XChange Americas 2011 Coverage

XChange Americas 2011 brings together more than 250 solution providers to discuss and debate the happenings of the IT industry and the impact on the IT channel.


XChange Americas 2011, the largest event of the year put on by CRN parent company UBM Channel, brings together more than 250 solution providers. This year's event will take place over four days at the Hyatt Regency Denver Convention Center in Denver, CO.

CRN will be on hand to provide up-to-the-minute coverage of the event. Be sure to check this page frequently for an exclusive look at XChange Americas 2011.

Mountains' Majesty: 2011 Annual Report Card Awards Winners

The biggest names in the channel headed to the mile-high city to claim their trophies for the 2011 Annual Report Card awards. Here's a look at the ARCs in Denver.

XChange Americas Show Daily – Day 3

The Show Daily covers highlights from day 3 of XChange Americas 2011, including Samsung's pledge to partners, highlights from the Tech Symposium sessions and more.

McAfee Boosts Margins 25 Percent Under New Deal Registration Program

McAfee Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channels Alex Thurber says the big margin kick represents the largest investment in partner profitability in the company's history.

XChange: IBM Outlines 'Smarter' Approach To Midmarket

During his keynote at XChange Americas 2011, Rich Hume discussed Big Blue's goal to simplify its midmarket approach for partners.

XChange: HP Touts Mobility, Gives Away Free TouchPads

HP surprised the solution provider audience at XChange Americas 2011 by giving away free TouchPads.

EMC Gives VNXe Storage Appliance A 'Channel Only' Boost

EMC Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jeremy Burton says the storage giant's VNXe storage appliance is a channel-only product effective Oct. 1.

XChange: Wireless, Mobile Solutions Offer Options For Channel

Fairpoint Group's Craig Mathias shared trends and channel opportunities in the mobile and wireless market, including specific areas of growth and recommendations for developing business.

XChange: Charting The Channel's Path To The Cloud

Solution providers are moving fast into the cloud. Everthing Channel CEO Robert Faletra explains how they're getting there.

Microsoft Launches New SMB Partner Program, Pushes Cloud Computing

Microsoft's Eric Martorano launched a new SMB partner program and told solution providers attending XChange Americas that it's time to bet big on cloud computing.

XChange Americas Show Daily -- Day 1

The Show Daily covers highlights from day 1 of XChange Americas 2011, including a recap of the lead keynote by Microsoft's Eric Martorano, highlights from UBM Channel CEO Robert Faletra's address and more.