5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Sept. 27, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Top 5 Zero-Day Threats Of 2013

Attackers targeted previously unknown flaws in Internet Explorer, Adobe Flash and Reader, and Java, but security experts say businesses and solution providers should put zero-day threats into perspective.

Head-To-Head: Microsoft Surface 2 Vs. Surface RT

Microsoft boosts performance of its ARM-based tablet. But, how much of a revamp is the Surface 2 over its predecessor, the Surface RT?

Can Microsoft Beat Back Surface 2 Bad Buzz?

Critics charge revamped Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 deliver same ho-hum value proposition and problem-plagued RT operating system as its predecessor.

BlackBerry: The Rise And Fall Of An Innovator

After BlackBerry's announcement Monday of a potential sale to Fairfax, CRN takes a look at the history of BlackBerry and how it went from being in everyone's pockets to almost no one's.

Head-To-Head: Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Vs. Apple iPad 4

Is Microsoft's second-gen tablet a better value than Apple's fourth? Find out who wins the Apple iPad 4 vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 2 battle.

The Best And Worst States For Business Opportunities

A startup solution provider may have the best people, effective management and cool technology. But if it lacks for business opportunities, it's going nowhere.

Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executives

The inaugural Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executives list highlights the IT industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers.

Head To Head: iOS 7 vs. iOS 6

There's plenty inside Apple' latest mobile operating system to keep users productive. This one's well worth the time to upgrade.

The Best And Worst States For Innovation And Growth

Looking for a location that provides the right environment of innovation and growth to incubate your startup solution provider company? Here are the states to consider and the ones to pass by.

5 Reasons FireEye Antimalware Technology Is Overvalued By Wall Street

FireEye is one of the hottest appliance makers in the security industry, but other security vendors are reproducing its antimalware technology and the value of the protection it provides is unproven, experts tell CRN.

CRN's 2013 Network Connectivity Services Partner Program Guide

CRN's 2013 Network Connectivity Services Partner Program Guide is meant to highlight some of the industry's leading portfolios of telecom, cloud and connectivity offerings.

The Best And Worst States For Labor And Employment Costs

Need to find a place with low labor costs to get your solution provider startup off the ground? Here are the best states to consider and the worst states to move out of.

7 Cool Network Devices That Add Value Too

In today's troubled economy, sometimes it's better to enhance an existing network than to rebuild one from scratch. These devices do the trick.

5 Facts About The Overseas Tax Rate

U.S. IT vendors, which are among those multinational corporations with the most cash held overseas thanks to high U.S. corporate tax rates, would like to see rates slashed as a way to repatriate that cash to their home offices.

100 People You Don't Know But Should In 2013 (Part 2)

CRN takes a look at the under-the-radar players that make sure solution provider partnerships thrive and business gets done in Part 2 of our 100 People You Don't Know But Should list.

100 People You Don't Know But Should In 2013 (Part 1)

CRN takes a look at the under-the-radar players that make sure solution provider partnerships thrive and business gets done.

Waiting Game: 10 Scenes From The iPhone 5S, 5C Launch In Boston

Hundreds of Apple fans flocked to the Boston Apple retail store Friday to get their hands on the new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C. Here are 10 scenes from the launch.

15 Takeaways From Microsoft's Financial Analyst Meeting

Microsoft financial analyst meeting gives CEO Steve Ballmer, COO Kevin Turner and other execs a chance to outline to company's current and future financial health.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Sept. 20, 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 Sept. 20, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

5 Ways To Avoid An Epic Facebook Fail

Montana Lt. Governor John Walsh, who is running for the state's U.S. Senate seat, faced scrutiny this week for 'liking' a Facebook page that features pictures of women's breasts. The rogue 'like' was called an honest mistake, but it could be costly to his campaign. Learn how to avoid reputation-damaging mistakes.

20 Odd Tech Startup Names And The Real Stories Behind Them

As more startups show up on the enterprise tech scene, finding a good name is getting harder. So, some are getting creative. Here's a look at 20 examples of startups that went outside the box.

IDF: 25 Products Building The Intel Ecosystem, One Hardware Or Software Piece At A Time

Last week's Intel Developer Forum (IDF) saw a wide range of Intel server, storage, client device, and other hardware and software partners showcasing new ways to build on the huge Intel IT ecosystem.

iHistory: A Look Back At iPhone Releases And Reactions

A week after the announcement of the latest iPhone, Apple continues to be criticized and watches as its stock tanks. CRN takes a look back at other iPhone releases over the years that didn't all live up to the Apple hype.