7 New Money-Makers For The Telecom Channel

From revamped partner programs to new product releases, here are seven recent telecom announcements that will impact the channel.

10 Helpful Apps For Tax Season

Tax season is right around the corner. These 10 apps can make life a little easier whether you're being driven crazy by forms, want to check on a filing's status, or just looking for help managing your expenses.

Study: Cloud Provider Confidence Still Lacking

Software-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service adoption is increasing, but many firms still lack confidence in data security and availability in the cloud.

NPD Research: Hottest Product Categories, Technologies

Based on research reports from the NPD Group, here's a look at how the channel sees the current state of technology, as well as its market leaders and profit opportunities.

Inside The Mind Of IBM: 10 Things We Learned At PWLC

Last week's IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference offered critical insights into IBM's views on the IT market, the company's marketing strategy and what IBM has in mind for its channel partners. Here are 10 key things we learned at PWLC.

Getting Weird At RSA 2013: 10 Scenes That Made People Look Twice

Let's face it: Security vendors are getting weird when it comes to marketing their wares, and this year at RSA was no exception. CRN walked the show floor and found 10 scenes that were truly strange.

Apple Vs. Android: Which Smartphone Platform Is Safer?

Five top security researchers reveal their picks for the smartphone platform they believe is the most secure.

EMC's Greenplum: These 10 People Get Big Data

Greenplum delivered a humbling keynote address at Strata this week, paying homage to the industry's best and brightest in big data. Here are 10 folks that made the list.

5 Most Dangerous New Hacking Techniques

From scrubbing memory of data to leaving a phony trail in malware code, some attackers are upping the ante when it comes to hacking into systems and stealing corporate data or controlling processes, say security experts who outlined the threat trends at the 2013 RSA Conference.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2013

February continued the flurry of IT executive changes this year. Here are key moves from Lenovo, Cisco, McAfee and other companies.

5 Data Center Shopping Tips For Cloud Providers

Solution providers shifting to a cloud business may need to find a hosting facility. Here's what to look for.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending March 1, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 1, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

20 Examples Of Wacky, Over The Top RSA Signage

The RSA security is a chance for security vendors' marketing teams to go hog-wild, and at this year's show, they did just that. Big data security is fast emerging as the buzzword du jour.

7 Tablets That Will Make You Toss Your Laptop

As Mobile World Congress 2013 comes to a close, CRN looks at seven standout tablets from Barcelona.

8 Sleek Smartphones You'll Want Right Now

Mobile World Congress 2013 is wrapping up, so CRN looks at some of the most eye-catching and sexy smartphones from Barcelona this year.

10 Big Data Startups You Shouldn't Overlook

Startups stole the show at this year's Strata big data conference. Here are 10 you shouldn't let slip under your radar.

5 Hot Profit-Driving Plays For VMware Partners

The theme of this week's VMware Partner Exchange was 'Taking Charge.' Here are five ways partners can do just that with VMware in the virtualization management and desktop virtualization markets.

How To Get Hired In Today's IT Channel

When it comes to filling positions at their solution provider businesses, the characteristics these next-generation VARs are looking for in potential hires may surprise you.

5 New Security Advances You Need To Check Out

Check out the new encryption, virtualization protection, antimalware analysis and other security features that were unveiled by vendors at the 2013 RSA Conference.

5 New Microsoft Office 365 Features For VARs To Capitalize On

Microsoft has developed three sizes of Office 365 for businesses, depending on the size of the organization. Which is right for your customers?

15 Hot Storage Products For Virtualized Data Centers

Storage vendors were out in full force at VMware Partner Exchange on on the hunt solution providers to consider their hardware and software offerings as part of an infrastructure for customers seeking to implement virtualized and cloud environments.

Tough Talk From VMware President On Microsoft, Oracle And Amazon

VMWare President and COO Carl Eschenbach spoke with CRN at the VMWare Partner Exchange in Las Vegas, and he had plenty to say about company's biggest competitors, as well as VMWare's overall partner strategy.

8 HP WebOS Predictions That Fell Flat

After HP acquired Palm, executives fanned out to explain how WebOS would be a game-changer for the mobile space. With WebOS now in LG's hands, here are 8 HP predictions that didn't come true.

8 Cool Network Security Products At RSA 2013

Network security appliance vendors are adding new features that could provide better protection from targeted attacks, sophisticated malware and zero-day exploits.