Channel Chief Catchup: Telecom Execs Reveal The Hottest Opportunities For Partners

Channel executives from AT&T, CenturyLink, Comcast and Verizon talk to CRN about emerging technology opportunities and partner program updates.

Emerging Vendors 2017: IoT Startups You Need To Know

As part of CRN's 2017 Emerging Vendors list, here are 34 hot IoT startups that solution providers should be aware of.

CRN Exclusive: Lantronix CEO On New IoT Management Software, Adding Systems Integrator Partners

Lantronix CEO Jeff Benck discusses how the company's new Mach10 software will help its industrial OEM customer base better manage IoT -- and what that means for partners.

New Veeam CMO Kate Hutchison: Pulling Partners Into The Cloud And Attacking The Enterprise Market

Kate Hutchison said ensuring that Veeam's channel partners have the marketing resources they need will vault the company into its next stage of growth.

30 New Storage Products Partners Can Use For Cloud Or Virtualized Environments

The storage industry seems to cluster itself around the annual VMworld conference, as shown by the following 30 new products, many of which seen for the first time at the show.

18 Tough Certifications That Are Worth The Effort In 2017

Certifications in cybersecurity are the most valuable, according to business educator Global Knowledge, with infrastructure, project management and cloud certifications quickly gaining steam.

5 Things To Expect At Google's Fall Event

Google is expected to unveil new Pixel smartphones, a new laptop and other products during an event Wednesday.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: September 2017

Here's a look at which executive comings and goings made our September list.

6 Cool, Connected Solutions At IoT Solutions World Congress

IoT startups and heavyweights are showing off their connectivity, security and analytics skills at IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona.

2017 Best (And Worst) States For Solution Provider Competition

Entrepreneurs making plans to launch a solution provider business might consider states where the ratio of solution providers to potential business customers is the lowest.

These 6 Artificial Intelligence Startups Could Be Intel's Next Acquisition Target

Intel is making strong investments in artificial intelligence through acquisitions. Here are six startups that could be next on the company's shopping list.

Ellison Opens Oracle OpenWorld With Oracle Database 18c Debut

Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison devoted his keynote speech to demonstrating the capabilities of the newest release of Oracle's flagship product – and took some shots at cloud competitor Amazon Web Services along the way.

Three Steps Ahead: CRN's 2017 Triple Crown Award Winners

CRN assembles a number of lists and rankings throughout the year, including the Solution Provider 500, the Fast Growth 150 and the Tech Elite 250. CRN recognizes the 40 solution providers that earned a spot on all three lists this year with the annual Triple Crown honors.

Head-To-Head: Apple iPhone X Vs. Samsung Galaxy Note8

The CRN Test Center compares Apple's upcoming redesigned iPhone with Samsung's Note refresh. Here's how the iPhone X stacks up against the Galaxy Note8.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Sept. 29, 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. 29, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

Q&A: BlueAlly Marketing VP On Switching To ConnectWise, Leveraging HPE Resources And Maintaining 'Personal Touch' In The Digital Era

Solution provider BlueAlly, which appeared on the CRN Fast Growth 150 list for a third consecutive year in 2017, has used a dynamic marketing approach to help drive net-new business.

5 Reasons The iPhone 8 Is A Worthy Upgrade

The CRN Test Center goes hands on with the iPhone 8, which includes new features such as wireless charging and an enhanced display.

10 Things You Need to Know About The Colossal Sirius-Forsythe Deal

The combined Sirius-Forsythe organization will have a $500 million security business, a 200-employee managed services practice, and count IBM, Cisco, Dell EMC, Palo Alto and NetApp as its largest vendor partners.

5 Things To Watch At NetApp Insight 2017

CRN looks at five key issues channel partners and customers will want to think about as they get ready for next week's NetApp Insight 2017 conference.

Salesforce's Tiffani Bova: Customer Experience Beats Price, Product Every Time

Salesforce's Tiffani Bova said that solution providers who use technology to prioritize customer experience will be the most successful at helping their clients grow. Here are five takeaways from her keynote.

Dell EMC Channel Chief John Byrne On Cross Selling, Pushing Services And Breathing Life Into The Storage Portfolio

New promotions and programs are coming soon to boost storage sales as part of Byrne's effort to put distance between Dell EMC and competitors like HPE.

2017 Best (And Worst) States For Business Climate And Competitive Environments For Solution Provider Startups

Entrepreneurs starting up a solution provider business should consider states with a thriving economy, a large base of potential customers and limited competition from other solution providers.

Cisco's Networking Share Continues To Slip As Huawei, Arista Climb In $10B Worldwide Switch Router Market

Although Cisco is still the dominant player in the networking world, both its switch and router market share declined several points during the second quarter of 2017, according to research firm IDC.

5 Key Elements Of VMware's 'Containers And Virtual Machines' Strategy

VMware is making the case that containers deployed inside its vSphere 6.5 outperform those deployed on bare metal and lead to significant cost savings for customers.