Channel Marker

April 2010

  • OS/2 mostly gone, but not forgotten

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 25 Apr 2010
  • If you think no one cares about IBM OS/2, the mostly defunct operating system, publish a story on it and wait for the email. OS/2, for all its faults and foibles, still generates a ton of interest. ...

  • Microsoft updates Dynamics CRM Online

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 25 Apr 2010
  • Among new features flowing into Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online are tools to help hook it up with the company's new Dynamics GP 2010  and Microsoft's nascent Azure cloud; support for new languages; ...

  • Microsoft plugs away on SQL Azure

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 22 Apr 2010
  • Microsoft is chipping away at SQL Azure, trying to bring it to full parity with on-premises with the company's on-premises  SQL Server 2008 R2. "We have the principal of symmetry to guide us. We're ...

  • CompTIA shows some Linux love

    Heather Clancy 15 Apr 2010
  • In the category of "you've coming a long way baby," CompTIA and the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) are getting together to create a standardized Linux certification program. Under the ...

  • Symantec starts FY 2011 with layoffs

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 05 Apr 2010
  • Word out of Mountain View is that Symantec is cutting jobs -- quite a few jobs -- at the start of its new fiscal year. Some groups -- midmarket sales for example -- will see a 20% reduction, ...

  • Harris survey: Tech companies get some respect, financial firms not so much

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 05 Apr 2010
  •   Tech heavyweights Amazon, Intel, Google, and Microsoft were among six companies that got "excellent" reputation quotients or  "RQ" scores, according to the newly released 2009 Harris Interactive ...

  • CompTIA offers new VAR membership option

    Heather Clancy 02 Apr 2010
  • CompTIA has taken a cue from charities and non-profits and from the managed services industry by coming up with a subscription-based pricing model for VARs, so that they can pay by the month ...

  • Cisco's pipeline remains plugged

    Barb Darrow - TechTarget 01 Apr 2010
  • Nope, you weren't imagining it. Cisco continues to have problems fulfilling orders for some of its more popular networking gear. Cisco resellers and customers  report long lag times for Cisco's ...