Cisco's Chambers On Why Robbins Got The CEO Nod And How Much Control He'll Really Have

After 20 years at the top of the networking behemoth, John Chambers steps aside in July. Here, CRN shares some of his thoughts on the hand-off.

Cisco's New CEO Robbins On Getting Into 'Execution Mode' And Accelerating The Cybersecurity Offensive

Incoming Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins spoke with the press Monday about his 90 day game plan and the need for the networking giant to up its cybersecurity game.

Top 10 Network Security Brands In Q1 2015

In the first quarter of 2015, the network security market saw a shuffle as up-and-coming vendors and industry heavyweights duked it out for market share. Here are the 10 vendors leading the network security space, according to the NPD Group.

2015 Big Data 100: Business Analytics

Part 1 of CRN's Big Data 100 looks at 45 business analytics companies that offer everything from simple-to-use reporting tools to sophisticated software for tackling the most complex data analysis problems.

Pole Position: Ranking The Top 5 IaaS, PaaS And Private Cloud Providers

The Q1 numbers are in and there's nothing cloudy about Amazon Web Services' position in the IaaS and PaaS market.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending May 1, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

9 Important Things That Happened At Microsoft's 'Build' Developer Conference

CRN presents eight important things that happened at this year's Build Conference and one thing that, surprisingly, didn't happen.

An OpenStack Dozen: Who's Getting In The Game, Who's Hanging On, And Who's Bowing Out

The open-source cloud-building technology is key to one of the most dynamic software markets in the world. Which vendors have been able to unlock its technical complexity?

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending May 1, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

5 Reasons Why Microsoft Just Might Be Salesforce's Secret Suitor

If the reports are true that Salesforce has enlisted bankers to asses a potential acquisition, fingers point right at Microsoft as a strong suitor.

Head To Head: Intel Compute Stick Versus Google Chromebit

As Intel's Windows 8.1 version of its 'PC on a stick' makes a splash in the market this week, CRN looks at how the Mini PC stick compares to Google's Asus Chromebit, which will become available in the summer.

Dell CTO Perez: Seven Reasons Dell Is Set To Stick It To Enterprise Competitors

Perez, who jumped from Cisco to Dell in late March, said Dell has significant advantages over enterprise competitors, including his former company, Cisco.

Chambers On HP's White Label Offering, VMware's SDN Semantics And Cisco's Security Architecture Play

In a wide-ranging Q&A session, Cisco CEO John Chambers touches on where rivals have gone wrong and why Cisco is the right choice for partners.

7 New Cloud Professional Services Options For Cisco Partners

Cisco is offering certified partners seven new offerings aimed at boosting their portfolio of professional services for cloud solutions.

IDC: Top 5 Vendors Spearheading The Q1 Global Smartphone Market

Market research firm IDC released its outlook on the first-quarter 2015 global smartphone shipments. Here are the top five leading smartphone vendors this quarter.

CRN Exclusive: Dell Execs On How Enterprise Solutions Group Will Beat Cisco, HP, IBM And EMC

Dell Enterprise executives Brian Humphries and Matt Baker discuss why they think Dell will win big against Cisco, HP, IBM and EMC.

13 Powerful Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solutions

Hyper-converged infrastructure technology combines compute, storage, and/or networking into a single, integrated appliance. CRN brings the latest offerings from 13 vendors together here for the first time.

10 Signs Of Apple's Market Momentum From Q2 Results

Apple reported yet another successful quarter, as its iPhone sales helped the smartphone company exceed Wall Street estimates.

Lenovo Channel Chief Q&A: Kinlaw Spells Out Bold New Enterprise Strategy

With Lenovo at nearly 90 percent channel-driven sales, new channel chief Sammy Kinlaw sits down with CRN to detail how the company will execute on its mission to lead in server sales as it does in PCs.

6 Keys To Unlocking The Benefits Of Intel's New Vertical Specialty Designations

Intel has launched new specialty designation benefits to incent its Gold and Platinum partner base to delve deeper into various vertical markets. Here are six keys to succeeding with the new designations.

CRN Exclusive: Intel VP Tichelman On Vertical Opportunities, New Incentives, Skylake And Windows 10

Intel Vice President Maurits Tichelman, who oversees channel sales and marketing, speaks with CRN about new vertical market partner designations, the evolution of the Intel channel and the Skylake Windows 10 opportunity.

Accuvant-FishNet CMO Dishes On Hiring Spree, Global Expansion And The Future Of Optiv Security

Fresh off selecting Optiv Security as their new name, Accuvant and FishNet Security plan to hire hundreds of new people this year and expand their technical, sales and marketing capabilities outside North America.

The Best And Worst Channel Company Stocks In Q1 2015

Winners outnumbered losers by almost 2 to 1 in the first quarter of 2015. Take a look at who was up and who was down.

Marketers Gone Wild: 20 Examples Of Weird, Wacky Signage From RSA 2015

The RSA security conference brings out the most imaginative marketing signage you'll see in the industry. Here are 20 examples that CRN thinks stood out the most.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco's Bruce Klein Talks HP, Software Push And What's Coming At Cisco Partner Summit

Leading up to next week's 2015 Cisco Partner Summit in Montreal, CRN spoke with Cisco's global channel chief about the networking giant's focus heading into the event.

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