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July, 2008

July 28, 2008  8:52 AM

An easier way to produce quotes on Dell systems

Heather Clancy Heather Clancy Profile: Heather Clancy

If you’re building out a Dell solutions practice, there’s a new third-party tool available from Aspire Technologies that’s supposed to help solution providers more quickly create sales quotes that include Dell products. Aspire, which is...

July 25, 2008  1:39 PM

HP-EDS acquisition back on track

rivkalittle Rivka Little Profile: rivkalittle

EDS shareholders agreed Thursday to vote on Hewlett-Packard’s (HP) bid to acquire the company, The Dallas Business Journal reported.

July 25, 2008  11:53 AM

Citrix dumps other distributors for exclusive Ingram Micro deal

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

By Colin Steele, News Writer Citrix likes Ingram Micro so much, it's going to stop seeing other distributors. Citrix is going exclusive with Ingram Micro and expanding their distribution deal to include more rewards and resources for channel partners. The Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based virtualization...

July 24, 2008  10:36 AM

It’s not a Microsoft thing stupid, it’s about Juniper!

rivkalittle Rivka Little Profile: rivkalittle

Is Juniper running scared? Moving in new directions? Something's up. CEO Scott Kriens -- who has been with the company since its inception in 1996 -- is out, and folks on the street say they didn’t see this one coming. Kevin Johnson, president of Microsoft’s Platform & Services division is...

July 24, 2008  10:22 AM

Redmond watch

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

The Redmond Watch is on. How soon can Microsoft erase all signs of Kevin Johnson? His name is already gone from the agenda for today's Financial Analyst Meeting where he was supposed to...

July 23, 2008  6:49 PM

Windows chief Kevin Johnson exits Microsoft

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

Wow. Kevin Johnson, the Microsoft exec in charge of Windows and the company's huge online services push, is leaving to head Juniper Networks, 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

July 23, 2008  11:48 AM

Microsoft debuts Windows Vista ad

Bcournoyer Brendan Cournoyer Profile: Bcournoyer

This Microsoft ad for Windows Vista began making the online rounds this week:

Vista ad 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

July 21, 2008  10:28 PM

Brocade-Foundry acquisition takes aim at Cisco, could be good for both channels

rivkalittle Rivka Little Profile: rivkalittle

Brocade will pay nearly $3 billion for Foundry Networks in a move to take on Cisco Systems Inc. in the data center and beyond, the companies announced Monday. Foundry has a heavy and well-respected arsenal of enterprise networking infrastructure, including routers, switches and more. Brocade said...

July 21, 2008  8:54 PM

EDS shareholders move to block HP acquisition

rivkalittle Rivka Little Profile: rivkalittle

Electronic Data Systems (EDS) shareholders will take to a Texas district court Thursday to seek an order to postpone a July 31 shareholders meeting in which they are meant to vote on the Hewlett-Packard (HP) acquisition. Shareholders say the current acquisition agreement stalls the price of EDS...

July 21, 2008  2:10 PM

Thoughts on Microsoft WPC (plus seven)

badarrow Barbara Darrow Profile: badarrow

It's been a week since Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, and sometimes a couple days of beaching it (along with a little adult beveraging), puts stuff into perspective. Here's what percolated to...

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