10 Hot Emerging Vendors For March 2011

Each month, CRN highlights 10 hot new IT vendors you need to know about across various IT channel segments. Here are 10 emerging vendors for March 2011.

D&H West Coast Technology Show Highlights EMR, Clouds

Solution provider opportunities in electronic medical records (EMR) and other health-care-related technology requirements were highlighted at D&H's recent West Coast Technology Show.

The $10 Million Cloud Club: 10 Well-Funded Cloud Computing Vendors

Cloud computing vendors have been bringing in high dollar investments and funding boosts in the last few months. Here we take a look at 10 cloud vendors that got financial infusions of $10 million or more.

Data Protection Techniques: Ensuring Stored Information Integrity

When it comes to ensuring the integrity of business-critical information, having effective data protection techniques in place is a crucial first step.

Well-Built MultiTouch Monitors Provide Rugged Digital Signage Platform

Touch-input solution providers can look to Tyco for capable, sturdy displays.

Portable Speaker System Employs Genius Features

Genius line of battery-operated speakers should be no-brain add-on.

VAR500: Logicalis Invests In Cloud Computing, Cisco Honors Presidio

CDW, Logicalis, Presidio, GlassHouse, CACI all made headlines this week.

7 How-To Tips For VAR Entrepreneurs

CRN's "How-To" Community is full of advice for solution providers running their own businesses. Check out our articles on everything from how to sell new technology to why you should sell AV solutions to deploying cloud solutions.

Unlucky 13: The Most Significant Computer Viruses Of The Last 40 Years

The computer virus turned 40 years old this year, and here CRN takes a look at 13 memorable viruses and what makes them significant.

Survey Results: VARs Tap More External IT Resources In 2011

More than 62 percent of the VARs said they expect to use more external IT resources this year than they did last year, indicative that VARs are comfortable letting non-employees work with their customers.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Mar. 11, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

The Big Easy: 20 Fat Scenes From Cisco Partner Summit 2011

Amid the party atmosphere of a pre-Mardi Gras New Orleans, Cisco Systems brought 2,000 partners together for its annual Partner Summit, where good food, jazz music and cloud computing were all the rage.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 11, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

XChange: Tech Elite Awards Reward VARs' Investments, Methodology

Everything Channel handed out its first Tech Elite Awards at XChange Solution Provider in Orlando this week, honoring six solution providers for their investments in technology certifications and solutions methodology.

Swingline Paper Shredder: Old Idea, New Convenience

Swingline helps customers increase document security while boosting your bottom line.

XChange: Winners Take A Bow At CRN Channel Champions Awards Show

Three vendors emerged with five awards each in this year's CRN Channel Champions awards, based on a survey results of more than 2,000 VARs. Here's a look at the results.

5 Cloudiest Cloud Startups From Cloud Connect 2011

Cloud computing vendors stormed the show floor at Cloud Connect, and a good number of them are startups looking to catch the cloud wave. Here are five that are using their name to promote their cloudiness to get their foot in the door.

Cloud Connect: Five Massive Cloud Computing Misconceptions

Cloud computing is plagued with misconceptions and myths, and at Cloud Connect CRN caught up with five executives to highlight the biggest misconceptions they run into day-to-day.

XChange Solution Provider 2011: Scenes From Day Two

The XChange Solution Provider conference offered everything from guessing how many basketballs fit in a Cooper Mini to how a solution provider can become a cloud integrator.

VAR500: IBM Invests In Cloud, Capgemini Expands BPM Offerings

IBM, Capgemini, Logicalis, Atos, World Wide Technologies, were all in the news this week, some by expanding BPM and cloud computing expertise, others by earning vendor recognition.

20 Hot IT Products From XChange Solution Provider 2011

Check out CRN's picks for the hottest new IT products from the Solutions Showcase at XChange 2011.

Dell PowerEdge C6145: Performance In The Clouds

Dell's dual-node 2U server proves itself a worthy contender for rack space.

XChange Solution Provider 2011: Scenes From Day One

Everything Channel kicked off its annual XChange Solution Provider conference at the Dolphin Resort in Walt Disney World, Fla., on Sunday, bringing together hundreds of VAR and vendor executives for four days of meetings and networking. Here are some scenes from Day One.

10 Things That Happened 10 Years Ago In IT, March 2001

Solution providers and vendors made headlines 10 years ago -- from ways technology could improve how elections were carried out, to the problem of workplace violence.

Eight Key Scenes From SAP's Channel Partner Summit

SAP held its annual partner summit in Savannah, Ga., this week where the company unveiled a number of initiatives to grow sales through the channel. Here's eight key moments from the event.