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February, 2008


February 10, 2008  11:52 AM

Yahoo to Microsoft: Um, no thanks



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Collaboration software, Google, Microsoft, SMB, Software as a service (SaaS)

Yahoo's board, convinced that Microsoft is lowballing, has reportedly nixed Microsoft's $44.6 billion buyout offer.  The Wall Street Journal reported the news over the weekend.  Yahoo,  despite its...

February 10, 2008  10:19 AM

Bright idea: Rhode Island VAR attempts to demystify technology



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Authors, Heather Clancy, Information technology services, Reseller channel business development

I'll be the first to admit that I'm not as up-to-date on some technology trends as I used to be when I was covering some of these issues on a daily basis. Moreover, I am as susceptible to tunnel vision as the next person, although I just happen to deal with a whole bunch of tunnels at once. I've...


February 6, 2008  8:26 PM

VAR gone bad? Former CTP CEO slammed for tax deliquency



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow

James Sims won fame and fortune as the first CEO of Cambridge Technology Partners.


February 6, 2008  2:02 PM

Step 1: Cut a hole in the Vista box



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Microsoft

Hardware and software compatibility isn't the only problem that Microsoft partners can expect when helping customers migrate to Windows Vista.


February 4, 2008  7:44 PM

EqualLogic CEO staying on as Dell channel consultant



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Direct reseller channel conflict, News

Don Bulens, the channel-friendly CEO of EqualLogic, is staying with Dell -- for a little while. Dell closed on its acquisition of EqualLogic last week, leaving


February 4, 2008  10:43 AM

Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 release



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Microsoft

It’s a couple days earlier than our sources said, but Microsoft says both Vista SP1 and Windows 2008 have released to manufacturing as of Monday. In reality, however, both parts of the Windows...


February 1, 2008  11:32 AM

It’s ‘Yahoo!’ time for Yahoo shareholders



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

Microsoft finally made its move on Yahoo early Friday, offering north of $44 billion for the Internet portal pioneer. This the day after board member and former Yahoo CEO Terry Semel hit the road...


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