10 Fun Scenes From Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft may not have a reputation as the most sexy company in the industry, but one thing's for sure: Microsoft and its channel partners sure do know how to have fun. ChannelWeb looks at some of the scenes that lightened up the atmosphere at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston.

On The Floor At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Software-as-a-Service and social responsibility were the twin themes at the event attended by 12,000 Microsoft channel partners.

Give Your BlackBerry An Apple iPhone Makeover

With the Apple iPhone 3G hitting the market, BlackBerry users are sure to have a little iPhone envy, though they know deep down they'll stick with their BlackBerry. There are a host of applications out there ranging from music tools to GPS and mapping out there to help make BlackBerrys look more like an iPhones.

3G iPhone: A Coast-To-Coast View Of Apple's Extravagant Launch

Friday was the big day for the new 3G iPhone, as Apple fans across the country lined up for hours to get their hands on the popular device as it launched. ChannelWeb documents the action in Boston, New York and San Francisco.

15 Emerging Enterprise Software Vendors

CRN's 2008 Emerging Vendors list turned up some refreshing enterprise software vendors on the rise who may have just the product for solution providers looking for the right deal.

Apple-palooza! Apple Unleashes App Store

The Apple frenzy continues with the unveiling of the App Store Thursday, even though the iPhone 2.0 software needed to run the apps wasn't available by midafternoon.

7 Emerging Hardware Vendors

For a fresh take on hardware, solution providers should check out these up-and-coming vendors from CRN's 2008 Emerging Vendors list.

13 Emerging SMB Software Vendors

For a different take on SMB software, solution providers should check out these up-and-coming SMB software vendors from CRN's 2008 Emerging Vendors list.

An Inside Look at Apple MobileMe

For Apple fans looking for something to tide them over until the launch of the 3G iPhone later this week, here's a peek inside Mobile Me, Apple's new Web application suite.

iPhone 3G: The Hoopla, The Hype, The Wait?

Before the masses storm Apple retailers on Friday to grab the new 3G iPhone, the action outside the company's main store in New York City has already begun to build.

11 Emerging Networking Vendors

Here are eleven up-and-coming networking vendors to watch, with fresh new products and ideas.

Art Comes Alive With Converged Network

Museums typically showcase the old. Classic pieces of art and sculpture to take visitors back in time. But with a little help from NEC, the Dallas Museum of Art is taking a modern approach. With LCDs and digital signage solutions from NEC, along with its Univerge solutions, the museum is bringing exhibits back to life.

Gray's Anatomy: Dissecting A $58 Billion Market

In its first in-depth study of the gray market since 2002, the Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement (AGMA) teamed with KPMG and found that gray market products accounted for between 5 percent and 30 percent of total IT sales in 2007, with a value of about $58 billion. The following slides illustrate some of the findings.

Mac Attacks Back: 9 Hot Security Products

While once Mac users could enjoy a relatively secure, virus-free existence, changing times have forced them to beef up security to protect against a barrage of viruses. Check out these nine products designed to do the job.

Serf's Up: Tech Employees Bash Their Bosses

Which CEOs are loved by their underlings and which are loathed? What's morale really like at places like Microsoft, Yahoo! and AMD? GlassDoor.com has all the answers. Here's a peek.

8 Cool Location-Based Social Networks

Check out these location-based social networks to find out what's up coming and spend your uptime socializing.

7 Emerging Virtualization Vendors

Here are seven hot virtualization vendors to watch from CRN's 2008 Emerging Vendors list, with innovative products and ideas.

The Top Emerging Security Vendors

Solution providers looking to get ahead in the security segment have a wealth of choices, with 40 innovative vendors tracked by the 2008 CRN Emerging Vendor list.

27 Emerging Storage Vendors

These up-and-coming storage companies from the 2008 CRN Emerging Vendor list have a winning view on the storage space.

6 Emerging VoIP Vendors

Solution providers interested in a refreshing take on VoIP from young, up-and-coming companies need look no further. The 2008 CRN Emerging Vendor list includes six VoIP vendors on the rise.

25 Coolest Emerging Vendors

We picked the top of the line. Check out the these companies, selected from our database of 178 emerging vendors.

10 Hot Hands-Free Devices For Cell Phone Law Compliance

As of July 1, California and Washington state will begin enforcing new laws to ban driving while talking on cell phones. ChannelWeb has tracked down the 10 hottest hands free devices to help drivers both talk and pay attention while behind the wheel.

Panasonic Launches Toughbook U1 Handheld Rugged Mini In Style

At the swank Grand Havana Room on Fifth Avenue in New York City, Panasonic gave analysts and the media a first look at the company's most powerful handheld computer ever, the Toughbook CF-U1.

Cisco Gets Barenaked (And Other Scenes From Cisco Live 2008)

At its Cisco Live conference, Cisco Systems touted the benefits of videoconferencing, launched new CCNA certifications and showed its customers a little love with a concert by alternative rock band Barenaked Ladies.

3Com's New 802.11n Gear

3Com this week unveiled a new portfolio of products based on 802.11n, the latest wireless LAN standard. Here's a look at three of the newest products in the suite.