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Barbara Darrow


March 16, 2011  8:11 PM

Adrian Jones surfaces at Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Adrian Jones, Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Sun

It's not really announced yet but Adrian Jones, once the channel chief at Hewlett-Packard, is now at Oracle Corp.

March 14, 2011  9:42 PM

HP to host app store for enterprises



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, Leo Apotheker

Today's HP Summit has been heavy on buzzwords and light on details, but there is now some verification that Hewlett-Packard plans to build a "cloud-based" (what else?) store for enterprise applications. HP, which already launched Infrastructure-as-a-Service for enterprise customers will offer...


March 14, 2011  1:17 PM

All eyes on HP



Posted by: badarrow
Adrian Jones, Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, HP APC, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Leo Apotheker, Mark Hurd

Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker will take the stage later today in San Francisco to outline his (so-far unclear) vision for the IT giant.  Continued »


March 10, 2011  2:51 PM

HP CEO slammed by shareholder group



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, HP board, IT channel products and services, Leo Apotheker, Mark Hurd, Meg Whitman

Hewlett-Packard shareholders should not vote for three new board members backed by new HP CEO


March 8, 2011  6:13 PM

HP services take it on the chin



Posted by: badarrow
Accenture, Barbara Darrow, EDS, Hewlett-Packard, HP, HP Services, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Oracle

Sometimes you wonder if Hewlett-Packard can buy itself a break. Checkout this Wall Street Journal  headline: IBM shows HP how to serve clients. Ouch.


March 7, 2011  9:18 PM

Cisco makes three courting SMBs



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, SMBs

Last week it was Cisco Systems' turn to court SMBs. The networking giant, which has had its head in the enterprise with UCS, used its annual 


February 24, 2011  3:34 PM

HP’s the odd man out as IBM and Oracle tango



Posted by: badarrow
Add new tag, Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, HP board, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Ray Lane, Sam Palmisano

Oracle, which some wiseguy termed the world's scariest software company, may now--with the Sun acquisition -- be the world's scariest IT company, Period. The software giant's...


February 23, 2011  7:14 PM

Whither Adrian Jones?



Posted by: badarrow
Adrian Jones, Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Sun, Sun hardware

The latest parlor game among Hewlett-Packard channel partners is guessing where Adrian Jones will set up shop. Jones, as first reported by SearchITChannel.com yesterday, quietly resigned from HP last week....


February 15, 2011  8:43 PM

IBM’s Palmisano returns fire, touts Watson



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IBM, IBM Partnerworld, IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference, IT channel products and technologies, Sam Palmisano

ORLANDO, FL.--IBM chairman Sam Palmisano may have been jet lagged, flying 7,000 miles to Orlando from Asia, but he was feisty enough to take some shots at unnamed competitors. Unlike rival Oracle CEO Larry Ellison --who relishes tweaking IBM, SAP and others by name-- Palmisano didn't specify...


February 9, 2011  6:52 PM

Microsoft server & tools group gets Nadella as chief



Posted by: badarrow
Azure, Barbara Darrow, Bob Muglia, internet search, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Satya Nadella

Microsoft named Satya Nadella to head its Server & Tools group earlier today. Nadella will step in for departing S&T president Bob Muglia. Muglia, a long-time and respected Microsoft veteran is leaving this...


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