Cloud Computing Article Archive:

En Pointe: A Glimpse Into Channel Success

So successful has En Pointe been to this point that it just announced the addition of a new data management team to its practice.

Amazon Raises Questions on Cloud Growth

Amazon Web Services saw the number of users increase by 90 percent over the last year, as price cutting attracts customers by the thousands. While the strategy hurts rivals, it’s raises questions over what price companies should pay for their share of the cloud.

Will Lightning Strike Twice on Windows Migration?

Upgrading customers from Windows Server 2003 will be even more fruitful for the channel than the recent XP migration boom, claims Microsoft

VeloCloud Invites Partners to Sell WAN Solution

Given the growing market for WAN networking, more solution providers might want to jump on the bandwagon. According to Gartner, the worldwide market for WAN equipment, excluding services, is expected to exceed $16 billion by year’s end. Thanks to VeloCloud, channel players will be able to do just that. The vendor just made a twofold […]

MDS Brings Enterprise-Level Security to Small Business, MSPs

My Digital Shield announced general availability of its cloud-based security solution for small businesses.

Despite Profit Drop, CA Chief Gives Channel Nod for Passable Q1

Direct sales and named accounts may still play a strong role in CA Technologies overall strategy, but partners got at least part of the credit for the enterprise software vendors first quarter numbers.

Microsoft Q4 Income Weighed Down by Nokia

Software behemoth Microsoft plans to strip $1 billion of costs from newly acquired devices business by 2016 in a bid to see it return to growth

Microsoft VARs Cheer Select Plus Retirement

Microsoft partners have welcomed the vendor’s move to bin its Select Plus volume licensing scheme, claiming its replacement will make life easier for the channel. The Select Plus scheme – which was introduced in 2010 when it replaced the Select Licence program – will begin to be phased out next summer in favor of the […]