Red Sox IT Leader Talks Digitizing Fenway Park, MLB's Cybersecurity Push And The Role Solution Providers Play

How do you take a 100-year-old historic baseball park and modernize it for the digital age while pleasing diehard Boston Red Sox fans? Brian Shield tells CRN how it all came together.

IoT Channel Chronicles: Panel Of Solution Providers Discuss 'Velocity' Of IoT Opportunities

Solution providers talked about recurring revenue opportunities, vertical market skill set requirements, and other aspects of the Internet of Things during The Channel Company's XChange conference.

CRN Exclusive: Aruba Channel Leader On Winning More Against Cisco With HPE, And 'Beefed-Up' Margins

Aruba Networks channel leader Jim Harold talks to CRN about winning more against networking rival Cisco with the backing of HPE and increasing margins in its new partner program.

10 Things You Don't Know About The Tech Data-Avnet Technology Solutions Deal

With Tech Data set to purchase Avnet's $9.65 billion Technology Solutions division, here are 10 of the most interesting, unusual or eye-opening elements of the $2.6 billion megadeal.

IDC: 5 Signs The IoT Market Is On The Verge Of Explosion

Enterprises list productivity improvements, reduced costs, and automated internal processes as the top benefits of IoT offerings, according to an IDC study.

Q&A: PTC Channel Chief On Where The Money Is For Partners In IoT

PTC' Kerry Grimes talks with CRN about the company's strategy in the channel around the lucrative Internet of Things market and where partners can start to tap into it.

3 Tech Disrupters On What's Keeping Partners From Finding Cloud Success

Executives from three vendors spoke with CRN about how a lack of education about the cloud and how to successfully sell it can sometimes hold back channel partner success.

8 Internet Of Things And UC Technologies You'll See In 10 Years

Large factories operating without anyone inside and your own virtual chief of staff are just a few technologies on the horizon in the Internet of Things and unified communications markets.

CRN Exclusive: Avnet President On How Becoming Part Of Tech Data Will Benefit The Channel

Avnet President Patrick Zammit speaks with CRN on what becoming part of Tech Data means for partner margins, sales and technical support, and how the deal will unlock a deeper line card and more investment in cutting-edge technology.

Head-To-Head: Apple Watch Series 2 Vs. Samsung Gear S3

The two newest big-name smartwatches to hit the market offer some compelling features. Here's how the Apple Watch Series 2 stacks up against the Samsung Gear S3.

Why These 3 Disruptive Tech Vendors See Channel Partners As Indispensable

In an executive roundtable hosted by CRN, three industry disrupters made the case for doing more work with channel partners going forward.

6 New Cisco Cloud Services For Channel Partners To Sell

Here are six new Cisco professional services available for channel partners today aimed at driving cloud adoption.

CRN Exclusive: Tech Data CEO On Why Buying Avnet TS Will Put Competitors On Notice

Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky dishes on what buying Avnet's technology business means for the partner programs of both companies, and how the deal will allow the company to drive innovation around cloud and the Internet of Things.

CRN Exclusive: Veritas CEO On New Strategy, Competitors, And Independence From Symantec

Veritas CEO Bill Coleman tells CRN that his company is now ready to take on EMC, IBM and a host of startups as the modern platform for managing information.

The Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executives For 2016 (Part 2)

The annual Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executives list highlights the IT industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers. Here, we present Part 2.

The Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executives For 2016 (Part 1)

The annual Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executives list highlights the IT industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers. Here, we present Part 1.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant For Unified Communications As A Service

Microsoft, Google, 8x8 and RingCentral are among the 16 vendors who made Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications as a Service.

10 IoT Consortiums, Alliances Solution Providers Should Have On Their Radar

Vendors are forming a multitude of consortiums, alliances and standards as the industry struggles to make sense of the Internet of Things. Here are 10 the channel should keep an eye on.

Q&A: Future McAfee CEO Chris Young On Intel Spin-Out And Why 'Future Is Bright' For Intel Security And Partners

Take a look at what Intel Security leader Chris Young has to say about the company's future strategy, product road map and what partners can expect to see from the 'new McAfee.'

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Sept. 16, 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 Sept. 16, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

5 Key Points From Gartner's Q2 Server Market Report

Worldwide server revenue declined nearly 1 percent year over year in the second quarter, but shipments grew 2 percent over the same time as x86 servers continue to gain traction, Gartner said.

The iPhone 7 Arrives: What People Are Saying At The Apple Store In Boston

The CRN Test Center scopes out the scene as Apple launched its newest iPhones Friday.

CRN Exclusive: Vidyo CEO On Channel Opportunities Around Drones, Rising Demand For Embedding Video Into Apps

Drones and the Internet of Things will boost the demand for embedded video capabilities, boding well for solution providers, says Vidyo CEO Eran Westman.

CRN Exclusive: Intel VP Tichelman Talks Internet Of Things, SSDs, And Virtual Reality Opportunities For The Channel

Intel Vice President Maurits Tichelman discusses the company's strategy around the Internet of Things, virtual reality and gaming, and the cloud -- and the role the channel can play.