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November 4, 2010  5:07 PM

Brocade Communications raises the bar by erasing one



Posted by: badarrow
APN, Barbara Darrow, Brocade Communications, Brocade partners, Channel partner programs, Cisco, HP, IT channel products and technologies

An awful lot of vendors send out an awful lot of press releases touting new partner program perks--new ways that they, the vendors, will help you, the partners, do bigger, better deals. The trouble is a lot of those press releases are 90% puffery. As in very little meat. (The next time I see a...

November 4, 2010  3:34 AM

Oracle: HP’s playing hide the Apotheker



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, lawsuit, Leo Apotheker, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

  Tonight's statement from Oracle corporate PR vis-a-vis the SAP lawsuit:

"Hewlett Packard has refused to accept service of a subpoena requiring Mr. Apotheker to testify about his role in SAP's illegal conduct. Mr. Apotheker started work for HP on Monday, but it now appears that...


November 1, 2010  5:02 PM

SAP, scared of Oracle, makes goo-goo eyes at HP



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Mark Hurd, Oracle, SAP

The strange interpretive dance by Hewlett-Packard, Oracle and SAP has put everyone's spidey sense in overdrive. Court proceedings on


October 28, 2010  2:53 AM

Ellison reloads, fires again



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

Another missive from Oracle, attributed to Larry Ellison. The Oracle vs. HP (and SAP) battle continues.  

 

“HP Chairman Ray Lane has taken the position that...


October 27, 2010  11:39 AM

Ellison warns HP/Apotheker



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Leo Apotheker, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

Here's one of the weirder statements (attributable to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison) to hit reporters' mailboxes in recent decades:

“A few weeks ago I accused HP’s new CEO, Leo Apotheker, of overseeing an industrial espionage scheme centering on the repeated theft of massive amounts...


October 6, 2010  7:35 PM

Neutron Jack slams HP board



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Jack Welch, Leo Apotheker, Marc Andreessen, Mark Hurd, Ray Lane

HP's board can't catch a break these days. Now it's  Jack Welch getting in on the action, terming...


September 30, 2010  9:51 PM

HP names Apotheker CEO, brings Lane on



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Leo Apotheker, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Ray Lane, SAP

SAP veteran Leo Apotheker is HP's new CEO. Perhaps more interesting, is that Ray Lane, a venture capitalist and a former president of Oracle was named to HP'sboard.  Oracle, famously,...


September 30, 2010  5:39 PM

HP PartnerOne adds more products to deal reg, tries to ease channel conflict



Posted by: badarrow
3Com, Barbara Darrow, CDW, converged infrastructure, deal registration, Hewlett-Packard, HP, ISS servers, IT channel products and technologies, IT channel technology and services, PartnerOne, TippingPoint

Hewlett-Packard continues to finetune its PartnerOne program, putting more of its acquired products under deal registration for its channel partners. Starting November 1, more of the company's ISS...


September 20, 2010  11:31 PM

Hurd, HP settle



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Hewlett-Packard, HP, IT channel products and technologies, Larry Ellison, Mark Hurd, Oracle, Oracle OpenWorld 2010

They may not actually have kissed and made up, but Hewlett-Packard and its former CEO settled a lawsuit Monday. HP sued Mark Hurd after he accepted the co-presidency of Oracle Corp. just weeks after being ousted from HP.


September 19, 2010  5:56 PM

Ellison: Integration is big, services not so much



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, HP, IBM, IT channel products and services, IT channel products and technologies, IT Services, Larry Ellison, Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO--As the masses gather for Oracle OpenWorld here it'll be interesting to see how much of the big show will highlight more integrated systems, more Exadatas, perhaps the "VM Machine." More ZFS appliances. You know, the "Software. Hardware. Complete" vision of Larry Ellison's...


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