Doug Kass :October 2010 Archives

Tech Data Names New Channel Marketing Executive, Initiates New Demand Generation Effort

Distributor Tech Data Corp. said that it has hired Michael E. Donner as its vice president, marketing services, with primary responsibilities to lead its TDAgenc Read More

Gates Foundation $20 Education Grant Proposals Due in Three Weeks

A few weeks ago, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation disclosed plans to fund grants, ranging in size from $250,.000 to $750,000, up to a total of $20 mi Read More

Avnet Sold $3B of IBM Products and Services in 2010, Reports 42% Sales Growth Q1 2011

Avnet Inc. said that it sold $3 billion worth of IBM Corp.'s products and services in its 2010 fiscal year, achieving more than 20 percent year-over-year growth in Read More

Rackspace Names Distributor Ingram Micro Cloud Visionary Partner of the Year

Rackspace Inc. has tapped Ingram Micro Inc. as its cloud visionary partner of the year, an accolade the vendor present Read More

Dell Tops Newsweek's 2010 U.S. Green List

Dell Inc. topped Newsweek's 2010 environmental ranking of the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the U.S., as measured on r Read More

Amazon Web Services Offers Freebies for Developers, Businesses

Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS) last week said it will offer developers and businesses a free instance of its Amazon EC2 cloud service for a year and grant similar access to its S3, Elastic Block Store, Read More

Kleiner Perkins, Web Co.'s, Create $250M Fund for Social Media Startups

Venture capitalist Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, along with Amazon, Facebook, Zynga Game Network, Comcast, Liberty Media and Allen & Co. LLC, last week initiated a special $250 million fun Read More

Google Backs Wind Energy Project Along Mid-Atlantic Coast

Google Inc. recently said that it is a 37.5 percent initial equity investor in a project to develop wind energy off of the mid-Atlantic coastline. The Read More

D&H Distributing to Carry InFocus Digital Projectors, Large Displays for SMB, Education Markets

D&H Distributing Co. said that it will stock InFocus Corp.'s digital projectors and large format flat panel displays to di Read More

Ingram Micro to Carry AppSense Desktop Virtualization Solutions

AppSense Inc., a provider of virtualization solutions for desktop management, said that distributor Ingram Micro Inc. will carry its product lineup, the first tw Read More

One Year Later: Microsoft Sells 240 Million Windows 7 Licenses

One year ago, Microsoft Corp. took the wraps off of its Windows 7 operating system to much fanfare. The vendor said yesterday that since then it has sold more than 240 million licenses for the softwar Read More

Cisco Offers Two New Cloud Designations to Managed Services Partners

Cisco Systems Inc. recently opened two new cloud service designations through its Read More

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