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March 19, 2007  1:59 PM

We’re still #1 at manufacturing online attacks



Posted by: BKraemer
Channel partner programs, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware

The United States is still number one source of online attacks in the world, CNET reports.

Take that China!

The report goes on to say that 31%...

March 12, 2007  5:01 PM

IT landscape may be in for an overhaul



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Application development, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, IT buyer market research, Systems and systems management

The IT industry may be heading toward a state in which vendors and their channel partners focus more on service than software, according to a new report by Forrester Research. The report predicts...


March 12, 2007  1:30 PM

Ubuntu resellers blitzkrieg French parliament



Posted by: BKraemer
Channel partner programs, Direct reseller channel conflict, Linux, Microsoft, News, Open-source, Servers and desktop hardware

Some interesting Linux Ubuntu news came out of France today. Citing reduced cost and added value to users, the French parliament has decided to make the switch from Windows based...


March 12, 2007  6:57 AM

Channel news: Tech sales change to channels; Intel updates prices



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Collaboration software, Direct reseller channel conflict, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Mobile networking technology, Network and application security, News, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Systems and systems management, Wireless networking

Technology companies face sweeping changes in IT delivery models


March 7, 2007  8:06 AM

Channel news: EMC users switch; Msft readies VoIP, responds to DOT ban



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Channel partner programs, Cisco, Direct reseller channel conflict, Linux, Microsoft, Networking technology, News

Users quit EMC over replicationTwo former EMC storage users...


March 6, 2007  11:57 AM

Avaya/Lenovo deal could give VARs simple VoIP product to sell



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Networking technology, News, Supplier relationship management

Avaya could provide some additional competition to both Cisco Systems Inc. and Vonage, following an agreement to put its voice over IP (VoIP) software on Lenovo ThinkPad notebooks.

Avaya...


March 6, 2007  7:51 AM

Channel news: McAfee hires ex-EMC exec; WordPress has backdoor



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Cisco, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, Google, Microsoft, Mobile networking technology, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Supplier relationship management

Hackers plant backdoor in blogging software Stop the WordPress. [TheReg]


March 5, 2007  3:19 PM

Top HP sales exec leaves



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Direct reseller channel conflict, News, Reseller channel business development, Supplier relationship management

The head of Hewlett Packard's Technology Solutions Group (TSG) resigned on Friday, a spokesperson for HP confirmed today. David Booth, TSG's senior vice president and U.S. country manager, left the company for "personal reasons," according to Jane...


March 5, 2007  2:16 PM

RFID is in the money



Posted by: BKraemer
Direct reseller channel conflict, Mobile networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware, Systems and systems management, Wireless networking

Not too long ago I wrote about the opportunities that exist for VARs in the RFID market. Today it looks like that market may have come into its own.


March 5, 2007  7:51 AM

Channel news: Feds to own less IT; Cisco buys social nets



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Channel, Cisco, Enterprise applications, IT buyer market research, Microsoft, Supplier relationship management

Federal IT Outsourcing market reflects shortages and shift away from government-owned IT  


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