Doug Kass :April 2011 Archives

EMC Upgrades Channel Partner Program

EMC Corp. recently tweaked its Velocity Solution Provider Partner program to add larger upfront discounts for certain products, incentives for its unified storage line, demand generation campaign Read More

Pacific West Chapter of Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network Makes Cancer Donation

The Pacific West (PacWest) Chapter of Ingram Micro's VentureTech Network (VTN), a membership of 43 IT solution providers, recently donated $21,000 to cyclist Lance Armstrong's Read More

Abuse of Channel Incentive Programs Costs IT Companies Up to $1.4 Billion Annually

The Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement (AGMA), a non-profit organization attempting to bring gray market fraud to light whose members inclu Read More

Hogan to Depart HP Enterprise Business Unit, Replaced by Jan Zadak, HP EMEA Exec

Thomas Hogan, HP Enterprise Business executive vice president, sales and marketing, has told the company that he will depart at the end of May after five years in which he shepherded a noticeable Read More

Dell Consolidates Financial Services

Dell Inc. said that it will consolidate its financial services operation by purchasing Dell Financial Services (DFS) Canada Ltd., for an undisclosed sum. Read More

New Health Information Exchange Based on Microsoft, CSC, HealthUnity Technologies

A new health information exchange developed by the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC) to serve more than nine million people will be based on technologies from Microsoft Corp. Compute Read More

Nielsen: Consumers Hot for Android-based Smartphones

About a third of consumers who plan to buy a new smartphone are lining up for Android-based devices, a notable gain for Google Inc.'s OS from its market position just a few short months ago, acco Read More

IT Industry Confidence Slips in Q2 but Executives Still Expect Improved Business Climate

IT industry confidence slipped in Q2 2011, influenced by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, unrest in the Middle East and rising oil prices, yet executives still expect the uncertainty to ebb a Read More

IBM Betting Big on Cloud Computing

IBM is offering up some concrete milestones to underscore its long-term commitment to cloud computing, highlighted by Mark Loughridge, the vendor's chief financial officer, telling investors at t Read More

HP Wins Seven-Year Services Agreement with National Grid Utility Company

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Enterprise Services unit in the United Kingdom said it has landed a seven-year contract to supply National Grid plc, an energy utility operating in the U.K. and the northeas Read More

HP to Open New Software Innovation Center Early Next Year

Hewlett-Packard Co. said that it will open a new, state-of-the-art software innovation center in Sunnyvale, CA.The new facility will focus on adding to and improving H Read More

Dell to Open New Silicon Valley-based R&D Facility, Consolidate Acquisitions into One Location

Dell Inc. said that it will open a new research and development center in California's Silicon Valley to support its technology solutions in networking design, storage and cloud computing. Read More

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