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  • Don’t go cheap on me

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 17 Oct 2008
  • After three days at SNW, 37 briefings and more than a few meetings with your reseller peers, I can tell you that this is a great time to be in the channel. The resellers I spoke to all indicated ...

  • Symantec may not replace Julie Parrish

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 16 Oct 2008
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- COO Enrique Salem said just now that Symantec may restructure its worldwide channel group and not replace outgoing vice president Julie Parrish. He made the comment here at ...

  • Symantec launches training, SaaS programs

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 16 Oct 2008
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Symantec kicked off Partner Engage 2008 today by announcing two new partner programs: Symantec University for Partners and the Symantec Protection Network (SPN) Partner Program. ...

  • Laurus Technologies: Symantec’s rookie of the year

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 16 Oct 2008
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Laurus Technologies, an Itasca, Ill.-based solution provider, won the rookie partner of the year award this morning at Symantec Partner Engage 2008. Laurus started leading with ...

  • CEO Thompson absent from Symantec partner show

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 16 Oct 2008
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. -- By now you know that outgoing channel chief Julie Parrish isn't here at Symantec Partner Engage 2008, but there's an even more notable executive absence. CEO John W. Thompson ...

  • The official Windows 7 name: Windows 7

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 14 Oct 2008
  • Microsoft is going retro with its operating system naming conventions. The company announced yesterday that Windows Vista's successor will be called Windows 7. Windows 7 has been the project's code ...

  • Finding the right products to bet on in a tough economy

    George Crump - Storage Switzerland 14 Oct 2008
  • In my days as a storage reseller CTO, one of my goals was to find three great new products and add them to our portfolio every year, replacing products that weren't doing well or where the ...

  • Man bites dog; VAR loves vendor

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 13 Oct 2008
  • When a VAR gives an unsolicited testimonial for a technology vendor, it's unusual enough to warrant attention. While researching a storage-related story a month or so ago, I called this VAR who ...

  • Microsoft-Yahoo coming back to life?

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 13 Oct 2008
  • As Yahoo's stock dives, speculation is rising that Microsoft could make another acquisition bid. In May, at the height of negotiations, Microsoft offered Yahoo $33 per share -- a significant ...

  • Julie Parrish leaving Symantec

    Brendan Cournoyer - TechTarget 10 Oct 2008
  • Julie Parrish, leader of the Symantec partner program for the past three years, is leaving the company. The news comes just five days before the start of Partner Engage, Symantec’s annual partner ...