New Riverbed CEO Mountford On Turning The Page On A Cisco-Style Channel Strategy And The Huge Opportunity For Partners In Software And Services Revolution

Paul Mountford, a former Cisco channel chief, says SD-WAN will be a pivotal part of Riverbed's strategy as he leads the company's evolution from WAN optimization power to software platform provider focused squarely on the user experience.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Emerging Vendors

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees among emerging vendors for 2018.

2018 Partner Programs Guide: 5-Star Networking And Unified Communications Vendors

CRN designated the partner programs of these networking and unified communications companies as 5-Star.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Cloud Vendors (Part 1)

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the cloud technology space for 2018.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Cloud Vendors (Part 2)

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the cloud technology space for 2018.

HPE Aruba Channel Chief Grothjan On New Security Specializations, The Way Forward In An 'Open' Market, And Why 'The Time Is Now' In SD-WAN

HPE Aruba Vice President of Worldwide Channels Donna Grothjan talks with CRN about how she aims to make sure the channel program remains consistent and easy to use even as the company introduces new technologies.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Security Vendors

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the security technology space for 2018.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Software Vendors (Part 1)

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the software space, A through K, for 2018.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Software Vendors (Part 2)

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the software space, L through Z, for 2018.

CRN Interview: HPE Aruba Channel Chief Harold On New Competencies, The Importance Of Openness And The Ascent Of The Customer Experience

'It's less about the network infastructure and more about the customer experience,' says HPE Aruba's Jim Harold as the company puts plans in place to grow its partner ecosystem.

2018 Partner Programs Guide: 5-Star Storage Vendors

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the storage technology space for 2018.

5 Cool New PCs In Dell's XPS, Inspiron And Gaming Lineups

Dell is launching a refreshed version of the XPS 15, along with new Inspiron AIOs and a range of new gaming laptops.

CRN Exclusive: Dell Technologies CMO Burton On His Pending Departure And What's Next

Jeremy Burton, soon-to-be-former Dell Technologies CMO, is looking forward to having time to watch perhaps all the World Cup games while deciding whether corporate leadership or venture capital suits him best.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star Peripherals Vendors

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the peripherals space for 2018.

CRN Interview: Telarus Northeast Senior Partner Development Manager Franchi On Helping Partners Expand Beyond Connectivity

Tina Franchi is no stranger to building relationships with partners and tells CRN how she'll be getting the word out about Telarus and help agents master new kinds of sales such as cloud and contact center.

2018 Partner Program Guide: 5-Star System/Data Center Technology Vendors

As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs. Here are the 5-Star designees in the system and data center technology space for 2018.

Head-To-Head: Apple's New iPad Vs. iPad Pro

The CRN Test Center compares the latest models of Apple's entry-level and professional tablets.

CRN Interview: TouchCast Channel Chief Bell On Big Margins In Brand New Program And Keeping Things Simple For Partners

"Our strategy is really about quality over quantity," Vice President of Channel Sales Mitchell Bell said. "We're not one of those organizations that just recruits massively."

5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

For the week ending March 30, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.

5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

For the week ending March 30, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

7 Things To Know About Microsoft CEO Nadella's 'Intelligent Cloud, Intelligent Edge' Shakeup

Microsoft is aiming to better position itself for evolving technology areas with the rollout of numerous executive changes, including the departure of a 21-year Microsoft veteran.

Samsung Mobile Channel Chief On Going Channel-Only For The New Galaxy Tablet And Samsung's 'Growth Tear' In B2B

In the past month, Samsung has debuted the channel-exclusive Galaxy Tab Active2 along with an Enterprise Edition of the Galaxy S9 that's sold by channel partners.

HPE Aruba President Melkote On The Value Of A Multi-Vendor, API-First Approach And The Endgame For Cisco-Style Vendor Lock-In

HPE Aruba President Keerti Melkote speaks with CRN about the launch of HPE Aruba's NetInsight analytics solution, the acquisition of Cape Networks, and its planned midyear push into the SD-WAN market.

8 Things To Know About Foxconn's Acquisition Of Belkin

From Foxconn controversies to Linksys' channel surge, here are eight things you need to know about the Foxconn-Belkin acquisition.

Intel CEO: Wall Street Is Starting To Believe In Our Data-Centric Strategy

In a recent CNBC interview, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich explained why he's bullish on drones as part of Intel's data-centric strategy and why he thinks the company has everything it needs to compete in the 5G arms race.