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February 29, 2008  4:38 PM

PR-mageddon! for the week of Feb. 29



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Enterprise applications, Microsoft, Servers and desktop hardware

There are only three entries in this week's PR-mageddon! But what it lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. And by "quality," I mean "jargon and run-on sentences." Enjoy. SAP SAP to Release Next-Generation Supply Chain Management Solution to Drive Transformation of Global Business...

February 25, 2008  11:08 PM

Hurd to partners: HP will fix problems, but attach rates must rise



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Direct reseller channel conflict, Hewlett-Packard, Servers and desktop hardware, SMB

Hewlett-Packard has logged robust growth but could do better, especially in the U.S. and in SMBs, HP CEO Mark Hurd said Monday.

Kicking off HP's annual Americas Partner Conference (APC) in Las Vegas, Hurd (hoarse with a cold) also disputed the notion of some partners that the company...


December 10, 2007  8:44 AM

After CompUSA: Random thoughts on retail



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Servers and desktop hardware, Software as a service (SaaS)

The  imminent demise of CompUSA sparks a now-familiar debate over the viability of brick-and-mortar retail outlets. That discussion should be buried: There will always be room for physical stores, although their nature will change...


December 7, 2007  11:27 AM

Dell gets partner religion (again)



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, Microsoft, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Supplier relationship management, Systems and systems management

Well, credit Dell with putting on a  good show for solution providers with its most recent pledge...


September 13, 2007  2:10 AM

VMware partner profit margins still strong, exec. says



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Data storage management, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Virtualization

Are VMware partners making money? Company execs at VMworld in San Francisco, Calif. last week said yes,  but not always in the ways you'd expect. ...


August 16, 2007  10:45 PM

HP’s Q3 profits up



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware

Hewlett Packard Corp. has delivered another strong quarterly earnings performance with revenues growing at its best rate since the year 2000, Mark Hurd, HP’s CEO said during the company’s Q3 conference call. During the third quarter, which is typically a slow quarter...


August 2, 2007  11:53 AM

Sun to introduce low end storage products, exec. says



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Servers and desktop hardware, SMB, Sun, Virtualization

Sun Microsystems Inc. intends to introduce new products for the low end storage market including a new Linear Tape Open (LTO) offering in its fiscal year 2008.  The move is in reaction to poor sales of products that Sun sells to the low end storage market which contributed...


July 9, 2007  7:58 AM

SonicWALL’s CDP product gets an upgrade



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Managed services providers, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware

SonicWALL Inc. today announced expanded features to its


June 1, 2007  12:20 PM

Endpoint security: As easy as flipping a switch?



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Network and application security, Networking technology, Servers and desktop hardware

Most efforts to improve endpoint security focus on corporate policy...


May 21, 2007  7:18 PM

EMC’s new products target backup and recovery market



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Application development, Data center disaster recovery planning, Data storage management, Microsoft, Servers and desktop hardware, SMB, Virtualization

EMC Corporation has a whole new set of hardware and software to sell to customers including the introduction of the EMC Disk Library 6000 series, which was unveiled today at EMC World in Orlando, Fla.  For large data centers, the DL...


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