AlgoSec Survey Reveals Security Pains Of Hybrid Cloud

Companies are moving workloads, then trying to figure out how to implement security policies, across the hybrid environment, according to a survey from network security vendor AlgoSec.

The Best And Worst Channel Stocks Of Q3 2014

Stock price losers far outnumbered winners among publicly-traded solution providers in the third quarter of 2014.

Synnex Execs: What's On The Horizon?

What's new at Synnex? The distributor has enjoyed tremendous success in its SLED and SMB sales, is growing a new enterprise mobility division and has invested heavily in a cloud automation marketplace, executives said during the company's National Conference in Greenville, S.C.

Head-To-Head: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. Google Nexus 6

Apple faces Google on two fronts, as the search giant releases worthy competitors in both the tablet and smartphone arenas. Here's how the iPhone 6 Plus compares to the Nexus 6.

What Now For EMC? Many Possibilities After HP Deal Nixed

Pressure from investors led by Elliott Management have the IT industry looking at multiple ways EMC could more quickly build shareholder value. Ideas range from doing nothing to radical business changes.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Oct. 17, 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 Oct. 17, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

10 Ways To Help Retail Clients Beat Card Skimming

Card skimmers prey on merchants with poor security processes and inadequately monitored and controlled payment equipment. Here are 10 ways solution providers can help their retail clients bolster security and avoid a costly data breach.

10 Biggest Blockbusters From Apple's Latest Product Release

Apple revealed upgrades to many of its products Thursday, including two new iPad models and a new operating system. Here are the 10 biggest launches from its event.

9 Companies HP Could Buy With Its $10B War Chest

HP's planned split into two companies has the industry abuzz with speculation about future acquisitions. Here's a look at likely contenders and how they might help.

Head-To-Head: Apple iPad Air 2 vs. Google Nexus 9

Apple and Google are set to face off in a new round of tablet wars. Here's how the Apple iPad Air 2 compares to the Google Nexus 9.

The Best And Worst Technology Company Stocks In Q3 2014

There were many winners -- and some big losers -- among technology vendor stocks in the third quarter of 2014. Take a look at who's up and who's down.

Symantec's Split: Here's How The Growth Bubble Burst

Symantec has made 30 acquisitions over the past decade, acquiring some market-leading security technologies and adding storage and data management to its portfolio. Here's how the company's acquisition growth strategy may have reached the breaking point.

10 Things To Know About Crowdfunding

Channel startups and others have a chance to take advantage of the plethora of crowdfunding platforms out there. The trick is understanding how it all works.

Meet Google's New Phablet: 10 Things To Know About Nexus 6

Google quietly announced its latest phablet on Wednesday. The Nexus 6 is the technology giant's first smartphone release in almost a year. Here are 10 things to know about Google's latest device.

Exclusive Interview: Meg Whitman On HP's Split, Software-Defined Data Centers And Forthcoming Technology Advances

In a live on-stage interview at the Best of Breed Conference, HP CEO Meg Whitman fields questions on HP's future as two entities, how the two companies will play together in the market and her strategy for keeping HP innovation alive and kicking.

Restart Revelations: RightScale Surveys Cloud Users On Xen Reboots

Cloud management vendor RightScale surveyed businesses on how they fared during recent major cloud reboots. Here's a look at the results.

10 Security Technologies Gaining From Data Breach Hysteria

Interest in security products is increasing significantly, according to solution providers. But this year's stampede of credit card breaches have merchants that must meet PCI requirements assessing these technologies the most.

IDC: Top 5 Best-Selling PC Brands In Q3

PC sales declined 1.7 percent in the third quarter compared to the same time last year, according to IDC. Here are the top five PC brands for the quarter.

Q&A: IBM's Dupaquier On x86, SoftLayer And Moving Partners Up The Stack

In a discussion held at the Best of Breed Conference, IBM's Marc Dupaquier spoke about his vision for how the x86 divestiture, SoftLayer, Watson and more will help partners add more value to their portfolios with IBM. (via

In The Crosshairs: 10 Devices That Are iPhone 6 Killers

Apple might grab all the headlines, but the new iPhones are not necessarily the most capable devices out there. These 10 are ready to take a bite out of Apple's smartphone market share.

Gartner: 10 Ways Digital Business and Mobility Will Change IT By 2020

What's next in IT? Watch for applications connected to mobile devices to facilitate everything from remotely monitoring diabetes to deciding on a back-to-school backpack to location-targeted advertising, Gartner predicts.

Exclusive Interview: Michael Dell On HP Chaos, Lenovo Shortcomings And Icahn's Lies

Michael Dell fielded some tough questions from Channel Company CEO Robert Faletra during the opening session of the 2014 Best of Breed conference. Here's what Dell had to say on HP's split, Carl Icahn, and everything in between.

He Said, She Said: 6 Reactions To Satya Nadella's Controversial Comments

CRN reached out to several female channel executives hours after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella retracted his statement that women should not ask for pay increases. Here's what they had to say.

7 Ways HP Plans To Keep Pace With IT Industry Changes

HP just unveiled plans to split up into two separate companies, and CEO Meg Whitman gave attendees at an event hosted by Entisys a glimpse of why she thinks HP is poised for future greatness.