Q&A: Tech Data CEO On Rising PC Sales And More

Tech Data CEO Robert Dutkowsky spoke with CRN last week after the distributor reported strong second-quarter earnings. Here's his take on why people are 'swinging back to the PC.'

The Future Is Now: Survey Says Cloud Here To Stay

Evolve IP's 2014 North American Cloud Adoption Survey reveals that the cloud is making believers of IT and business pros.

IDC: Top 5 Corporate Endpoint Security Leaders

Symantec retains its title as the global market leader in corporate endpoint security software, according to IDC's market analysis released this month.

10 Back-To-School Opportunities For VARs In The Education Space

Larry Staub, director of the education division at D&H, shares some of the most popular products in the education space.

IT Leaders: What Is Driving Cloud Adoption?

Exoprise, a Boston-based cloud monitoring vendor, released a survey revealing cloud adoption trends, including why the increasing sophistication of cloud apps and services doesn't mean IT leaders shouldn't have concerns about migrating to IaaS and SaaS providers.

Scenes From XChange 2014

Over 250 solution providers gathered in San Antonio last week for the XChange 2014 conference. Here's a look at what went on in Texas.

Top 20 Free Web Services, Downloads And Tips For IT Pros

Need a better way manage attachments, store files or clean up a PC? Check out these 20 tools, tips, and downloads that are 100 percent free.

Citrix Survey: Is DaaS The Next Big Thing?

The Citrix Cloud Services Team surveyed its partners about the future of Desktop-as-a-Service. Here's what they said.

10 More Must-Have Back-To-School Tech Gadgets

The first day of school is here for many college students and right around the corner for high-schoolers. Here are 10 tech gadgets that should go right to the head of the class with them.

Q&A: Insight CEO On The K-12 Market, Microsoft And Revival Of The PC

Insight CEO Ken Lamneck sits down with CRN to discuss the solution provider's push into the K-12 market, the impact of Microsoft partner program changes and more.

Ice, Ice Baby: 10 High-Tech CEOs To Complete The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Ranging from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to HP's Meg Whitman, here are 10 high-tech leaders shivering their way through the Ice Bucket Challenge and supporting the fight against ALS.

Five Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending Aug. 22, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

Five Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending Aug. 22, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

SoftLayer's 9 Biggest Customer Wins

IBM's SoftLayer business is growing fast. Here are the company's biggest wins since IBM acquired the cloud provider.

XChange 2014: 6 Of The Coolest Devices And Technologies

Dozens of companies showed off their finest devices and technologies at the Solutions Pavilion exhibition at XChange 2014. Here are six that stood out.

CRN's 2014 Annual Report Card Winners

Thousands of solution providers have voted, and the results are in. Take a look at which vendors were recognized as best-in-class for partnership, support and product innovation in the Annual Report Card awards, given out at XChange 2014.

Whitman, Top Execs: 10 Signs HP Partner Commitment Is Powering A Turnaround

HP Chairman and CEO Meg Whitman and her top lieutenants Thursday discussed significant partner deals, the converged systems pipeline and other issues as part of the company's quarterly partner webcast. Here are 10 signs from Whitman and her team that HP's partner commitment is powering a turnaround.

10 Warning Signs Cyberattacks Will Escalate

Copycat malware writers and sophisticated Trojan downloaders, coupled with complex and interwoven business networks, foster continued escalation of cyberattacks despite recent law-enforcement victories.

The Richest Of The Rich: Bloomberg's Top 10 Tech Billionaires

Who are the wealthiest of the wealthy in the tech industry? Bloomberg's list of the richest tech billionaires provides the answer.

XChange 2014: 6 Lessons One Solution Provider Learned From Almost Going Bankrupt

After a brush with business disaster, CloudStrategies CEO Pete Zarras says he learned a lot about investing and financing. Here are six lessons that could help other solution providers avoid trouble.

10 Costly Mistakes That Lead To Credit Card Breaches

Managed service providers, hosting providers and IT consultancies are increasingly protecting payment system data. These 10 lapses outlined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council produce poorly defined roles and responsibilities and are at the core of many data breaches.

Black Hat 2014: 10 Cool Hacking Tools To Check Out

These hacking tools demonstrated at the 2014 Black Hat conference could intercept VoIP calls, capture and identify malware or simply Rickroll your neighbor's Chromecast-connected television.

XChange 2014: 9 Lessons To Live By For Women In The Channel

IT leaders from Oracle, Symantec and AirTight shared best practices for leading, mentoring and thriving as a woman in the channel at this week's XChange 2014 event in San Antonio. Here are 9 lessons shared by the executive panelists.

Top 10 VC-Funded Hardware Companies That Got Their Start Via Crowdfunding

How much a company raises on a crowdfunding site is not always indicative of how much they can squeeze out of a venture capital firm. New research, however, does show getting a leg up on Kickstarter or Indiegogo can help later in wooing a VC to sit at the table with a startup.

NPD Group: Top 5 Desktop Brands Of Q2 Running Windows 8

Interest in Windows 8 desktops has been growing, and some major vendors have been taking notice. Here are the top five desktop computer brands of the second quarter running Windows 8, according to the NPD Group.