Much to Microsoft's chagrin, top hardware players Dell and HP may offer Android -- vs. Windows -- on at least some netbooks.
2. VARs turn wary eye on Sun-Oracle combo
Some solution providers see a combined Sun Microsystems and Oracle as a merger of two evils.
3. When vendors get too big, VARs get going
VARs like to be associated with brand-name vendors, but sometimes a bigger vendor makes the worst partner.
4. 'New' Siemens gets channel religion
New-look Siemens puts partner margin and marketing behind its unified communications push.
5. Tech Watch: Managing virtualization deployments for customers
Virtualization is here. How can organizations manage these increasingly complex environments?