Forrester Research's latest survey on green IT trends (its seventh) highlights a big jump in the number of businesses that are planning to invest in some sort of software or solution for tracking their carbon footprint or energy consumption.
Thought y'all could use a bit of non-Microsoft news this week. (No offense, Barb.) In any event, there are two new research tidbits out from CompTIA that relate to our national obsession: the economy.
Microsoft has tweaked its "Services Ready" deliverables to make the more flexible and affordable for VARs and integrators.
So remember all that stuff about Microsoft ditching the "Gold" partner designation because it didn't mean anything? Well, never mind.
A couple of positioning statements from Monday's Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference keynotes.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was careful to claim that virtualization does NOT equal cloud computing. That's what I would say too if I were trying to displace the VMware juggernaut.
As the kickoff for Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2010 approaches, here are some questions Microsoft partners would love Steve Ballmer, Bob Muglia et al. #1: Why should partners go for the Microsoft Partner Network's "advanced" badge? The zillion dollar question this...
There'll be a lot of cloud talk at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in D.C. next week. What Microsoft lost in being late to the party--compared to Salesforce.com, Amazon, Google--it will try...
If you see Kevin McDonald on the street, or on a customer call, behave yourself.
As proof that tech nerds can also kick butt, McDonald--who is executive VP for Alvaka Networks and member of SearchITChannel.com's advisory board-- was just inducted into the