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September 25, 2008  7:51 AM

Oracle throws hardware at disk bandwidth problem



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Data storage management, Hewlett-Packard, Leading technology vendors, News, Oracle, Sun

Oracle, the biggest enterprise software company in the universe, is putting hardware to work to eliminate disk bandwidth problems. The database giant has pressed Hewlett-Packard, apparently now its number one hardware ally, into service building the high-end box. Yes:

September 24, 2008  1:27 PM

Ten lessons from Oracle OpenWorld



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, IT channel products and technologies, Leading technology vendors, Oracle, Software as a service (SaaS), Vendor partner business issues

1: Trade shows aren't dead. (Sorry Rivka.) The crowds at Moscone Center ---ALL of Moscone Center -- are bigger than remembered. Of course it's been two years since I covered the event and in that time,...


September 24, 2008  12:08 PM

Microsoft makes SBS 2008 bits available to (some) subscribers



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, News, SMB, Tech Blogs

The RTM version of Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 is posted to Microsoft's TechNet and MSDN for subscribers. Some subscribers that is. A few subsets of that population still cannot...


September 23, 2008  4:07 PM

Oracle X



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel, IT channel products and technologies, Oracle

SearchOracle.com's Barney Beal pointed out the big 'X Is Coming' signs that have sprouted up in and around Moscone Center at Oracle OpenWorld today. In this case, X must equal the game-changing,...


September 22, 2008  10:54 PM

So, what’s the killer Oracle feature?



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and technologies, Oracle

Speculation at Oracle OpenWorld continued to swirl around what Larry Ellison will say Wednesday. In the past two earnings calls, the Oracle CEO has hinted (not very subtly) about a


September 22, 2008  1:10 PM

Up, up and away: Oracle heads for the clouds



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Collaboration software, IT channel products and technologies, News, Oracle, Software as a service (SaaS), Virtualization

It looks like Oracle is embracing "the cloud." At Oracle OpenWorld on Monday, the two Chucks -- Oracle president Charles Phillips and executive vice president Chuck Rozwat--said Oracle is making...


September 21, 2008  7:40 PM

Oracle rebuilds partner training



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Enterprise applications, IT channel products and technologies, Leading technology vendors, News, Oracle, VAR training, certification

The Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) kick off to Oracle OpenWorld was bigger than ever. And there was some news, other than Ted Bereswill's move from the direct sales side of the house (The dark side? I kid!...


September 21, 2008  1:00 PM

New channel exec for Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Enterprise applications, Leading technology vendors, News, Oracle, Vendor partner business issues

Most Oracle OpenWorld attendees are still shaking the sleep out of their eyes but there's already news.  Ted Bereswill, who had headed up North American technology sales (that is database and...


September 21, 2008  11:58 AM

Cisco’s Jabber acquisition heats up the collaboration race



Posted by: rivkalittle
Application development, Cisco, Collaboration software, Email -- Exchange, Outlook, Enterprise applications, IBM, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, Novell, Open-source, Software as a service (SaaS)

Cisco Systems has acquired open source instant messaging and presence company Jabber less than a month after it picked up e-mail and calendaring software provider PostPath. The move signifies Cisco’s ongoing moves to reach out of the network and onto the desktop. Terms of the deal have not yet...


September 19, 2008  2:31 PM

Interop: Are tradeshows dead?



Posted by: rivkalittle
Cisco, Enterprise applications, Information technology services, Networking technology, Novell, Open-source, VoIP over IP (VoIP)

I was truly confused Wednesday morning when I jumped off the bus near the Jacob Javits Center in New York for Interop and saw armies of tight skirts and multi-colored stilettos trotting up the ramp to the convention center. This is not IT conference wear. These are not tech rats. No...


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