Dell Buys EMC: Top 10 Partner Takeaways

Let's unpack the largest tech deal ever and take a closer look at how this acquisition will impact channel partners.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: September 2015

September didn't see as many blockbuster executive moves as the previous few months, but some big names in the channel ended up in new roles. Here are 30 moves that stood out.

CRN Exclusive: NetApp CEO Kurian On VMware Relationship In A New Dell-EMC World

In a interview at NetApp's Insight conference, CEO George Kurian says the company knows how to partner with VMware 'regardless of what ownership structure they are part of.'

14 Scenes From Amazon Web Services Re:Invent Customer And Partner Conference

CRN was on hand at the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas last week to see why Amazon is truly the king of the public cloud.

Exclusive Interview: Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins On The Dell-EMC Fallout, Avoiding A VCE Bloodbath And The Need For Apple To Embrace Partners

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins took center stage at the Best of Breed conference to discuss the Dell-EMC deal, the impact on Cisco's relationship with the VCE alliance, and his company's new Apple partnership.

Head-To-Head: Dell XPS Touch Vs. Microsoft Surface Book

How does Dell's top-of-the-line Skylake $1,650 XPS 13 Touch compare with Microsoft's $1,700 Surface Book? CRN takes a look at the two top-of-the-line laptops.

CRN Exclusive: EMC's Jeremy Burton Discusses Dell Bid, Cisco Relationship, And Customer Choice

A top EMC executive tells CRN that EMC's Cisco relationship and key parts of the EMC Federation are likely to survive because of the importance of customer choice, and that talk of a culture clash is premature.

Exclusive Interview: Doron Kempel On Why SimpliVity Already Disrupts Dell-EMC, His IPO Plans And The Company's Phenomenal Growth

SimpliVity CEO Doron Kempel fielded questions at the Best of Breed Conference on a wide range of topics, including the potential impact of Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC.

CRN Exclusive: Dell's Haas On Creating A Tech Industry Powerhouse, Melding Channel Progams And Sales Organizations

Marius Haas, Dell's chief commercial officer and president of enterprise solutions, says he has already begun receiving notes from partners excited to make the most of the combination of Dell, EMC and VMware.

What Will A Merged Dell-EMC Look Like?

Here's what a Dell-EMC merger could look like as Dell officially makes its move to buy EMC, in one of the biggest technology acquisitions ever.

Big Developments In Big Data: 15 Must-See Products

Looking for the latest in big data technology? Here's a roundup of the latest new and updated software in the big data arena.

CRN Exclusive: CEO Michael Brown On What Partners Can Expect From The 'New' Symantec

With its focus now squarely on its enterprise security business, Symantec's CEO tells CRN about its Unified Security strategy, new partner incentives, potential acquisitions, and how it's time to reassert what the company stands for when it comes to the channel.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 9, 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. 9, CRN looks at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel including Dell, Cisco, AWS and CSC.

Intelisys Channel Connect 2015: 5 Supplier Partner Moves That Made A Splash

More than 400 sales partners flocked to Napa, Calif., this week to attend master agent Intelisys' Channel Connect event. Here are five supplier partners that shook things up.

Fortinet Exec: Here's Why Our Secure Wireless Solution Is Better Than Meraki, Aerohive

In May, Fortinet dove into the enterprise secure wireless market with its acquisition of Meru Networks. Now, the vendor is saying its solution is head and shoulders above Meraki's and Aerohive's. Take a look at why it believes that.

Head-To-Head: Surface Book Vs. MacBook Pro

Microsoft claims its Surface Book is twice as fast as Apple's MacBook Pro. How do the two archrivals' laptops really compare?

25 Acquisitions That Paved The Way For Dell's Enterprise Evolution

Dell has spent $14 billion on acquisitions since 2006, and most of that money spent was on enterprise-focused companies. Here are the 25 most significant acquisitions made by the tech giant.

2015 Best (And Worst) States To Find Smart Workers

Looking for the states with the deepest pools of educated, experienced workers a growing solution provider needs? We've done the analysis for you.

18 Tough Certifications That Are Worth The Effort

Certifications in IT security and cloud are the most valuable, according to business educator Global Knowledge, but project management and services-related credentials are becoming more useful with each passing day.

Cisco's John Chambers On How IoT Will Change The Channel

Former longtime CEO John Chambers tells CRN that Cisco's channel is going to swell up with more partners as the emerging Internet of Things market takes shape.

2015 Best (And Worst) States For Channel Competition

Looking for greenfield opportunities where your solution provider business will face less competition? Here's our 'solution provider saturation' analysis results.

Microsoft Plants Its Hardware Flag: First Look At The Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 And The Rest Of Its New Gear

Microsoft doubles down on devices with its first-ever laptop, plus Surface 4, new Lumia phones and other new devices.

Cisco's Internet Of Things Push: New IoT Solutions, Technology Partnerships

Cisco unleashed several new solutions for channel partners to find new revenue opportunities targeting IoT.

7 Key Features, Stats Of Dell's New Precision Mobile Line

Dell says the new Precision Mobile Workstations represent 'huge leaps in performance.' Here are some of the key features and stats of the updated portfolio.