CRN's recently published second annual Top VARs report shone a light on a number of trends pervading the channel.
Declining margins, budgets shrinking across a variety of end users, the move towards cloud and the impact of vendor rebate shake-ups. All of these are putting pressure on resellers of all sizes and specialities.
But, time and again, we see ambitious companies finding ways to grow. In this lively roundtable debate, we speak to representatives from a qunitet of channel players to get their views on the key issues facing the industry today.
IT virtualisation - the engine behind cloud computing - can have significant consequences on the datacentre physical infrastructure (DCPI)
Given the changing threat landscape - with growing security threats, cybercrime and compliancen regulations - we need to rethink traditional security models
Would IPO be right long-term option for VAR as it nears £500m sales barrier, asks CRN's Doug Woodburn?