Tags : IT

IT Skills Gap Encumbers Productivity, Profitability, Operations, CompTIA Study Says

[March 19, 2012]

Lack of training resource to optimize new technology negatively affects productivity, customer service, security and profitability.


Tags: IT , information technology , CompTIA , training , skills

Gartner Trims Global IT Spending Forecast for 2012

[January 17, 2012]

Researcher predicts worldwide IT spending at a 3.7 percent increase, revising earlier forecast of 4.6 percent growth.


Tags: services , telecom , enterprise software , IT , hardware , Gartner , spending

Global IT Spending 2011 Projections Revised Upward to $3.7 Trillion

[July 11, 2011] Researcher Gartner expects 7.1 percent uptick in worldwide IT spending for 2011, up from prior 5.6 percent estimates. Read More...

Tags: services , IT , Enterprise , Gartner , spending

Avnet Elevates IT Veteran to Marketing Vice President

[January 26, 2011] Avnet Elevates IT Veteran to Marketing Vice President Read More...

Tags: IT , marketing , infrastructure , technology , Avnet , distributor , SolutionsPath , Cheryl Neal

HP, ManTech, GTSI Among 46 Approved Suppliers for $30 Billion FBI IT Contract

[January 20, 2011] HP, ManTech, GTSI Among 46 Approved Suppliers for $30 Billion FBI IT Contract Read More...

Tags: IT , HP , FBI , GTSI , ManTech

Feds Direct Agencies to Cloud Computing, Plan to Cut Data Centers by 40 Percent

[November 22, 2010] Acting OMB Director Zients outlines government’s strategy to overhaul IT procurement process, program management, oversight and interaction with IT community. Read More...

Tags: IT , federal government , Office of Management and Budget , Northern Virginia Technology Council , Jeffrey Zients

Researcher Cuts Worldwide 2010 IT Spending Forecast

[July 03, 2010] Gartner expects 3.9 percent global IT spending growth, down from earlier 5.3 percent prediction. Blames slide in euro value. Read More...

Tags: software , IT , hardware , Enterprise , Gartner

IT Sales Through Distribution Climb Above Pre-Recession Levels In U.S.

[May 28, 2010] Recent tracking data shows 27 percent year-over-year increase. Read More...

Tags: networking , IT , distribution , computer sales , Storage

Researcher Forecasts 4 Percent Uptick in Worldwide Enterprise IT Spending

[May 20, 2010] Gartner findings point to enterprise IT spending growth rising to $2.4 trillion across vertical segments but advises caution in uncertain economic environment. Read More...

Tags: IT , IT spending , Enterprise , industry , vertical market

Meru Networks-Sun Health

[April 19, 2010] The challenge Sun Health was facing was that their early generation wireless network was unable to provide seamless network coverage. This left the healthcare network unable to take full advantage of the capabilities of new clinical applications and point of care devices. As a result, they began searching for a reliable and pervasive WLAN network. Read More...

Tags: data , vertical , wireless , IT , research

Meru Networks-The Heathland School

[April 17, 2010] Heathland evaluated a number of industry solutions, ultimately deciding that Meru technologies could best meet their needs. A Meru Wireless LAN MC3050 50-port controller and 37 Meru AP201 access points were used to set up the school’s new and improved wireless network. Read More...

Tags: support , vertical , wireless , IT , international

Sophos-Under Armour

[April 16, 2010] The main challenge Under Armour was facing was that their endpoint solution was difficult to manage and had several limitations, one of them being that unwanted applications could not be blocked or prevented from launching. The company wanted a solution that would offer better security, enhanced data control, and improved threat protection. Read More...

Tags: security , management , vertical , IT , malware

Dell Study Reveals Windows 7 Uptick Among IT Professionals

[April 03, 2010] Global survey shows Windows 7 set to take off. Read More...

Tags: Windows , operating system , IT , Dell , Kace

Tech Data Rolls Out Affiliate Program For Health Care IT Vendors And Channel Partners

[March 13, 2010] Names EHR provider Sage North America Healthcare first member. Read More...

Tags: IT , health care , Tech Data , channel partners

Dell, AMA Team Up To Drive Health Care IT Adoption Among Physicians

[March 03, 2010] Collaborate on new resource to help physicians with health information technology. Read More...

Tags: IT , Dell , health care

Intel Spurs $3.5 Billion Alliance For Technology Innovation, IT Jobs

[February 25, 2010] Chip giant joins 24 venture capital firms investing in key innovation and growth sectors. Additional 17 tech companies pledge to step up IT hiring. Read More...

Tags: IT , Intel , technology , jobs , investment

IBM Wins Government Contract To Modernize IT Procurement System

[February 19, 2010] Award valued at nearly $75 Million over eight years. Read More...

Tags: IBM , IT , government , GSA , agency

Kaseya Offers Free Revenue Calculator for IT Service Providers

[December 11, 2009] Kaseya Offers Free Revenue Calculator for IT Service Providers Read More...

Tags: IT , ROI , managed services , service provider

Meru Networks-Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

[November 28, 2009] Birmingham’s Royal Orthopaedic Hospital has the distinction of being the largest unit of its kind in all of Europe. The hospital is committed to using technology in any way possible to enhance patient care. In 2008, they switched to Tiara, a new hospital IT system. Electronic patient records containing patient history and up-to-date information about assessments and interventions are an important part of this system. Read More...

Tags: vertical , wireless , IT , international , e-Mail

Meru Networks-Copperhill Mountain Lodge

[November 28, 2009] Located in an area that offers breathtaking mountain views, the Copperhill Mountain Lodge has the distinction of being the first hotel in the area to receive a five-star rating. Before Copperhill opened its doors, it needed to be equipped with a wireless network that would provide both guests and staff with Internet connectivity anywhere, anytime. The Internet network had to be reliable and fast, and also needed to be able to support large numbers of simultaneous connections in the expansive conference center. Read More...

Tags: support , vertical , wireless , IT , international


[November 28, 2009] Founded in 1956, Autoliv is a supplier of seat belts and airbags with $6.5 billion in sales. This Swedish corporation sells its products to automotive companies throughout the world. To keep costs low, however, it was important for engineers to eliminate errors as early as possible in the design process. Ideally, engineers hope to predict possible errors and prevent them from occurring in the first place. Autoliv engineers needed a solution that would work well with other software packages and help them achieve these goals. Read More...

Tags: software , vertical , IT , international , standards

Cisco Ups Tandberg Offer to $3.4 Billion

[November 16, 2009] Vendor sets December 1 deadline for acceptance, says offer is final. Read More...

Tags: video , networking , IT , Cisco , Tandberg


[November 06, 2009] Like many companies, Prinova stores important information about customers and other data related to operations on its servers. The business originally used a traditional daily tape backup, but concerns about costs, errors, and whether this method would allow for effective disaster recovery led Prinova to begin looking for a new backup solution. They wanted a user-friendly system that would effectively safeguard the security and integrity of customer data. Read More...

Tags: security , services , vertical , IT , servers

Smarter Ways to Manage Information

[October 27, 2009] Helping mid-sized businesses to put their mountains of data to good use is a tremendous business opportunity for channel partners. Marc Dupaquier, IBM Corp.'s general manager for the Global Midmarket organization, explains how partners can leverage advances in business intelligence. Read More...

Tags: data , management , IBM , IT , business intelligence

N-able Mid-Market Managed Services Push Proving Lucrative

[October 09, 2009] Vendor signs 120 MSPs since program launch

Channel News Roundup:
Gartner, CompTIA Paint Brighter Industry Picture; HP Ups PartnerOne Designations; Ingram Offers New End-user Leasing Program

Tags: IT , HP , managed services , Ingram , N-able

Channel Partners to Help HP Fulfill New $160 Million California IT Contract

[October 02, 2009] Two-year deal provides state’s agencies with PC products, services and support Read More...

Tags: PC , IT , HP , government , channel partners

Zeus Technology-GreatSchools

[September 30, 2009] GreatSchools was founded by a former teacher in 1998. An independent non-profit organization, GreatSchools helps parents choose the best schools for their children and encourages them to get more involved in their children’s education. As traffic to the organization's site continued to grow, GreatSchools had to deal with rising bandwidth costs. They began searching for a way to better handle their bandwidth usage, but wanted a solution that would run on top of their current operating system and wouldn’t require additional hardware, rack space, or power. Read More...

Tags: XML , Microsoft , vertical , IT , servers

Dell Expands IT Services with $3.9B Purchase of Perot Systems

[September 22, 2009] Deal could save PC maker $300 million in overlap expenses Read More...

Tags: services , IT , Dell , Enterprise , Perot Systems

Renovated Cisco Managed Services Program Eyes Doubled Membership

[September 12, 2009] Networking equipment vendor hopes eased barriers for admission will bring influx of partners at entry level. Read More...

Tags: services , SMB , IT , Cisco , channel program

EMC Expands Partner Benefits, Fortifies Channel Strategy

[August 06, 2009] Velocity Incentive program allows partners to stack rewards for acquiring new accounts and selling a variety of EMC products. Read More...

Tags: software , EMC , IT , channel program , Storage

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