Telco Consultant To Partners: If You're Not Talking About SD-WAN, Someone Else Will

Executives with The Comtel Group, a VAR that became a telecom consulting firm, talked about opportunities around the emerging SD-WAN market, and why other solution providers who aren't looking at SD-WAN are missing out.

Are You Shipping Or Packing Lithium-Ion Batteries? Here Are 7 Things You Need To Know

Getting the batteries from Point A to Point B requires you to get familiar with some complicated (and changing) rules.

Red Hat CEO Whitehurst On Soaring Stock Success, Open-Source Technologies And Being The 'Last Man Standing' In OpenStack

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst sat down with CRN at the company's North America partner conference to discuss strong financial results and the massive opportunity for the channel around Red Hat's open-source portfolio.

Cisco Launches New 'Critical' Certifications: 10 Things Partners Need To Know

Here are 10 things partners need to know about Cisco's new certifications and training launched today around application development and programmability.

10 Companies McAfee Could Acquire Now That It's Independent Of Intel

With its split from Intel complete, here are 10 companies that analysts and partners speculate that McAfee could buy as it looks to expand its platform security portfolio.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco Channel Chief Bahr On Faulty Component Issue, Software Vision And 'Extraordinary' Security Growth

Cisco's top channel leader Wendy Bahr talks to CRN about a variety of topics – from ACI and security, to CEO Chuck Robbins and the company's product replacement initiative.

10 Hot Startups That Raised VC Funding In March

Data analytics, storage and networking companies were among those that hauled in venture capital rounds in March.

10 Factors Driving VMware's Sale Of vCloud Air To OVH

VMware's sale of vCloud Air gets the vendor out of the business of owning and operating clouds and fuels French hosting giant OVH's international ambitions.

DXC EVP Mike Nefkens And CTO Dan Hushon On The AWS Opportunity, HPE Relationship And Competing Against Global Systems Integrators

DXC Technology's Mike Nefkens and Dan Hushon said the new company is looking to introduce key vendors like ServiceNow and Oracle and sell more Amazon Web Services into the legacy HPE Enterprise Services customer base.

10 Things To Know About IT Vendors' Channel Hiring Efforts

Large legacy vendors are seeking to fill hundreds of channel-focused positions, and that is perhaps a sign of the level and speed of IT industry change currently roiling the market.

Q&A: New Telarus Channel Manager Vows To Bring On More Partners, Evangelize SD-WAN And UCaaS

Koby Phillips, a former Level 3 channel executive, has joined master agent Telarus. He shares with CRN his plans to bring on more VARs and MSPs and help partners get up to speed with SD-WAN and UCaaS.

Q&A: McAfee CEO Chris Young On What To Expect From The (Now Official) 'New McAfee'

As McAfee looks to hit the ground running as a $2 billion security vendor, here's what CEO Chris Young says partners can expect, including new innovations, acquisitions and a focused cybersecurity strategy.

CRN Exclusive: Juniper Networks Channel Chief On Being 'Completely Committed' To Security

Juniper Networks channel chief Matt Hurley talks to CRN about the vendor's security strategy and why partners should be excited about 2017.

2017 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs: Round 4 Results, Championship Preview

Voting for the championship round of the 2017 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs is now open. Read through for some insight into the final matchup.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: March 2017

Here's a look at which executive comings and goings made our list for the month.

5 New Partner Programs That Networking Partners Need To Know About

Here are five new partner programs announced in March from networking vendors that channel parents need to take notice of.

Head-To-Head: Samsung Galaxy S8+ Vs. Apple iPhone 7 Plus

The CRN Test Center compares the larger-screen smartphones from the lineups of Samsung and Apple. Here's how the Samsung Galaxy S8+ stacks up against the Apple's iPhone 7 Plus.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 31, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

DXC Technology CEO Mike Lawrie: We Want To Be An Industry Leader

What lies ahead for the new solution provider behemoth after the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services group of Hewlett Packard Enterprise? CEO Mike Lawrie fielded several questions from analysts and investors this week, just days before DXC's official debut.

8 New Cisco Incentives And Products Unleashed At Partner Connection Week

Here are eight products and incentives revealed at Cisco's Partner Connection Week that partners need to know.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 31, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

2017 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs: Round 3 Results, Round 4 Matchups

Voting for Round 4 of the 2017 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs is now open. Read through to get some insight into the Field of Four matchups.

CRN Exclusive: Michael Dell On Making The Most Of Industry Consolidation, The Channel Program's Fast Start And VMware's Position In The Container Market

Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell told CRN that customers want to do more business with fewer vendors, and Dell is one of those vendors thanks to its wide portfolio and engaged channel partner ecosystem.

7 Security Opportunities For Partners Around Third-Party Risk Management

Here are seven areas partners can leverage third-party risk assessment tools to help their clients address security gaps in this area.

IoT Channel Chronicles: How Function1 Used IoT To Make A University's Campus Police More Effective

In this week's edition of the IoT Channel Chronicles, an executive at Splunk partner Function1 talks about how the company deployed an IoT solution to help a university better allocate its campus police resources.