data centers are built and operated. CRN takes readers back through 2010 with ten of the most important stories impacting the data center.

The 10 Biggest Software Stories Of 2010

It's been a turbulent year in the software world, from Intel's acquisition of McAfee and Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems, to the launch of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 and the growing adoption of cloud computing. Here's our list of the Top 10 software stories in 2010.