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January 13, 2009  1:41 PM

Google reseller program on the way?



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Colin Steele, Collaboration software, Email -- Exchange, Outlook, Google, News, Software as a service (SaaS)

A Google reseller program seems to be in the works, according to this video posted Friday on YouTube. The 14-second video features Dave Girouard,...

December 18, 2008  9:49 AM

VMware hires Google exec to head overseas channel



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Colin Steele, Google, News, Reseller blogs, VMware

VMware has appointed Maurizio Carli as general manager of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. In that role, Carli will run the region's sales, channel, services and marketing programs. Carli...


November 21, 2008  2:16 PM

What ‘net new’ kemosabe?



Posted by: badarrow
Authors, Barbara Darrow, Google, Leading technology vendors, Microsoft, News, Oracle, Software as a service (SaaS), Sun, Vendor partner business issues

The dirty little secret of software, is the tectonic shift of the whole business from selling new licenses to selling upgrades. There just aren't that many green field opportunities left.

"Well, duh," you might say. "What's the big deal?" For resellers or for solution providers who sell...


November 19, 2008  6:20 PM

Juniper’s KJ the new Yahoo chief? Microsoft-Yahoo dance continues?



Posted by: rivkalittle
Google, Microsoft, News, Rivka Little, Tech Blogs

Juniper CEO (and former Microsoft exec) Kevin Johnson is a pundit favorite to replace outgoing Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang. Huh? Didn’t KJ just get a new job?


November 19, 2008  11:58 AM

Obama’s CTO: Let the jockeying begin



Posted by: badarrow
Authors, Barbara Darrow, Google, Microsoft, News

This is gonna be fun. Handicapping the race to become Barack Obama's chief technology officer. The Industry Standardhas some interesting picks , including Bill Gates, Larry Lessig.


November 7, 2008  4:21 PM

Google CEO as Obama economic advisor



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Google, IBM, Microsoft, News

Should anything be read into the fact that Google CEO Eric Schmidt is among president-elect Barack Obama's economic advisors? Schmidt was listed among the luminaries present at the big...


October 24, 2008  10:17 AM

PDC priority: Proving Microsoft’s mojo



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Google, Information technology services, IT channel products and technologies, Leading technology vendors, Microsoft, News, Software as a service (SaaS), Vendor partner business issues

Has Microsoft lost its mojo? There's something different in the air. Microsoft is doing its best to drum up an uproar around next week's Professional Developers Conference (PDC). The company's code-name generator is in overdrive -- nothing new there. But it's become painfully obvious that the...


October 2, 2008  10:30 AM

Windows Cloud coming to Microsoft PDC



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Colin Steele, Google, Microsoft, News, Software as a service (SaaS), VMware

For much of this year, Microsoft has been trying to convince people that it's serious about Software as a Service (or "


September 3, 2008  1:46 PM

Google Chrome’s tremendous upside potential



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Google, Managed services providers, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS), Tech Blogs

Google Chrome isn't anything special as a Web browser -- at least not yet. Sure, Chrome is fast and clean-looking. But it really doesn't have any "Cool! I...


August 11, 2008  8:09 AM

Cisco’s next move: online collaboration?



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Cisco, Collaboration software, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS), Tech Blogs

The most recent round of rumors about Cisco buying EMC came about because Cisco CEO John Chambers said his company needs to expand into new tech markets. Now the question is, what will those markets...


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