Technology Vendors OEMs

  • October 04, 2017 04 Oct'17

    Surface future comes under question

    A leading channel analyst has predicted that Microsoft will pull the plug on its Surface product.

  • October 03, 2017 03 Oct'17

    Ellison touts autonomous cloud database at Oracle OpenWorld

    Advanced machine learning is set to drive the Oracle database to success in the cloud. But Oracle 18c is not a threat to DBA job security, according to founder Larry Ellison.

  • October 02, 2017 02 Oct'17

    Toshiba faces scrutiny on $17.7B memory business sale

    Toshiba signs a $17.7 billion deal to sell its memory business to a Bain-led consortium that includes Dell and Seagate, but Western Digital's SanDisk wants to stop it.

  • September 29, 2017 29 Sep'17

    Facebook partner program firms invest in Workplace

    Channel partner companies are boosting their efforts to support Facebook Workplace, which is making headway among enterprise customers, such as Walmart.

  • September 29, 2017 29 Sep'17

    Oracle partners can earn new cloud implementation badge

    The Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer program showcases partners with proven track records in SaaS implementation projects, said channel chief Penny Philpot.

  • September 29, 2017 29 Sep'17

    The fight over cloud cost moves from what to how

    Amazon, Microsoft and Google have all changed their cloud pricing models this month, as the focus returns to cloud costs and which vendor offers the best deal to its users.

  • September 29, 2017 29 Sep'17

    AI seen as HR technology show's hottest topic

    Analysts say artificial intelligence in HR will get the biggest buzz at the HR Technology Conference and Exposition; another hot topic is HR benefits automation.

  • September 29, 2017 29 Sep'17

    iOS flaw similar to Broadpwn found by Google

    Google's Project Zero released a proof-of-concept iOS exploit similar to the Broadpwn Wi-Fi flaw that could allow an attacker to run code or implant a backdoor.

  • September 28, 2017 28 Sep'17

    Peak 10, ViaWest merge, update Recovery Cloud

    Peak 10 purchased ViaWest for $1.7 billion. The combined company upgraded its Recovery Cloud and is looking to rebrand and add a new suite of services.

  • September 27, 2017 27 Sep'17

    Windows certificate signatures bypassed at DerbyCon

    The DerbyCon keynote covered why security research is an approachable field and also how to bypass a Windows digital signature check to run unwanted code.

  • September 27, 2017 27 Sep'17

    Users' wait for Azure Stack will be a little longer

    Microsoft says Azure Stack is ready to order, but users will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on the product, while OEMs finish their tests and certifications.

  • September 27, 2017 27 Sep'17

    Microsoft Teams means 'back to the drawing board'

    Microsoft Teams deployment will force enterprises to rethink how they want to restructure their current unified communications strategies. Executive buy-in will be crucial.

  • September 26, 2017 26 Sep'17

    SQL Server for Linux becomes reality

    Microsoft SQL Server 2017 becomes available in October. In addition to a version that runs on Linux, new features include support for Python-based analytics.

  • September 26, 2017 26 Sep'17

    Companies assessing mixed reality collaboration

    Microsoft demonstrated its virtual reality collaboration technology and mixed-reality workflow app, used by Ford, this week at Microsoft Ignite. Cisco invited customers to experiment with Cisco Spark in VR.

  • September 22, 2017 22 Sep'17

    Sophos' partner program targets cloud security providers

    Security vendor Sophos has updated its channel program to support Cloud Security Providers, a new Sophos partner designation; other channel news from the week.