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Cloud computing’s current problems

A recent study from application integration/app hosting company Hubspan added to the pile of research showing that a significant percentage of corporate IT people are "confused" about both cloud computing technology and its

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Kevin Fogarty

Six burning questions for Avnet’s leadership

SAN ANTONIO, TX - During this year's annual Avnet Technology Solutions (ATS)(Nasdaq: AVT) IBM Partner Summit, (NYSE: IBM)executives from both companies revealed an ambitious financial plan to achieve $5 billion in IBM worldwide

Published on: October 27th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Ozzie’s ‘doomsday’ memo warns Microsoft of post-PC days

Departing Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) executive Ray Ozzie's just-published memo is a "doomsday-ish" missive that calls on the company to push further into the cloud or perish, an industry analyst said today.Ozzie, who replaced

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

VMware to offer cloud development environment

VMware plans to offer a hosted development environment that should ease the deployment of applications to cloud environments, the company announced Tuesday."We put a lot of thought into how to help Java developers

Published on: October 19th, 2010 Joab Jackson

Microsoft launches Office 365, makes cloud move

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) made its long-awaited move to package the hosted version of Office with the hosted versions of Lync, SharePoint and Exchange with the unveiling on Tuesday of Office 365.Office 365,

Published on: October 19th, 2010 Juan Carlos Perez

Four customer reasons for shifting to cloud services

The enterprise roadmap for cloud computing is being drawn by people such as Mark Stone, the CIO of Safety-Kleen Systems, an environmental services company with about 4,200 employees.Customer Reason No. 1Stone has moved

Published on: October 15th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Insight unveils cloud computing strategy for Canada

After having worked in the cloud computing space in the U.S. for the past five years and extending its offerings to Canada this year, Insight wants to become the go-to trusted advisor for

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Cisco’s channel in transition

Keith Goodwin's move to realign Cisco Systems's channel team was more than just shuffling the deck in an organization known industry-wide as having one of the more progressive channel programs.To recap, the Goodwin

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

NCR channel chief marries self-service with the cloud

NCR was not always an indirect focused company. In fact, for most of its existence it sold its products and services direct to the customer. But things have changed at NCR and the

Published on: October 8th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

Compugen’s Social Network is not about Facebook

The explosion of the Facebook and its 500 million users was brilliantly examined in the David Fincher movie The Social Network. Compugen hosted a few hundred customers at a North Toronto movie house

Published on: October 6th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP names former SAP boss its new CEO

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has named Leo Apotheker, a former CEO of SAP, to be its new chief executive, replacing Mark Hurd who resigned abruptly last month in the midst of a scandal.The appointment

Published on: September 30th, 2010 CDN Staff

Cloud Engines’ PogoPlug product brings the cloud to the home

Cloud Engines Inc. is bringing the private cloud into the home with its PogoPlug product. With a one-year old distribution partnership with D&H Canada and Canadian retailers, the company's vice-president of sales and

Published on: September 29th, 2010 Maxine Cheung

Cloud computing represents 10 per cent of external IT spend

Companies spend around 10.2 per cent of their budget for external IT services on cloud computing, according to a new Gartner survey.The survey of CIOs across 40 countries, from April to July 2010,

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Anh Nguyen

Finding the gold lining in cloud services

Cloud computing and services offer enterprises numerous opportunities to streamline IT operations, but it also provides a chance for resellers to re-evaluate their own business models and find opportunities to succeed in this

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Robert Offley

Oracle gets that old time cloud religion

What a difference a year makes. Last September, Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL ) CEO Larry Ellison launched into a tirade about the "nonsense" that cloud computing had become. The industry had gone haywire,

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Chris Kanaracus