These Channel Marker blog posts provide commentary from our writers for value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators on a wide range of channel-related topics. Check out this collection of the 10 best systems blog posts from the past five months, or find all of the Channel Marker blog posts here.
- Microsoft attacks VMware with poker chips
- Microsoft's branding sucks, partner says
- Is Sun in play?
- Big price hikes from Oracle
- NetSuite, Skyytek sever ties
- EMC to sell VMware? To Intel?
- NYT: Tucci fired Greene in front of her husband, offered seat to him
- With EDS in family, HP slashes jobs; looks to large enterprise domination
- Microsoft's virtualization party
- Dynamics AX 2009 debuts
The Microsoft/VMware rivalry heats up as Microsoft tries out a new promotional gig at VMworld 2008.
One Microsoft partner decries the confusion behind Microsoft's branding, saying it can create serious problems for customers.
Sun could undergo a serious facelift, with rumors abounding that the tech giant could be taken private, writes Barbara Darrow.
Oracle deals with a tough sales environment and tougher times with significant price hikes across its software portfolio.
NetSuite and one of its major reseller partners have ended ties, in a shocking move involving a former NetSuite "business partner of the year."
Rumors of EMC selling its majority stake in VMware have gained momentum lately, prompting a rise in stock prices amid a possible move to Intel.
Details of an ugly firing confrontation between the CEO and chairman of VMware and the co-founder of VMware surfaced in an explosive New York Times story.
Part of Hewlett-Packard's plan to restructure with EDS now in the fold involved the slashing of its total workforce by 7.5%, or nearly 25,000 jobs.
As part of Microsoft's announcement to the world that it was ready to virtualize, it hosted a "Get Virtual Now" event with its vendor best friends in attendance.
Microsoft's new Dynamics AX 2009 debuted, targeting multinational companies with a host of new features that simplified different time zones, currencies and languages.
This was first published in October 2008