30 Notable IT Executive Moves: October 2015

October wasn't the busiest month for executive moves, but there were still some big names who jumped ship, while competitors snatched high-level leaders from their rivals. Here are the 30 moves that caused waves in the channel.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Nov. 6, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Review: GammaTech's Durabook S15AB Sports Big Display, Thin Body -- And Is Built For Abuse

This drop-, shock- and spill-resistant laptop from GammaTech delivers a bit of sex appeal in a rugged laptop market filled with bulky, hefty competitors.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Nov. 6, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

The Best-Selling 802.11ac Routers By Brand In Q3

Check out the best-selling brands in the 802.11ac router market for the third quarter of 2015, according to the NPD Group's DistributorTrack sales database.

CenturyLink Channel Chief: 'We Aren't A Telco Anymore, We Are An IT Company'

Blake Wetzel, vice president of CenturyLink's Channel Alliance, discusses how the company has transformed and how the channel can work with CenturyLink in any capacity they'd like.

10 Companies Symantec Could Acquire With Its $6 Billion War Chest

CRN reached out to partners and analysts to see who they think is a potential target to be acquired by Symantec. Here are 10 companies they said the vendor could (or should) buy.

8 Futuristic Internet Of Things Technologies You Won't Believe Inside Cisco Headquarters

CRN got a behind-the-scenes look at cool innovations inside Cisco's Internet of Everything (IoE) Showcase Room at its headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

An Inside Look At Hewlett Packard Enterprise's NYC Launch Party

After Hewlett Packard Enterprise recorded its first day as an independent publicly traded entity, some of the company's top executives gathered with channel partners and customers to celebrate at a launch event in New York. CRN was on hand to mark the historic day.

Racing To The Cloud: Scenes From Oracle OpenWorld 2015

The massive Oracle conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco drew 60,000 attendees last week, and CRN was live on the show floor to document how the tech giant is attacking the competition.

6 Biggest Blowout Semiconductor Acquisitions So Far In 2015

The semiconductor industry has seen widespread consolidation in 2015. Following are some of the biggest acquisition moves so far this year.

ScanSource CEO Q&A: Major Expectations For Another Record Quarter

Even while absorbing three acquisitions and completing a tough SAP installation this year, distributor ScanSource sees another strong quarter ahead, CEO Mike Baur tells CRN.

Channel Exec: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Will Be 'More Aggressive Than They've Ever Seen Us'

Hewlett Packard Enterprise channel executive Terry Richardson speaks with CRN about the immediate benefits solution providers will see from the split.

Review: HP Spectre 360 A Perfect Mix Of Style, Form, Function

HP Inc. delivers a brushed-aluminum laptop with a new 6th Generation Intel i7 processor, making it one of the best-looking, best-priced and best-performing laptops in its class.

Pomeroy CEO Q&A: Here's Why Private Equity Has Its Eye On The Channel

After Pomeroy was acquired by Clearlake Capital and set to be merged with Tolt Solutions, Pomeroy's Chris Froman speaks on new competitive advantages and why private equity is eager to get in on the industry action.

CRN Exclusive: Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman On Possible Pivotal IPO, Dell-EMC Selling Assets, And HPE Partner Opportunity

With Hewlett Packard Enterprise officially launching on the NYSE Monday, Whitman speaks with CRN about the launch of the two new companies, the possibility of an EMC Pivotal IPO, and the challenges facing Dell and its planned $67 billion acquisition of EMC.

Head-To-Head: HTC One A9 Vs. Google Nexus 5X

HTC recently raised the curtain on its newest smartphone, the One A9 ... which may edge out Google's Nexus 5X in looks, but are its specs worth its heftier price?

IDC: Top 5 Tablet Vendors With The Highest Shipments In Q3

The tablet market declined 12.6 percent in the third quarter vs. the same period last year, according to IDC. Here are the top five tablet vendors in the third quarter.

AWS Re:Invent 2015: 11 Storage Products For AWS Clouds

This month's Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference was an opportunity for storage vendors to highlight new and better ways to take data to and from AWS.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 30, 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. 30, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

10 Signs The AWS Cloud Juggernaut Is Unstoppable

After the re:Invent conference and a stellar Q3 earnings call, it appears clear that AWS is unready and unwilling to even slightly relinquish its lead in the market.

6 Interesting Facts Cisco Wants Investors To Know

Among fascinating aspects of a presentation sent to investors and filed with the SEC are the networking giant's philosophy of performance-based executive compensation, 'shareholder-friendly' governance and its top five focus areas going forward.

IDC: 5 Worldwide Smartphone Vendors With The Highest Q3 Shipments

Market research firm IDC said third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments were the second-highest ever for a single quarter, led by vendors like Samsung, Apple and Huawei.

Q&A: Intel Security's Chris Young On New Strategy, The Evolving Security Partner And The Symantec Split

Senior Vice President and General Manager Chris Young spoke with CRN about Intel Security's new strategy and what it means for partners.