The 10 Biggest Security Stories Of 2014

Data breaches, critical vulnerabilities and dangerous cybercriminals made the biggest news headlines in 2014, while two technology giants oversaw historic changes to their product portfolios.

Racing To The Top: CRN's Triple Crown Award Winners

CRN assembles a number of lists and rankings throughout the year, including the Solution Provider 500, the Fast Growth 150 and the Tech Elite 250. CRN recognizes the 26 solution providers that earned a spot on all three lists with our first-ever Triple Crown honors.

The 10 Biggest Networking Stories Of 2014

From the Cisco-VMware SDN battle to the sudden ouster of Juniper Networks' CEO, here's a look back at 10 of the biggest networking stories of 2014.

The 10 Coolest Tech Startups Of 2014

Here, CRN highlights 10 startups that we've deemed to be the coolest in 2014 by finding innovative ways to separate from the pack.

The 10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2014

VMware pretty much owns server virtualization, but many startups are doing interesting and innovative things with storage, management and networking. Here are the 10 coolest of 2014.

The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups Of 2014

The big data arena has spawned perhaps more startups than any other segment of the IT industry in recent years. Here's a look at 10 of the coolest big data startups that launched, emerged or, well, hit it big in 2014.

The 10 Coolest Security Startups Of 2014

The top security startups of 2014 are providing innovative ways to detect threats while also responding to cyberattacks.

Global Survey: Top 10 Security Risks of 2014

Attackers continue to have success pilfering corporate databases to steal account credentials, credit and debit card numbers, sensitive customer information and intellectual property in 2014.

Thoma Bravo: 10 Big Tech Bets Rattling The Market

Thoma Bravo's latest move is its planned $3.6 billion acquistion of Riverbed. The private investment firm has been capitalizing on enterprise IT and information security with billions of dollars in investments in a number of companies.

25 Gadgets That Make Great Gifts For Techies

Waiting until the last minute to start your holiday shopping? Don't worry, CRN has you covered. Check out these 25 cool gadgets for the techie in your life.

The 10 Coolest Networking Startups Of 2014

Technologies like SDN and the Internet of Things continued to shine the spotlight on a number of networking startups in 2014. Here are 10 of the coolest you don't want to miss.

The 10 Coolest Tablets Of 2014

The tablet market continued to evolve in 2014, with big-name brands like Apple and Samsung releasing new and innovative devices. Here are the 10 tablets that separated themselves from the pack.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Dec. 12, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

If You Build It: The Rise Of The Mega Data Center

Solution providers that build IT infrastructures will find fewer data centers to work in as their customers move operations to third-party providers. The number of data centers will soon slide, but the average data center size will continue to grow.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Dec. 12, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

The 10 Coolest Storage Startups Of 2014

The storage industry once again proves itself to be a hotbed of innovative startups looking to shake up the storage status quo and maybe even get acquired, as this list of startups shows.

The 10 Coolest Cloud Startups Of 2014

The technological advancements being made in the cloud is clearing room for innovative new startups to take on the major vendors. Here are 10 startups that made waves in 2014.

10 Takeaways From IDC's 3Q Server Numbers

IDC's third-quarter worldwide server numbers show hyperscale data centers are driving server sales and solidifying HP's lead, as IBM's share sinks rapidly.

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.