Business news, analysis and opinions for the UK IT channel

CRN Fight Night 2014


Date: 22 May 2014

The channel's only white-collar boxing event is back on Thursday 22 May 2014. Could YOU be a part of it?

CRN Sales and Marketing Awards 2014

SMAs room

Date: 03 Jul 2014

Save the date! Join us at The Brewery on 3 July for our fast-growing new awards evening

CRN Darts Night 2014


Date: 17 Sep 2014

Save the date - Wednesday 17 September.

Next live event

CRN Channel Conference - Mobility

Date: 08 May 2014

Join CRN on 8 May in central London for the first of two channel conferences this year

Disruptive forces in good health


Chris Gonsalves asks who could be the Amazon of healthcare IT

Get ready for the new technology buyer

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The sweet spot for the reseller is moving but can the VAR keep up?

Displaying the past, present and future

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Interactive exhibitions are no longer just the preserve of specialists, as Fleur Doidge discovers

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CRN Top VARs - resellers review an eventful year

We talk to an assortment of resellers about margins, services, economic recovery and the fallout from 2e2's collapse

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PROMOTIONAL VIDEO - Earn recurring revenue with Office 365 Open and Tech Data

Hear about the range of opportunities and support available for resellers

The Editors dairy blog

The editor's diary

Alanis Morissette missed an irony

And it is all about IT vendors

Dave the dealer blog

Dave the dealer

Shady deal

Smartglasses, printed food, and the complexities of copyright law: let Dave guide you through another confusing week in tech

View from the channel

Views from the Channel

Could Microsoft do with more warmth and less hot air on XP?

CRN's Sam Trendall asks if Microsoft's sombre XP migration campaign should take some lessons in persuasion from Aesop's fables

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Only 23% of organisations have a comprehensive security policy

Read this survey on application security to focus on understanding what works and why

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IT managed services: a beginners guide

Successful MSPs are reliant on a solid business strategy and service delivery model, as well what technology meets their needs.