The 10 Biggest Cloud Stories Of 2013

VMware gets into public cloud, Amazon beats out IBM and Oracle gets chummy with Salesforce are just some of the big-time stories that hit this year in the cloud computing market.

First Look: FileMaker 13

FileMaker upgraded its namesake family of database solutions to FileMaker 13 this month, continuing the Apple subsidiary's efforts to extend the product's reach to the Web and mobile devices.

The 10 Biggest Security Stories Of 2013

Security threats, data breaches and new technologies made the list of top security stories of 2013. The stories highlight trends that could impact the security industry for years to come.

The 10 Biggest Telco Stories Of 2013

The telecom industry was bustling with M&As, cloud offensives and channel gains in 2013. Here's a look back at the 10 biggest telco stories of the year.

The 10 Biggest Data Center Stories Of 2013

Spies, mysteriously revealed data centers, the rise of the mainframe and fall of the server, and a new startup called Dell all made 2013 a very interesting year for the data center industry.

10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2013

While cloud is where the market buzz is happening, these virtualization startups are solving all sorts of longstanding technology challenges.

9 Reasons To Be Optimistic About PCs

D&H Co-President Dan Schwab tells CRN why he's optimistic about PC sales and what opportunities VARs have to grow their hardware business in 2014.

Q&A: Dell Enterprise President Haas Sounds Off On Dell's Revamped Partner Program

Dell's PartnerDirect program is in the midst of a major makeover. What does this mean for partner opportunities and how will it be rolled out? Dell's Marius Haas, chief commercial officer and president of Dell's Enterprise Solutions, sits down with CRN to answer a few of the questions burning on partners' minds.

Cisco Financial Analyst Day: 9 Tough Questions For CEO Chambers And Team

Cisco fielded some tough questions from analysts and investors at its annual financial analyst day. Here's a look at what CEO John Chambers and his team had to say.

Review: NEC V652 65-inch Commercial Display

Versatile, large format monitor turns in a strong job performance, and has applications in just about every commercial setting.

The 10 Coolest Startups Of 2013

In technology areas from cloud computing and big data to storage and security, this year had more than its share of startups and young companies that appeared on everyone's radar screens. Here are 10 startups that really caught our attention.

The 10 Coolest Networking Startups Of 2013

Networking newbies ranging from Big Switch Networks to Insieme made major moves this year. Here are 10 startups that especially captured our attention in 2013.

Brand New Beginnings: 5 Hot White-Label Cloud Services

From established hosting providers to SaaS newcomers, white-label cloud services are on fire. Here's a look at five offerings.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Dec. 13, 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 Dec. 13, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Tech 10: New Cloud Products For The Winter Season

Here's a look at 10 new offerings from some of the biggest and most successful cloud players in the industry.

The 10 Coolest Security Startups Of 2013

These emerging security industry companies are developing innovative technology to better secure cloud-based systems, eliminate passwords and analyze behavioral patterns to detect threats.

5 Cloud Trends You Don't Want To Miss In 2014

Rackspace CTO John Engates tells CRN what he sees as the five biggest cloud trends that solution providers need to be on top of to stay competitive in 2014.

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2013

Big data is one of the hottest areas for new companies in the IT industry. Here are 10 we think score high in their coolness quotient.

The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2013, Plus A Bonus

One of the coolest smartphones to come out this year wasn't a smartphone at all. Can you guess what it was?

Top 5 Cybercriminal Motives In 2013 Attacks

Cybercriminals demonstrated five reasons why they conducted attacks against consumers and businesses in 2013. Learn what attackers top motives were this year.

The 10 Coolest Storage Startups Of 2013

There are a lot of tiny companies just starting to see if there's a place for them in the storage market. Here are some of the coolest.

HP Discover: 8 New HP Business-Class Devices And Services

Hewlett-Packard is highlighting multiple new Ultrabooks, touch devices, full-powered mini PCs, and related services for business users at HP Discover 2013 in Barcelona, Spain, this week.

10 Questions Dell World Must Answer For Partners

After a nasty battle to take his company private, Michael Dell must face his toughest critics of all -- Dell partners.

Do You Have What It Takes To Sell Surface?: 7 Capabilities Microsoft Is Seeking From The Channel

Microsoft recently sent a questionnaire to partners it has deemed capable of selling and supporting Surface tablets. The questions are revealing and, in some cases, confusing.