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CRN Channel Awards 2014

CRN Awards 2013

Date: 13 Nov 2014

The awards are back and set to be another glittering night of fun. But don't forget the 18 July awards deadline

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CRN Channel Conference - Managed Services

Date: 16 Oct 2014

Our popular MSP conference is back for its second year and places are filling up fast

The Scottish IT industry vote – yes or no?

A hand putting a voting slip into a box adorned with the Scottish flag denoting the Scottish independence referendum

Scotland goes to the polling booths tomorrow, but which way might the IT channel vote and why?

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Washing machine spin cycle

Channel companies have been told over and over that SSD is gaining on spinning disk. Has the wheel turned?

Westcon deal underlines cloud distributor value

A single cloud floating in a clear blue sky

Distributors are continuing to play a relevant role in the brave new world of cloud, writes Michele Pepe

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The Channel Catch-up: Mark Pearce, Dell

Dell Networking's EMEA channel director Mark Pearce lets us in on how he regrets not setting up a reseller and why he admires Cisco

Satya Nadella is expected to be the next CEO of Microsoft

Satya Nadella woos WPC crowd

New chief executive lets partners in on how his mobile-first, cloud-first strategy impacts the channel


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The editor's diary

Sexism is alive and well in tech apparently

New survey claims 'more than one in three' women IT staff have witness or experienced sexism

Dave the dealer blog

Dave the dealer

Salad dodger

Dave reports on fish-mad execs, tablet-wary footballists, chatty Chinese teens, and generous teachers

View from the channel

Views from the Channel

Softcat's a channel success story, but where next?

Would IPO be right long-term option for VAR as it nears £500m sales barrier, asks CRN's Doug Woodburn?

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Don’t let your customers suffer from heat exhaustion

IT virtualisation - the engine behind cloud computing - can have significant consequences on the datacentre physical infrastructure (DCPI)

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Advanced evasion techniques for dummies

Given the changing threat landscape - with growing security threats, cybercrime and compliancen regulations - we need to rethink traditional security models