STORAGE (December 4, 2009)
State of Technology: Storage-As-A-Service Poised For Big Boost
While the mainstays of the storage market--backup and recovery software and storage components--are expected to continue to be the top-selling products among solution providers in the market, storage-as-a-service looks to make huge gains in 2010.Storage: Top 10 Backup and Recovery Software Vendors
Backup and recovery software is one of the backbones of the business of any storage solution provider. Partners in a recent Channelweb.com survey picked their top 10 backup and recovery software vendors according to how well their products met customers' business needs.
TECH INNOVATORS (November 30, 2009)
The Most Innovative Products Of 2009
CRN and UBM Channel have pinpointed products from key areas of IT and singled them out for recognition in the 2009 Tech Innovator Awards.
SECURITY (September 28, 2009)
State Of Technology: Hot Security Trends That Reap A Big ROI
UBM Channel's 2009 State of Technology: Security survey shows that while customers are still buying security, they're increasingly gravitating towards products and solutions that increase ROI and add to their bottom lines.
NETWORKING (June 19, 2009)
State Of Technology: Networking Growth Still In Sight
VARs and integrators expect the networking market to continue to grow over the next year as technologies such as network management and VoIP thrive.Inside The 2009 Networking Landscape
Solution providers surveyed point to network management as the technology that will be most profitable for their businesses this year.9 Strategies For Selling Into The Data Center Now
The data center continues to be a dynamic source of business for solution providers, despite the current economic downturn.
PERIPHERALS (January 19, 2009)
2009 State of Technology: Peripherals
When we last fielded our State of Technology: Peripherals survey a year ago, the theme that emerged most prominently from a range of solution provider responses was: "The box is out. The solution is in." Well, that notion wasn't just a cute catchphrase then, and it's certainly not now.Key Takeaways From The 2009 State Of Technology: Peripherals Study
This year's study examined six peripherals categories with the help of 774 North American solution providers. Here are some things to remember when taking aim at peripherals business this year.Research: 'Green' Takes Back Seat In Peripherals
According to UBM Channel's 2009 State of Technology: Peripherals research, an overwhelming majority of solution providers questioned listed environmental friendliness as one of the least pressing concerns for a peripheral product.
STORAGE (November 24, 2008)
Storage Steps It Up
The results of UBM Channel's 2008 State of Technology: Storage survey show that despite the economic downturn, now is a good time for solution providers to invest in the storage business.The Storage 100 Databank
A list of the VARBusiness 500 Top 100 Storage companies.Slide Show: 20 Most Strategic Storage Vendors
Slide Show: Storage Products That Drive Revenue
Slide Show: Storage--The Key Takeaways
SECURITY (September 29, 2008)
Security Stays Strong
Despite the struggling economy, security remains a profitable business for the IT industry. The results of UBM Channel State Of Technology: Security survey show that solution providers are optimistic about growth in the security market.
>> Web Security
>> ServicesThe Security 100 Databank
A list of the VARBusiness 500 Top 100 Security companies.Slide Show: 2008 State Of Technology: Security
Hear It Now: The 21 Key Takeaways from the 2008 State of Technology: Security survey.Slide Show: 10 Biggest Security Threats Of The Future
Solution providers surveyed in this year's UBM Channel State Of Technology: Security study picked their greatest concerns.Slide Show: 20 Most Strategic Security Vendors
NETWORKING (June 30, 2008)
Great Leap Forward
UBM Channel's 2008 State of Technology: Networking survey results show that solution providers expect to see the greatest revenue growth in VoIP, unified messaging and IP videoconferencing. With more than 40 percent of solution providers offering VoIP solutions, the future looks bright for those who incorporate these popular technologies.
>> ServicesThe Networking 100 Databank
A list of the VARBusiness 500 Top 100 Networking companies.Slide Show: 2008 State Of Technology: Networking
Hear It Now: The 17 Key Takeaways from the 2008 State of Technology: Networking survey.Slide Show: 20 Most Strategic Networking Vendors
Solution providers surveyed in this year's UBM Channel State Of Technology: Networking study picked their most strategic vendors.
PERIPHERALS (January 21, 2008)
How To Make Big Money In Displays, Printers, Power Protection, Projectors And Backup
Whether in displays, printers, power protection, projectors or backup, there's no question about profiting from peripherals--but leveraging those technologies to get at those dollars is another thing altogether. Hear from VARs far and wide about which peripherals they consider to have the greatest profit opportunities and how they've positioned themselves to reap the benefits.Slide Show: State Of Technology: Peripherals
CMP Channel surveyed 387 North American VARs wo sell or recommend peripherals, to learn more about their current practices with - and future plans for - peripherals.
A new breed of VAR is breaking down old barriers and seeing a world of profit in business apps.
Adopting SaaS will mean big changes in how solution providers operate, from the types of value-added services they will be expected to provide, to the kinds of skills they will need, to how the cash flows in.
VARBusiness surveyed 254 small, midsize and large VARs to learn more about their current practices with - and future plans for - business applications.
STORAGE (April 16, 2007)
Storage VARs that add services to their businesses pave an avenue for growth and recurring revenue. Yet not nearly enough have opened their eyes, according to VARBusiness' 2007 State of Technology Storage Study.
How can VARs make more money in storage? What new technologies and services are poised for takeoff? Andrew Monshaw tells all.
VARs reveal their top 10 storage hardware and software vendors, the most lucrative storage segments and more.
Are storage vendors doing enough to leverage the VAR community?
SECURITY (January 22, 2007)
Despite plenty of promise, solution providers say lack of standards and poor interoperability are hindering their security businesses.
In the security market, vendor brands do hold a lot of clout.