Channel Marker:

August, 2008


August 15, 2008  10:04 AM

Domino is dead

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

So, once again, Domino is dead. That's the gist of Ron Herardian's article in -- get this -- Dominopower.com. This may be trolling but there's a lot of truth in what Herardian, a longtime contact and a...

August 14, 2008  11:54 AM

Bad day for VMware

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

VMware was rocked by a bug in a critical update to its ESX software. The

  Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 13, 2008  11:46 AM

BSOD over Beijing

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Roundtrip tickets for two to Beijing for the Olympics: $3,300. Hotel room (after post-building-boom price cuts): $150 per person. Twenty-four meals over the course of your stay: $631.84 Image of  the

  Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 12, 2008  2:46 PM

Dell laptop launch ignores partners

Bcournoyer Brendan Cournoyer Profile: Bcournoyer

Dell launched a new line of laptops today, once again favoring its direct sales strategy over its channel program. I received the press release in my inbox this afternoon. Not only is there no mention of the channel, there are links to two pages that create obvious channel conflict: one where...


August 12, 2008  12:09 PM

‘BI’ Bill Baker exits Microsoft

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Here's a tidbit that broke last week while some were vacating: Bill Baker, a business intelligence and database guru at Microsoft, is leaving this month to become CTO of

  Bookmark and Share     6 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 12, 2008  8:55 AM

Microsoft makes another terrible song

Bcournoyer Brendan Cournoyer Profile: Bcournoyer

Ever get the unstoppable urge to hear a piano ballad about Microsoft Exchange 2007? Me either. But that hasn't stopped Microsoft from recording one anyway. elton john

  Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 12, 2008  5:50 AM

Research reveals what motivates buyers to embrace emerging technology

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

I've spent most of my journalism career gawking over the new stuff, the products that could be best-described as NOT mainstream. Well, AMI Partners has just come out with some new research in conjunction with the

  Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 11, 2008  11:17 PM

HP ProCurve acquires its way into WLAN

rivkalittle Rivka Little Profile: rivkalittle

HP ProCurve announced Monday it will buy wireless local area network (WLAN) company Colubris Networks. The terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. Colubris is the latest in a string of WLAN players to be snapped up by major networking companies in a race to diversify offerings and offer...


August 11, 2008  8:09 AM

Cisco’s next move: online collaboration?

Bcournoyer Brendan Cournoyer Profile: Bcournoyer

The most recent round of rumors about Cisco buying EMC came about because Cisco CEO John Chambers said his company needs to expand into new tech markets. Now the question is, what will those markets...


August 10, 2008  9:53 PM

Judge puts kibosh on hackers’ show-and-tell

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Three MIT students who wanted to discuss security holes they discovered in the MBTA's automated fare system...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: