2018 Solution Provider 500: The Top 25

CRN's 2018 Solution Provider 500 list ranks the top integrators, service providers and IT consultants in North America by services revenue. Here are the top 25 companies on that list.

Head-To-Head: Dell XPS 15 Vs. Microsoft Surface Book 2

The CRN Test Center compares the two powerful 15-inch Windows notebooks. Here's how the Dell XPS 15 stacks up with Microsoft's Surface Book 2.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending June 1, 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 June 1, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

CRN Exclusive: How Google Is Using AI And Why Partners Are 'Absolutely Crucial' To Its Strategy

Google's Rajen Sheth spoke with CRN about how machine learning and AI are helping Google land more enterprise customers and why channel partners are critical in helping to create custom solutions.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant For Cloud IaaS

In contrast to previous years, Gartner found only six hyper-scale cloud operators worthy of inclusion in its latest report. Here are the six powerhouse vendors that made the grade.

Cisco's Changing Of The Guard: 8 Executive Moves That Illustrate CEO Robbins' Software-Centric Push

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has moved aggressively to transform the networking giant to a software- and subscription-focused company. Here are the major Cisco executive moves that have accompanied Robbins' push into the software-centric world.

20 Hot Gadgets For A Cool Summer

From grilling accessories and portable speakers, to tablets and smartphones for hitting the road, here's our list of top gadgets for the warm season.

5 Features Inside Cisco's New UCS C4200 That Partners Need To Know

Here are five key technology features inside Cisco's new UCS C4200 server chassis that Cisco partners need to know.

CRN Interview: Ricoh's 5 Big Bets For The Future

Joji Tokunaga, President & CEO of Ricoh Americas and Glenn Laverty, SVP of Ricoh Americas Marketing and CEO of Ricoh Canada, spoke with CRN about what Ricoh needs to do to grow its business.

CRN Exclusive: Microsoft Hires RSA Vet As New Enterprise Cybersecurity GM

Joram Borenstein, who most recently worked for NICE Actimize, will serve as general manager of Microsoft's enterprise cybersecurity group.

CRN Exclusive: ScanSource CEO On How Consolidation Is Impacting Distribution

Value-added distributors are in many ways becoming more like broadline distributors, even as broadline distributors are becoming more like value-added distributors, ScanSource CEO Mike Baur told CRN.

The 5 Best-Selling Mobile Workstation Brands Of Q1 2018

The first quarter saw strong sales in mobile workstations from vendors including HP, Lenovo and Dell, according to The NPD Group.

Lexmark's North American Channel VP Chavers Looks To New Partners, SMBs To Grow New Cloud Offerings

Underperforming partners could be terminated as channel renewal gets underway at Lexmark, Chavers said.

CA Technologies CTO Talks Software Roadmap, The Power Of AI And The Birth Of Xbox

"We were operating system experts and game consoles need an operating system. We said, 'Why don't we unleash this great set of technologies, this developer ecosystem, this game development know-how, into the living room?'" said CA Technologies CTO Otto Berkes, in an interview with CRN.

HP Exec On Developing The Company's First Metal 3-D Printer And Courting A 'Wider Network Of Partners' For 3-D Print

HP's vice president of 3-D printing strategy, Alex Monino, told CRN that upcoming launches from HP will open 3-D print opportunities to a greater number of partners.

CRN Exclusive: Nutanix CEO On The 'Big Bills' And 'Computing Sprawl' Of Public Cloud

Nutanix founder and CEO Dheeraj Pandey said solution providers that can get their "foot in the door" with small cloud solutions have a big opportunity for growth.

13 Big Bets Security Vendors And Partners Have Made To Help Customers Become GDPR Compliant

CRN asks 13 identity management and data protection executives what tools or capabilities they've introduced over the past year to help businesses conform to the GDPR regulations.

100 Days In: Channel Chief Sammy Kinlaw On Lexmark's Biggest Product Launch In Years, New Channel Investments And Leveraging Xerox Turmoil

With 100 days as Lexmark's new global channel chief behind him, Sammy Kinlaw is preparing to ramp up channel spending, roll out new incentives and getting partners ready for a massive overhaul of the company's printer portfolio.

VMware's New Channel Chief Is Ready To Drive Services Revenue For Partners

"We're working with partners on how to monetize on the cloud," said Jenni Flinders, VMware's new channel chief, who this week rolled out new Master Services Competencies for partners.

The Best And Worst Channel Company Stocks In The First Quarter Of 2018

Fourteen of the 24 publicly held channel companies on our watch list saw the price of their stock increase in the first quarter of 2018 while 10 recorded stock price declines. Take a look at who were the winners and who were the losers.

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst On How He Plans To Win The Container Market

With the recent addition of CoreOS to its portfolio, Red Hat is primed to dominate the container space, the company's top executive said.

10 Security Experts On The Biggest Danger Businesses Face From GDPR

CRN asks 10 identity management and data protection CEOs and technical leaders what the biggest potential minefields are for organizations around the soon-to-be-enforced GDPR regulations.

10 Security Experts On What The Industry Doesn't Get About GDPR

CRN asked 10 identity management and data protection CEOs and technical leaders what the biggest misconceptions or biggest areas of misunderstanding are around the soon-to-be-enforced GDPR regulations.

CRN Exclusive: Dell Vice Chairman Jeff Clarke On Storage Plans, Public Cloud Costs And Dell EMC Product Roadmap

"In the future, it's a common pool of technology that we will be able to apply to each and every product based on the set of market requirements to win," said Jeff Clarke, Dell's vice chairman of products and operations.