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.
- December 02, 2010
Unix systems sales lagged in Q3 of 2010 in spite of an overall surge in the server market. VMware customers are weary of the company's Alive VM license giveaway.
- June 18, 2010
To help simplify remote management, solutions providers can now use the Intel Core vPro Processor management pack with Microsoft System Center Service Manager.
- 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 19, 2010
The Microsoft-Citrix partnership is still going strong, as evidenced by their most recent quest to beguile VMware customers with free virtual desktop software licenses.
- 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 23, 2009
There's a lot of excitement over Windows Server 2008 R2's new features, but IT pros are wary to implement any time soon, according to the Windows Purchasing Intentions Survey.
- October 20, 2009
Selling Windows 7 services and bundles could prove challenging, VARs say.
- October 09, 2009
A Windows Purchasing Intentions Survey reveals that Active Directory trumps Hyper-V R2 on IT pros' priority list.
- September 28, 2009
Apple Mac Snow Leopard OS supports Exchange Server, but issues around older Mac OS releases could hinder wide business adoption, VARs say.
- August 03, 2009
As VMware makes plans to virtualize Google's Chrome operating system, VARs agree that a VMware and Google combo is enough to shake Microsoft.
- July 31, 2009
VARs must explain to Exchange Server 2007 customers that they can't move to Windows Server R2 without upgrading to Exchange 2010 or they'll have to run their mail on older server software.