Looking Beyond The Price Tag: How To Sell Rugged Devices

They might cost more initially, but rugged devices offer a far lower total cost of ownership than ordinary laptops and tablets, says VDC Research.

The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2014

The heavy-hitters in the smartphone market all released new devices this year, showing off bigger and better displays. Here are the 10 coolest smartphones of 2014.

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2014

Big data remained one of the most dynamic segments of the IT industry in 2014, with new products for data management and business analytics seemingly hitting the market every day. Here are 10 that we think made the biggest splash this year.

Ingram Micro Exec Talks Acquisition In Turkey

Ali Baghdadi, Ingram Micro's president of Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) Technology Solutions, discussed the thought process and business opportunities behind acquiring Turkey's top value-added distributor, Armada.

8 Memorable Sights From The Next Generation Cloud Conference

The Channel Company held its NexGen Cloud conference in San Diego last week, and it was obvious how much the cloud is changing the industry. Here are eight cool sights and sounds spotted at the event.

CRN Exclusive: Whitman, Top HP Execs Answer 25 Tough Partner Questions

HP's top executives, including CEO Meg Whitman, answered tough partner questions on everything from the impact of the HP Split to the channel implications of HP's new Sprout immersive computing platform. Here is an excerpt from the partner webcast held at HP Discover.

Best In Show: Three Companies That Took CRN's Top Honors At NexGen Cloud

Three top vendors walked away with trophies from the CRN Test Center's Tech Tank competition at the NexGen Cloud Conference in San Diego.

Tech Tank 2014: 6 Appy Winners Compete At NexGen Cloud Conference

EMC, daVinci, Harmon.ie, FinancialForce, FireEye and Ruckus pitched their products as the most deserving of NexGen's 'Best of Show' award.

The 10 Coolest Laptops Of 2014

Windows 8, ultra HD resolution, and no-compromise 2-in-1 PC systems are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the best laptops of 2014. Here are the 10 coolest of the year.

7 Tech Industry Scandals Since 2012 That Have Raised Eyebrows

While not all tech industry scandals make lasting headlines, they can have a major impact. Here are seven examples of ones that have grabbed the attention of industry-watchers since the beginning of 2012.

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 10 Cool Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Cases

Samsung is the worldwide leader in smartphones, and its high-end line of Galaxy devices includes some of the top phones in developed markets. Here are 10 cases to make that would make great gifts for Galaxy owners.

The 10 Coolest Managed Services Offerings Of 2014

This year's top offerings allow MSPs to capture revenue off well-known platforms and excel at everything from crunching financial numbers to conducting HIPAA-related audits.

Five Companies That Jumped In The Tech Tank At NexGen Cloud Conference

Epson, HP, IBM, Interneer and Vistara hyped their products as the most innovative at the NexGen Cloud Conference. Here's a synopsis of the "Tech Tank" competition at the event.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Dec. 5, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

The 10 Coolest Flash Storage And SSD Products Of 2014

Flash-based storage devices launched in 2014 offered not only performance, but such features as utility pricing and advanced storage to meet a wide range of business needs from the SMB to the enterprise.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Dec. 5, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

The CRN Test Center's 2014 Products Of The Year

The technological leaps and bounds continue as the CRN Test Center faces the tough task of selecting the best products to come through its labs this year. This is one winner's circle with a big wow factor.

NPD Group: The 10 Best-Selling Memory Modules Of 3Q

Memory sales remain strong despite price spikes in two consecutive years. Here are the 10 best-selling memory modules of the third quarter, according to the NPD Group.

The 10 Coolest Open Source Apps of 2014

From hardware to software to the Internet of Things, open source is everywhere. Here are the 10 coolest open source apps of 2014.

The 30 Coolest Android And iOS Apps Of 2014

The CRN Test Center puts the spotlight on 30 unusual and interesting apps for your iOS and Android devices that you probably didn't know existed.

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 10 Cool iPhone Cases

Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remain red-hot gift ideas, and owners want a quality case to protect their investment. Here are 10 of the coolest.

The 10 Coolest Servers Of 2014

The server industry in 2014 proved that, despite all the talk about software-defined whatever, hardware is still an integral part of the IT market as shown in these 10 very interesting new server offerings.

30 Notable IT Executive Moves: November 2014

November brought in a new round of key executives to vendor and solution provider lineups, including a new CEO to Juniper and leadership for the upcoming HP split. Take a look at the channel's executive moves for last month.

10 Things To Know About Presidio Acquisition

The big channel news of the week is that Presidio, No. 22 on CRN's SP500 list, has been acquired. Here's what you need to know about the acquisition.

Q&A: Tech Data CEO Talks PCs, Tablets, Smartphones, Servers and More

Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky discusses sustained PC sales success, a slowdown in the tablet market and opportunities around the Microsoft Server 2003 refresh.