Mobile World Congress 2017: 5 Major 5G Announcements

Wireless providers and IT vendors are racing to develop 5G technology ahead of the standard being finalized. Here's a sampling of five 5G announcements that were unveiled at Mobile World Congress this week.

The Top 6 Multifunction Laser Printer Brands In Q4 2016

HP led on sales of multifunction laser printers through distributors in the final quarter of the year, according to The NPD Group.

Women Of CRN's 2017 Channel Chiefs

Here we highlight the women honored in this year's Channel Chiefs project and the contributions they've made to improving the channel efforts at their respective companies.

Dell EMC's Goulden And Burton On China, HPE, The Future Of VMware, And The Advantages Of Going Private

In this part of a two-part interview, Dell EMC's David Goulden and Jeremy Burton talk to CRN about some of the biggest business issues facing the company, including how much more freedom EMC gained by becoming private after being acquired by Dell.

Dell EMC's Goulden And Burton Discuss Software- Vs. Hardware-Defined Storage, Overlapping Storage Lines, And The Future Of Cisco In VxBlock

Dell EMC's Jeremy Burton and David Goulden use this half of a two-part interview to discuss some key technology issues the company faces in a fast-changing storage industry embracing flash and software-defined storage.

HPE Pointnext Chief Ana Pinczuk On The 'Swagger' Of The New Services Organization, The 'Unbounded' Opportunity And 'Increased Focus' On Partners

Ana Pinczuk said HPE partners can expect an increased focus on teaming with the channel as Pointnext moves to stake out the high ground in hybrid IT.

Head-To-Head: Sony Xperia XZ Premium Vs. Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Apple may be facing the most serious challenge yet from Sony, with the Xperia XZ Premium looking to outdo the iPhone 7 Plus with innovative new features.

CRN Exclusive: Tech Data CEO On Pricing, Line Card And Partner Program Changes Avnet TS Partners Should Expect

Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky speaks with CRN on how the close of the $2.6 billion Avnet TS deal will impact pricing, margins, partner program setup, line card offerings, and Internet of Things capabilities for Technology Solutions partners.

RootMetrics Survey: Verizon Is Best In Mobile Network Performance, AT&T A 'Strong No. 2'

Analytics firm RootMetrics just concluded its mobile network performance survey from the second half of 2016. Here's how the four major wireless carriers fared.

CRN Exclusive: Lenovo Channel Chief Kinlaw On New Data Center Tier Structure And The PC Battle With Dell, HP Inc.

Lenovo Channel Chief Sammy Kinlaw is organizing Lenovo's Data Center Group partners into tiers for the first time with an eye toward more clearly incentivizing partners to push Lenovo data center solutions in the face of heavy competition from Dell EMC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

8 Industrial IoT Services That Can Make Solution Providers Money Today

Industrial and manufacturing plants can benefit greatly from the Internet of Things, as can solution providers who step up and deliver the services the market needs.

Head-To-Head: LG G6 Vs. Google Pixel XL

The Pixel XL may feature the Google Assistant, but now so does the LG G6. The CRN Test Center compares the two phones on features and price.

10 Things Aruba Networks Leader Kerrti Melkote Said About Artificial Intelligence, Future Technology Investments And APIs

At Aruba Networks Atmosphere conference, Keerti Melkote spoke on stage in front of thousands about where Aruba is placing its technology and channel bets.

Channel Chiefs 2017: What's The Best Business Book You've Read Lately?

As part of the 2017 Channel Chiefs project, CRN asked the honorees to tell us about the best business book they've read in the last 12 months.

Dell EMC Networking Boss On The Rapid Rise Of The 'Open' Strategy, And Why Cisco, Juniper And Arista Are 'Just More Of The Same'

Dell EMC's Tom Burns says customers are driving the transformation of the networking market as more enterprise firms seek to emulate the way major web-scale and hyper-scale firms operate.

CRN Exclusive: HPE EVP Neri On SimpliVity Road Map, Nutanix's Storage Dilemma, Cisco And Lenovo's SimpliVity's Problem, And VMware Partnership

Antonio Neri, executive vice president and general manager of HPE's Enterprise Group, speaks with CRN about HPE's hyper-converged product road map and more in the wake of its just-completed $650 million acquisition of SimpliVity.

Q&A: Former FireEye CEO DeWalt On Why He's Joining IoT Security Startups

Since leaving FireEye, Dave DeWalt has dove headfirst into the Internet of Things security market with positions on three boards of directors. Here's why he thinks the opportunity is sky-high for these companies.

Aruba Atmosphere: 6 IoT Products Partners Should Be Selling

Here are the six key Internet of Things products Aruba Networks says partners should be selling.

20 Hot Products At Mobile World Congress 2017

Vendors including Samsung and HP are using this week's Mobile World Congress to show off newly unveiled smartphones, tablets and wearables.

10 IoT Products Turning Heads At Mobile World Congress

While solution providers typically look to Mobile World Congress for blockbuster smartphone announcements, the show is now also a launching pad for the newest IoT products. Here are 10 IoT products unveiled at this year's MWC.

5 Questions Facing Tech Data After The Close Of Its Massive Avnet Technology Solutions Deal

What will the close of Tech Data's $2.6 billion purchase of Avnet Technology Solutions mean to Tech Data's Internet of Things practice and Advanced Infrastructure Solutions division?

Q&A: KKR's Herald Chen On Why Private Equity Sees The Channel As A 'Great Value Proposition'

KKR executive Herald Chen spoke with CRN about why the opportunity is greater than ever for an investment in a solution provider company like Optiv Security and what value private equity in turn can bring to the channel.

Channel Chiefs 2017: What's Your Advice For Channel Newbies?

The executives on the 2017 Channel Chiefs list lean on their vast experience and offer up some words of wisdom for finding success in the channel.

2017 Data Center 100: 20 Software-Defined Data Center Providers

Part four of CRN's Data Center 100 looks at companies providing the software technology that allows traditional proprietary hardware solutions to move to commodity x86 servers.

2017 Data Center 100: 40 Data Center Infrastructure Providers

Part one of CRN's 2017 Data Center 100 list looks at companies providing the data center infrastructure that allows operators and their customers to run applications with maximum performance and efficiency.