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.

2016 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs: Round 1 Matchup Breakdowns

The second annual Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs kicks off Thursday, with Round 1 pitting a handful of channel stalwarts against the top channel execs at some of the industry's hottest young companies.

8 Cisco Game-Changing Technology Initiatives In 2016

Cisco has unleashed a slew of initiatives in 2016 that are changing the way it sells and views technology. Here are eight that the company hopes will drive partner profitability.

CSRA Execs: Federal Government Is In The Early Innings Of Cloud, But The Game Is On

Executives from CSRA, formed from the merger of SRA and CSC's former government business, discuss navigating the cloud and the benefits and drawbacks of being a pure-play federal partner.

Head-To-Head: Huawei MateBook Vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Huawei shocked the tech industry at Mobile World Congress by unveiling its first 2-in-1, the MateBook. How does the MateBook stack up to Microsoft's Windows 10 2-in-1, the Surface Pro 4? CRN compares the two new products.

Top 15 Moneymaking Certifications For 2016

Certifications in IT security, virtualization and business continue to top the pay scale, but cloud and networking certifications are becoming more profitable and pervasive with each passing day.

Ingram Micro CEO, HNA Group President On Why Deal Is Good For Both Companies

Ingram Micro CEO Alain Monie and HNA Group President Adam Tan told employees that Ingram Micro will be more aggressive and efficient following HNA Group's acquisition.

2016 Virtualization 50

From server virtualization to hyper-converged infrastructure, the Virtualization 50 celebrates the vendors tackling the different facets of virtualization technologies.

Across The Telecom Spectrum: 6 Moves Making Waves In The Channel

The telecom space bustled with partnership news and program additions in February. Here are six of the top news stories affecting telecom partners.

Sequoia Cloud VP Sounds Off On Presidio's Strategic Service Provider Transformation And The Demise Of The Old Model

Rollen Roberson, vice president of consulting at Sequoia, which Presidio acquired in December, spoke with CRN at XChange about creating 'cloud champions' and the importance of a services-led selling approach.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 11, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week (Plus A Bonus)

For the week ending March 11, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

A Partner's Guide To Apple's March Event: 5 Rumored Releases

Apple is expected to unveil a new iPhone and iPad as well as Apple Watch design upgrades at a special event in March. Here's what Apple partners may see.

Q&A: Polycom Execs On Why Partner Opportunity In Collaboration Is At An All-Time High

Polycom's Christopher Jones and Nick Tidd sit down with CRN at the XChange event to discusss new avenues of growth for partners and how the 'millennial challenge' is changing the game.

The Women-Led Companies Of the 2016 Managed Service Provider 500

Here we take a look at managed service providers in this year's MSP 500 with women executives at the helm.

15 Scenes From Cisco Partner Summit You Need To See

Reminiscing about a rappin' CEO, a story about a shoeshine from an airline owner, sipping morning cocktails and hanging out at a hippie blowout. CRN captured some of the memorable moments and off-the-wall happenings onstage and behind the scenes at this year's Cisco Partner Summit in San Diego.

Review: Lenovo's Impressive 2-In-1 Yoga 900

Lenovo's new Yoga 900 laptop shines as one of best 2-in-1 devices on the market with a gorgeous design and added CPU power.

Strategic Service Provider Era Is Here: 10 Changes Solution Providers Need To Start Making Now

Solution providers must revamp their sales organizations, deepen ties with existing clients and focus on solving business problems, says a keynote speaker at XChange Solution Provider.

CRN Exclusive: Cisco's New CTO Explains His Technology Road Map And Why Partners Should Focus On Containers

'There's a fantastic opportunity' for Cisco and its partners, said Zorawar Biri Singh of Cisco's vision to build a container-friendly stack, among other technology goals for the networking giant.

Q&A: NetApp, SolidFire Execs On NetApp's SolidFire Integration, Competition, Flash Storage Future

NetApp's Lee Caswell and SolidFire CEO David Wright discussed NetApp's plans for SolidFire, how SolidFire differs from and complements NetApp's other all-flash storage technologies, and partnering with Cisco and competing with Dell-EMC.

Follow The Money: 10 Notable Tech Venture Capital Investments In February

Security and data analysis technology developers continue to lead IT startups when it comes to attracting venture capital financing.