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October 12, 2011  2:21 PM

Open source Nginx to offer commercial product in Q3 2012

Posted by: Leah Rosin
Apache web server, cloud computing, Microsoft web server, Nginx, Open-source, web server

Yet another open source project is going commercial -- Nginx, the little Web server that could, seems to be picking up steam in the enterprise IT community.


August 25, 2011  8:48 PM

3 cloud strategy lessons from solution provider Logicalis

Posted by: Heather Clancy
cloud computing, Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services, logical is

What self-respecting IT services provider ISN'T trying to position itself as an expert in cloud computing? After all, pretty much everyone has their own definition of what it means. What's that old saying? There is margin in mystery?

August 4, 2011  3:07 PM

iPhone 5 boom, VAR wars and other takeaways from GreenPages Summit

Posted by: badarrow
Android, Barbara Darrow, cloud computing, converged infrastructure, GreenPages, HP, iPad, iPhone, iPhone5, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Unsurprisingly, cloud was top of mind at this week's GreenPages Solutions Summit 2011. About a hundred or so GreenPages customers--IT professionals from organizations ranging from area hospitals to Liberty Mutual Insurance and Stratus Computer -- came to hear GreenPages'...

July 21, 2011  6:51 PM

Akamai accelerates partner alliance hunt with new program

Posted by: Heather Clancy
Akamai Technologies, cloud computing, Cloud Services, Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services

Building on growing interest in cloud services, Web content optimization and acceleration company Akamai Technologies is on the prowl for locally focused IT solution partners that can help build its business in specific regions.

June 20, 2011  8:30 PM

The cloud vs. converged hardware

Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, cloud computing, converged hardware, Exalogic, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Marc Benioff, Oracle,

As Oracle, Cisco  and Hewlett-Packard try to convince the world that every data center needs Oracle or Cisco or HP's own unique brand of converged hardware--that mythical IT beast that somehow combines the best of every breed plus absolute adherence to industry standards--there seems to be a...

May 26, 2011  6:19 PM

CDW study suggests cloud enthusiasm overblown

Posted by: Heather Clancy
CDW, cloud computing, Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services

Here's one for your "hmmm" files: IT solution provider CDW has just released its first Cloud Computing Tracking Poll, which is based on a survey of 1,200 IT professionals that are involved with corporate cloud computing...

April 27, 2011  6:34 PM

Data reminds solution providers to think ‘private’ when developing cloud solutions

Posted by: Heather Clancy
cloud computing, Forester Research, Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services, private cloud, public cloud

I've had my head in cloud business practices on the brain lately, because of a project that I'm in the process of finishing up this week. If you're in the process of evaluating your own options, you should definitely check out some new data Forrester Research in the form of a report called

January 10, 2011  5:52 PM

Muglia to leave Microsoft

Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Bob Muglia, cloud computing, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, Robbie Bach, Server & Tools, Steve Ballmer

Bob Muglia, the Microsoft exec who helped build Microsoft's Server & Tools business into a strong competitor in databases and server OSes and most recently took command of the cloud computing effort, will leave the company this summer.   CEO Steve Ballmer informed employees of this...

October 25, 2010  3:10 PM

Cloud steals the show at VMware user group event

Posted by: NicoleH
cloud computing, New England VMware User Group Meeting,,, VMUG, vSphere


At last week’s New England VMware User Group meeting in Atkinson, New Hampshire, there was no shortage of cloud talk.

October 11, 2010  1:27 PM

What innovations are spurring opportunities for solution providers? Some insight.

Posted by: Heather Clancy
Business Intelligence, cloud computing, enterprise, Green IT, Heather Clancy, innovation, IT channel products and services, IT infrastructure

I had the good fortune to travel to Los Angeles last week for a visit with the attendees of distributor Arrow's annual Net@Work conference. Ostensibly, I was there to give a presentation, "The Entrepreneurial Enterprise," which focused on technology trends that are spurring big-business innovation....

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