Channel Marker

January 2011

  • Microsoft EA changes put LARs in the hot seat

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 26 Jan 2011
  • Paul DeGroot knows more about Microsoft licensing than nearly anyone, including most people at Microsoft itself. DeGroot formerly an analyst with Directions on Microsoft and now off on his own at ...

  • Looks like Leo will show at HP APC

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 23 Jan 2011
  • Leo Apotheker, who proved somewhat, um, elusive, during the first weeks of his stint as Hewlett-Packard CEO, will speak at HP's Americas Partner Conference (APC)  in late April. This was no gimme. ...

  • CDW end-user survey revisits the state of client virtualization

    Heather Clancy 21 Jan 2011
  • I recently reported that desktop virtualization progressed less rapidly in 2010 than technology solution providers expected just one year ago. Now, CDW has released the results of an end-user ...

  • Management shakeups shake up HP, Google

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 21 Jan 2011
  • Looks like Hewlett-Packard is ejecting a few bozos from its clown car of a board. OK, that's harsh. But not inaccurate, given the dysfunction of that board which has been a hot topic among HP ...

  • At last: The VCE Company is official

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 20 Jan 2011
  • Lookie here, the VCE Company is finally official after an extremely long birthing process reported here. And here again. Here's the news, posted today. "As a result of this combination, all product ...

  • More predictions for solid IT growth, this time from Forrester

    Heather Clancy 12 Jan 2011
  • Looks like I should have waited a couple more days before filing my post last week about Gartner's 2011 IT spending predictions. That's because Forrester Research has just made its own proclamation ...

  • Muglia to leave Microsoft

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 10 Jan 2011
  • Bob Muglia, the Microsoft exec who helped build Microsoft's Server & Tools business into a strong competitor in databases and server OSes and most recently took command of the cloud ...



  • Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

    Time for the weekly roundup of personnel moves across the industry with several senior roles being filled in the last seven days

  • Plenty of life in mainframes

    Those assuming that it was time to take the mainframe in the corner out for a long walk of a short pier will be surprised to hear...

  • What to expect in Q4

    AI, contact centres and security are among the areas where the channel might gain in this quarter, according to industry figures