Editor's voice: the week's channel chatter

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?


Cisco, Apple, Intel among giants blacklisted by Chinese government

Chinese officials choosing local IT kit instead


Cisco: partners need change in mindset to understand collaboration evolution

Vendor says new certifications follow natural evolution of enterprises


Does life exist outside Silicon Valley?

California may be the iconic hub for tech giants and startups alike, but a movement has begun to spread the success across the country

security risk management

Cisco - careless behavior heightening malware risk

Annual security report finds targeted cyber criminal campaigns also to blame


2015 Top 10 Emerging Threats: Number 4 - the cloud and the IoT

These bedfellows present uncertainties in business growth and strategy for solution providers in 2015


Vendor Q&A Series: Ken Trombetta, Cisco

The latest channel exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is Cisco's Worldwide Partner Organization's VP

Men shaking hands

Ex-Cisco man Gault snatched by Extreme for top channel job

Gault tasked with growing Extreme Networks' channel

dynamic explosion

IoT and Intercloud set to disrupt in 2015

New research pinpoints top disruptive technologies for 2015


Made in China: Global vendors may miss out to home-grown technology

A business battle may be brewing with the increased tensions around security in light of repeated diplomatic finger pointing


VARs need to evolve; vendors can help them do it

Who bears responsibility for helping the channel adopt new business models?


Vendor Q&A Series: Charles Foley, Watchful Software

The latest channel exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is Watchful Software's chairman and CEO


Lenovo’s next super challenge: Rebuilding trust after Superfish

The Superfish spyware scandal has tarnished Lenovo’s reputation, causing partners and customers to consider alternate brands


Humans and machines: A dynamic duo

In its latest tech report, Accenture predicts an increasingly ‘blended” workforce, with humans and technology working side by side to bolster efficiency, increase safety, and make great things happen