6 Terrible Tech Acquisitions

HP's purchase of Autonomy isn't the only bad acquisition the IT industry has seen in recent years. Here's a look a few more busted deals.

Avaya Americas Conference: 10 Key Takeaways

Avaya's Americas Executive Partner Forum wrapped up in Cancun, Mexico, late last week. Based on three days of sessions, sun and deep-dive interviews, here are 10 things we learned.

5 Warning Signs HP Missed When It Bought Autonomy

Hewlett-Packard now says it paid too much for its $11.1 billion acquisition of Autonomy. But, there were some signals that HP wasn't getting what it paid for.

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: 25 Hot Ideas For Your Techie

Looking for the perfect high-tech gift? Here are 25 hot suggestions from CRN, sure to complete any techie's holiday wish list.

10 Cool New Cases For The iPad Mini

Make sure your new iPad mini stays safe -- and stylish -- with these 10 eye-catching cases.

10 Tech Turkeys For 2012

CRN looks at how Microsoft, Apple, HP, Nokia and others endured embarrassing and damaging episodes that earned them the kind of attention that no company wants.

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

Venture capital investment is alive and well in the tech sector, and companies all over, from SDN specialists to cloud backup and recovery companies, are closing some pretty hefty sums. Here's a look at the past few weeks' of funding rounds.

What You Missed At Microsoft's Build 2012

At Microsoft's Build 2012, thousands of developers attend hundreds of sessions focused on building Windows 8 apps. Here's a peek at what you might have missed.

5 Tips For Working With Cloud Service Providers

Solution providers can reap profits in the cloud, but picking the right cloud service partners is critical. Know the right questions to ask.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Nov. 16, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

The Top 25 Innovators Of 2012

Whether they are the driving force behind hot technology innovations or the leaders of the startups that are shaping the future of IT, here are CRN’s picks for the most innovative executives of the year in Part 4 of our list of the Top 100 Executives of 2012.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Nov. 16, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

The Top 25 Channel Sales Leaders Of 2012

CRN looks at some of the industry’s fiercest channel advocate in our ranking of the year’s Top 25 Channel Sales Leaders, Part 3 of our list of the Top 100 Executives of 2012.

6 Corporate BYOD Stats To Worry IT Professionals

According to a new study from Blue Coat, the use of personal mobile devices in corporate settings isn't as productive as it could be because of far different perceptions of BYOD security between employee and IT administrator.

The 5 Biggest Surprises From CRN's Best Companies To Partner With

Here we take a look at the biggest surprises from CRN's 2012 Best Companies to Partner With, an annual rating of IT vendors by their solution provider channel partners.

The Top 25 Disrupters Of 2012

As part of our ranking of the Top 100 Executives Of 2012, CRN looks at the 25 executives who created chaos in the industry (in a good way).

The 25 Most Influential Executives Of 2012

As part of our ranking of the Top 100 Executives Of 2012, CRN looks at the 25 executives who exerted the most influence over the industry this year.

2012 BCTPW: Who Fell Off And Who Emerged

For the second year in a row, CRN asked VARs what vendors were their must-have partners for our Best Companies to Partner With study. Here are what companies fell off our list, and which companies made their debut.

Winners And Losers In The Digital Economy

Rapid changes in information technology have created a paradox in our economy: Rising productivity and increasing overall wealth at a time when many people are unemployed or have shrinking incomes. Here's who's benefiting from this growing schism -- and who isn't.

7 Ways To Capitalize On The Cloud

Tim Chou, author of "The End of Software: Transforming Your Business for the On Demand Future," says IT leaders need to develop a cloud strategy. Here are his suggestions.

10 Sticky Questions For The Avaya Channel

As Avaya's Americas Executive Partner Forum gets underway in Mexico this week, here are some important questions for Avaya and its channel partners as they
set the agenda for the new year.

6 Drivers Of The 'Storage Infrastruggle' And How To Manage Them

Six challenges relate to cloud hype, server virtualization and shoddy decision-making are contributing to a "storage infrastruggle" that affects how storage infrastructures are built, said Jon Toigo in his COMDEXvirtual presentation.

Money Well Spent: Who Partners Think Fortinet Should Buy

With some cash on hand, Fortinet is looking at the M&A route as a means of boosting its footing in security and related spaces. Whom should it consider? CRN asked a variety of channel partners attending the event for their recommendations.

8 Ways Storage Impacts Virtualized Environments

A storage-focused COMDEXvirtual panel concluded that a deep understanding of the impact of flash storage, virtual storage appliances, and other storage technologies is key to limiting their impact on the performance of virtualized environments.

6 Ways To Increase Your Monthly Recurring Revenue

"Getting people to pay you every month is not easy," says TruMethods' Gary Pica. But here are six ways to increase your recurring revenue stream.