The Price Of Downtime: 5 Gotchas Facing E-Retailers

Despite a high percentage of downtime for online shopping websites last year, Web hosting partners working with infrastructure providers like Rackspace can help e-retailers maintain functioning sites during the peak season.

The 10 Myths Of Social Media

Curtis Hougland, CEO of Attention USA, outlined the common myths around social media at the BoB Conference in Tampa this week.

10 Hot Tech Startups For October

Emerging companies are jumping ahead in cloud services, big data, virtualization and more.

Cisco Storage: How To Dominate The Market Without Selling A Single Disk

While Cisco is well-known as a tough competitor in the networking, communications and server markets, behind the scenes it has also quietly become a storage linchpin thanks to converged infrastructures.

MSP Roundup: ConnectWise Integrations, NetGain Acquisition And More

NetGain Technologies acquired IntraSource to expand its MSP presence and ConnectWise added two new vendors: Trend Micro and Reliable Group. Here's a roundup of recent MSP news.

The MIT Research Vault: 7 Wireless Technologies Of The Future

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is ushering in a new generation of wireless solutions that will change the way we work and play. Here's a sneak peek.

Synnex Roundup: New Cloud Solutions And Vendor Promotion App Launched

With a new pact, Synnex is now carrying EVault's cloud-based portfolio including EVault Endpoint Protection, EVault Cloud Disaster Recovery and all other EVault offerings.

Follow The Money: 10 Recent Tech VC Investments To Watch In October

Venture capital investment is alive and well in the tech sector, and companies all over, from IaaS providers to cloud-managed wireless LAN specialists, are closing some pretty hefty sums. Here's a look at the past few weeks' of funding rounds and the backers that made them happen.

What Do Vendors Really Think Of Distribution?

Vendor channel executives see the value in distribution, but driving that point home back at headquarters can be a different story, according to a survey from the GTDC.

5 Vendors Exploiting Cisco's ADN Downshift

Cisco's confirmation that it would cease development of its ACE load-balancer products has prompted a scramble by application delivery networking competitors to grab market share. Here are five companies circling Cisco's customers.

What You Missed At Oracle OpenWorld 2012

If you weren't among this year's 50,000 attendees, here's what you missed out on, from Larry Ellison's keynotes, to the new Oracle Database 12c and Exadata X3, to Pearl Jam's concert.

A Most Interesting IT Experiment: The History (So Far) Of VCE

VCE, which its partners EMC, Cisco, and VMware claim is the fastest company to reach a billion dollars in annual revenue, may have been founded in 2009, but it got its real start nearly six years earlier with EMC's controversial acquisition of VMware.

23 Storage, Communications Companies Piquing Investor Interest

Last week's Intel Capital Global Summit brought out many of the hundreds of companies in which Intel Capital has invested, including these 23 storage and communications companies courting additional investors.

Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending Oct. 12, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Oct. 12, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

5 Dirty Little Secrets About Application Performance Management

APM is a $2.2 Billion market but problems persist in its adoption, according to a survey of IT managers.

10 More Crushing 2012 Tech Industry Layoffs

It's been a tough year, and Juniper, McAfee, Avaya and others have joined the pack of major tech companies confirming plans to layoff headcount in 2012.

Inside Apple's iPhone 5: Product Teardown

With a screwdriver and a suction cup, you too can look inside Apple's iPhone 5.

12 Hot Tech Startups That Are Getting Funded

A wide range of companies had their chance to pitch themselves to other investors and to potential partners and clients at the Intel Capital Global Summit.

10 Hot Networking, Cloud And Virtualization Launches

Another Interop New York is in the books. Here are 10 networking-, data center-, cloud- and SDN-centric product, service and program releases that caught CRN's eye from the show.

Managed Services From A to Z

Here's a primer on managed services -- from A to Z. From companies to know to definitions of different services, it's everything you need to know to get started or expand your business.

32 Stats Proving How Popular The iPad Really Is

Would you rather break your nose than your iPad? Some people would. Here are 32 stats revealing why, and just how much, users love their iPads.

Presidential Election: 12 Top Tech Execs Bundling For The Candidates

As the presidential election kicks into high gear, we look at the tech executives that are fundraising for candidates President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

Cisco's Race Is On: 12 Potential John Chambers Successors

In an exclusive interview with CRN, John Chambers identified several executives that are on Cisco's short list of potential CEO successors. We took the liberty of adding a few outsiders whose names have also been bandied about.

Columbus Day Navigation Apps: 7 GPS Apps That Beat iOS 6 Maps

In honor of Columbus Day, here are seven navigation apps that can help you get around better than most GPS devices can.