Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Cloud IaaS Magic Quadrant

Among the 10 cloud providers evaluated in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant For Cloud IaaS, all but three were relegated to Niche Player status.

11 Massive M&A Deals Reshaping The Channel: July 2016

Solution providers specializing in digital capabilities or closely tied to a specific vertical were hot commodities in July, with seven of the 11 acquired channel firms meeting one of those two criteria.

NPD Group: Top 8 Server Brands Of 2016 Q2

It was a tough quarter for the server market, with every major brand except for Dell and Super Micro seeing steep declines in the number of units shipped through distribution, according to NPD Group.

2016 Partner Marketing Guide: What Is Your Best Piece Of Marketing Advice?

We asked the marketing superstars highlighted in the 2016 Partner Marketing Guide to share their best piece of marketing advice for solution providers.

5 Things We Love About Lenovo's Yoga 900S (And One We Don't)

The CRN Test Center finds the Yoga 900S laptop from Lenovo to be ultraportable and ultrapretty, but with one drawback.

5 Apple Products That Need A Refresh This Fall (Besides The iPhone)

Solution providers say a number of Apple devices are overdue for new releases. Here are five products that deserve a major update.

CRN Exclusive: Polycom Exec On Mitel, The Benefits Of Going Private, And Making The Right Investments For Partners

Polycom's Nick Tidd says the acquisition by Siris Capital will give the video collaboration specialist the 'ability to change the rules of the game" to benefit channel partners and spur innovation.

2016 Fast Growth 150: 66 Newcomers

The Fast Growth 150 is CRN's annual ranking of the fastest growing solution providers, resellers, technology integrators and IT consultants in North America. Here we present the 66 newcomers from the class of 2016.

10 Scenes From Black Hat 2016 That Show Security Is Red Hot

From wild and wacky to serious commentary on the state of the security industry, here are 10 sights that stood out from the Black Hat 2016 show floor this year.

The 15 Biggest News Stories Of 2016 (So Far)

From company splits to mega acquisitions, from exiting company executives to new technology debuts – and a controversy or two – CRN takes a look at the news stories that captured our attention in the first half of the year.

2016 Fast Growth 150: The Top 25

The Fast Growth 150 is CRN's annual ranking of the fastest growing solution providers, resellers, technology integrators and IT consultants in North America. Here we present the top 25 from the class of 2016.

Head-To-Head: Samsung Galaxy Note7 Vs. Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung's newest smartphone has a lot in common with the popular S7, but some key differences too. Here's how the Galaxy Note7 stacks up with the Galaxy S7.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Aug. 5, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Black Hat 2016: 10 Security Threats To Watch

Black Hat 2016 featured thousands of hackers and security professionals looking to see the latest and greatest threats facing the security space. Here are 10 that stood out from this year's event.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Aug. 5, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

NPD Group: Top 8 Best-Selling Tablet Brands In 2016 Q2

Apple is widening its lead over competitors in terms of tablet sales through distributors, according to market research firm NPD. Here's how the market stacks up.

IoT Channel Chronicles: Strategic Mobility Group Lays Out The Challenges, Vertical Opportunities In The Internet of Things

Nico Genet, director of IoT and the solution provider's co-founder, says IoT is a 'blanket that has been thrown over the industry,' incorporating all technologies and creating ample opportunities for the channel.

Presidio CEO Talks Cisco Acquisitions, Cloud Strategy And Not Hiring 'Jerks'

CRN takes a deep dive with CEO Bob Cagnazzi about the solution provider's success in transitioning customers to the cloud and the importance of Cisco's recent acquisitions.

10 Funding Infusions Impacting The Channel In 2016 (So Far)

Venture capital and private equity firms continue to pour money into IT companies, both startups and established companies. Here's 10 funding news items in the first half of the year that we think the channel should take note of.

Centurylink's New Channel Chief On Recruiting New Partners, Data Center Strategy, And 'Doubling Down' On The Channel

CenturyLink's John DeLozier tells CRN about his plan to add new partners, the selling opportunities solution providers should pursue, and how CenturyLink's Channel Alliance team is going full steam ahead.

Dueling Data Plans: How Carriers Are Competing In The Crowded Wireless Market

CRN rounded up the current wireless plans of the major four carriers in the country -- AT&T, Spring, T-Mobile and Verizon -- and what each is doing to retain its customers.

IDC: 5 Tablet Vendors With The Highest Shipments In Q2 2016

Apple is growing its market share in tablets, thanks to the iPad Pro, while Samsung is slipping. Here are the five vendors identified by IDC for having shipped the most tablets in the second quarter of 2016.

WWT CEO On 'Strong' Cisco Partnership, Dell-EMC, And How Smaller Solution Providers Should Evolve

CEO Jim Kavanaugh discusses the solution provider's relationship with Cisco, opportunity around Dell-EMC, and why when you're a small VAR you shouldn't try to take on the world.

The Top 25 Innovators Of 2016

As part of the Top 100 Executives Of 2016, CRN looks at 25 execs that are setting the tone in the technology world.

Follow The Money: 20 IT Companies That Collectively Raised $500M In Financing

Companies working in cybersecurity and IoT were among those that hauled in venture capital in July.

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