The CRN Test Center compares Lenovo's flagship Yoga convertible to the newly refreshed version of Dell's popular laptop.
The Chinese device giant entered an agreement with Microsoft for greater cooperation around cloud expansion and the delivery of artificial intelligence capabilities across devices.
Just over 2 percent of Dropbox's 500 million-plus registered users are paying customers, but the company's revenues are rising it gets costs under control.
HPE CEO Antonio Neri said in an internal memo seen by CRN that the new unit will bring together all of the company's "hardware, software, and services capabilities into a single organization, effective immediately."
For the week ending Feb. 23, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
After outlining a business realignment plan, QTS stock falls 23 percent -- leading to investor Land and Buildings to say the company should explore a 'public to public M&A.'
Red Hat pulls ahead with slightly higher marks in a CRN survey of partners nationwide. Partners of both vendors told CRN that both companies proved their mettle in response to the chip vulnerability crisis.
'Dell EMC has to go through a massive, re-architecting of their portfolio,' says HPE CEO Antonio Neri. 'Compellent is dead. EqualLogic is dead.'
The six-week program it is bringing to customers includes a cloud migration plan, cloud ROI analysis, and a road map for moving cloud applications in the future.
For the week ending Feb. 23, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.
The networking giant says its channel partners have a big opportunity to profit from the tremendous amount of integration required for customers to bring the Crosswork Network Automation portfolio into their environments.
Here are the five vendors that sold the most gateways in the fourth quarter, according to The NPD Group.
New Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri credited partners for delivering blockbuster quarterly results, including a whopping 24 percent increase in storage sales, during his first quarter as CEO.
A big uptick in sales of PCs and printer devices, combined with a smooth integration of the recently acquired Samsung printer business, leads to increased optimism for HP partners.
In a recent CRN survey of solution providers, Cisco outscored other big hardware vendors, including IBM, HPE and Dell EMC, for how it handled the Spectre and Meltdown bugs.
Here are the five vendors that sold the most switches through the channel in the fourth quarter, according to The NPD Group.
VMware's former channel leader had been running a program for the virtualization giant's cloud services providers since last year.
"In some of these instances you have to have a few examples that people look at and say, 'Oh God, these people are serious,'" said Dell EMC President Marius Haas.
Among the keys to a tighter alignment will be potential credit for training in a VMware program and synergies on the hyper-converged front with VxRail, Dell EMC executives tell CRN.
These five cloud vendors sought to add technical capabilities, market presence, and engineering talent to core product lines, rather than enter new categories.