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June 15, 2009  4:38 PM

Sneak peek at Dell Android phone?



Posted by: badarrow
Android, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Google, IT channel products and technologies

Want a blurry peek at Dell's long-rumored cell phone? Here it is courtesy of PDAfans via Engadget. This picture must have been taken with the Barbara-Walters-soft-focus cam. But hey, it's...

April 21, 2009  3:09 AM

Top five questions about Sun-Oracle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Lotus, Oracle, Scott McNealy, Storage, Sun Microsystems

Here's a completely non-scientific list of my top five questions arising from Oracle's $7.4 billion buy out of Sun Microsystems. 5: How could it have been surprising that Oracle was the white...


December 31, 2008  10:36 AM

Dell’s New Year’s Eve surprise



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Direct reseller channel conflict, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and technologies, Servers and desktop hardware, SMB, Vendor partner business issues

Dell Inc. launched a major reorg on December 31. The move "globalizes" operations around three major customer segments -- large enterprise, public sector,...


December 1, 2008  3:05 PM

Black Friday turns bloody



Posted by: badarrow
Authors, Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Information technology services, Microsoft, News

Whoa. Retailers can't catch a break this year. First of all there's this little thing called a recession, which we're now officially in,  according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, otherwise known as NBER. (Thanks for the heads up...


October 2, 2008  12:43 PM

Dell: HP playing catch-up with LeftHand acquisition



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Colin Steele, Dell, Hewlett-Packard

There's an Oreo commercial that's been out for a few weeks now, where Venus and Serena Williams hold a press conference to announce they're joining some cookie-eating league. Then the camera pans over to Peyton and Eli...


September 10, 2008  1:46 PM

A complete 180: Dell virtualization news highlights partners



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Dell, Microsoft, News, Virtualization

Dell made its big virtualization announcement today, and the channel is an important part of it -- despite the


September 9, 2008  7:29 AM

Dell gets it right



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Dell, Direct reseller channel conflict, Servers and desktop hardware

After slamming Dell last week for ignoring partners in its news announcements, it's only fair to point this out: Dell gives its channel partners prominent mention in today's press...


September 5, 2008  3:24 PM

Microsoft’s virtualization party



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Citrix Systems, Dell, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, News, Oracle, Server virtualization, Sun, Vendor partner business issues, Virtualization, VMware

Microsoft wants customers and partners to know that it's really, really REALLY ready to virtualize. So it's hosting its "Get Virtual Now" event Monday.

It's invited a few dozen of its...


September 5, 2008  2:31 PM

Surprise, surprise: Dell ignores partners yet again



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Dell, Direct reseller channel conflict, Server virtualization

It's official: Dell's practice of ignoring channel partners in its news announcements is a trend. For the third time since May, Dell made no mention of its resellers during a major* news announcement. And as any journalist will tell you, if something happens three times, that's a trend.


September 2, 2008  8:04 PM

Microsoft straddles political fence



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Information technology services, Microsoft, News, Oracle

Microsoft is making a bi-partisan effort to glom onto the political convention season.


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