Charlene OHanlon

Charlene
OHanlon
Senior Executive Editor,
The VAR Guy

Charlene O’Hanlon, the former 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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ChannelTech VideoCast: What Should the Channel Be Called?

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss the results of The VAR Guy's "What Should the Channel Be Called?" survey.

 

SOTI Adds IoT to Acronym Soup of Expertise

Mobility management vendor SOTI is hosting its first partner/user conference this week in Toronto, bringing together about 400 folks from around the globe to discuss the company’s mobile technology, where the company has been and where it is headed. The event is interesting for two reasons: At 20 years old, SOTI sure waited a long time to host a conference, and it’s given me insight into a company I knew almost nothing about.

MobileIron: 1 in 10 Compromised Devices Accessing Enterprise Network

Mobility has changed the way many companies and their employees conduct business, improving productivity and enhancing the customer experience. But for some, those gains have come at a price to their network security.

EY Survey: IoT, Big Data Top Tech Buying in Third Quarter

It was a big quarter for deal-making in the technology sector, according to EY’s report, Global technology M&A update: July-September 2015. But the biggest deals aren’t being made by traditional technology buyers.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week: Oct. 26-30

Happy Halloween, and welcome to the end of another week! We're off to put on our scariest costumes and pass out full-size Snickers bars. But before we go, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending Oct. 30. Boo!

Microsoft U.S. Channel Chief: Partners See Value of Cloud

Microsoft’s (MSFT) newest U.S. channel chief is three months into his position, and in that time he’s gotten a good idea of where partners are in their cloud journey. Luckily for Microsoft, the news is good.

ChannelTech VideoCast: Inside the Mind of the Channel Chief, Part 2

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon of The VAR Guy and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss the second channel chief roundtable hosted by PartnerPath in as many weeks.

Apple Earnings Rise, Thanks to Smartphones in China

Tech giant Apple (AAPL)’s earnings continued to move upward, as iPhones in China continue to gain ground and Macs found customers. The company reported a 22 percent revenue and 31 percent profit increase year over year, making what Apple CEO Tim Cook said was Apple’s “most successful year ever.”

Oracle OpenWorld 2015: Ellison Disses IBM, SAP as ‘Nowhere in the Cloud’

Oracle CTO Larry Ellison kicked off Oracle OpenWorld 2015 in true Ellison style—with both guns blazing, pointing squarely at Oracle’s biggest competitors in the cloud space.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week: Oct. 19-23

The end of the week is near, and what a week it was! From the latest "Star Wars" trailer to "Back to the Future" Day, we're doing a little more forward-thinking than usual. For us, though, "forward-thinking" doesn't go much further than the next 48 hours.

Cloud Lifts Microsoft First-Quarter Earnings, Layoffs Continue

Microsoft (MSFT) announced its first-quarter FY2016 earnings Oct. 22, reporting a 12 percent decline in revenue but a slight increase in earnings. Cloud computing was the only business showing an increase in revenue for the technology stalwart, coming in at 8 percent overall.

ChannelTech VideoCast: Inside the Mind of the Channel Chief

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss what's on channel chiefs' minds, based on a recent roundtable discussion hosted by PartnerPath.

IBM Earnings: Profit, Sales Dip

Blame it on the dollar, or blame it on Lenovo’s purchase of its x86 server business—that’s what IBM is doing.

Startup Bracket Computing Wins $45M for Cross-Cloud Security

A security startup has added $45 million in funding to its wallet develop a novel way to secure multiple cloud environments by encapsulating data within cells to keep it safe.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week: Oct. 12-16

The weather's changing, the leaves are turning and there's a nip in the air. But that won't stop us from enjoying our weekend. But before we pull on our hoodies and leg warmers and head out, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending Oct. 16.




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