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Ingram’s Seismic climbs the services scale

Ingram Micro Canada has expanded its managed services offerings by adding four new products to its Seismic Virtual Services Warehouse.Launched in October, Seismic allows partners to sell managed services to their clients with

Published on: June 5th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

Sage reshapes its channel businesses

The Irvine, Calif.-based provider of mid-sized ERP, CRM and accounting applications is forming a business management division, along with one dedicated to industry and specialized solutions. A payment solutions and health-care division will

Published on: June 5th, 2007 Shane Schick

Welcome back, KTI Kanatek Technologies

That's misleading. The firm was not on the list last year because it did not want to participate, and also because it is a private company.But former Veritas Canada president Fred Dimson became

Published on: May 30th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Sending a message

Hyperion's Solutions conference wound down with over 4,000 customers and partners being told that the $3.3 billion Oracle takeover, now finalized, is good news for all.Hyperion's CTO John Kopcke, who is remaining with

Published on: May 29th, 2007 Tim Wilson

A gold-plated system builder

System builders are accustomed to rush orders, but not like the one Howard Suissa got recentlyThe customer in Russia wanted a modified version of one of Suissa Computers' $7,260 Yasuko models for a

Published on: May 17th, 2007 Howard Solomon

The hunt for higher margins

“Justifying purchases based on a 10- or 15-year-old relationship doesn't always hold water anymore [with customers], given the level of scrutiny that most IT people and their budgets are under these days,” said

Published on: May 17th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

SAP won’t be a big buyer, says CEO

SAP AG will continue to develop new technologies organically rather than buy out other business software firms, the company's chief executive told its annual user conference.Contrasting with competitors like Oracle, which has an

Published on: May 17th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

SAP adds Cisco to partnerships

SAP made a slew of announcements at last month's annual Sapphire conference, including a strategic alliance with Cisco Systems.The focus, the company stressed, is on integration through service-oriented architecture (SOA), based on the

Published on: May 17th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Managed services grow up

Vendors providing remote managed services platforms are putting more emphasis on partner support, with even Ingram Micro offering hosted managed services for its VARs.“Managed services have been an idea for a long time

Published on: May 16th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

Speak to me

Microsoft's recent acquisition of TellMe Networks could represent huge opportunities for the channel, say industry experts, but only for those quick enough to reap the potential rewards.As well, say channel vendors, success will

Published on: May 14th, 2007 Kathleen Sibley

Symantec gets into SAAS market

The company cautioned that this is just an initial SAAS beta offering and will only include online backup service for disaster recovery. This is a non-paid beta and pricing will be announced later

Published on: May 8th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

Cisco launches Smart Care services

Karl Meulema, Cisco's vice-president of channel products and marketing, who developed lifecycle services for Cisco, announced a new program at the Partner Summit here to help resellers manage contracts better and improve renewal

Published on: May 8th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

Former Microsoft execs lend a hand to VARs

Former Microsoft executives have a common story to tell. Most worked a long time at the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant before realizing they had reached a point in their careers that they needed

Published on: April 25th, 2007 Paolo Del Nibletto

GroundWork Open Source

It includes an Apache server and MySQL database, and is certified on a number of Linux distributions. “An end-user or MSP could download it and start monitoring the machines on their network,” said

Published on: April 25th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach

N-able Technologies

Founded in 2000, it used to dabble in a number of areas, including security, storage and customer relationship management. About a year ago, it decided to focus solely on remote monitoring and management

Published on: April 25th, 2007 Vawn Himmelsbach