July 2010 Archives

Three years ago, Google Inc. said that it intended to become carbon neutral by reducing its energy consumptio Read More
Avnet Technology Solutions, the distribution arm of Avnet Inc., said that it has initiated two programs to help its channel partners selling Oracle Inc. solutions navigate the vendor's specialization Read More
SonicWall Inc., a maker of network security appliances, said that it has finalized its acquisition by a group of investors led by Thoma Bravo, a private equity investment firm, for some $717 million, Read More
Hewlett-Packard Co. has tapped Mark Angelino, a 30-year IT industry veteran whose past roles include a long stint at IBM Corp., to handle worldwide distribution for its $54 billion enterprise business Read More
If private company C-level executives are feeling a bit schizophrenic these days, it's understandable, according to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers.Apparently, with the business communit Read More
Microsoft Corp. named 20 government, education and health care industry partners in 21 different categories as its U.S. Public Sector Partners of the Year and feted the group at its recently concluded Read More
In his keynote speech at Microsoft's recently concluded Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington, D.C., Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive, waxed eloquent about cloud computing.H Read More
XPRT Ventures LLC last week sued eBay Inc. and its companies PayPal Inc., Bill Me Later Inc., Shopping.com Inc. and StubHub Inc. for some $3.8 billion, chargi Read More
Hewlett Packard Co.'s Enterprise Services unit has landed a $3 billion contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy's enterprise network and provide IT support to more than 700,000 sailors, Marines and civilians Read More
Distributor Tech Data Corp. in two weeks plans to launch its new web site, techdata.com, which the company initially unwrapped last May at its TechSelect Spring Partner Conference in Miami Beach, FL. Read More
Dave O'Callaghan, Cisco Systems Inc.'s current head of worldwide distribution and, as of August 1, its new vice president, worldwide commercial sales, said that the Unified Compute Authorization Confi Read More
Avnet Technology Solutions, the distribution arm of Avnet Inc., has published a white paper investigating market conditions driving channel partners toward solutions selling, suggesting that resellers Read More
The number of IPOs filed by U.S. companies tripled in the second quarter 2010 when compared with the similar period last year, according to U.S. IPO Watch, an analysis of IPO activity on U.S. stock ex Read More
Microsoft Corp. is offering a new entry level certification, called the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), for students with no prior IT or development experience or employment.The vend Read More
Technology Business Research, a Hampton, NH-based researcher, has given top marks to Dell Computer Corp.'s services performance, ranking it first in a Q1 assessment of customer satisfaction among corp Read More