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August 11, 2008  11:17 PM

HP ProCurve acquires its way into WLAN



Posted by: rivkalittle
Channel partner programs, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Mobile networking technology, Networking technology, News, Wireless networking

HP ProCurve announced Monday it will buy wireless local area network (WLAN) company Colubris Networks. The terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. Colubris is the latest in a string of WLAN players to be snapped up by major networking companies in a race to diversify offerings and offer...

July 31, 2008  12:58 PM

Shareholders approve HP-EDS acquisition



Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel, Direct reseller channel conflict, Hewlett-Packard, News

It looks like the odyssey leading to Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) acquisition of Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is finally over. This morning, EDS shareholders overwhelmingly approved the...


July 25, 2008  1:39 PM

HP-EDS acquisition back on track



Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Direct reseller channel conflict, Hewlett-Packard, News, Reseller channel business development

EDS shareholders agreed Thursday to vote on Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) bid to acquire the company, The Dallas Business Journal reported.


July 21, 2008  8:54 PM

EDS shareholders move to block HP acquisition



Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Hewlett-Packard, Information technology services, News, Systems and systems management

Electronic Data Systems (EDS) shareholders will take to a Texas district court Thursday to seek an order to postpone a July 31 shareholders meeting in which they are meant to vote on the Hewlett-Packard (HP) acquisition. Shareholders say the current acquisition agreement stalls the price of EDS...


July 20, 2008  3:51 PM

Is Fibre Channel over Ethernet really ready for primetime?



Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel partner programs, Cisco, Data storage management, EMC, Enterprise applications, Hewlett-Packard, IT channel products and technologies, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware, Sun

Ask Cisco executives about Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) deployment in data center and storage networks and they’ll tell you it’s a no-brainer. The technology will be ready for volume deployment by next year or 2010, and the channel should gear up and start training now.


July 17, 2008  6:19 PM

HP’s mini-data center in a box: No partner play yet



Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel partner programs, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, IT channel products and technologies, Networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Software as a service (SaaS), Sun

HP has introduced a data center in a box. Or a pod. Well actually a shipping container.

The mini data center, called Performance Optimized Data Center or POD, is a 40-foot shipping container that houses more than 3,500 computer nodes, or 12,000 large-hard drives, and delivers the...


July 1, 2008  3:31 PM

HP-EDS deal moves closer to approval; outcome still unclear for the channel



Posted by: rivkalittle
Authors, Channel partner programs, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, News, Reseller blogs, Reseller channel business development, Vendor partner business issues

Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) $13.9 billion bid to buy Electronic Data Systems (EDS) made it through U.S. antitrust review, the companies reported Monday. The deal still hinges on approval by European regulators and a vote by EDS shareholders, who will meet July 31. It remains unclear how the deal will...


April 15, 2008  1:17 PM

The greening of Sun



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Hewlett-Packard, Microprocessors, Server virtualization, Sun, Vendor partner business issues, Virtualization

Sun Microsystems says it will help partners build eco-friendly IT solutions. The company's Eco Advantage Program offers partners tools to calculate for themselves or for their customers how to deploy the best, most


April 1, 2008  10:53 AM

HP charging extra to integrate VMware hypervisor



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, News, Server virtualization, Tech Blogs, Virtualization

Hewlett-Packard yesterday began shipping VMware's ESX 3i hypervisor embedded in its ProLiant servers. After news broke last month that


February 27, 2008  2:06 PM

QB Steve Young makes splash at HP



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Direct reseller channel conflict, Hewlett-Packard, IT channel products and technologies, Networking technology, SMB, Vendor partner business issues

HP brought in NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young to speak to the partner faithful bright-and-early Wednesday morning. And he did not disappoint. Some 1,000 or more partners were in Las Vegas for the annual...


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