5 Surprising Statistics About Cisco's Channel Strategy

How many global enterprises does Cisco sell to directly? Exactly how many employees globally are trying to sell Cisco offerings? A new report by UBS sheds light on some figures channel partners need to know.

5 Things Solution Providers Should Know About Lenovo's Open Platform Project

Lenovo's OP@L project pairs Lenovo hardware with Red Hat's NFV software stack. The solutions are intended to help the telecommunications industry build out data centers using open source technology to keep the solutions flexible and cheap.

Smart City Challenge: 7 Finalists Envision A New Connected Transportation Network (And Which City Won)

The Department of Transportation reveals the winner of its Smart City challenge. Here's how the seven finalist cities plan to connect their infrastructure to address transportation challenges.

10 Things To Know About The Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is promising a range of new features as part of the new version of Windows 10 in August, including around security for businesses.

Brocade, Ruckus Leaders Talk Channel Future, New Market Opportunities And The Need For End-To-End Solutions

Channel leaders from Brocade Communications and newly acquired Ruckus Wireless talk to CRN about the new revenue opportunities and the merger process ahead for its channel partners.

10 Hot New Hardware Products For Enterprise IT

Physical storage, servers and switches -- they still matter in the software-defined era. They just need to work a lot differently than they used to.

On The Acquisition Trail: 5 Companies That Could Buy Intel Security

Reports emerged this week that Intel Security was exploring its options for a sale. Take a look at five companies with deep pockets and a focus on security that could be contenders.

10 Cybersecurity Companies That Hauled In Major Funding In Q2

Ten cybersecurity companies focused on cloud, network security and other hot areas raised a combined $367 million in the second quarter.

Q&A: Dell Cloud Exec On Red Hat Partnership, Co-Existence With EMC Software-Defined Product Lines And Competition With HPE

Jim Ganthier says Dell's latest enterprise software-defined storage effort with Red Hat will exist alongside software-defined products being added in the pending acquisition of storage giant EMC.

Building Blocks: Breaking Down The Cloud Infrastructure Market

Synergy Research Group looks at the share of vendors around the cloud infrastructure market, finding HPE, Cisco and Microsoft continue to lead in the three main segments.

IDC: Cisco's Networking Market Share Dominance Slipping As It Battles HPE, Huawei

Competitors including Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Ethernet switching and Huawei in routing made inroads in the first quarter, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch and Router Trackers.

Decision Time: 10 Reasons To Upgrade To Windows 10

Windows 10 upgrades are free until July 29 but, as one Microsoft partner says, it falls on solution providers to do the research and educate customers on the new benefits. Here are 10 of them.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant For Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

Market research firm Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant highlights vendors it classified as Leaders, Challengers, Niche Players and Visionaries in the enterprise mobility management space.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending June 24, 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 June 24, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

5 Cultural Questions EMC Employees Are Asking About Life At Dell

EMC employees have some major concerns ahead of the company's impending acquisition by Dell, including whether they'll have to reapply for their jobs, whether their pay will remain the same, and how they should refer to themselves.

Apple Vs. Android: Telecom Partner Explains Why iOS Is So Hard To Crack

In the wake of the Apple-FBI debate following the San Bernardino shootings, TeraNova Consulting shares why Apple's operating system is the most challenging OS to crack, and why things could have been different if the shooter's encrypted phone had been an Android.

10 Hot New Software Products For Enterprise IT

New products for web scale IT, containers and -- of course -- cloud are accelerating the transformation of the enterprise.

Q&A: CSRA Execs On How To Fix Federal IT Infrastructure

Three top executives at CSRA weigh in on the challenges and opportunities facing solution providers in fixing and upgrading the federal government's IT infrastructure, as well as CSRA's merger and IT spending under President Obama's fiscal 2017 budget proposal.

Follow The Money: 30 IT Companies That Collectively Raised $850M In Financing

Startups in big data and security technologies continue to raise the most venture capital, while companies developing application and cloud management, customer support and collaboration software are also attracting investments.

Head-To-Head: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Lenovo this month debuted its latest assault on Microsoft's popular convertible tablet. Here's how the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet compares with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4.

Weisler On HP Inc.'s Internet of Things Bet, Beating Apple, Windows 10 And The 'Agitation' In The Marketplace

Betting big on IoT and 3-D printing, HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler sees a ripe opportunity in a market where several of HP's largest competitors are mired in uncertainty.

Q&A: Carousel Execs On The Cisco Partnership And How OpEx Models Are Changing The Channel

Leaders of Carousel Industries talk with CRN about its new Cisco partnership, selling managed services over products, and the challenges of cloud OpEx models in the channel.

DattoCon 2016: 5 Take-Aways That Partners Should Know About Right Now

The data protection provider updates its storage product line, debuts an all-flash appliance and rolls out a new cloud storage pricing model at its annual partner conference.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant For Mobile App Development Platforms

Research firm Gartner's latest Magic Quadrant shows what vendors are Leaders, Challengers, Niche Players and Visionaries in the mobile app development space.

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