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Oracle Turns to Disties in Cloud Push

Oracle this week said it would add Oracle Cloud services to Oracle’s value-added distributor offerings from Arrow Electronics, Avnet, Tech Data, and NEXTGEN

HP to Pay $11.8M for Shortchanging IT Staffers

HP agreed late last week to settle the suit brought by former employees of HP’s Electronic Data Systems subsidiary — a services unit now known as HP Enterprise Services.

Channel Veteran Selbst Signs on With Vorex for MSP Push

Cloud PSA specialist Vorex is preparing to make a play for managed services providers and has hired a well-known IT services insider to help lead the charge, the company announced this week. Stuart Selbst, a former MSP in his own right and best known in the channel for leading his own MSP coaching and consulting […]

IBM Shares Insights for Mobility, Analytics Strategies

The new report from Big Blue addresses mobility and analytics with real business-outcomes language to show how such strategies can help redefine organizations and change how work gets done.

Cisco, SimpliVity in Hyperconverged Infrastructure Deal

Channel-focused SimpliVity will roll out a version of its OmniStack Integrated Solution later this year bundled with Cisco Unified Computing System C-Series servers.

Broadcom Woos Developers With Internet of Things Protoyping Kit

The company this week unveiled a $20 development kit that promises to speed the creation of prototype ideas and concepts for IoT devices and applications.

Lenovo Agrees to Settlement for Repairs of Faulty Ultrabooks

The suit alleged that the U-Series ultrabooks – specifically the IdeaPad models U310 and U410 — included an inherent design flaw that made it nearly impossible to remain connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Westcon Takes Palo Alto Distribution Global

The deal expands on the pair’s relationship, which had been limited to pushing Palo Alto Networks products in select regions, primarily in Europe and Asia.