Security and network automation companies were among those that hauled in venture capital rounds in July.
Ahead of publishing the annual The Top 100 Executives, CRN spoke with the Most Influential Leader of 2017, Michael Dell.
Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell's agility, adaptability and willingness to buck the status quo put him at the top of the class in this year's Top 100 Executives.
'The move is afoot in terms of the power shifting to the buyer and they want SD-WAN as a Service, not SD-WAN as just another box,' VeloCloud CEO Sanjay Uppal tells CRN.
Patrick Piwowarczyk is now head of channel development in the Americas for unified communications specialist Polycom.
Solution providers and vendor executives at Black Hat 2017 say that opportunities abound around ransomware, cloud security and IoT, as well as emerging technologies such as DevOps.
The channel is in a state of serious flux, fueled by cloud computing, Internet of Things, mobility and other disruptive technologies, and many solution providers are trying to evolve their businesses in the face of digital transformation.
The Fast Growth 150 is CRN's annual ranking of the fastest-growing solution providers, resellers, technology integrators and IT consultants in North America. Here we present the top 50 from the class of 2017.
The CRN Test Center compares Apple's popular laptop with Microsoft's new Windows 10 S notebook. Here's how the Apple MacBook Air stacks up against the Microsoft Surface Laptop.
Emilio Ghilardi steps down as president of Lenovo's North America Business, AppDynamics launches a new Titan Partner Program, and Kaspersky Lab names Jason Stein as its new head of North American channels.
Mike Champion, founder and CEO of solution provider startup Xcelocloud discussed why he created a company with a laser-focused on SD-WAN consulting, broke down the different "flavors" of SD-WAN and highlighted the growing opportunity for partners.
Partners say reports that Intel's upcoming eighth-generation Coffee Lake CPUs will not be compatible with existing 200-series motherboards could be a "procedural headache" for the channel.
"[Mitel-ShoreTel] does not seem to be, from my perspective, like one-plus-one equals three here. It seems like two legacy providers who are running out of market share," said RingCentral CEO Vlad Shmunis.
For the week ending Aug. 4, CRN looks at IT companies that were unfortunate, unsuccessful or just didn't make good decisions.
In July, the telecommunications industry stayed hot with providers snapping up more fiber assets and releasing new services for partners and customers. CRN rounds up six moves that solution providers should know about.
The marriage of Pomeroy and CompuCom would unleash a 15,500-employee workhorse on the channel with expertise in everything from cloud and managed services to IT outsourcing and help desk.
For the week ending Aug. 4, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.
Here's a look at which executive comings and goings made our July list.
Arrow's cloud business is on track to have a $1 billion run rate in 2017 due to the onboarding of MSPs and other types of non-traditional channel partners.
Search Technology's team of engineers will work to further develop solutions that help companies examine unstructured data from a variety of media sources, including social media.