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March, 2007


March 6, 2007  2:57 PM

Daylight Saving Time may cause hiccups this year



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Microsoft, Systems and systems management

In case you haven't heard yet, the switch away from standard time this year won't be, well, standard. The Energy Policy Act of 2005 changed the start of daylight saving time to March...

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March 6, 2007  11:57 AM

Avaya/Lenovo deal could give VARs simple VoIP product to sell



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Networking technology, News, Supplier relationship management

Avaya could provide some additional competition to both Cisco Systems Inc. and Vonage, following an agreement to put its voice over IP (VoIP) software on Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks.

Avaya...


March 6, 2007  7:51 AM

Channel news: McAfee hires ex-EMC exec; WordPress has backdoor



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Cisco, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, Google, Microsoft, Mobile networking technology, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Supplier relationship management

Hackers plant backdoor in blogging software Stop the WordPress. [TheReg]


March 5, 2007  3:19 PM

Top HP sales exec leaves



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Direct reseller channel conflict, News, Reseller channel business development, Supplier relationship management

The head of Hewlett Packard's Technology Solutions Group (TSG) resigned on Friday, a spokesperson for HP confirmed today. David Booth, TSG's senior vice president and U.S. country manager, left the company for "personal reasons," according to Jane...


March 5, 2007  2:16 PM

RFID is in the money



Posted by: BKraemer
Direct reseller channel conflict, Mobile networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware, Systems and systems management, Wireless networking

Not too long ago I wrote about the opportunities that exist for VARs in the RFID market. Today it looks like that market may have come into its own.


March 5, 2007  7:51 AM

Channel news: Feds to own less IT; Cisco buys social nets



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Cisco, Enterprise applications, IT buyer market research, Microsoft, Supplier relationship management

Federal IT Outsourcing market reflects shortages and shift away from government-owned IT  


March 2, 2007  2:49 PM

The stock market and the channel market



Posted by: Brein Matturro
News, Reseller channel business development, Supplier relationship management

The stock market took a scary plunge last Tuesday in reaction to a sudden drop in China's market. According to a Boston Globe Article, Misery in the market, the dow dropped 564 points,...


March 2, 2007  7:50 AM

Channel news: HDD failures 13X predictions; HP hires channel chief



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Open-source, Server virtualization, Systems and systems management

Disk drive failures 13 times what vendors say, study saysThe study showed annual replacement...


March 1, 2007  6:07 PM

IBM partners up with SaaS SCM provider



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Direct reseller channel conflict, IBM, Software as a service (SaaS)

IBM and i2, a provider of supply chain management (SCM) software, announced today that they will be extending their partnership for i2's FreightMatrix, its transportation management software. Although...


March 1, 2007  11:59 AM

Perfection is where you find it, even while diving out of a flaming motor home



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel

The channel angle on this story is (ahem) thin. But in the interest of keeping readers informed of remarkable accomplishments being discussed online, we present the most perfect lead sentence to a news story...


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