Sharpening Their Skills: The 2018 CRN Tech Elite 250

The Tech Elite 250 is comprised of solution providers in the U.S. and Canada who have the highest partner levels from AWS, Cisco, Dell EMC, Google, HPE, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Salesforce, Verizon and VMware. Here is a sampling of that list.

Head-To-Head: Lenovo X1 Yoga Vs. Apple MacBook Pro

The CRN Test Center compares the third-gen ThinkPad X1 Yoga with the latest edition of the MacBook Pro.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 23, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

10 Things You Need To Know About Pivotal's IPO

Here are ten things you need to know about Pivotal's plans for an IPO, including risk factors, Dell's controlling interest and financial results.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 23, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

5 Things Partners Should Know About Dell EMC's Latest Virtual Networking Power Play

Dell EMC kicks off the Virtual Edge Platform line with the VEP 4600, which comes in at a $1,500 price point and is powered by the new Intel Xeon D2100 processor.

10 Big Bets Presidio CEO Bob Cagnazzi Is Making In 2018

Here are the 10 big investments Presidio CEO Bob Cagnazzi is making this year around Cisco, Dell Technologies, multi-cloud platforms, services and staffing.

Nyansa VP Callisch On The Big Data Boon For Partners And The Looming Battle With Cisco, HPE Aruba

The network analytics startup's software takes in every bit of wireless data, customer information, application data and transactions across the network to figure out where things are going wrong, Vice President of Marketing David Callisch tells CRN.

CRN Exclusive: Four Questions For Dell EMC Channel Chief Joyce Mullen

Dell EMC's Joyce Mullen talks to CRN about what partners can expect at Dell Technologies' upcoming Global Partner Summit as well as the company's edge computing focus areas.

CRN Interview: Apstra Engineering Chief On Driving Efficiency And Ending Lock-In With Vendor-Agnostic Intent-Based Networking

Apstra executive Manish Sampat tells CRN that bringing intent-based networking to multivendor environments is the key to freeing customers from vendor lock-in and helping them realize new efficiencies.

CRN Exclusive: Pure Storage CEO Charles Giancarlo On Growing In An Extremely Competitive All-Flash Storage Market

Charles Giancarlo said his company is winning against larger rivals including Dell EMC, NetApp, IBM, and Hitachi with a focus on providing the storage power to meet demands of new workloads including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and supercomputing.

Advanced Computer Concepts President On Navigating 'Complex' Vendor Relationships And The Huge Opportunity In Networking

Advanced Computer Concepts President Reza Zarafshar spoke about where his firm is looking to expand in 2018 and what sort of obstacles he faces in running a small solution provider.

CRN Exclusive: Intel VP Poulin On Partner Opportunities For AI In The Data Center And Optane's Multibillion-Dollar Potential

Intel's Shannon Poulin says there are 'almost endless' growth opportunities for partners in the data center., including a new Optane memory module coming later this year.

5 Things To Know About Samsung's Galaxy Tab Active2

Samsung is launching the new rugged tablet for business with sales exclusively through IT channel partners.

15 Intel Products That Are Powering Sales For Partners

Ready-to-deploy Internet of Things solutions for partners were among the offerings on display at the Intel Partner Connect conference in National Harbor, Md.

CRN Exclusive: Intel VP Moreno On Ramping Up Efforts Around IoT, Data Center And AI For Partners

Intel's Ricardo Moreno tells CRN that the company is evolving its strategy for working with partners because as different business needs arise, 'volume is not enough.'

10 Things You Need To Know About The Dropbox IPO

Cloud storage and collaboration technology developer Dropbox has finalized pricing for its expected IPO, but knowing the price is only one part of the picture.

Head-To-Head: Samsung Galaxy S9 Vs. Apple iPhone 8 Plus

The CRN Test Center compares leading offerings from the rival smartphone makers. Here's how thee Samsung Galaxy S9 stacks up against the Apple iPhone 8 Plus.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 16, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

10 Takeaways From Intel Partner Connect 2018

Intel reveals major moves in data center, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and PC gaming during the company's partner conference.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 16, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

CRN Exclusive: Michael Dell On Software-Defined Upstaging Public Cloud, 'Increasingly Integrating' Dell's Full Portfolio, And Channel Sales Momentum

'We are increasingly integrating the products at a technical level and you see that with Dell EMC, VMware and Pivotal, but we're also doing it across the rest of the family,' says Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell in an interview with CRN.

5 Things You Need To Know About The AT&T-Time Warner Merger Trial

AT&T is set to battle it out with the Department of Justice on Monday as the trial for the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger is set to begin. Here are five key things to know as the trial gets under way.

CRN Interview: Apstra Global Sales Chief Butler On The Future Of The Multi-Vendor Data Center And The Partner Opportunity In Intent-Based Networking

Dave Butler, Apstra's global head of sales and business development, said 100-percent channel Apstra offers customers a streamlined solution for notoriously complex data center environments.

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant For Business Intelligence And Analytics Platforms

These 20 developers of modern analytics and business intelligence platforms include traditional vendors and startup disrupters. Here's a look at how are they positioned in the fast-moving business analytics tech industry.