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October 7, 2010  3:57 PM

Thank heaven (or the cloud) for IT budget growth



Posted by: NicoleH
cloud computing, IT budgets, Nicole Harding, SearchITChannel.com, SearchSystemsChannel

 

Finally, a ray of sunshine for solution providers suffering from lackluster corporate IT budgets. For the...

July 9, 2010  3:30 PM

Microsoft partners expect cloud deluge at WWPC



Posted by: badarrow
Azure, Barbara Darrow, BPOS, cloud computing, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Steve Ballmer

There'll be a lot of cloud talk at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in D.C. next week. What Microsoft lost in being late to the party--compared to Salesforce.com, Amazon, Google--it will try to...


June 3, 2010  11:42 AM

Cloud computing craze could oust certain VARs



Posted by: NicoleH
Arrow Fusion, cloud computing, cloud computing services, Google, HP, Nicole Harding, SearchITChannel.com, SearchITChannel.com advisory board, SearchSystemsChannel, VMware

 

A few months ago, I wrote about the bright future of


May 20, 2010  1:31 PM

Ignorance will not be bliss when it comes to the cloud



Posted by: Heather Clancy
Amazon Consulting, Beth Vanni, cloud computing, Heather Clancy, HTG Peer Groups, IT channel products and services, Scott Scrogin

I know this probably sounds vaguely obsessive, but I spend a lot of time worrying about how technology solution providers are coping with the slow, but sure transition of computing into the cloud.


March 9, 2010  1:36 PM

Forecast: Clear skies for cloud computing



Posted by: NicoleH
cloud computing, Cloud Services, IDC, IT channel products and services, Nicole Harding, private cloud, public cloud, SearchSystemsChannel

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February 5, 2010  4:27 PM

Bracing for the Oracle ‘we get the cloud’ onslaught



Posted by: badarrow
Amazon, Barbara Darrow, cloud computing, Google, IT channel products and services, NetSuite, Oracle, Salesforce.com, Sun

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has made much hay proclaiming that the term "cloud computing" is over-used, mis-used and misconstrued. He has a point. Kind of. So get ready for Oracle to go on the cloud offensive in coming weeks, with a series of "road shows" or cloud computing forums (fora?) kicking...


February 4, 2010  7:44 PM

Microsoft and (lack of) innovation: Big angst in Redmond



Posted by: badarrow
Azure, Barbara Darrow, Bill Veghte, cloud computing, Dick Brass, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, Mike Nash, Ray Ozzie, Steven Sinofsky

While it may not be facing a Toyota-like crisis of confidence, Microsoft's got big problems. Today, Dick Brass, a former exec who headed up Microsoft's ill-fated tablet PC efforts, turned a spotlight on the company's "Issues", in a brutal New York Times Op Ed...

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November 23, 2009  9:29 PM

Cloud storage player Nirvanix seeks channel partners



Posted by: Heather Clancy
channel program, cloud computing, IT channel products and technologies, Nirvanix, Nth Generation Computing, reseller

Slowly but surely, pioneers of the cloud infrastructure world are figuring out that a direct sales won't cover all the basis and they're adding rather specialized partner programs to start recruiting VARs and IT solution providers who are capable of integrating cloud technology with legacy...


November 18, 2009  1:17 AM

Cloud Computing 101: New HP offering for schools offers lesson in innovative cloud solutions



Posted by: Heather Clancy
cloud computing, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and servies, school

Hewlett-Packard had a mega-briefing this week about thin client and client virtualization technology that I will be reporting on in greater depth, but one of the "products" that the company's partners should consider studying most closely is something called HP SchoolCloud.


November 16, 2009  5:03 AM

Microsoft PDC 09: The pressure’s on



Posted by: badarrow
Amazon, AWS, Azure, Barbara Darrow, cloud computing, Google, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, PDC 2009, Professional Developers Conference, Ray Ozzie

In the past, Microsoft has used its Professional Developers Conference to talk pie in the sky. Promises made one year for the next typically dribbled out months, even years late and functionally short. Longhorn anyone? That can't happen anymore.  With PDC...

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