Strategy Features

Five things that could go wrong with the HP split 
Vendor lays out "risk factors" in separation.
 
Cloud forcing rethink on credit and cash flow 
Australian channel executives speak out about credit and finance.
 
Disties deserve credit for financing the channel 
[Comment] Distributors take the risks that help resellers grow.
 
Why the Australian channel needs a not-for-profit association 
 
Schmarket share 
[Comment] When Apple's making $18b every quarter, it’s unlikely PC market is front of mind.
 
The uptapped opportunities in digital signage 
 
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Piecing together powerful partnerships 
[Comment] Crucial steps when considering entering into strategic alliances.
 
Networking is not a dirty word 
[Comment] Building relationships is more than a numbers game.
 
Why are so many vendors hiding their true colours? 
[Comment] How to spot a channel chameleon.
 
Vox pop: Is your strategy to diversify or specialise? 
We ask Readify, Bremmar Consulting and Insentra.
 
Make a success of succession planning 
[Blog post] It is important to start your succession plan early.
 
The strategy behind smarter M&A 
Acquisition is a clear way to grab some growth.
 
Swinging the axe, sensitively 
Firing someone is never easy.
 
A winning formula for reselling mega-vendors 
Racing ahead with an agnostic approach to Microsoft, Google and Apple.
 
Head to head: Apple and Microsoft 
Two resellers recount their experiences with the biggest in the business.
 
Lenovo: Year of the dark horse 
From outsider to odds-on favourite to lead in PCs, servers and mobile.
 
How disties are beating the squeeze 
Focusing on basic elements of price, service and relationships.
 
Disties reveal how resellers can get better results 
Top companies on how partners can get the best – and the worst – outcomes.
 
Behind Synnex's major onsite and online upgrades 
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CRN Magazine

Issue: 336 | March 2015

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.