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Charlene OHanlon_2

Company: The VAR Guy

Job Title: Senior Executive Editor

Charlene OHanlon_2

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.


Recent articles by Charlene OHanlon_2

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7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Aug. 31-Sept. 4

We knew it was coming: Labor Day weekend has arrived, signaling the unofficial end of summer. We'll salute our favorite season heartily this weekend, but before we fire up the grill and pull out our lawn darts, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories of the week ending Sept. 4.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Aug. 24-28

Happy Friday, this last week of August. And although the end of summer is staring us straight in the face, we'll enjoy the last few weeks of warm weather. But before we grab our sunglasses and slather on the sunscreen, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories for the week ending Aug. 28.

Friday Funny, Aug. 28

Had a rough week? Don't despair: The weekend's close. Here's a little levity to help brighten your day, courtesy of our friends at Revitas.

ChannelTech VideoCast: The Stock Market and the Channel

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss the impact of the China and U.S. stock markets on the solution provider community and an update on what the channel should be called.

It’s Here: The 2015 Talkin’ Cloud 100

Want to know the top companies in cloud services today? Look no further … The VAR Guy's sister site Talkin' Cloud has compiled just such a list (as it has for the past five years) ranking of the information industry’s most noteworthy cloud service providers, brokerages, aggregators, managed service providers and VARs.

7 Biggest Stories of the Week, Aug. 17-21

Happy Friday—or as some call it, the day that won't come fast enough. It's been an action-packed five workdays, and we're ready to power down our computers and power up our weekend. But before we do, here are The VAR Guy's seven biggest stories of the week ending Aug. 21.

Aruba’s Executive Exodus: Soderlund Latest to Leave

Aruba Networks’ channel chief has left the building. Karl Soderlund, vice president of Worldwide Channels at Aruba, left the company July 31 and has assumed the position of vice president of Channels and Alliances at Imperva, a web application firewall upstart based in Redwood Shores, California, according to sources close to the company.

ChannelTech VideoCast: Who’s Driving the Change?

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath discuss how much vendors should influence their partners' business transformation model—if at all.

ChannelTech VideoCast: The Next-Generation Solution Provider

In this week's ChannelTech VideoCast, recorded at CompTIA ChannelCon 2015 in Chicago, hosts Charlene O'Hanlon and Diane Krakora of PartnerPath look at how the solution provider is changing, including born-in-the-cloud service providers, and how traditional vendor programs won't cut it.

Heard in the Halls: Edison Peres Leaving Cisco?

Is longtime Cisco Systems (CSCO) channel chief Edison Peres leaving the company? That's what was whispered in my ear during CompTIA ChannelCon 2015. The move from Cisco would certainly make sense. Here's why:

Ingram Micro Moves Deeper into VMware vCAN Realm

Managed services providers wanting to add services to their portfolio without having to add infrastructure now have an option in the VMware vCloud Air Network (vCAN) MSP program. Lucky for them, Ingram Micro has been named an aggregator for the program.

CompTIA ChannelCon 2015: Channelpalooza?

I arrived in Chicago Sunday expecting to find a quiet, peaceful day along Michigan Avenue. It was the day before CompTIA ChannelCon officially got underway, so I had made plans to go to U.S. Cellular Stadium (the former Comisky Park) to watch the New York Yankees pummel the Chicago White Sox. But first I wanted to drop off my bags before heading to the park.

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.

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