February 2018
Spectre and Meltdown Spotlight Vendor Opportunity
New CRN survey highlights how well or poorly vendors responded in the wake of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerability discovery.

Last month, we highlighted Intel's standout example as a vendor that is keeping the lines of communication open with its channel partners, making sure they're informed, educated and know what to expect next. Thanks to a recent poll and reporting series by CRN, we now know how other vendors are doing and the direct impact solution providers are feeling from the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. CONTINUE READING >>
Steer Your Business with IT Outlook 2018
CompTIA’s 2018 IT Outlook report, out now, identifies the key trends and growth drivers shaping the IT industry and workforce, and serves as your definitive guide for where tech is today and where it’s headed. The 2018 report breaks down 12 trends to watch this year, from the growth of the Internet of Things and AI to economic trends and shifts in the workforce. This is essential for anyone in tech. Stay on trend - learn more!
Don’t Miss the CompTIA Community Forum!
CompTIA’s communities are great places to connect with like-minded peers and share best practices on a wide range of topics, and this spring they’re coming together at the CompTIA Community Forum (CCF), March 20, 21, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown. Click here to learn all about it and here to register today!
IT Industry Leaders Named to CompTIA Communities Executive Board For 2018
Executives from a broad cross-section of the tech industry will serve on the CompTIA Communities Executive Board in 2018, the leading technology industry association announced today. The appointees include the chairs and vice chairs of CompTIA’s member communities and public-sector councils. Learn more here.
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Featured News Coverage
CRN conducted an online poll of 190 members of the CRN Channel Intelligence Council, a panel of solution providers representing the broad channel ecosystem in North America. In the survey, solution providers ranked the vendor responses to the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerability issue.
Featured Video
Spectre And Meltdown Could Lead To Big Security Sales
Sixty percent of partners in a CRN survey expect to see an increase in their security business over the next year. 
Featured Lists
2018 Data Center 100: 20 Software-Defined Data Center Providers
The software-de­fined data center is the next evolution for infrastructure and automation. Here are 20 companies leading the way.
2018 Channel Chiefs: The 50 Most Influential
In celebration of CRN's 2018 Channel Chiefs, here are 50 executives that drive the channel agenda and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships.
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