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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Now Open: 2015 Talkin' Cloud 100 Survey

Talkin' Cloud, The VAR Guy's sister site, has launched its fifth-annual Talkin' Cloud 100 survey, measuring the 2014 performance of cloud services providers (CSPs). Each year Talkin' Cloud collects data on CSPs to provide the market with a ranking of the top providers in today's market.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, April 13-17

Who's ready for the weekend? Show of hands, please. But first let's check out The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending April 17.

Friday Funny, April 17

It's Friday, and that means smiles all around. But for those who need a little help mustering up a grin, here's a little help.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week: April 6-10

Well, hello weekend, you gorgeous thing you. Why yes, I would love to spend a few days with you. But first let's take a look at The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories of the week ending April 10, shall we?

Mark Your Calendar: Channel Directions Live Event

The VAR Guy has another conference to add to its 2015 technology conference calendar: Penton Technology Group's Channel Directions Live, slated for Sept. 28-30 in Tampa, Florida. The three-day event is designed for partners looking to address the challenges of the evolving IT sales and service marketplace.

Anatomy of a Channel Program: AWS’ Customer-Obsessed Partner Network

Talk to the channel chiefs of most vendors, and they’ll tell you their channel partner program is focused on meeting the needs of their partners (or the vendors themselves). But Amazon shifted the focus of its program to meet the needs of its customers—a strategy that is paying off in many ways.

Channel Visionaries: Traditional Channel Models Becoming Obsolete

We’ve been hearing about it for a few years now: The traditional tiered channel partner program is a dinosaur close to extinction. Now, it seems vendors need to start writing their obituaries.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers List, 2015: 1-10 

Welcome to The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list. Here you'll find honorees 1-10.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers List, 2015: 11-20 

Welcome to The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list. Here you'll find honorees 11-20.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers List, 2015: 21-30 

Welcome to The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list. Here you'll find honorees 21-30.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers List, 2015: 31-40 

Welcome to The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list. Here you'll find honorees 31-40.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers List, 2015 

Welcome to The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list, honoring the channel's most influential people as nominated by you, our readers. The 2015 edition—our first—garnered hundreds of nominations, and paring them down proved to be a daunting task. There were many deserving of the Channel Influencer moniker—far more than the 50 we ultimately chose.

The list, as you'll see, is alphabetical, not ranked. It's only fair.

The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers List, 2015: 41-50 

Welcome to The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list. Here you'll find honorees 41-50.

Mark Your Calendars: Top 50 Channel Influencers Unveiling

Mark your calendars: The VAR Guy's Top 50 Channel Influencers list will be hitting the streets Monday, April 6. Thank you for your patience as we've worked to compile the inaugural list, culled from hundreds of nominations from every area of the channel.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, March 23-27

It's Friday!!! And what a week it's been. How 'bout we take one more spin around the news block before we call it a day? Here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories of the week ending March 27.

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