Author Archives: Kris Blackmon

About Kris Blackmon

Kris Blackmon is the Editor-in-Chief of The VAR Guy. She is responsible for the overall editorial direction of brand, and plays a key role in Penton Technology's annual Channel Directions Live conference, webinars, videos and podcasts. She is based in Dallas, Texas.

Cisco Moves into the Container Market with Latest Acquisition

Brought to you by The VAR Guy Networking giant Cisco (CSCO) has made its first big step into the container market. Today, the company announced its intent to acquire virtual container startup ContainerX. The terms are not disclosed. ContainerX, which is based in San Jose, Calif., says its technology provides… Read More

Are You a SaaS Expert?

How much do you know about the booming Software-as-a-Service industry? Take Penton Technology’s quiz and see where you fall on the knowledge spectrum. Read More