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VMware announces it’s now an IT-as-a-Service firm

SAN FRANCISCO - VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW)on Tuesday unveiled its new cloud computing strategy aimed at building out “a new stack” for enterprises looking to stitch together both private and public clouds. Headlining

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Prepare to enter the cloud

Given the growing interest in cloud computing, I thought I would share some recent insights from a conversation with David Senf, director of the Infrastructure Solutions Group at IDC Canada.According to an IDC

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Anthony Wright

Red Hat floats into cloud computing with new Azure-like service

Red Hat Inc. is hyping its cloud computing strategy, including a new platform-as-a-service offering that could compete as an open source alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s Azure platform.The PaaS offering is part of Red

Published on: September 1st, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

HP promises a private cloud in 30 days

HP (NSYE: HPQ) has released an all-in-one solution for deploying private clouds in 30 days. Called CloudStart, the computing giant built it on a HP converged infrastructure platform that will be delivered initially

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Updated: HP raises 3PAR bidding to a cool US$2 billion

It's been a busy morning of offer and counter-offer between Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) and Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) as the two companies battle to acquire storage vendor 3Par.The latest move sees HP

Published on: August 27th, 2010 CDN Staff

Oracle provides Sparc road map, but questions remain

Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL) has sketched out a five-year road map for Sun's Sparc-based servers, hoping to reassure customers about the future of the platform and reverse a pattern of declining sales.John Fowler, the

Published on: August 11th, 2010 James Niccolai

Time to re-think information retention plans

After releasing results from its 2010 Information Management Health Check Survey this month, Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) is encouraging its channel partners to help Canadian businesses shape up their information retention plans and policies.The

Published on: August 10th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

‘Year of the Virtual Desktop’ more hype than reality

More than halfway through what vendors and many analysts predicted would be the year virtual desktops would replace enormous numbers of the physical kind, sales of desktop virtualization products are growing at a

Published on: July 30th, 2010 Kevin Fogarty

A new Sherriff in Cisco town

Jim Sherriff is the new senior vice-president for U.S. and Canada at Cisco's (Nasdaq: CSCO) Partner Organization replacing Wendy Bahr, who was promoted to the newly created role of global transformational partnership senior

Published on: July 29th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Avnet eyes cloud computing & managed services

Broomfield, Colo. – They say our biggest challenges are also our biggest opportunities. Asked to identify each for distributor Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS), Jeff Bawol said the answer for each is cloud computing.

Published on: July 29th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Can Avnet change Oracle’s direct stripes?

It's a tough situation when you are caught in the middle. And, lets face it Avnet is caught in the middle between Oracle and its preference of selling direct.I have covered many vendors

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft Canada president reaches for the cloud

Washington, D.C. - Microsoft Canada (NASDAQ: MSFT) president Eric Gales outlines his company's transition from Software+Services to the cloud.In this video interview, Gales also addresses recent staff reductions and the possibility of a

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Oracle needs the channel, but it’s still direct first

Broomfield, Colo. – Addressing an audience of largely Sun Microsystems legacy partners at distributor Avnet Technology Solutions' annual Summit conference, executives from Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) said they want and need the channel,

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Canada channel chief addresses program changes

Washington, D.C. -Canadian channel chief Corinne Sharp of Microsoft addressed the more than 450 channel partners that came down from Canada at Microsoft Corp.'s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Worldwide Partner Conference. Sharp in this special

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

American software vendor targets Canadian channel

Group Logic, a U.S.-based software company that helps businesses manage their digital content, is moving towards a channel-friendly sales model in the Canada and the U.S. with the introduction of its new PartnerPlus

Published on: July 26th, 2010 Maxine Cheung