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August 1, 2007  2:32 PM

Distributors expand storage offerings



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

This week two major distributors of storage products have made two separate announcements that deepen their ties and strengthen their storage strategies as they make available storage products to their resellers.

Avnet Technology...

July 26, 2007  3:53 PM

Is HP getting ready to swallow Bull SA?



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Network and application security, Reseller channel business development

Published reports say Hewlett Packard Corp. is getting ready to buy  French systems integrator Bull SA for 720 million euros 7.5 euros per share.

Speculation on the buyout began when Capital Magazine reported that HP is...


July 13, 2007  10:51 AM

Oracle: Database 11g not very important for resellers



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, News, Systems and systems management

Oracle unveiled the latest version of its enterprise-edition database yesterday, but the product isn't likely to be huge news for most resellers and system integrators, according to the company's president. At a press conference following the Oracle Database 11g release in New York yesterday,...


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


July 3, 2007  2:04 PM

Quarter of VARs not on revenue target, preliminary report says



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Cisco, Data storage management, Server virtualization, Virtualization

A new survey of value added resellers shows the second quarter of this year was a mixed bag in the enterprise storage market. A quarter of respondents said their revenue...


June 27, 2007  5:14 PM

Oracle announces new partner program for SMBs



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Channel partner programs, Enterprise applications, SMB

Oracle announced today a new program aimed at bringing downscaled versions of its software to small and midsized businesses (SMBs) through resellers and regional systems integrators (SIs). Through the Value Added Distributor (VAD) Remarketer program, resellers and customers will be able to...


June 26, 2007  1:17 PM

Electronic discovery worse than dentist, IT execs say



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, IT buyer market research, Reseller channel business development

A new study  reveals that nearly 50% of IT managers and end users would rather have a cavity filled than respond to an


June 21, 2007  3:32 PM

CA integrates Visual Studio into data modeling tool



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Application development, Systems and systems management

Software vendor CA announced Monday the latest update to its ERwin Data Modeler, which includes integration with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals. ERwin DM r7.2 also includes better...


June 18, 2007  3:53 PM

Remote backup vendor adds support for VMWare



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Data center disaster recovery planning, Data storage management, Managed services providers, Server virtualization, Software as a service (SaaS), Virtualization

Data backup vendor eVault announced today a plugin that will let customers back up virtualized servers running on...


June 13, 2007  2:01 PM

Open season on open source?



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Linux, Network and application security, Open-source

It was only a matter of time. With the recent news that a worm has infected the popular Microsoft Office alternative known as OpenOffice (across Windows, Mac and Linux platforms), some security industry watchers have begun to...


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