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Oracle Partners Gain Linux Specialization


[May 12, 2011] 60 resellers, hosting companies, system integrators and education providers completed Oracle Linux specialization in last four months. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Oracle , specialization , PartnerNetwork

Novell Gives Nod to Attachmate's $2.2 Billion Offer


[November 22, 2010] Vendor also plans to sell rights to 882 patents for $450 million to Microsoft-led CPTN Holdings. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Microsoft , Novell , buyout , Attachmate

Google Dusts Windows Over Security, Report Says


[June 01, 2010] Vulnerability issues prompt search giant to move employees to Linux PCs, Macs. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Windows , security , Google , Microsoft

Google Dusts Windows Over Security, Report Says


[June 01, 2010] Google Dusts Windows Over Security, Report Says Read More...

Tags: Linux , Windows , Google , Microsoft , Chrome

Microsoft, Amazon Strike Cross-Licensing Deal


[February 23, 2010] Agreement includes Amazon’s Kindle and use of Linux-based servers. Joins others paying Microsoft for Linux. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Amazon , Microsoft , Kindle , licensing

Red Hat Fortifies Channel Partner Program


[September 10, 2009] Open source software developer redesigns program to encourage collaboration between partners. Read More...

Tags: open source , Linux , services , Red Hat , channel program

Novell Creates SUSE Linux Appliance Program


[August 13, 2009] Vendor hopes to boost Linux infrastructure business while helping ISVs and VARs. Read More...

Tags: Linux , IBM , HP , VMware , ISVs

Intel-MDG Computers Canada Inc.


[July 28, 2009] The challenge MDG Computers Canada Inc., was facing was that they needed to compete in an upcoming enterprise contract with the Canadian Federal Government. The contract required systems to comply with a detailed set of software and hardware certifications, and the company needed to quickly certify their desktop and server systems in order to have any hope of winning the contract. Read More...

Tags: Linux , services , Microsoft , Intel , CA

IBM - Peter Hahn


[April 22, 2009] Peter Hahn, a prestigious, Germany-based clothier, specializes in producing women’s clothing made from natural fibers. While Peter Hahn was rapidly expanding, the company recognized that data availability had become more critical than ever before. The clothier faced several challenges related to data availability. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Microsoft , IBM , vertical , Storage

Dell - Kent Police


[April 11, 2009] The Kent Police Authority is one of 43 police authorities in England and Wales established by Parliament for the governance of policing at a local level. The authority's IT infrastructure was five years old, and with this system, the Kent Police experienced performance issues that delayed retrieval of information. Additionally, a lack of scalability meant support costs were becoming more expensive. The Kent Police needed a scalable and powerful solution to run its business-critical application. To do this, Dell, SAP and Novell collaborated closely to put forward a complete solution for the Kent Police Authority. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Microsoft , vertical , Dell , Novell

IBM - Phoenix Contact


[April 07, 2009] Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG is one of the world's leading manufacturers of connection and automation technologies for the electronics industry. Phoenix Contact needed to be able to make accurate decisions based on the latest business intelligence (BI) data. The infrastructure for its existing BI system was at its limits, causing long delays in getting information. Read More...

Tags: Linux , services , Microsoft , IBM , Intel

Is Microsoft Poised For a Comeback?


[March 27, 2009] Datamation columnist Mike Elgan says the launch of Windows 7, a $20 billion war chest and an improving reputation will catapult Microsoft back into a position of industry leadership. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Microsoft , iPhone , Vista , Windows 7

VMWare - American Psychological Association (APA)


[March 22, 2009] Based in Washington DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychologists in the United States. The APA needed to find a way to not only contain their server sprawl, but to also create a more manageable IT infrastructure. With the help of VMWare they implemented a solution that was able to consolidate many of their servers onto a single virtual platform. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Windows , Microsoft , HP , VMware

Five Technologies That Will Help VARs Survive


[March 05, 2009] Despite the current economic malaise, VARs can make a buck by focusing on five technologies: SaaS, manages services, open source, storage and virtualization. Read More...

