Lenovo Exec Says Naysayers Attacking IBM x86 Deal Are 'Dreaming'
After a week of pot shots from the IT peanut gallery, Lenovo executive Peter Hortensius defends the company's $2.3 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business and says channel partners will be well served.
Follow The Money: 10 Recent Tech VC Investments In March
March 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.
Autotask Execs On Cloud: 'Where There's Chaos And Disruption, There's Opportunity'
Autotask's CEO and vice president share their insights into how quickly solution providers are jumping into the cloud, and why they think it is a massive opportunity for the channel for those who take advantage of it.
First Look: Microsoft Office Mobile for Android
The CRN Test Center finds Microsoft's Office document editor for Android stable and handsome, but not quite versatile enough.
Channel Consolidation: Channel Chiefs Talk Partner Mergers and Acquisitions
CRN held a roundtable discussion at the recent XChange Solution Provider 2014 with top channel chiefs from HP, Cisco, Dell, Microsoft, IBM and VMware to discuss a variety of topics, including channel mergers and acquisitions.
5 Companies That Had A Rough Week
For the week ending March 28, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
7 Ways To Improve Your Credit Profile -- And Improve Your Bottom Line
While there are plenty of sources for channel financing these days, solution providers still need to be financially sound in order to secure credit and/or capital. Here are seven ways to increase your credit profile.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
For the week ending March 28, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their "A" game to the channel.
CRN Exclusive Interview: HP Enterprise Chief Veghte On The Trouble Ahead For Cisco's Public Cloud Initiative
HP's Bill Veghte, one of the architects of the company's cloud strategy, spoke with CRN about HP's public cloud and Cisco's entry into the public cloud market. Here are his views on the economic and architectural challenges awaiting Cisco.
Locking More Than The Lock Screen: Top Security Apps For The Smartphone
The CRN Test Center recommends these tools for keeping smartphones safe from probing eyes and listening ears.
Big Money: 5 Private Equity And Venture Capital Investments In The Channel
Venture capital firms and private equity partners have taken a strong interest in solution providers in recent years. Here's a look at five big money deals in the channel in the past two years.
BlackBerry On The Rebound? 10 Hopeful Signs
Beleaguered BlackBerry has been on a roll with new services, deals with Apple, and security clearance from the U.S. federal government. Here are ten signs "hope springs eternal" for BlackBerry.
CRN Exclusive Q&A: Whitman On Cisco, Cloud Lock-In And Why Partners Should Pick HP As Primary Vendor
Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman this week spoke exclusively at the company's Global Partner Conference with CRN about the cloud battle with Cisco and why HP should be the primary vendor for solution providers in the new style IT era. Here are excerpts from the Q&A.
Tech 10: Must-See Big Data Storage Products
IT managers are pulling their hair out trying to find a way to store the massive amounts of data without breaking the bank. This month's Tech Ten features a number of recently introduced data storage systems that can help IT managers meet the big data challenge.
10 Money-Makers Cisco Partners Shouldn't Overlook
Between its formal entry into the public cloud market and the unveiling of a redesigned partner program, the Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas has been especially busy for Cisco. Here are 10 areas where Cisco said partners should place their bets this year.
Channel Capital: 10 Financing Options And Programs For Solution Providers
As part of CRN's Finance Week, here are 10 new financing options and programs for solution providers and customers.
Breaking It Down: 10 Big Changes Partners Should Know About The New Cisco Partner Program
Cisco Tuesday unveiled a completely redesigned partner program at its annual Partner Summit in Las Vegas. Here are 10 big changes partners should know about to prepare for the jump.
Galaxy Note Pro 12 Is Anything But Low End
For the enterprise, Samsung's Galaxy Note Pro 12 tablet is secure, manageable and as close to a laptop replacement as we've seen.
HP Global Partner Conference: 11 New Products To Fuel Partner Growth
Hewlett-Packard is adding to its portfolio at its Global Partner Conference this week with a number of breakthroughs. Here are the top 11 new products/services set to fuel partner growth.
HP Global Partner Conference: Top 10 PartnerOne Changes to Drive Partner Profitability
HP is upping the ante in the battle to deliver lucrative partner incentives for its PartnerOne program. Here are the top 10 new announcements from the company's Global Partner Conference this week.
10 Reasons Cisco's Public Cloud Is Set To Shake Up The Market
Cisco kicked off this year's Cisco Partner Summit with the launch of its public cloud strategy, a plan that will see the company roll out Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service offerings.
The Bitcoin Saga Continues
The world's most widely known and oft-used digital currency is as resilient as it is dramatic. Here are some highlights of its recent ups and downs.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
For the week ending March 21, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their "A" game for the channel.
10 IT Skills Rapidly Headed Toward Extinction
CRN takes a look at 10 IT skills that are rapidly sliding into the digital dustbin of obsolescence.
5 Companies That Had A Rough Week
For the week ending March 21, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.