Tags : Windows


Ballmer Says Again to Expect Windows 7 Tablets by Year's End


[October 05, 2010] Chief executive confirms holiday season delivery date for slate PCs to audience at London School of Economics. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , tablet , Ballmer , slate

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-1-800-GOT-JUNK


[April 19, 2010] Founded by Brian Scudamore when he was still in university, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has evolved into a $100 million business with over 200 franchises in 3 countries. Encouraged by his success, Scudamore decided to make aggressive efforts to expand his business by increasing the number of franchises in North America. Before he did this, however, he had to make sure that he had scalable IT and server infrastructure capable of handling any level of future growth. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , server , vertical , virtualization

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

Zeus Technology-Play.com


[September 21, 2009] Play.com is an online shopping site that sells a variety of products, including games, books, electronics, and software. As Play.com continued to grow, the company began looking for a way to replace the existing Microsoft Network Load Balancers with a product that would permit the Internet retailer to scale up its e-commerce capacity at any time by as many servers as needed. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , vertical , Dell , HP

Intel-Chapman & Chapman


[August 28, 2009] Chapman & Chapman is a family-owned business that provides insurance and financial services to both corporations and individuals. The challenge the company was facing was that their four-year old legacy storage solution was outdated. In addition, the older server that was the backbone of the company’s storage system was beginning to show signs of failure. Chapman & Chapman required a new solution that would maximize employee productivity and have a lower total cost of ownership. Read More...

Tags: Windows , services , Microsoft , Intel , Storage

VARs See No Signs of Imminent Recovery


[August 03, 2009] Tight credit, slow sales cycles and customer cost-cutting still prevail in market. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , server , economy , VARs

Citrix-Reed Specialist Recruitment


[July 28, 2009] In 2005, Reed Specialist Recruitment began to seek out ways to improve its overall IT use. Specifically, they were hoping to cut spending by 20 percent. They also desired a flexible solution that would support rapid growth, allow for the rollout of new offices, reduce the company's carbon footprint, and help them connect with potential clients throughout the world and win new contracts. Read More...

Tags: Windows , services , Microsoft , virtualization , HP

Dell-TurboSquid


[July 14, 2009] TurboSquid currently features over 250,000 3D items on their site, which contains the largest library of 3D products worldwide. Each day, some of TurboSquid’s 1.5 million members visit the site to buy and sell 3D content, exchange ideas, and locate plug-ins for 3D software applications. To properly promote TurboSquid to audiences like the Game Developer's Conference, SIGGRAPH, and Autodesk University, Perschall needed a mobile platform that could showcase the company's online marketplace. He also required a system that could be used for testing. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , Intel , Dell , marketing

Citrix-DeVry University


[July 10, 2009] DeVry University, a private educational organization, offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, and is known throughout the country for the quality of its IT programs. After trying several application delivery solutions, DeVry attended a demo of Citrix Presentation Server and realized it was exactly what they had been looking for. They now use this program with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 as the primary method of delivering applications to online students. Read More...

Tags: Oracle , Windows , Microsoft , vertical , HP

Microsoft-Country Knolls Animal Hospital


[June 25, 2009] The Country Knolls Animal Hospital is a well-established practice that has been operating in Ballston Lake, New York, for the past 30 years. When Dr. Kelly Cooper purchased the practice from the original founder in 2008, she quickly recognized that the operation was in need of a digital technology transplant. According to the new owner, the practice used virtually no technology, and basically ran on paper and pencil. She wanted to install specialized veterinary software to help her with a variety of tasks, but first she needed a network to run it on and a compatible computer operating system. Read More...

Tags: Windows , search , services , Microsoft , Vista

Dell-Parks Victoria


[June 25, 2009] Parks Victoria is a state authority that has the massive responsibility of preserving almost 4 million hectares of land, including sprawling national parks, unspoiled marine sanctuaries, metropolitan parks, and an array of heritage sites. This government organization was facing several challenges. First, because their operations were required by law to be environmentally friendly, they were looking for ways to further reduce their energy consumption to comply with this mandate. They also wanted to make it possible for staff members to spend more time in the field and record observations in real time. Read More...

