Channel Chiefs: How To Capitalize On The Cloud Services Boom And Beat AWS

CRN asked three channel executives to weigh in on the market dynamics driving the public cloud boom, how their companies play in that environment and just what they're doing to beat AWS in the sales trenches.

Head-To-Head: HP Chromebook 13 Vs. Dell Chromebook 13

The CRN Test Center takes a look at two Chromebooks that pack more power -- and style -- than the traditional Chromebook.

John Chambers Rates Cisco's Software Transition, Says America Is 'A Startup Nation'

Cisco's board chairman, John Chambers, grades Cisco's transition progress in 2016 and explains his assertion that America is lagging behind the rest of the world in digitization.

HPE CEO Meg Whitman On The CSC Deal, Beating Cisco, Recruiting Dell-EMC Partners And Why VMware Becomes 'Almost Irrelevant'

HPE CEO Meg Whitman tells CRN the HPE Enterprise Services-CSC merger creates a pure-play global services company that can innovate faster and then sounds off on how software containers make VMware a 'less strategic' asset for Dell-EMC that may actually 'shrink over time.'

XChange SLED: 5 Hottest Public Sector Sales Opportunities In 2016

When determining what government business to pursue, solution providers should consider the funding situation and the presence or absence of federal mandates, says an XChange SLED speaker.

Top 10 UCaaS Leaders In 2016

Here are the top 10 Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) vendors in North America, according to research firm HIS.

Head-To-Head: HP Spectre 13 Vs. Dell XPS 13

Two of the newest Windows laptops to hit the market are also two of the most stylish. Here's how the HP Spectre 13 and Dell XPS 13 stack up.

CRN Cloud Services Roundtable: Partner Keys To Success In the Cloud Services Era

Part two of CRN's Cloud Services Roundtable focuses on the keys for partners to succeed in today's cloud space, how their role is changing, and the transformation from solution provider to cloud ISV.

10 Internet Of Things Acquisitions So Far In 2016

The Internet of Things market is gaining traction, and vendors are quickly stepping their game to get in on the action. Following are 10 moves made so far this year.

EMC, Nexsan Go To Court Over 'Unity' Storage Moniker, But Others Have Used The Name Before

The Unity name has been used with storage long before EMC and Nexsan started arguing about it.

2016 Women Of The Channel: How I Achieve Work-Life Balance

CRN asked the 2016 Women of the Channel to shed a little light on how they strive to achieve an optimal work-life balance.

5 Companies That Had a Rough Week

For the week ending May 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 May 20, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

WOTC: 5 Ways For Vendors To Get On The Same Page As Their Partners

Calista Roussos, director of marketing and vendor strategy for Vology, boils down the key features that solution providers appreciate seeing in a channel program.

5 Google I/O Launches With Serious Wow Factor

New products, platforms and apps from Google show the company may again be poised to change the way people interact with technology.

Head-To-Head: HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Vs. Apple MacBook Pro (13-Inch)

The CRN Test Center compares HP's newest business laptop with its closest counterpart in the Apple world. Here's how the HP EliteBook 1030 G1 stacks up with the Apple MacBook Pro.

Cisco's Chuck Robbins On Q3 Networking Declines, Springpath, Intercloud's Future And Forging Tighter Ties With VMware

In an interview with CRN, Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins talks about the company's future around hyper-convergence and storage as well as relationships with VMware and Springpath.

Women Of The Channel 2016: Advice For The Next Generation

CRN asked the Women of the Channel honorees of today to offer some advice for the female channel leaders of tomorrow.

25 Great Gifts For Your Techie Graduate

Graduation season is upon us -- and whether it's Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 or a digital photo album, CRN has the perfect gadgets catalogued for graduates of all ages.

Survey: Networking Partners Weigh In On Cisco's Hyper-Converged, SDN, Software And Security Strategies

Fifty networking solution providers shared their market growth expectations and view of Cisco in segments such as hyper-converged, software, security and software-defined networking in a survey from financial adviser and researcher UBS.

Review: Dell Latitude 13 7370 Laptop Is Worth A Look

The CRN Test Center finds that Dell's new ultraportable laptop has a lot going for it. Here's a breakdown of the Dell Latitude 13 7370.

Rock & Roll, Servers And Hyper-Converged: 6 Scenes From Lenovo's Accelerate Partner Forum

Lenovo does about 85 percent of its business through the channel, and its recent Accelerate Partner Forum in Orlando, Fla., attracted about 1,200 channel partners eager to learn about enhancements to Lenovo's programs and products.

2016 Women Of The Channel: Female Role Models I Admire

CRN asked this year's Women of the Channel to identify their female role models, and their answers were as varied as the honorees themselves.

WOTC: How To Position Yourself For Your Future Career

Luanne Tierney of Proofpoint and Wendy Beecham of Korn Ferry shared eight game-changing skills that women must develop to help shape their future careers at The Channel Company's Women of the Channel West event.

CRN Exclusive: D&H's Dan Schwab Talks Growth, New Partner Support, Recurring Revenue For SMB Partners

Coming off another year of growth for his company, Dan Schwab, co-president of distributor giant D&H, tells how it got there and what it's doing to help its partners grow.