Cloud computing and related opportunities and challenges, plus big-time tech M&A activity drew the most readers in November. Here are the five most-read Channel Marker blog posts for November.
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VARs remain intrigued by Oracle's long-running quest to acquire Sun Microsystems. The European Commission regulators are not enamored, however, and called for further review of the $7.4 billion deal.
Microsoft has a lot to deliver on in its Professional Developers Conference later in November. In the past, the vendor has overpromised and then under delivered on tech promises made at this show, but this year, fast-moving cloud competitors give the company little wiggle room.
Hewlett-Packard's nascent "SchoolCloud," shows how far-sighted VARs might use the cloud to find new applications and reach out to new customers, writes Channel Marker blogger Heather Clancy.
The M&A frenzy continued as Hewlett-Packard launched a $2.7 billion buyout of 3Com. It must be really, really serious about out-Ciscoing Cisco.
Now that its big Vblock love fest with best buds EMC and VMware is out in the open, Cisco turned its attention to its other obsession: collaboration.
Check out the most read Channel Marker blogs for October 2009.