Tags: Oracle , Windows , services , Microsoft , Dell

Dell-Fujicolor


[June 10, 2009] German-based Fujicolor specializes in developing photos for customers across the country, and operates 6 photographic labs. Germans submit about 21 billion digital photos for printing each year, and Fujicolor realized at the beginning of 2007 that they would need to increase their memory and storage capacity to meet the changing needs of their customers. Their existing storage systems were already performing at their peak, so the company opted for entirely new systems. Read More...

Tags: Windows , services , Microsoft , Dell , VMware

Dell Offers SMBs Managed IT Services


[April 22, 2009] The company’s ProManage-Managed Services are designed to reduce IT cost and complexity and allow small-business owners to focus on business instead of technology. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Dell , small business , SMBs , managed services

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

VMWare - Adlink


[March 22, 2009] Adlink is a company that sells advertising in the Los Angeles area, across forty-four different cable networks. What they needed was a solution to maximize efficiencies of current IT operations without increasing overall costs. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , marketing , HP , VMware

Microsoft - Precision Results Manufacturing


[March 13, 2009] Precision Results Manufacturing is a tube and sheet metal fabricator based in North Dakota. The company needed to link computers together through a central server to eliminate shutdowns that could potentially stop workflow. Read More...

Tags: Windows , services , Microsoft , Intel , e-Mail

Microsoft - Vanderbilt University Medical Center


[February 19, 2009] Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) a leader in innovative patient care, research, and education, wanted to develop an integrated information system to enhance early detection and treatment for a condition known as Sepsis, the tenth leading cause of death worldwide. It also accounts for 40 percent of total ICU costs. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , server , Intel , Dell

Microsoft - L'Oreal


[February 19, 2009] L’Oreal, the world's largest skin care and cosmetics company, wanted to broaden the scope of marketing for their luxury products division. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , server , management , marketing

Microsoft - Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee


[February 19, 2009] The Arizona Super Bowl host committee, a nonprofit group that worked with the NFL during Super Bowl week, marketed and promoted the giant sports event. The committee needed to improve its IT infrastructure’s remote access capability and improve the existing e-mail solution they had in plac Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , Dell , e-Mail , Storage

Microsoft - MCI


[February 18, 2009] MCI, one of the world's largest global communications firms, wanted to integrate and increase the efficiency of its systems with newer technology, thereby reducing the maintenance costs and improving the firm's financial and business management. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , server , software , HP

Microsoft's Store Plans Don't Worry Channel


[February 17, 2009] Microsoft partners say the vendor's plans to open storefronts might actually help sales by increasing customer product awareness and improving Microsoft's image. Read More...

Tags: Windows , services , Microsoft , Vista , channel partners

Microsoft - Texas Instruments


[February 13, 2009] Texas Instruments wanted to insure its delivery of innovate technologies to meet customers real-world signal processing requirements. To do this, it wanted to create a Windows Embedded CE 6.0 board support package for markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Read More...

Tags: Windows , data , Microsoft , support , IT

Microsoft - Pioneer Electronics


[February 13, 2009] Pioneer Electronics needed to provide superior customer service. To help achieve this, Pioneer dealers needed a forum to share installation expertise for increasingly sophisticated after-market car audio products. Read More...

Tags: Windows , services , Microsoft , server , social networking

Microsoft - Indiana University


[February 12, 2009] Indiana University wanted to improve communications and make up for its increasingly mobile IT staff . It decided to implement a software solution that would provide more flexibility and increase functionality. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , server , unified communications , PBX

Citrix - CambridgeSoft Corp


[February 11, 2009] CambridgeSoft Corp had increased its off-shoring operations and needed to accelerate file tranfers between remote offices, offshore contractors and field staff. Read More...

Tags: XML , Windows , Microsoft , server , Dell

Microsoft Expands Offerings in Security


[February 09, 2009] Vendor enhances two products and outlines a strategic shift that could spell new competition for other security vendors active in the channel. Read More...

Tags: Windows , security , Microsoft , CA

Is A Windows 7 Upgrade Guarantee in Channel's Future?


[January 23, 2009] Malaysian web site reports that Microsoft will provide VAR and OEM customers buying Vista a free guaranteed upgrade to Windows 7 under a program expected to start later this year. VARs welcome the move. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , Vista , Windows 7 , Tech Guarantee

Channel Anxious, Hopeful About Microsoft's Windows 7


[January 21, 2009] Channel partners hope Windows 7 gets a better reception than Vista and believe it will satisfy pent-up customer demand. Read More...

Tags: Windows , Microsoft , Vista , Windows 7 , HP


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