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August 29, 2007  10:30 PM

Microsoft buys Parlano to bolster ‘enterprise chat’



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Collaboration software, Microsoft, Server virtualization

Less than two months before it launches  Office Communications Server 2007, Microsoft is buying...

August 29, 2007  5:10 PM

Avnet enhances storage business with LeftHand Networks distribution deal



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Channel partner programs, Data storage management, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Supplier relationship management

Avnet Technology Solutions, a division of Avnet Inc., has announced an agreement under which its thousand-plus solution-provider partners will be able to distribute the open iSCSI storage area network technology of LeftHand Networks. “Avnet is looking to expand its storage...


August 29, 2007  1:44 PM

Oracle promotes top channel execs



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Enterprise applications

 

Oracle has promoted its top North America and Worldwide channel execs.

Rauline Ochs, the top North America channel exec for Oracle has been promoted to senior vice president from vice...


August 21, 2007  1:16 PM

Microsoft announcement at VoiceCon fuels Cisco rivalry



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Collaboration software, Microsoft, Networking technology, News, VoIP over IP (VoIP)

By Barbara Darrow Never one to let an event go by without putting in its two cents, Microsoft said at VoiceCon today that six companies, including Intel, LG-Nortel, Polycom and Texas Instruments,...


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 15, 2007  6:31 PM

Citrix swallows XenSource



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Intel, Linux, Microsoft, Open-source, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Virtualization

Citrix Systems, Inc. today announced that it will acquire XenSource, Inc., for $500 million – a move that will catapult the company into the server and desktop virtualization market. ...


August 14, 2007  1:17 PM

VAR eye view: Mail migrations overstated



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Collaboration software, IBM, Microsoft, News

When Microsoft made the second beta of Exchange Server 2007 SP1 available to testers on Monday, it used the occasion to once again tout mass migrations of IBM/Lotus Notes customers into the Microsoft...


August 6, 2007  11:47 AM

SAP to launch ERP suite in September



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Enterprise applications, News

German ERP giant SAP has been mighty coy about its promised hosted ERP suite, aka A1S. Well one tidbit has emerged (don’t ask how). The long anticipated product will launch in September. An SAP spokesperson would not comment on timing of any A1S launch. Whether “launch” means actual service...


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...


August 1, 2007  3:08 PM

VARs to increase business with NetApp, report says



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Reseller channel business development

If a survey of 15 VARs is a good indication, Network Appliance products are not only selling above plan, the NetApp partners selling them are shifting more of their sales efforts toward the NetApp products.   In a study published today, Robert W....


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