Best In Show: 2014 CRN Channel Champions Awards
In the 24th annual Channel Champs awards, solution providers rewarded the vendor partners they voted to be best-of-the-best across many categories. Take a look at this year's winners, honored at XChange Solution Provider 2014.
9 Security Trends To Keep An Eye On
CRN talks with NSS Labs' John Pirc to get his take on the state of the security market, including advances in threat intelligence, file behavioral analysis and breach detection.
XChange 2014: 8 Channel Marketing Trends And Best Practices
Solution providers often struggle with marketing, but there are ways for them to effectively get their messages out. Here are some of the trends and best practices for channel marketing today.
World's 15 Richest Techies Of 2014
Bill Gates regains title as Forbes world's richest person as new techies from Dropbox and WhatsApp join the list.
10 Ways To Have A More Effective IT Sales Conversation
In a session at XChange Solution Provider 2014, Ryan Estis offers 10 tips on changing the sales conversation and driving more sales.
30 Notable IT Executive Moves: February 2014
February may be a short month, but it was packed with high-profile executive moves as Microsoft named a new CEO and Tech Data unveiled a number of new executive appointments.
Top Five Trends For Managed Services in 2014
Bentley Systems believes managed services and cloud go hand-in-hand. Read on to find out the top five trends for managed services in 2014.
5 Ways To Improve Your Security And Disaster Recovery Sales Conversations
Take a look at five effective ways one business said it was able to grow its sales by having a better conversation around security and disaster recovery.
Mobile World Congress 2014: 8 NFV Moves That Stole The Show
Network functions virtualization emerged as a major theme at this year's Mobile World Congress. Here are eight vendor offerings that fueled the NFV craze.
Head-to-Head: Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Apple iPhone 5S
Apple's still king of the 64-bit hill with the iPhone 5S, but Samsung takes the lead with the future-thinking features in its new Galaxy S5.
5 Companies That Had A Rough Week
For the week ending Feb. 28, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
Follow The Money: 21 Recent Tech VC Investments In February
February was a busy month for venture capital. Take a look at some of the multimillion-dollar investments made over the past month in big data, security, cloud, networking and more.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
For the week ending Feb. 28, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
10 Hottest Smartphones From Mobile World Congress 2014
Everything from 'ginormous' phablets to diminutive $25 smartphones debuted this week at Mobile World Congress. Here is a roundup of the hottest models that will shape the mobile landscape in 2014.
Glassdoor's Employee Choice Awards: 20 Tech Companies Make The Cut As Best Places To Work
What's it really like at top tech companies? Which ones have the best compensation packages? Best work/life balance? Best snacks? CRN breaks it down based on Glassdoor's anonymous reviews.
Are You On Board? 12 Eye-Catching Vendor Signs From The RSA Conference
CRN prowled the RSA Conference expo hall in San Francisco this week in search of the most glitzy, ambitious and, sometimes, downright bizarre vendor signage.
The Top 10 Best-Selling x86 Processors Of 2013
While 2013 was a down year for PCs in general, there were still plenty of x86 processors sold. According to data from the NPD Group, here are the 10 top-selling x86 chips of last year.
HP Autonomy GM: 15 Reasons HP Autonomy-IDOL OnDemand Beats IBM Watson
Robert Youngjohns, the head of HP's Autonomy/Information management business, says IBM's Watson effort has nothing on HP's Autonomy/IDOL on-demand web services offensive.
Don't Threaten Me: 10 Of The Hottest Security Updates From RSA Conference
These notable security vendors updated products, creating new features and capabilities to detect and block malware, provide threat intelligence and reduce risk for businesses.
5 Channel Program Snags Encountered By Security Minded VARs
A recent panel discussion conducted by CRN uncovered some frequent channel program problems encountered by solution providers with strong security programs.
The Top 10 Best-Selling Access Points By Brand
According to data from market research firm The NPD Group, here's a look at the best-selling wireless access point brands from 2013.
Top 10 IT Skills Essential for 2014
The changing world of technology will require these top ten IT skills vital for 2014.
2014 Channel Chiefs: 20 To Watch
Right place at the right time? Here's a look at 20 channel chiefs who find themselves in pivotal channel chief positions at established vendors going through changes or startups with stratospheric growth.
First Look: HP Releases ElitePad 1000, ProPad 600
Hewlett-Packard replaces its ElitePad 900 with the high-end ElitePad 1000 and the low-end ProPad 600.
Aiming High: Check Out These Upcoming Servers Based On Intel's New Xeon E7 Family
Intel last week unveiled its Xeon processor E7 v2 family of high-end processors, and CRN has the scoop on some soon-to-be-released servers for mission-critical and in-memory data analytics applications.