5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 25, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

Q&A: Channel Chief Bill Lipsin On NetApp's Plans For SolidFire's Channel -- And Beer

In an exclusive interview, NetApp's channel chief talked to CRN about the company's plans for integrating SolidFire's channel program, the impact SolidFire and NetApp will have on each other's channel -- and SolidFire's beer.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 25, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

Q&A: Pure Storage CEO Discusses Flash Future, Competitors, And Vision To Be A Data Center Power

Scott Dietzen tells CRN how Pure Storage differentiates itself in the all-flash storage market, how it competes against startups and legacy vendors, and why it is not looking to be acquired.

5 New Features In Intel's New NUC That Will Blow System Builders Away

Intel took the wraps off its newest version of NUC, a 'Next Unit of Computing' mini PC kit. Here's the wow factor for system builder partners.

2016 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs: Round 2 Matchup Breakdowns

Voting for Round 2 of the 2016 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs is now open. Click here to get some insight into the Solutions 16 matchups.

Q&A: Tech Data CEO Talks Ingram-HNA Deal, Blossoming Apple Partnership and Dell-EMC Synergies

Bob Dutkowsky dishes on the premium Tianjin Tianhai paid for Ingram Micro, how Apple penetrated the enterprise to become Tech Data's largest partner, and why he believes Dell and EMC have become so channel-centric.

2016 CRN Channel Madness: Round 1 Winners And Losers

Round 1 of the CRN Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs is in the books. Here we take a look at who punched their ticket to Round 2 and who is going home.

Q&A: FireEye CEO On Apple-FBI, Critical Infrastructure Attacks And Why We're At The Biggest Inflection Point In History

CRN sat down with FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt to talk about the Apple-FBI debate and how the company plans to monetize its threat intelligence offerings.

Robbins Shakes Up Cisco's Engineering Business: 8 Things Partners Need To Know

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins is shaking up the network leader's more than 25,000-member engineering team, according to an internal memo from Robbins obtained by CRN. Here's how it will affect the channel.

Opening Up: 9 Privately Held Storage Vendors Break Out Some Financials

While privately held companies are in no way required to report finances, nine storage vendors have detailed some of their recent financials. Here's a look behind the curtain.

Q&A: Xerox's New Head Of U.S. Channels On How Company Split Will Affect Partners

Xerox's new president of its U.S. channels tells how the planned split of the company will affect its engagement with channel partners how the company is looking to expand its channel.

The State Of 5G Technology: Where Telecoms Stand

While some carriers say that it's still too early for 5G technology, others are rolling out testing in preparation for commercial deployments. Here's where the large telecoms are today.

10 Massive M&A Deals Reshaping The Channel: February 2016

Partners with security-oriented practices were a hot commodity in February, with three of the 10 companies acquired specializing in either network or cybersecurity.

Q&A: Symantec CEO On Split, New Security-Focused Channel Vision And Apple Vs. FBI

Symantec has had a busy year, completing its split, landing a massive strategic investment, and continuing to roll out new products and partner program. CRN caught up with CEO Michael Brown to hear how all these changes affect partners (as well as his thoughts on a few current events).

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 18, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

10 Things You Need To Know About Dell's Latest Financials

The numbers show Dell is both contending with the challenges of a swiftly changing industry and making investments to try to get ahead of those changes. Here are 10 key facts about Dell's financial condition.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 18, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

10 Solution Providers With The Most Cash In 2015

The 10 most cash-rich solution providers increased their holdings by 13.6 percent, to $14.75 billion, in the most recent quarter, with a new solution provider catapulting into the top slot.

10 Solution Providers With The Most Debt In 2015

The 10 most debt-laden solution providers increased their debt load by a whopping 54 percent in the most recent quarter to $20.8 billion, with three partners issuing new tranche loans or extending lines of credit to finance recent acquisitions.

15 Tech Companies Doing Cool Stuff In The Channel Right Now

The 2016 XChange Solution Provider conference brought together some of the industry's top VARs, systems integrators and strategic service providers with key channel-savvy vendors. Here are some tech vendor happenings that solution providers might be interested in.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant For Endpoint Protection Platforms

The market for Endpoint Protection Platforms is evolving, with new startups entering the fray and some legacy vendors losing market share. Take a look at how all of the EPP vendors stack up.

CRN Exclusive: CEO Weisler On HP's 'Big Strategic Change,' Device As A Service Pipeline And New Product Innovation

HP Inc. CEO Dion Weisler spoke with CRN at the Americas Executive Forum about the plan to use HP.com's online shopping site to drive sales leads to partners, the significant sales pipeline around PC and device as a service, and new product innovation.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant For Data Warehouse And Data Management Solutions For Analytics

Gartner rated 21 vendors jockeying for position in a hot and rapidly evolving IT sector. Here's how they stack up.

Head-To-Head: Samsung Galaxy S7 Vs. Apple iPhone 6s

Are the Samsung Galaxy S7's design, battery life and storage options any match for the iPhone 6s? Here's a feature-by-feature comparison of both smartphones.