CenturyLink Channel Alliance Cheat Sheet: 5 Things The Provider Wants Partners To Know

CenturyLink told CRN how its partners are critical in its transition from telco to IT service provider, and what Channel Alliance partners can expect in 2016.

Top 10 SDN Market Leaders In The Data Center And Enterprise In 2016

Here are top 10 software-defined networking market leaders in 2016, according to research firm Infonetics Research, including Cisco, VMware, Huawei and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

IDC: Tablet Woes Continue For Market (With Two Exceptions)

Most vendors experienced declines in their tablet shipments in the fourth quarter of 2015, as the slate tablet market continutes to struggle, according to a report by market research firm IDC.

10 Telecom Predictions For 2016

From potential acquisitions, to new services and products, CRN offers up ten predictions for the telecommunications industry for 2016.

Cisco Earnings Preview: 5 Things Partners Need To Watch For In Q2

Here are five areas Cisco channel partners need to keep a key eye on during the network leader's second-quarter earnings call Wednesday.

CRN Exclusive: Eaton VP Tardy On Driving A Power Management Software Renaissance And The Hyper-Converged Opportunity

Herve Tardy, vice president and general manager of distributed power quality for Eaton, speaks with CRN about the company's no-holds-barred offensive to drive software and recurring revenue sales growth for partners.

10 IoT Predictions For 2016

Once a fairly vague concept, the Internet of Things is developing rapidly to real-life applications and on-the-market products in 2016 that spell opportunity for solution providers. Here are 10 IoT predictions for this year from vendors and partners.

10 Massive M&A Deals Reshaping the Channel: January 2016

Partners with practices oriented largely around a single vendor were a hot commodity, with five of the biggest channel deals last month carried out by solution providers seeking an edge with Cisco, Dell, Oracle or Salesforce.

Lenovo Channel Chief: Dell 'Consumed' With EMC Acquisition, May Let Hyper-Converged Guard Down

Sammy Kinlaw reinforced the company's commitment to open systems, and says the partnership it has forged with hyper-converged infrastructure power Nutanix could help it exploit opportunities while Dell and EMC are preoccupied with their pending $67 billion merger.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Feb. 5, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

CRN Exclusive: FireEye CEO On New Products, Acquisitions And Why FireEye Will Be More Competitive Than Ever In 2016

At the company's Momentum 2016 event in Las Vegas, FireEye CEO Dave DeWalt discusses the company's midmarket initiative and the security vendor's road map for 2016 -- including if we can expect a FireEye buyout.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Feb. 5, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

AppExchange Turns 10: The Most Popular Salesforce Partner Apps

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its AppExchange, Salesforce shared with CRN the most downloaded apps in 12 markets.

CRN Exclusive: Xerox Channel Chief On How Company Split Will Drive Channel Growth And Software Opportunities

In an interview with CRN, Xerox channel chief John Corley says the planned split of the company will create more sales opportunities for channel partners, while allowing Xerox to better respond to partners' needs.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: January 2016

It's a new year, which means companies are ready for new executive lineups. January saw major changes occurring at FireEye, Intel Security, Dell, VCE, VMware, Citrix and more. Take a look.

Silicon Valley Super Bowl: 10 Technologies Driving The Big Game

VARs, wireless carriers and some of the biggest names in tech are gearing up for Sunday's Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers.

CRN Exclusive: Brocade CTO Bets On Hyper-Converged Partnership With Nutanix To Drive Channel Sales

Ken Cheng, Brocade Communications chief technology officer, says the networking vendor's alliances in the fast-growing hyper-converged market will pump up partner profits.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Global Network Services Magic Quadrant

Fueled by the availability of SDN and the cloud as a method of IT services delivery, global enterprise networks are going through a revolution.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Platform And Development Vendors Of The 2016 Cloud 100

As more and more businesses undergo digital transformations, development and cloud management platforms have become essential components of most IT environments.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Software Vendors Of The 2016 Cloud 100

When it comes to getting real work done, cloud-based software is what brings everyday users into the cloud picture. Here are 20 cloud software vendors that caught our attention for 2016.

Super Bowl 50 Wi-Fi Provider Aruba Networks: Don't Expect Another Network Issue

CRN goes in-depth with Aruba Networks stadium specialist Chuck Lukaszewski about how the networking vendor is bringing its 'SWAT team' to Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium to ensure no network glitches take center stage.

Team Players: 7 Things The Execs In Charge Of The Dell-EMC Integration Want Employees To Know

The two executives in charge of integrating Dell and EMC say the integration of the two tech giants will be completed within nine months of the deal closing. Here are seven things they shared with EMC employees about their efforts.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of The 2016 Cloud 100

Big-name vendors and startups alike are looking to capitalize on the importance of cloud security with solutions for data, containers, applications and more.

The 20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendors Of The 2016 Cloud 100

As part of the 2016 Cloud 100, here is CRN's list of the 20 coolest cloud storage vendors of 2016.

The Best And Worst Technology Company Stocks In 2015

The number of losers among tech company stocks in 2015 far outnumbered the winners. Take a look at who was up and who was down.