9 Acquisition Rumors: What Might Have Been, And What Still May Be

Here's a look back at nine recent acquisition rumblings that raised some high-tech eyebrows. Some didn't pan out, but some may still have some life in them yet.

Verizon's Famularo: Growth Is A Good Problem To Have

Verizon Global Channel Vice President Adam Famularo discusses how Verizon's channel strategy has evolved since he took the post last September.

The 15 Biggest M&A Deals Of 2015 (So Far)

The first half of 2015 saw major mergers and acquisitions take place in the IT industry. Here are the 15 deals that will have the biggest impact on the IT channel.

The 10 Coolest Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

From cloud application services to data analytics to the Internet of Things, take a look at the 10 coolest startups of the year so far.

25 Emerging Vendors You Need To Know About

Among the crop of young companies making this year's CRN Emerging Vendors list, these stand out for their ground-breaking technologies, comprehensive channel efforts and potential impact on the industry.

VCE Channel Chief: Partners That Take 'Consultative' Approach 'Are Killing It'

Chris Sullivan says the partners that do the most business and make the most money in converged infrastructure have first made a commitment to become more than just deliverers of boxes.

13 Companies Every Microsoft Cloud Partner Should Consider

These 13 companies are just some of Microsoft's not-so-secret (but incredibly important) weapons as the software behemoth does battle in the increasingly competitive cloud wars.

Synnex CEO Talks Windows 10, Acquisition Strategy, And The Perils of Low-Margin Deals

Synnex CEO Kevin Murai dishes on a second quarter that was below expectations and how the distributor is moving 'more and more to a high-value part of the market.'

Apple Earnings: 5 Things Partners Are Itching To Hear More About

Apple posts its third-quarter earnings Tuesday night. From the Apple Watch to iPad Pro, here's what Apple partners are dying to learn more about.

These Windows 10 Systems Are Available Now, Shipping July 29

Dell and HP will offer free next-day shipping on select Windows 10 PCs and laptops with a delivery date of July 30. Here's a look at systems that can be preordered with a preinstalled Windows 10 OS ahead of the launch.

The 10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

The following 10 startups are doing innovative, exciting things with technologies at the cutting edge of the modern data center that are changing the landscape of cloud computing.

Head-To-Head: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Vs. Apple iPad Air 2

Samsung's newly launched Galaxy Tab S2 has striking similarities to, and differences from, Apple's flagship iPad Air 2 tablet. Here is a head-to-head comparison of the two portable, handy devices.

7 Reasons Customers Hate Their Cloud Providers

According to a study by Forrester, a lack of transparency from cloud providers is a major source of dissatisfaction among users.

Top Windows 10 Security Features Explained

Microsoft touts 'enterprise level security' for the Windows 10 operating system with advanced protection against hackers and data breaches.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending July 17, 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 July 17, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

10 Reasons Why Cisco Will (Or Won't) Dominate The Enterprise Security Market

Cisco's bullish pursuit of enterprise security dominance has raised eyebrows with some partners and analysts. Here's what they have say about the company's chances.

The 10 Coolest Networking Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

The networking industry is going through a major transition, and these 10 startups have been shaking up the market so far in 2015.

Intel CEO: 5 PC Market Precautions For Partners

The sluggish PC market was a topic of widespread discussion during Intel's second-quarter earnings call. Here's what CEO Brian Krzanich had to say about the outlook for personal computers.

The 10 Coolest IoT Products Of 2015 (So Far)

CRN rounds up 10 of the coolest Internet of Things products and platforms for the first half of 2015.

Dell's Ganthier: 'Software-defined Is Kryptonite To Cisco'

Dell Vice President of Engineered Solutions and Cloud Jim Ganthier says customers want the flexibility to pick and choose what works best for them, and they'll benefit from the nascent software-defined market, a market Cisco has so far stayed out of.

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

Big data continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT industry with researcher Wikibon predicting market growth of 22 percent this year. Here are 10 of the coolest big data startups of the year (so far).

Top 6 Best-Selling PC Brands Of The Second Quarter

The worldwide PC market continued to plummet in the second quarter of 2015, according to research firm IDC. Here are the top six PC brands for the quarter based on worldwide market share.

The 10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2015 (So Far)

Virtualization remains the key enabling technology for cloud, and startups are working on virtualizing storage, servers, networking and management.

9 Ways Microsoft Is Transforming Its Channel

CRN asked several Microsoft execs at the company's 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference what partners need to know in order to capitalize on the company's evolving channel programs and opportunities. Here's what they said.