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Virtualization Battle Gets More Intense



The battle for market share in the virtualization market is growing more intense Read More

Microsoft Expands Offerings in Security



Intel, Citrix Partner on Virtualization Security



Intel and Citrix have formed a partner ship to help enterprise customers improve security and cut costs Read More

Channel Has Stake In IBM, Microsoft Software Battle



Channel partners could play a role in determining who comes out on top in an escalat Read More

Report Says Enterprises Need Help with Virtualization



Internet Security A Growing Concern, Survey Finds



Channel partners providing web security solutions to large business customers should Read More

SaaS, Green Tech in Top 2009 IT Growth Areas



As corporations brace for a year of living dangerously thanks to the present recession, they will need to leverage technology wisely in order to survive. That's the lesson that Verizon's (NYSE: Read More

Which Top Apps Have the Most Security Holes?



Walsh to Tout CA's 'Most Wanted' Malware



Question: What does John Walsh, host of America's Most Wanted crime-fighting television program have to do with an anti-malware software suite? An Read More

IBM Taking Channel Partners Deeper into The Cloud



Only six weeks after a unveiling a mixed offering of on-premises and cloud computing applicat Read More

Business Customers Set Hopes High for SaaS Providers



Although the current economic malaise may spell opportunity for Software as a Service (SaaS) providers, they will have to work hard for it, providing service above and beyond traditional availabili Read More

Microsoft Offers Free Security, Pulls Live OneCare



Microsoft today declared its surrender in the war for the retail security software market. It has announced that it will stop selling Windows Live OneCare, its software as a service (SaaS) suit Read More

Symantec CEO John Thompson to Step Down



UPDATED: John W. Thompson, the CEO of antivirus and security software company Symantec, will retire from the post as of the end of the company's fiscal year, the company announc Read More

Enterprises Still Lax on Storage Security



Despite the explosion of data and the large numbers data breaches, enterprises are not doing enough to encrypt their backup data, according to a study conducted jointly by security vendor Thales Gr Read More

Microsoft's Sales Jump, Feels Confident on Future



Windows, SQL Server on the Amazon Cloud



Amazon.com's Amazon Web Services (AWS) entity has put its Elastic Compute Cloud, widely known as EC2, into full production, and is moving to make it more attractive to the enterprise. EC2 le Read More

Adobe Sites Hit by Malware



Just weeks after a BusinessWeek Web site was hit by an SQL injection Read More

IBM Says It Will Weather Global Financial Chaos



IBM on Thursday reported third-quarter net income rose to $2.8 billion, or $2.05 per share, from the $2.4 billion, or $1.68 per share, it reported a year earlier. Revenue for the quarter rose five Read More

SAP Asks Judge to Dismiss Some Oracle Claims



The latest chapter in the legal saga surrounding Oracle's claims of industrial espionage against SAP today saw the defendant calling for a dismissal of some of the claims filed by Oracle earlier th Read More

Intel Buys NetEffect in Bet on InfiniBand Rival



On the heels of reporting a murky outlook ahead for several areas of its business, chip Read More

Symantec's MessageLabs Buy Aims for the Clouds



In a move to strengthen its position in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), security player Symantec has purchased online messaging and Web security provider MessageLabs for about $695 million in cash. Read More

Oracle Snaps up Primavera



Oracle today announced it will buy Primavera, a long established leader in project management software, for an undisclosed sum. Primavera counts over 76,000 customers and some five million use Read More

IBM Puts More Tools in the Cloud



IBM has launched an initiative that offers up a mix of on-premise and cloud computing applications to help its ISVs and partners offer those services to customers. The idea, IBM officials sa Read More

Analysts Expect Channel to Gain from Corporate Cutbacks



Although companies will reduce their IT spending because of the economic meltdown, it's not going to be all doom and gloom for the IT industry. System integrators, consultants and other cha Read More

New Surveys Predict IT Spending Drop



The crisis hitting the financial industry is expected to result in slashed IT spending, predicted Robert Iati, TABB Group partner and a global head of the consulting firm, in a report just released Read More

Microsoft, Wash. State Sue Over 'Scareware'



UPDATED: Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the Attorney-General of Washington State, Rob McKenna, are teaming up to crack down on scareware. The term refers to pop-up ads that often sho Read More

Oracle's Rivals Dismiss Hardware Foray



Oracle's competition is rejoicing over the company's announcement of the HP Oracle Read More

HP Helps Oracle Develop Hardware Products



Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has unveiled the database vendor's newest foray into the hardware business. Hopefully this one will fare better than Oracle's Network Computer effort of the late 1990s. Read More

HP Seeks to Consolidate Software and Services Operations



In a move with potential repercussions for channel partners, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) appears to be following up its acquisition of integrator EDS with a reorganization of its software and servi Read More

HP Expands Partnership with VMWare



At VMworld 2008, the VMware user conference that begins in Las Vegas today, Hewlett-Packard will expand its partnership with VMware by rolling out a variety of virtualization ventures to support VM Read More

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