The 10 Worst Passwords Of 2013

Many people consistently choose to use easily guessable passwords and other phrases that an automated password-cracking program would have no trouble cracking, according to recent analysis conducted by SplashData, the maker of the SplashID password management application.

Windows XP Retirement: 10 Essential Security Tips

Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on April 8, but it recently said it will extend some limited security and license registration capabilities. Find out what will be supported, how controls can reduce the risk of an infection, and why it is time to move to a more modern operating system.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of The 2014 Cloud 100

Worried moving to the cloud might make you more vulnerable? Here are 20 cloud security companies that made this year's Cloud 100 list.

IBM, Lenovo Execs Answer x86 Server Sale Questions

Executives discuss the channel impact of last week's $2.3 billion blockbuster sale of IBM's x86 server business to Lenovo.

The 25 Blockbuster IT Executive Moves Of 2013

From big CEO news at Microsoft and Intel to huge management shake-ups at Dell and Juniper Networks, here are the biggest IT executive moves of 2013.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendors Of The 2014 Cloud 100

Data is piling up and storage vendors new and old are offering more options for businesses to store more of that data in the cloud. We take a look at the 20 coolest cloud storage companies that made this year's Cloud 100 list.

What's Next After x86? Lenovo Channel Chief Speaks Out

Lenovo's channel is in for big changes after it adds IBM's x86 server line into the mix. What does Chris Frey, Lenovo's channel chief, have to say about the deal?

What Could The IBM-Lenovo Deal Mean For The Server, Storage Industries?

If IBM and Lenovo gain government approval for IBM to sell its x86-based server business to Lenovo, the reverberations in the server and storage industry will be felt worldwide.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors Of The 2014 Cloud 100

Fifteen years after introduced its cloud CRM apps, cloud computing is quickly becoming the de facto method for delivery applications to users. Here are the coolest cloud software vendors on this year's Cloud 100 list.

Investor To Juniper: 7 Changes You Should Make Right Now

Hedge fund and Juniper investor Elliott Management is calling for big changes, and significant cost-cuts, at Juniper. Here are 7 steps Elliott Management says Juniper should take now to get back on track.

Moving On: 10 Notable Juniper Executive Exits In 2013

2013 brought a whole lot of change to the executive team at Juniper Networks. Here are 10 of Juniper's most notable executive exits over the past 12 months.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Jan. 24, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

The Best (And Worst) Channel Stocks Of 2013

It was a good year, stock pricewise, for the publicly held solution providers and distributors tracked by CRN. All saw the value of their shares grow, but a few almost doubled in value.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Jan. 24, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

9 Ways Microsoft Is Scaring Windows XP Laggards Into Upgrading

With less than 75 days left until Microsoft cuts off support for Windows XP, we present marketing messages it has given to partners to convince customers that now's the time to upgrade.

25 Blockbuster Channel Executive Moves of 2013

From big losses at Juniper Networks to new channel faces at Dell and HP, CRN looks back at the biggest channel executive moves of last year.

How We Got Here: Lenovo's Blockbuster IBM Server Deal

IBM has finalized a deal to sell part of its low-end server business to Lenovo. CRN looks at the history of the deal and the impact it will have on partners.

Cisco: 10 Attack Trends Eroding Internet Trust

Threats against infrastructure, Java-based attacks and pervasive malicious traffic emanating from corporate networks combine to increasingly erode trust in Internet systems and technology providers, according to Cisco.

Server Wars: Solution Provider Takes on Dell, HP

Long Island reseller ION Computer Systems offers a specialty machine that outperforms major vendors in throughput and price.

The Best Tech Companies To Work For: Fortune

Take a look at the 19 tech companies that made Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 and what made them so great.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: December 2013

We take a look at December's executive moves, including big gains for HP's channel team, more executive losses for Juniper and a new head of

CES 2014: 11 Storage Products That Turned Heads

While fancy new smartphones, tablets, TVs and robots grab all the headlines at CES, the storage industry quietly created a few revolutions of its own with new flash storage, NAS and other technologies to drive business.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Jan. 17, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Top 20 Products From CES 2014

Here's a look back at the best products from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, from wearable computing devices to the latest mobile gadgets.

Cyberinsurance Claims: The Biggest Payouts

A recent study of 145 data breach claims in 2013 reveals that cyberinsurance companies paid out $84 million in coverage. But how did those data breaches occur in the first place?