Cryptolocker: 5 Ways To Defend Against Ransomware Threats

Cryptolocker, a virulent form of data ransom malware, puts businesses and individuals at risk of permanently losing files by encrypting them and demanding payment to regain access. Prevention is much easier and cheaper than recovering, say malware experts. Learn how to protect your critical data.

M&A Madness: 20 Companies Looking To Make A Channel Buy

The list of high-profile buyers attending this year's Global IT M&A Forum has more than doubled to 60 vs. last year. Here are 20 companies looking to acquire or invest in the midmarket IT solution provider market.

Channel M&A Roundup: 5 Big Solution Provider Deals

It's been a busy fall season for channel mergers and acquisitions. CRN looks at five recent high-profile deals, several of which were focused on cloud services.

7 Tough Questions For Cisco, Insieme Execs After ACI Launch

Cisco and Insieme Networks executives fielded some tough questions Wednesday after their application-centric infrastructure launch. Here's what they had to say.

10 Hot Technology Startups For November

This month's crop of young companies includes startups developing advanced analytics software, storage technology for virtualized environments, mobile device service software and sales tax management applications.

Case Studies: VARs Showing VARs The Way

Solution providers show their peers how they generated revenue from disaster recovery, cloud-based infrastructure services and applications such as Azure and Office 365.

Limo Service Hack: 5 Celebrity Data Breach Victims

A data breach at an online software provider for limousine transportation reservation solutions exposed credit card numbers and other personal information of thousands of celebrities. The latest data breach underscores the significance of protecting customer data, say security experts.

Behind Gartner's Preliminary Q3 Server Numbers: HP Recovers, Dell Falls

Dell in the second quarter of 2013 came to within 2 percent of HP's server market share, but gave back much of its market share to its arch-rival in the third quarter, according to Gartner preliminary server shipment numbers.

9 Things You Might Have Missed From Oracle's Annual Shareholder Meeting

Oracle executives fielded a wide range of questions during the company's annual meeting with shareholders. Here are some points that were made in the Q&A that warrant further attention.

5 Ways Hosting Providers Can Stand Out In The Crowd

Peer1 Hosting's executive director of channel offers tips on staying competitive in a fast-paced hosting market.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: October 2013

October saw the departure of some big-name executives at leading vendors like Intel, Juniper Networks and Panasonic.

Lenovo's North American President Jay Parker Talks Channel

Parker talks testing the waters on Lenovo services, channel strategy and early success with its server business.

5 Obamacare Website Failures That Could Have Been Avoided

An update to a longstanding study of software security activities at dozens of leading organizations found similarities in their approach that can be applied to any business seeking security improvements, including those helping to fix the glitch-riddled Obamacare site.

Shipping Day: 8 IPad Air Specs And Features

Apple debuted the iPad Air over a week ago at an event in San Francisco. Now the devices are in boxes and shipping out. Here are 8 things to know about the iPad Air.

Gartner's Grownups: Check Out Your Company's Maturity Level

Gartner's ITScore ranking measures companies on how advanced they are in providing real business value. See what level you've achieved -- and how to reach the top.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Nov. 1, 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 Nov. 1, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

The 2013 Tech Innovator Awards

The world's best and brightest computer makers and solution providers gathered in Las Vegas to be recognized for achievements in advancing technology.

The Great Tablet Race: IDC's Top 5 Tablet Brands For Q3

Though total tablet sales continue to grow, Apple is losing ground. Here is a look at the top-five best-selling tablet brands in the third quarter of 2013.

Hollywood Meets IT: 8 Notable Celebrities Who Braved Technology

On Tuesday, Ashton Kutcher was dubbed Lenovo's newest product manager. Here is a look at who else in Hollywood has tried a hand in the technology industry.

10 Scary Truths About Being A CIO

CIOs are on the brink of technological innovation and business growth and in many ways hold the future of their organization in the palm of their hands. Here are 10 scary truths about being a CIO.

13 Hot Big Data Products From This Week's Hadoop World

Drowning in big data? Here's some new and updated technologies being shown at this week's O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World show in New York that could help.

Tech 10: Must-See Managed Service Products

Do you need a new tool, platform or program to help your managed services businesses grow? Here are 10 offerings from some of the top cloud and systems management software companies.

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

CRN breaks down 10 of our favorite venture capital investments for October.

Obamacare Site Woes Highlight Costly Cloud Hosting Threats

A new study conducted by the Ponemon Institute found that just one hour of downtime can cost businesses millions in losses and brand damage. Here are the five costliest threats to website owners.