The 10 Biggest Networking Stories Of 2012

It was a wild year for the networking segment, with major changes in the channels of Cisco, Juniper and other major players, as well as with the industry-wide SDN trend starting to take hold in a big way. Here are the 10 stories that kept us buzzing this year.

10 Handmade Holiday Gifts For Your Techie

Looking for a unique gift for the tech-lover in your life? Have you thought about shopping for something handmade? We did some of the scavenging so you don't have to.

Lift Me Up: 10 Companies Now Embracing Amazon's Cloud

At the Amazon re: Invent conference in Las Vegas last week, these 10 players tied their offerings to Amazon Web Services in a variety of ways.

The 10 Biggest Cloud Stories Of 2012

It was a year of fierce innovation and competition, as a wide variety of cloud service models took shape.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: November 2012

Intel, Microsoft, NetApp and Apple highlight this month's roundup of executive transitions worth noting.

The 10 Biggest Storage Stories Of 2012

Small storage vendors looked up, large vendors looked down and everyone looked at the storage cloud, flash technology and even old-school storage technology in 2012 to build the storage infrastructures that will impact customers in 2013 and beyond.

20 Telecom And Cable Companies That Get The IT Channel

IT-telecom convergence is a tricky thing. Here are the companies VARs, master agents and analysts say are the best bet for partnering.

7 In-Demand IT Job Titles And Advice On How To Nab Them

Job growth in the IT sector has been heating up. But some job titles are in higher demand than others. Here's a look at the hottest in-demand job titles and some advice on how to land them.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Nov. 30, 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 Nov. 30, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Behind The Scenes: How ShoreTel Keeps The Boston Celtics Running

In August, the Boston Celtics implemented ShoreTel's UC and VoIP solutions. Here's a first-hand look at the technology and the NBA team it supports.

6 Signs SMBs Are Still Getting The Hang Of Data Breach Threats

According to a recent survey by Faronics and the Ponemon Institute, many small to medium-sized businesses are still not fully aware that they are viable targets for hackers and cyber criminals. While the claim to take IT security seriously, many continue to make wrong turns in their decisions.

HP's Board: Do You Trust These 11 People?

In the wake of HP's disclosure that it was taking an $8.8 billion charge related to its acquisition of Autonomy, the 11 members of the company's board of directors are under intense pressure to right the ship.

MSP Roundup: Open Platform For Level Platforms, Intronis Update

Level Platforms has opened up its RMM platform, Managed Workplace, to allow vendors to create their own customized, embedded workflows.

Big Data Buzzwords From A to Z

Confused by the proliferation of terms and phrases associated with "big data"? Get a blank look on your face when co-workers start discussing "Oozie," "Pig," and "Whirr?" Here are 26 big data buzzwords you need to get hip to.

12 Challenges MSPs Face In 2013

From mobility to finding talent to integrating cloud, managed service providers will face a lot of challenges heading into 2013. Here's what MSPs at ConnectWise's 2012 IT Nation Conference in Orlando had to say.

10 Hot Tech Startups For November

New companies creating cloud-based analytics, storage and business software are prominent among the hot emerging companies in November.

Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch: 7 Questions For HP's Board Of Directors

Former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch is going public with demands that HP's board of directors need to back up its allegations of accounting improprieties with "specific" data relating to the fall out of the HP Autonomy acquisition.

12 Recent Networking And Infrastructure Deals To Keep An Eye On

The past few months have meant some very interesting M&A moves in the converged infrastructure space. Here are a dozen, and why they're important to the channel.

The Daily App: 10 Great Mobile Productivity Apps

Here are 10 effective ways to stay productive while away from the office.

Forgive And Forget? 10 Famous Tech Apologies

Companies from Apple to Amazon have had to seek customers' forgiveness for one mishap or another. Here are 10 tech apologies that are especially memorable.

HP CEO Meg Whitman: 10 Shocking Statements On Autonomy

Following the news that HP was taking an $8.8 billion charge as a result of last year's Autonomy acquisition, CEO Meg Whitman had a little bit of explaining to do.

5 Factors Of A Successful BYOD Strategy

A "bring-your-own-device" strategy doesn't have to bring about your demise.

Cyber Monday: How Secure Companies Are Keeping Their Websites Safe

With the help of Symantec, CRN offers this checklist of best practices that can keep your clients' customers safe and confident in your online security.

IT Jobs Market: What's Out There And How To Grab It

As the IT job landscape continues to shift, it's bringing about more full-time homes for top IT talent to hang their hats. Here's a look at the hiring trends, from internships to contract positions to permanent part-time and full-time jobs, and some advice for job seekers.

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