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Data storage management


August 31, 2007  9:38 AM

Microsoft’s slow-motion train wreck



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Data storage management, Microsoft, Server virtualization

Microsoft’s acknowledgement this week that Windows Server 2008 (Longhorn) won’t   

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 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 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....


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


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