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November 6, 2007  10:59 PM

Dell seeks partner progress in EqualLogic buy



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict

Talk about strange bedfellows. Dell's  decision to buy EqualLogic, a company led by CEO Don Bulens, made some heads spin. Bulens, before his stints at Radnet and Trellix, was the chief partner advocate for Lotus Notes. He was, in short, very...

October 31, 2007  2:02 AM

NetSuite puts Ellison’s shares in ‘lock box’



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Managed services providers, Oracle, SMB, Software as a service (SaaS)

At last, someone at NetSuite (or maybe Oracle) has figured out that Larry Ellison’s stake in NetSuite is the conflict-of-interests outsiders have been flagging for years. According to recent NetSuite filings, Oracle CEO Ellison will put


October 24, 2007  7:05 AM

New MBS support plan could allay ‘Project Green’ worries



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, SMB, Software as a service (SaaS)

Microsoft hopes to ease concerns about its ERP migration plans by extending minimum support on all four product lines for another five years. "The longer support pledge should put any worries about Microsoft's ERP roadmap to rest, says Barb Edson, senior director of Microsoft Dynamics...


October 23, 2007  7:26 AM

Microsoft cuts ‘Titan’ CRM prices to hosting partners



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

In its quest to entrench  Microsoft CRM as a popular hosted alternative to Salesforce.com, Microsoft today cut the subscription fees for hosting partners by 40 percent, These partners will now pay...


October 22, 2007  8:48 AM

Intuit officially launches channel program for mid-market



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, Microsoft

Intuit says its newly launched solution provider program for mid-market companies will make QuickBooks for Enterprise a viable alternative to Sage Software and Microsoft ERP products. The company, long a leader in accounting software for consumers and very small businesses, says there is a huge...


October 16, 2007  4:20 PM

Microsoft pushes next Navision release out a year



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

The next version of Microsoft Navision ERP (aka Dynamics NAV) has been delayed a full year, the company confirmed today. What was to have been NAV 5.1, due late this year, has morphed into NAV 6, with a slated release date of the fourth quarter 2008. That's calendar year quarter, A Microsoft...


October 4, 2007  8:50 PM

Google takes another step in biz apps biz



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Google, Microsoft, Network and application security, Software as a service (SaaS)

It took Google a month to incorporate Postini's security and compliance servers into its business apps. Google  completed its $625 million acquisition of Postini a security-as-a-service pioneer in...


October 2, 2007  8:56 AM

Microsoft addresses Google, Zoho online apps



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Collaboration software, Direct reseller channel conflict, Google, Managed services providers, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

Microsoft let another shoe drop Monday in its "software plus services" take on software-as-a-service First it announced a free service, with the catchy name Microsoft Office Live Workspace. This will let users securely access their stored online documents and files from anywhere. Users can...


September 13, 2007  1:21 PM

HP drives toward”Global 500,000″ focuses on blades, includes some services



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, News, SMB, Supplier relationship management, Systems and systems management

Hewlett-Packard Co. launched an assault on the mid-market yesterday, targeting what it calls the “global 500,000” – companies with between 100 and 999 employees.

Like similar marketing campaigns from Dell, IBM, Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle and SAP,...


September 10, 2007  7:12 AM

SaaS players in shoving match for partner attention



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

The next few weeks will be big for the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) category.

Salesforce.com is about to host its DreamForce event. NetSuite's IPO is on its way. SAP will unveil A1S on September 19 in New...


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