Charlene OHanlon

Senior Executive Editor,
The VAR Guy

Charlene O'Hanlon is a veteran technology journalist and editor and channel expert. She has served as Editor of Ziff Davis Enterprise/eWeEEK/Channel Insider, Editorial Director at Ziff Davis Enterprise, Editor and Publisher of ACM, Managing Editor of CMP Media, among others.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Jan. 20-23

Here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending Jan. 23.

Who Are The Top Channel Influencers? Let Us Know!

Who are the men and women blazing new trails and effecting real change in the channel? Who are the guys and gals embracing the new era of IT and making the cloud, software-defined networking and other next-generation technologies work for them? Who is helping channel partners push beyond their boundaries and realize greater success?

We want to know.

Carbonite: Looking Ahead to 2015

Carbonite's David Maffei gives The VAR Guy a preview of the data backup and security provider's plans for 2015

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Jan. 12-16

It has been a long week, and I'm ready for a three-day weekend. But before I hit mini-vacation mode, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending Jan. 16.

Silver Peak’s Bruce: Toll the Bell for Traditional Networking

Once upon a time, networking consisted of routers and switches pushing data from one point to another with little fanfare or innovation. Then, it seems, the market woke up and discovered that companies need much more than simple connectivity. Networking, it seems, is sexy again.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Jan. 5-9

The first full week of 2015 is under our belts, and amid the madness that is the Consumer Electronics Show there were a few nifty stories floating around. Here's our pick for the seven biggest stories of the week ending Jan. 9.

It's 2015: Don't Get Stressed Out

The new year can bring all kinds of stress triggers: new work goals, sales targets and finding new customers, not to mention keeping those pesky New Year's resolutions. But CompTIA wants to help you stress less and achieve more in 2015.

The VAR Guy's Top 10 Stories for 2014

The end is nigh—the end of 2014, that is. And while we're excited for the coming new year, we're shedding a small tear for the year that was. Here's a list of the top 10 most read stories on The VAR Guy in 2014.

Top 10 Open Source Stories for 2014

We know how much you love a good open source story. And 2014 was chock full of open source goodness. From Canonical's latest release of Ubuntu to cloud storage, mobile devices and more, this year saw a surge in open source news. Here's a rundown of the top 10 most read open source stories for 2014 on The VAR Guy.

What I Want for Christmas, Part 2

Christmas is a mere two days away, which means we have fewer than 48 hours to find that perfect gift. You can't go wrong with a great tech gift, in my opinion. So what's on my Christmas wish list? Read on and find out!

2015 Technology Predictions: SDN, NFV, APIs Add to Acronym Soup

Cloud computing is so 2013, but its effects are still very far-reaching. Take the underlying infrastructure, for example: Networks are essentially being dismantled and put back together in a componentized fashion, with the data plane separate from the control plane, thanks to software-defined networking (SDN). The result is a much more efficient, more agile and completely programmable network that can handle the demands of the cloud and other next-generation technologies.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week: Dec. 8-12

What could be a better way to kick off the weekend than with a recap of the biggest stories of the week? Here they are, our seven biggest for the week ending Dec. 12.

2015 Technology Predictions: What's Coming?

Every year starting around November we at The VAR Guy are inundated with technology predictions of various companies. If we ran everyone’s predictions, we’d have enough content to be able to take a two-month vacation. But we know you’d miss us too much for that.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Dec. 1-5

Another week, another awesome cadre of news. Here are the seven biggest stories to grace our HTML for the week ending Dec. 5.

Top Channel Partner Events 2015: Technology Conferences Calendar  8

It's finally here: The VAR Guy's Top Channel Conferences and Technology Events. The list is updated every few days through the end of 2014.

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