With SimpliVity the latest start-up to be swallowed by a hungry vendor giant, Tom Wright asks what impact these acquisitions have on the channel
Although the new year represents a new start in many ways, last year's big talking point - Brexit - will continue to dominate in the coming months and years. Hannah Breeze reports
CRN gets nosy as it asks some top channel players what their plans are for the festive period and also what they hope to get from Father Christmas
Many of the UK's biggest resellers and channel firms were born at the same time, meaning in the next few years, their founders may be considering retirement. Hannah Breeze investigates what impact this will have on their businesses
Hundreds of security start-ups are bursting into the channel at a rapid pace. Samantha Wright weighs up the pros and cons of working with cutting-edge companies
With vendors gearing up for a second round of Brexit-induced price rises, CRN looks at what this 'death by a thousand cuts' means for the channel.
UK datacentres from AWS and Microsoft give public sector bodies the opportunity to use the public cloud, but just how secure could personal data be, asks Tom Wright?
As the tech industry falls deeper in love with artificial intelligence and machine learning, Microsoft used its Future Decoded event in London to address fears that AI will leave the average person heartbroken. Tom Wright reports
Partners debate whether being first to the party on the Internet of Things is a blessing or a curse
2016 has been a busy year for the channel, with vendors such as Dell EMC, HP and HPE keen to shout about their channel credentials as they complete landmark years. Cisco, meanwhile, maintains that its decades-long channel focus is stronger than ever
As part of the Women in the Channel report, CRN tackles the thorny issue of gender quotas
While some believe targeting girls specifically is the best way to support female leaders of the future, others claim that diversity as a whole should be a priority
Samantha Wright looks into what the channel thinks customers should be doing to prepare for GDPR in the wake of Brexit uncertainty
True voice-and-data convergence finally appears to be upon us following a spate of consolidation between the two channels. Tom Wright examines why it took so long
While the authorised channel exists in full view, below the surface is an ecosystem of independent players coming under increasing pressure, reports Tom Wright
Udi Mokady speaks to CRN about how the company got started and what it will do next
Following a recent study of AI adoption in the IT industry, CRN spoke to the instigators of the report to find out how important artificial intelligence really is to the channel
Speaking at Frost & Sullivan's GIL Europe event, Dr Holger Schmieding, chief economist of Berenberg Bank, says the UK has lost its seat at the table, and cannot expect everything to go its way
Hundreds of new vendors are piling into the UK each year, but what should they do to ensure resellers actually back their technology?
SCC CEO James Rigby says his firm is making a big bet on DevOps as it ramps up its presence in Vietnam
CRN Fight Night 2016 proved to be a smash hit, attracting its biggest audience yet. Sara Yirrell reports on what happened, and what our brave fighters had to say about it all
IT revenue has been weathering a reversal of fortunes in several sectors, but there are some pockets of prosperity, including in the UK, writes Jonathan Wagstaff
HP recently celebrated its 13th year as the official technology partner of the Cannes Film Festival. CRN caught up with its new EMEA chief Nick Lazaridis at the event to see how he is settling into the role
HP claims its traditional resellers will have a role to play in taking its new 3D printer products to market, but - with prices starting at $130,000 - it won't be a mass market opportunity, finds Samantha Wright