Operating Systems and Software Services
- October 04, 2019
Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop offering is poised to boost partner business as it opens opportunities in the desktop-as-a-service market; other news from the week.
- July 11, 2014
Windows Server 2003 end of life is a year away, and HP is looking to get partners to move clients to a new Microsoft OS, servers, storage and networking wrapped with HP support services and HP financial services.
- October 22, 2012
News briefs: Storage experts express mixed reviews on features such as dedupe and Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012; more news.
- June 11, 2010
VMware now supports and distributes the Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server operating system with vSphere and also plans to use the OS for all its virtual appliances.
- April 08, 2010
Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems has put much of Sun's products in question, and the Sun OpenSolaris OS is no exception.
- March 05, 2010
Microsoft reports that sales of Windows 7 licenses have hit the 90 million mark and will keep growing, which could mean a boost in business for solutions providers.
- October 20, 2009
Selling Windows 7 services and bundles could prove challenging, VARs say.
- May 04, 2009
Headlines: Windows 7 RC available; Eucalyptus gets funded
- March 30, 2009
By giving away Virtual Machine Manager to Small Business Specialist Community partners, Microsoft hopes they will recommend the software to their customers.
- January 08, 2009
Windows 7 beta will be widely available Friday, VARs and their business customers can start contemplating migrations. Or not.
- September 03, 2008
With Chrome, Google has reignited the browser wars and upped the ante in its battle with Microsoft. But partners are split on how successful Google will be.
- August 20, 2007
Windows Vista sales won't overtake Windows XP until 2009, but Microsoft partners say the poor sales aren't hurting them.
- August 08, 2007
Even though Windows Server 2008 won't be out until February, Microsoft partners should already be getting their customers ready to upgrade.
- June 04, 2007
Microsoft SharePoint and other collaboration software requires service providers with vertical market expertise that Microsoft isn't used to developing.
- May 16, 2007
The portal Red Hat set up to sell third-party business applications will help VARs put together open-source solutions, not steal support contracts through direct online sales.
- March 22, 2007
In a market already carpeted by Microsoft operating systems, Novell still feels it has a chance to win SMB customers and is depending on its channel to bring home the bacon.
- January 11, 2007
Red Hat, Novell and now Oracle are struggling to be the big dog in enterprise Linux, but it makes little differnce to the channel who comes out on top.
- November 06, 2006
These open source software FAQs may come in handy when helping customers select and integrate open source technologies. We present the top 10 questions about open source software posed by members of our sister site November 01, 2006 01 Nov'06
Now that you've had an overview of key sessions -- and parties -- attended at IBM System p, AIX 5L and Linux Technical University, as well as...
- November 01, 2006
Some of the best practices and methods to come out of the "care and feeding of AIX" class at IBM System p, AIX 5L and Linux Technical University included how to best configure the /etc/netsvc.conf file, why to increase the number of AIX users and ...
- October 27, 2006
Virtualization is so hot its leading vendor is growing at 86% per year; Microsoft volume licenses might make virtualization more practical on Windows.
- October 02, 2006
IBM's porting of HACMP to Linux is a significant step in the software giant's recognition of the open-source platform, but can it find enough Linux HACMP customers?
Here's one expert's take on the "buzz" to come out of IBM System p, AIX 5L and ...