Top Honors: Meet The 2010 ARC Award Winners

Twenty channel vendors were honored as best in class for product innovation, support and partnership at this year's 2010 ARC Awards gala. Here's look at the winners and all the action from XChange Americas Tuesday evening.

Scenes From XChange Americas: Day 3

The third day of XChange Americas brought plenty of excitement, including a keynote session from billionaire entrepreneur and channel son Mark Cuban. Here's a look at all the highlights from Tuesday, paving the way for the show's wrap-up on Wednesday.

Embedding Excellence: Eight Media Apps For The Embedded Space

System builders considering the potential for building embedded solutions may want to consider these eight finalist entries from Microsoft's embeddedSPARK Challenge--and gauge whether this area is now ripe for opportunity.

Five Vendors Committed To Diversity

Five vendors that walk the talk when it comes to hiring a diverse workforce.

Scenes From XChange Americas: Day 2

Cloud computing and new revenue opportunities for VARs were all big topics on the first day of XChange Americas, and on Day 2, the discussion showed no signs of slowing down. Here's a look at highlights from Day 2 of XChange Americas.

VAR500: Getting Down To Business With New Contracts, Products

VAR500 solution providers are launching new products in a variety of industries, from mobile banking to cloud computing in the classroom.

New Orleans VAR Helps In Haiti

Five years after living through Hurricane Katrina, Restech's Vince Gremillion seized an opportunity to help out another community recovering from a major natural disaster.

Scenes From XChange Americas: Day 1

One of the most anticipated channel events of the year, Everything Channel's XChange Americas conference kicked off Sunday at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas and continues through Wednesday. Here's a visual recap of Day 1 highlights.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending August 20, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

40 Most Innovative MSPs

CRN recently asked some of the leading managed service platform vendors to select who they thought were their most innovative MSP partners. Here’s a look at those that stand out from the crowd.

McAfee's Top 10 Most Dangerous Celebrity Searches

Web searches of celebrity names can often lead surfers into a thicket of PC malware, McAfee warns in its fourth annual ranking of the 10 most dangerous celebrity search queries.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Aug. 20, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Inside PAETEC's New State-Of-The-Art Data Center

PAETEC opened a new data center in Andover, Mass., the first of four new data centers the company will open to tackle the booming need for cloud computing. CRN got an inside look.

IBM's Fevered Shopping Spree: 12 Buys To Put The Company Ahead

CEO Sam Palmisano has vowed that IBM will spend $20 billion through 2015 on acquisitions. Here's a look at what they've bought so far in 2010

10 Tools To Speed Windows 7

The CRN Test Center has taken a look at tools that aim to boost performance, security or functionality of Microsoft Windows 7 PCs. Here's a look at the offerings will help speed Windows 7.

8 Scams Circulating On Facebook This Month

Facebook is proving a fertile ground for scams that trick users with the lure of viral videos. Here we offer eight examples that are currently making the rounds on the social networking site.

10 Networking Vendor Alliances To Keep An Eye On

Strategic alliances in the networking and infrastructure space aren't new, but ties have been strengthening on a number of fronts -- and even creating some curious bedfellows -- among vendors competing for hot markets like UC, WAN optimization and the data center.

Mark Hurd's Replacement: Is Apple's Tim Cook On The Shortlist For HP's Next CEO?

With Mark Hurd out as CEO at HP, we take a look at our shortlist of contenders to be Hurd's successor. Tim Cook from Apple tops the bill, but others include execs from Cisco, Microsoft, Juniper, IBM and a host of other high-tech titans.

VAR500 Roundup: New Contracts, Health Care Activity, Earnings Brighten Horizon

Some of the world's largest solution providers reported positive action last week. Among them were Hewlett Packard Services, SAIC, ePlus, CSC and Accenture.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending August 13, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending August 13, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

PCs Vs. Macs, Round 2

Microsoft has created a Website to make the case that Windows-based PCs are better than Macs. Here’s a not-so-analytical look at Microsoft’s arguments.

The Numbers Game: Tech Titans Trumpet (And Trump Up) Massive Sales Figures

Tech companies love trumping up their big sales figures; from Google Android selling 200,000 devices per day to Microsoft saying that seven Windows 7 licenses sell every second. Here we look at 10 tech products and services that trumpet their numbers to bump up their public perception.

Oh, How The Mighty Have Fallen: Scandals That Rocked The IT World

Mark Hurd's fall from grace as chairman, president and CEO of HP in the wake of sexual harassment accusations is only the latest in a string of scandals to hit the highest ranks of the IT industry. CRN reviews the salacious details of some of the biggest.

Hot Topics To Watch For In Cisco's Q4 Earnings

Cisco is always a focus of attention come earnings time, but given all that's happened to the networking giant in the past several months, from gradual supply chain recovery to acquisitions and the growth of UCS, this week's quarterly earnings report has Wall Street and the channel abuzz. Here's what to look for.

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