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April 30, 2010  1:04 AM

Two separate surveys show SMBs investing again for innovation, not just cost savings



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, Heather Clancy, IT buyer market research, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, SMB

Two separate surveys offer insight into second half buying priorities among small and midsize businesses across the United States.

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April 22, 2010  1:44 PM

Microsoft plugs away on SQL Azure



Posted by: badarrow
Azure, Barbara Darrow, Business Intelligence, Database, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, SQL Azure, SQL Server 2008 R2, Ted Kummert

Microsoft is chipping away at SQL Azure, trying to bring it to full parity with on-premises with the company's on-premises  SQL Server 2008 R2. "We have the principal of...


April 15, 2010  5:54 PM

CompTIA shows some Linux love



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services, Linux

In the category of "you've coming a long way baby," CompTIA and the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) are getting together to create a


April 5, 2010  4:05 PM

Symantec starts FY 2011 with layoffs



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, IT channel products and services, Symantec, Symantec layoffs

Word out of Mountain View is that Symantec is cutting jobs -- quite a few jobs -- at the start of its new fiscal year. Some groups -- midmarket sales for example -- will see a 20% reduction, sources say. Stay tuned for more details. This follows apparent cuts last month in the company's


April 5, 2010  2:17 PM

Harris survey: Tech companies get some respect, financial firms not so much



Posted by: badarrow
AIG, Amazon, Barbara Darrow, Ford, Goldman Sachs, Google, Harris Interactive, Intel, IT channel products and services, Microsoft

  Tech heavyweights Amazon, Intel, Google, and Microsoft were among six companies that got "excellent" reputation quotients or  "RQ" scores, according to the newly released


April 2, 2010  10:22 PM

CompTIA offers new VAR membership option



Posted by: Heather Clancy
CompTIA, Heather Clancy, IT channel products and services

CompTIA has taken a cue from charities and non-profits and from the managed services industry by coming up with a subscription-based pricing model for VARs, so that they can pay by the month instead coughing up the $250 annual fee all at...


April 1, 2010  6:25 PM

Cisco’s pipeline remains plugged



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Cisco resellers, IT channel products and services

Nope, you weren't imagining it. Cisco continues to have problems fulfilling orders for some of its more popular networking gear. Cisco resellers and customers  report long lag times for Cisco's...


March 26, 2010  3:02 PM

Oracle execs stick to direct sales mantra



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, channel conflict, Charles Phillips, direct sales, IT channel products and services, Larry Ellison, Oracle, Sun, Sun VARs

Oracle and Sun VARs hoping for relief from direct-sales anxiety didn't come out of last night's Oracle earnings call with much in the way of reassurance. Oracle execs did not back down from a...


March 25, 2010  9:43 PM

Microsoft Office Communications Server: A fruitless tree?



Posted by: NicoleH
IT channel products and services, Microsoft, Microsoft Office Communications Server, Nicole Harding, SearchITChannel.com advisory board, SearchSystemsChannel, Unified communications

 

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March 25, 2010  5:17 PM

Healthcare plan = big bucks for VARs



Posted by: badarrow
Android, Barbara Darrow, Cisco, Droid, DVI, Google, iPhone, IT channel products and services, Microsoft, SearchITChannel.com advisory board, Virtualization

  While many VARs may not agree with the now-approved healthcare legislation, those with a healthcare bent see it as a potential goldmine. This according to one member of the SearchITChannel.com Advisory board. Here are the top five takeways from yesterday's quarterly advisory board...


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