Servers Article Archive:
Network-attached storage offerings from the Lenovo/EMC joint venture are available through Lenovo’s partners and integrated into its channel program, furthering its push into the SMB server market.
Mimecast vows to stick to its 100 percent availability promise and offer compensation after coming under fire following outage.
For only the sixth time in its 45-year history, Intel has a new CEO. The company tapped 31-year veteran Brian Krzanich to succeed Paul Otellini who is set to retire later this month.
IBM is looking to shed underperforming business units and products, trim jobs and cut expenses to reach its earnings goals. In the process, Big Blue will likely turn to channel partners for more support in selling and supporting cloud computing, Big Data and data protection products.
Published reports indicate Lenovo is in talks with IBM to buy its underperforming Series X low-end server business. If the deal comes to pass, it will fundamentally reshape the server market and channel.
Exiting CEO Paul Otelleni’s walk down memory lane encapsulates the evolution of the tech giant from innovator and market dominator to a company forced to scrap and claw with more nimble rivals in the highly mobile, post-PC world.
Battered by the same forces withering most of the technology giants, Intel suffers a 25 percent drop in its Q1 profits as it attempts to adjust to the rapidly changing face of IT. But it could have been worse.
Lenovo’s server business is small but growing, and the company has big plans for the SMB server market. But to get there, it needs to move the channel community from being aware of its offerings, to being engaged.
Channel veteran Frank Vitagliano becomes Dell’s newest vice president of channel sales, a move sure to give the company even more channel credibility for what has already become a formidable partner program at the traditionally direct-sales vendor.
HP’s release party for their hyperscale Moonshot servers was filled with references to HP’s desire to help save the planet. The real question for partners is whether Moonshot can help save the struggling vendor.