Doug Woodburn predicts that the distribution skyline is set for more consolidation
CRN is moving monthly
CRN's new Emerging Technology Hub will monitor new vendors entering the UK
Doug Woodburn runs the rule over the 100 resellers knocking on the door of CRN Top VARs
Common themes have emerged from some of the top vendors' partner and customer events
Well done Asus for a spectacular own goal!
With seven of the top 20 UK distributors of 2010 having been acquired or gone bust, will resellers and vendors soon be faced with a lack of choice, asks Doug Woodburn?
CRN's Doug Woodburn asks whether a backlash is gathering against the economics of public cloud?
It is early days and nobody has any idea how this particular deal will pan out, but the pace of consolidation in the industry is actually frightening now
Every year the CRN judges spend hours reading entries and debating the results. But we can't please everyone
We are looking to get a quick idea of how vendors are feeling about the UK after Brexit became a reality - can you fill out our short survey?
With the In/Out Referendum looming, I am keen to have an online debate about what this means for the IT industry and the channel. Views are my own and I'm not speaking as CRN.
The biggest take-home message from CRN's recent Cloud Conference in central London was not to rush into being a jack-of-all-trades, but to pick your cloud strategy carefully
Comms-care is the third UK channel services firm to be acquired by a distributor, meaning Ingram deal should not have come as a surprise, argues Doug Woodburn
Doug Woodburn asks how partners should be viewing a merged Dell and EMC
CDW brand has formally launched into the UK at a time when customers are increasingly demanding cross-border skills
Forget whizzy new technology - most customers aren't doing third-party patch management, panelists at CRN Security Summit complain
Come in, have a look around and let us know what you think
Ingram Micro deal with Chinese conglomorate proves there is no such thing as being too big for acquisition
But how we are ever going to solve the skills shortage after recent figures show the demand for IT skills is unstoppable?
Dave reports on copyright controversy, soggy storage, exhibitionist equines, and multinationals making massive mounds of money
The newly spun-out vendor makes a buck off a forgetful channel chap and dry-cleaners run the memory stick racket
If something is similar, but not exactly the same, can you justify going ahead?