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.

VAR500: Companies Rack Up Impressive Quarterly Sales Growth

Cognizant, ePlus, Insight, Sapient and Ciber posted sales gains in their most recent quarterly results.

Droid Does, Part Deux: A Look At Motorola's Droid 2

Droid 2, the much-rumored sequel to Droid, is the third major Droid phone from Motorola and Verizon and features hardware and software upgrades from the original Droid.

Mighty Androids, Crashing Waves: 10 Google Experiments Considered

Google has tried plenty of experiments in recent years to broaden its reach. Some, like Android, have been blast-off successes, while others, like the just-terminated Google Wave, haven't. Here's a look at 10 notable Google experiments and how they've fared.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending August 6, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.

10 Criminally Cool Apps For A Jailbroken Apple iPhone

Now that smartphone jailbreaking is legal, here are 10 killer apps available for a jailbroken Apple iPhone.

Five Vendors That Dropped The Ball This Week

For the week ending August 6, CRN looks at four companies -- and one U.S. government agency -- that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.

7 Annoying Tactics From Wireless Carriers' Playbook

Smartphones are hot commodities, and business is booming for wireless carriers. CRN looks at seven examples of how carriers are stepping on customers' toes in their mad rush to keep the smartphone freight train a'rolling.

Heading For The Clouds: Logicalis Shares Its Strategy

Solution provider Logicalis worked with one of its primary vendor partners, HP, to help show potential customers how virtualization and cloud computing can help them be ready for future data center challenges.

Android Invasion: Hot Devices Driving Google's OS Blockbuster

From Droid X to Cius and Hero to Nexus, it's clear Google's Android OS has arrived. Here's a look at smartphones and other devices committed to maxing out Android's power-packed potential -- and challenging Apple, RIM, Microsoft and others to be king of the mobile device mountain.

Through The Years: Westcon Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Westcon Group reaches its silver anniversary this year. Here are some scenes from the distributor through the last quarter century.

Fired Up: Meet RIM's New BlackBerry Torch 9800

RIM on Tuesday introduced the BlackBerry Torch 9800, the first BlackBerry to feature BlackBerry OS 6.0 and the phone on which RIM is placing its biggest bet for 2010 so far.

Apple iPhone 4 Vs. Motorola Droid X: Clash Of The Touch-Screen Titans Round 4

The Apple iPhone 4 squares off against the Google Android Motorola Droid X as the clash of the touch-screen titans reaches its fourth chapter. Can a rival device finally unseat the iPhone?

10 Hot Emerging Vendors For August 2010

Each month, CRN highlights 10 hot new IT vendors you need to know about across various IT channel segments. Here are 10 emerging vendors for August 2010.

Scenes From Avnet's Oracle/Sun Partner Summit 2010

More than 100 Oracle/Sun Microsystems partners gathered outside Denver for Avnet Technology Solutions' annual Partner Summit 2010. Here's a look at what went down.

75 Coolest Telecom Service Providers: The Mavericks

Cloud computing and managed service models are changing the game in the telecom channel. Here are some of the game-changing telecom service providers meeting those trends heads-on.

5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

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

Six Issues That Sun Resellers Want Oracle To Address

VARs want Oracle to address services delivery, communication and vertical strategies regarding the Sun Microsystems portfolio. Here's what six had to say.

75 Coolest Telecom Service Providers: The Innovators

Cloud computing and managed service models are changing the game in the telecom channel. Here are some service providers meeting those trends heads-on.

75 Coolest Telecom Service Providers: The Heavyweights

Cloud computing and managed services models are changing the telecom game in the channel. Check out these telecom service provider heavyweights.

VAR500 Roundup: GlassHouse Revamps the Data Center, Wipro Earnings Are Up, And More

Four of the largest solution providers made headlines this week, with positive earnings news and new contracts.

Women Of The Channel: She's My Role Model

Even the top women in technology are inspired by someone. Everyone can learn something from these 20 role models.

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