Best (And Worst) States 2014: Business Opportunities For Startup Solution Providers

A startup solution provider may have a sound business plan, the best people, and top-notch technology and services. But if it lacks for business opportunities, it's going nowhere.

VMware NSX Vs. Cisco ACI: The Software-Defined Networking Face-Off

VMware and Cisco are locked in a ferocious battle for the software-defined networking market. In separate interviews with an executive from each company, CRN digs into the sharply divergent paths the companies are taking in their quest for SDN supremacy.

Tech 10: Virtualization Products That Are Making Data Centers More Efficient

CRN looks at some of the hottest virtualization products for streamlining data centers and making them more productive.

10 Cool New Features On iOS 8

With iOS 8 landing on all iOS devices on Wednesday, users will enjoy some large and small changes, and some totally new features.

2014 Best (And Worst) States To Start A Solution Provider Business

Thinking of starting up a channel business, but not sure what state has the most business opportunities? The best workforce? The lowest costs? We've crunched the numbers for you.

Alibaba IPO Blockbuster: 10 Takeaways

CRN looks at 10 key things to know ahead of the China-based Internet company's initial public offering that's set for Friday.

Review: HP ProLiant DL360 Flies Through Transactions

HP's 9th-gen server is a top performer for transaction processing and storage applications.

Top 10 Smartwatches You Need To Know

With some of the biggest vendors in the tech industry putting their weight into the market -- Google, Apple and Samsung, to name a few -- some partners see the smartwatch market taking off in the next six to 12 months.

Cloud Gameplan: 7 Distributors Open Up On Strategy

Take a look at CRN's roundup of cloud strategies for the major distributors and where they're placing their stakes in the ground.

10 Tech Companies Investing The Most In America

Telecom, cable and Internet companies scored well in the latest domestic spending rankings thanks to investments in high-speed broadband, data centers and the Internet Protocol transition.

Refrigerators That Attack And Other Bizarre Hacking Threats

From a toy that was deemed a threat to national security to a refrigerator that spews out spam and phishing attacks, security researchers say some of these bizarre threats demonstrate how common security vulnerabilities can potentially cause damage and even death.

Head-to-Head: Apple iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

iPhone 6 catches up to Galaxy S5 in size, but Apple trails Samsung in camera and endurance features.

Fast Growth 2014: The Top 25

Successful solution providers know that times of change create opportunities. The solution providers on this year's Fast Growth 150 list are doing just that.

Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executives For 2014

This year's Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executives list highlights the IT industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers.

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

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

10 States Breaking Down Broadband Barriers

As solution providers sometimes struggle with bandwidth constraints when performing cloud migrations for their customers, here are 10 states that are taking action.

Intel Developer Forum: 10 Things The Channel Needs To Know

Channel opportunities coming out of IDF 2014 include workload-specific servers, IoT deployments that drive data center applications, and upcoming wireless charging and docking technologies that will drive new client PC business.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

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

ARC 2014: Top 10 Vendors That Are Easiest To Do Business With

Which IT vendors are the easiest for channel partners to work with? Solution providers score the leading IT companies in CRN's 2014 Annual Report Card survey.

The Future Is Bright: 2014 Winners Of Annual GTDC Rising Star Awards

With combined channel sales of $130 billion, take a look at which companies took home the prize at this year's Rising Star Awards for the fastest growing channel vendors at the Global Technology Distribution Council's U.S. Vendor Summit in San Jose, Calif.

Mark Of XCellence: Solution Providers Vote On XChange Vendor Performance

Solution providers voted on XChange's best-performing vendors across a wide range of categories. Here are the vendors that went home with bragging rights until the next XChange in March.

ARC 2014: Top 10 Partner Cloud Programs And Opportunities

Which vendors offer their channel partners the best cloud computing programs and cloud opportunities? Solution providers tell all in CRN's Annual Report Card survey.

9 Cool Intel Edison CPU-Powered Gadgets

Intel's Edison processor platform is the chip giant's newest Internet of Things and wearable platform. Here are nine cool Edison products and prototypes.

Smartwatch Smack Down: Apple Watch vs. Samsung Gear S

Apple and Samsung both unveiled smartwatches in the last week. Does the Apple Watch have the firepower to top the Samsung Gear S?

Internet Slowdown Day: 10 Popular Web Sites Speaking Out For Net Neutrality

Several popular websites banded together Sept. 10 for "Internet Slowdown Day," a campaign aimed at generating awareness for net neutrality. Here's a look at some of the companies fighting for a free and open Internet.