CRN Exclusive: Aruba Channel Chief On Why Partners Need More Software Skills And How HPE Is Opening New Doors

Aruba Networks' channel chief, Donna Grothjan talks to CRN about how partners need to enhance their software skill set and how HPE is increasing deal sizes for the channel.

2017 Software-Defined Data Center 50

The software-defined data center replaces proprietary hardware-based server, storage, networking and other equipment with the equivalent software functionality running on commodity servers. Here are 50 companies on the forefront of developing the software-defined data center.

Head-To-Head: Samsung's Rumored Galaxy S8 Vs. Apple iPhone 7

Reports suggest the Samsung Galaxy S8 will have a number of superior features to the iPhone 7, including a more-premium display.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 10, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Presidio COO Talks IPO Aftermath, M&A Strategy Ahead And 'Juggernaut' Cisco

Presidio COO David Hart talks to CRN about the importance and impact of its IPO today as well as its M&A strategy and OEM relationships.

Q&A: Symantec President Michael Fey On Blue Coat Integration, Competition With McAfee And Driving Security Consolidation

CRN speaks with Symantec's president and COO to discuss the company's integration of Blue Coat, competition with McAfee and the endpoint security market.

State Of The K-12 PC Market: Chromebook Vs. Apple Vs. Windows 10

New research shows that K-12 schools are continuing their rapid adoption of low-cost Chromebooks, while higher-cost Apple devices are losing ground.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 10, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

11 M&A Deals Reshaping The Channel: February 2017

Accenture, Capgemini and Ciber were especially active on the mergers and acquisitions front last month. Here are the 11 moves that made waves in the channel.

CRN Exclusive: Aruba Networks Leader On Winning Against Cisco, Meg Whitman's Impact On Aruba And Faulty Clock Component Issue

Aruba Networks leader and founder Keerti Melkote sat down with CRN at Aruba Atmosphere 2017 conference to discuss a variety of topics from Cisco and Meg Whitman to channel partners and technology roadmaps.

TBI Channel Exec On Growth Goals, Recruiting New Partners, And The Critical Role Of The Telecom Agent

Vanessa Byrd joined master agent TBI as a national channel manager in February, and she shares with CRN her plans to boost TBI's Mid-Atlantic presence and to recruit more agent, VAR and MSP partners.

8 Key Points From Gartner's Q4 Server Market Report

Dell EMC reclaimed the lead over perennial server market powerhouse Hewlett Packard Enterprise in worldwide shipments as 2016 drew to a close.

25 Sizzling Products To Check Out Right Now

Did you miss XChange Solution Provider 2017? CRN combed the show floor for the coolest products on display -- here are 25 standouts.

CRN Exclusive: HPE's Antonio Neri Discusses Nimble Storage Acquisition And Nimble's Lenovo And Cisco Relationships

While HPE will use Nimble Storage to fill out its storage portfolio, it's crown jewel is its InfoSight predictive analytics capabilities that HPE can use across its entire storage line, Neri told CRN.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2017

Take a look at which top IT executive hires and departures made the CRN list for February of 2017.

Real-World Lessons From Solution Providers: 8 Things You Need To Know For Effective Crisis Management

When tragedy or business crisis hits, what do you do? Two top solution providers share their experiences and how their businesses survived in a session at XChange Solution Provider 2017.

10 Hottest Internet Of Things Products Unleashed In February

Semiconductor manufacturers were at the forefront of the IoT market in February, launching new Wi-Fi chips and 5G modems. Here are 10 of the hottest new products shaking up the IoT space.

Google Channel Chief Yansouni On Emerging Partner Program And Challenging Microsoft, AWS For Cloud Dominance

Ahead of Google's big NEXT Cloud Conference, new channel chief Bertrand Yansouni talks with CRN about how he is leveraging Google's expanding partner ecosystem to challenge Microsoft and AWS.

2017 Security 100: 15 Coolest Identity Management And Data Protection Vendors

Part five of CRN's 2017 Security 100 list looks at identity and access management and data protection vendors looking to help companies get peace of mind that their more important data and applications are safe in the event of an attack.

9 Things Partners Need To Know About HPE's $1B Acquisition Of Nimble Storage

CRN analyzes HPE's planned $1 billion acquisition of Nimble Storage, which will bring HPE a couple of unique technologies, some overlapping storage arrays, and strategic relationships with competitors that HPE will likely want to exit.

2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest Web, Email And Application Security Vendors

Part four of CRN's 2017 Security 100 list looks at companies looking to companies looking to change the game around web, email and application security.

Tech 10: Crossing The Chasm From Consumer Storage To Business

CRN looks at 10 products that combine the ease of use expected in consumer storage devices with the robust reliability and functionality demanded of business-class storage devices.

10 Hot Startups That Raised VC Funding In February

Cloud, cybersecurity and networking companies were among those that hauled in venture capital rounds in February.

2017 Security 100: 20 Coolest SIEM And Threat Detection Vendors

Part three of CRN's 2017 Security 100 list looks at SIEM and security analytics vendors that help companies prioritize alerts and automate security tasks.

10 Things You Need To Know About Cisco's New HyperFlex Systems 2.5

Cisco unveiled its updated HyperFlex Systems 2.5 solution. Here are 10 things you need to know about new features, capabilities and Cisco's hyper-converged progress.