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  • Microsoft exposes open source’s ‘hidden costs’

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 03 Dec 2008
  • Microsoft has spent a surprising amount of time, effort and money on open source initiatives this year. At Interop back in April, Bob Muglia spent nearly an entire keynote discussing Microsoft's ...

  • Minimizing tech support calls

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 02 Dec 2008
  • While post-sale technical support is one of the key services the channel can provide to clients, sometimes it's one of those services you wish you'd never heard of: The wrong product, a sloppy ...

  • Black Friday turns bloody

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 01 Dec 2008
  • Whoa. Retailers can't catch a break this year. First of all there's this little thing called a recession, which we're now officially in,  according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, ...

  • VMware MVP at least a year away

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 24 Nov 2008
  • Sure, VMware announced its mobile phone virtualization plans this month, but don't hold your breath waiting for any products to hit the market. found this nugget from an article ...

  • CDW awards partners of the year

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 24 Nov 2008
  • CDW has named five companies its 2008 Partner of the Year award winners. They are: Cisco Systems (networking) Ingram Micro (distribution) Lefthand Networks (storage) Tripp Lite (power protection ...

  • EPEAT makes it easier for resellers to be green

    Heather Clancy 21 Nov 2008
  • Anyone who has any interest in representing green technology is familiar with the EPEAT rating system (EPEAT stands for Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool). At least I hope you are, ...

  • What ‘net new’ kemosabe?

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 21 Nov 2008
  • The dirty little secret of software, is the tectonic shift of the whole business from selling new licenses to selling upgrades. There just aren't that many green field opportunities left. "Well, ...

  • Microsoft plans more security offerings

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 21 Nov 2008
  • Morro, Microsoft's free consumer security software, is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg regarding the company's latest security push. Microsoft this week announced that a security and IT ...