Charlene OHanlon

Charlene
OHanlon
Senior Executive Editor,
The VAR Guy

Charlene O’Hanlon, senior executive editor and director of Content for The VAR Guy, is a veteran technology journalist and editor and channel expert. She has served as editorial director at Ziff Davis Enterprise, editor and publisher at ACM and managing editor at CMP Media, and has written for numerous channel publications including CRN and eWEEK/Channel Insider, among others.

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, July 27-31

Happy, happy Friday! It's time for another 48 hours or so of total relaxation. But before we pour our refreshments and sink into our hammocks, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending July 31.

ChannelTech VideoCast: What's in a (Channel) Name?

In this ChannelTech VideoCast hosts Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss what the channel should be called, and analyze the preliminary results of a nomenclature survey on The VAR Guy.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, July 20-24

Statistically, the third week in July is the slowest work week of the year (not counting the week between Christmas and New Year), according to those who measure such things. That said, we're still ready for the weekend, and have managed to pull together The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending July 24.

ChannelTech VideoCast: Vendors Letting Go of Services

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss vendors' moves to disengage from requiring that channel partners offer their services, and the impact that may have on solution providers' transition to a services-oriented business model.

Dell CloudRunner Offers MSP Cloud Platform

Dell is hoping its new cloud marketplace offering will ease the transition for solution providers looking to enter the cloud fray.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, July 13-17

Welcome to the weekend! It's been a long week, and that long swing in the hammock is well-deserved. Before you sink in, however, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending July 17.

ChannelTech VideoCast: The Channel Still Matters

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss the relevancy of channel partners in today's environment, and the results of an IDC study measuring that.

Survey: In the Age of the Cloud, the Channel is Still Relevant

Solution providers worried about their place in this brave new world of cloud services can rest easy: Customers need the channel as much as ever.

Microsoft WPC 2015: PlumChoice Sees Prime Opportunity in CSP Program

If the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program is a vein of gold, think of PlumChoice as the pickaxe to help channel partners strike a vein.

Microsoft WPC 2015: Microsoft Expands Surface Channel

Some Microsoft (MSFT) channel partners who previously didn’t have the ability to offer their customers the Surface tablets now can, according to Microsoft.

Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference: Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Microsoft (MSFT) is hosting its annual Worldwide Partner Conference July 13-16 in Orlando, gathering its channel partners for four days of updates around the company’s technology and partner offerings. This year’s event comes on the heels of upheaval in the company, most recently layoffs impacting its mobile hardware and Sales, Marketing and Services Group. So what can we expect to hear about?

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, July 6-10

Happy Friday, and welcome to the end of the workweek. We're ready for a few days of fun in the sun, but before we shut down our computers and switch off the lights, here's a look at The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending July 10.

Friday Funny, July 10

Got a case of the Summertime Blues? Here's a little levity to brighten your day, compliments of Revitas.

ChannelTech VideoCast: Getting Past the Partner Transition Barriers

What are some of the things holding partners back in transitioning their companies to cloud services? Hosts Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath further explore this topic in this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, expanding on last week's ChannelTech VideoCast, and discusses in particular PartnerPath's 2015 State of Partnering Survey.

Changing Channels: Make Shift to Cloud Evolutionary, Not Revolutionary 1

One of the topics I often find myself discussing with both vendors and partners is cloud services. To be more specific, the role cloud services should play in channel partners’ business models. And with every conversation, one thread keeps popping out: Channel partners should embrace cloud services, but shouldn’t expect to make the transition overnight.

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