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August, 2008

August 10, 2008  8:34 PM

Will telecom operators shake up competition in cloud computing?

Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel partner programs, Enterprise applications, Linux, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, Oracle, SAP, Software as a service (SaaS), Systems and systems management

AT&T’s announcement last week that it has entered cloud computing is a sign that software as a service (SaaS) players will see heavy competition from a powerful source -- telecom network operators. In June, Verizon also announced a so-called on-demand computing program, and analysts say...

August 6, 2008  1:14 PM

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2008

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Microsoft, News, Systems and systems management

Five months after its official launch, SQL Server 2008 released to manufacturing today. Microsoft made the announcement this afternoon during a conference call with Ted Kummert, corporate...

August 5, 2008  11:52 PM

Cisco will go acquisition hunting in FY ’09 — but not necessarily for EMC

Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Cisco, EMC, IBM, Microsoft, VMware

Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers said Tuesday that regardless of “challenging macroeconomic times,” the company would make major acquisitions in the coming year -- though he didn’t indicate that one of those purchases would be EMC. Chambers made the comments during a fourth quarter earnings...

August 5, 2008  10:37 AM

Novell channel chief departs

Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Linux, News

Novell channel chief Pat Bernard has left the company. Novell said today that Bernard, its first vice president of global channel sales, left to pursue other interests. The company named Tim Wolfe, president and general manager of Novell Americas, as her acting replacement. Wolfe said in a...

August 4, 2008  10:46 PM

New leadership for Motorola’s handset division

Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Enterprise applications, Mobile networking technology, Networking technology, Wireless networking

Motorola said Monday that it appointed former Qualcomm executive Sanjay Jha to head its struggling wireless handset...

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