Tags: open source , Linux , virtualization , managed services , Storage

Server Sales Fell 14 Percent Last Quarter: IDC


[February 25, 2009] IBM retains market lead and high-end server sales fare better, but all segments face sales decline for first time in six years. Read More...

Tags: Linux , IBM , Dell , HP , servers

Microsoft's Ballmer Sees Faster Convergence of PCs, Mobile Devices


[February 24, 2009] In a briefing with analysts, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said he sees the PC and mobile device markets converging and does not expect the company to introduce a branded smartphone. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Google , Microsoft , steve ballmer , convergence

IBM - Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising


[February 17, 2009] The Fashion Institute has always prided itself on focusing on the connection between education and industry. It wanted to change the way everybody from staff to students to alumni communicated with the college. At the same time, it wanted to lower costs, improve service and integrate voice into its web portal. Read More...

Tags: Linux , server , IBM , voice , Domino

Canonical Ltd.


[February 16, 2009] Canonical Solution Provider Partner Program include marketing collateral, case study eligibility and more. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Ubuntu , marketing , VAR program

Open-Source Solutions Catch Fire with VARs


[December 16, 2008] Many channel partners discover open-source solutions are easier to sell, more profitable to service and can offer better margins than more traditional proprietary products. Read More...

Tags: open source , Linux , software , VARs

Sun Sets Sights on Cloud Computing


[December 15, 2008] The channel vendor develops a strategy to capitalize on the growing desire for cloud computing services. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Windows , services , Sun Microsystems , Salesforce.com

What's Up with the GNOME Linux Desktop?


[November 04, 2008] Linux desktop GUI gets more sponsors and cash as it gears up for the next big thing. Read More...

Tags: open source , Linux , Google , Gnome , Motorola

Sun, Cisco Vets Join Linux-Based Networking Play


[October 23, 2008] Sun's co-founder, Andreas von Bechtolsheim, officially joins Arista, a startup he's been funding for years. Read More...

Tags: Linux , networking , Sun Microsystems , Cisco , Arista

HP Helps Oracle Develop Hardware Products


[September 26, 2008] Channel vendor Hewlett-Packard co-develops two products designed to have Oracle compete with data warehouse system vendors. Read More...

Tags: data storage , Linux , Oracle , Intel , HP

Some Surprises in Novell's Foray Into NAC


[September 23, 2008] Novell plays the network access control game with a new solution targeted at Windows. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Novell , NAC , TNC

EMC, HP, Pitch App-Oriented Storage Solutions


[September 23, 2008] Application-aware storage targets Oracle shops. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Oracle , HP , flash memory , Storage

IBM, Linux and the Microsoft-Free PC


[August 05, 2008] Big Blue fires double-barrel action against Microsoft. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Microsoft , IBM , WebSphere

Sun's Open Boxes Go Cheap, Bulky


[July 09, 2008] Vendor also adds hybrid storage server to Thumper line. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Sun Microsystems , open storage , OpenSolaris , Thumper

Microsoft Jumps Into Virtualization Fray


[June 26, 2008] Both fear and optimism shamble along in Microsoft's shadow as the computer giant advances its virtualization plans with the release of its Hyper-V hypervisor. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Microsoft , virtualization , Citrix , VMware

Juniper Ramping Up to Take on Cisco


[June 20, 2008] Top exec in Juniper's service provider business details her company's plans for victory against the world's largest networking vendor Read More...

Tags: Linux , Google , networking , Cisco , Juniper

New SaaS Tool Allows VARs to Customize Database Applications


[May 12, 2008] Built on a scalable J2EE platform, SaaSWizard can be installed on Linux or Windows servers and lets users build database applications with MySQL or Microsoft SQL Servers using just their browsers. The result can either be served up in SaaS mode or installed on-premise behind the enterprise firewall. Read More...

Tags: Linux , Windows , Microsoft , SaaS , VARs


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