5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 25, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Obamacare Site Disaster: 10 Steps Solution Providers Would Take To Fix It

Solution Providers tell CRN what they would have done to get the Obamacare site running well the first time and what they recommend now to fix it.

Collaboration Craze: 6 New Products Cisco Says Will Push The Envelope

Cisco this week made a number of updates to its collaboration portfolio, ranging from new TelePresence systems to a new platform that can synch information across users' mobile and business devices.

Review: Lenovo Helix Ultrabook Convertible

With five distinct operating modes, the Lenovo Helix offers mobile executives one of the most changeable convertibles out there.

Head-to-Head: iPad Mini With Retina Vs. Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

The new Apple iPad Mini now comes with a Retina display, giving Amazon's Kindle HDX a new competitor to worry about.

9 Takeaways From Apple's Latest Product Launch

Tuesday's Apple event launched several new products and a brand new pricing policy to please the masses. Here's a look at the biggest news to come out of the announcements and just how innovative, or not, the latest products and updates really are.

ARC 2013: Top 10 Channel Program Scores

Which vendors are treating their partners right? Solution providers tell all in CRN's Annual Report Card.

5 Warning Signs Your Business Has Been Breached

Suspicious activity on the corporate network could signal an ongoing attack that needs to be contained quickly. Learn how to spot the signs of an ongoing attack or data breach.

Dynamite Debuts In The Desert: Nokia Reveals New Phablets, RT Tablet

Nokia revealed a string of new mobile devices, including the first Nokia tablet that will run on Windows RT 8.1, at its 'Nokia World' event in Abu Dhabi.

Count 'Em: How Many Devices Are Solution Provider Executives Carrying?

As the average number of devices in our pockets hits 3.3, CRN asked solution provider executives at the BoB conference how many mobile devices they were packing.

ARC 2013: Biggest Vendor Gains And Drops

CRN looks at the vendors whose channel programs either made big improvements or took a step backward according to the solution providers who rated them in this year's Annual Report Card.

Second Time's Not The Charm: 10 Next-Gen Microsoft Surface Challenges

The next-gen Surface is better, but Microsoft still faces stiff challenges as tablet wars heat up.

Virtual Safe Haven: 5 Reasons Digital Currencies Fuel Cybercrime

Cybercriminals use digital currency to launder funds, buy stolen data and automated attack tools, and rent out botnets. Authorities have taken action to wipe out Liberty Reserve, but experts warn that virtual currency in other forms is here to stay.

2013 Annual Report Card: 19 Category Winners

The results are in. Solution providers surveyed in 19 categories offer a look at which vendors are doing best by their partners. Here are the IT vendors to which solution providers awarded top honors in each category.

8 Reasons To Upgrade To Windows 8.1

Customization features allow the new Windows to behave much like the old Windows.

5 Ways To Avoid The Cash Flow Crunch

As solution providers make the move to managed services, 'show me the money' becomes a common refrain. Here's how to get ahead of any cash flow issues.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 18, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 18, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

The VAR Wish List: 5 Things We Wish Vendors Did Better

At a BoB 2013 panel, solution provider executives broke down ways they wished vendors would work with them better.

Meet The Miix 2: Lenovo Introduces 8-Inch Slate With Windows 8

Among the lowest-costing Windows tablets to date, Lenovo's new Miix 2 will give the new Dell Venue line and other value-priced Windows 8 tablets a run for their money.

View From The Top: HP CEO Whitman Answers Tough Partner Questions

What is HP going to be under Meg Whitman? That was just one of the tough questions posed to HP's CEO by elite solution providers at this week's BoB conference.

10 Escalating DDoS And Web Hacking Trends

Attackers are using increasingly sophisticated automated attack tools to target Web applications and carry out distributed denial-of-service attacks, according to security firms that monitor Internet traffic for threat trends.

10 Tips For Running A VAR: Advice From Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec, Shark Tank entrepreneur and owner of solution provider The Herjavec Group, offers his insight on running a VAR to BoB Conference 2013 attendees.

10 Questions For Michael Dell About Going Private

CRN goes one-on-one with Michael Dell about life after his company goes private.

Tough Partner: CRN Reviews The Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1

Panasonic's rugged, new tablet is a more durable alternative to Microsoft Surface Pro 2, with a price that's not for the squeamish.