Software Article Archive:
HP’s effort to create a framework around its various Big Data lines of business presents an opportunity for a variety of partners to produce applications to tackle customer or industry data challenges using common tools.
Hewlett-Packard is now an official — and probably the largest — reseller of Google Apps for Business, which it will bundle with its PCs, printers and other hardware. The deal makes HP’s SMB IT in a Box available to its army of resellers, greatly expanding Google’s channel universe.
Dell and Oracle announce an expanded global alliance and a joint-product offering to grab more customers.
As Gartner recently reported, the security market grew nearly 8 percent in 2012, and the prospects for continued and sustained growth are high. Here are a few reasons why security is and remains a solid growth engine for solution providers.
A Gartner report finds security software spending increased 7.9 percent in 2012, buoying the fortunes of Symantec, McAfee and other vendors. SMBs, in particular, contributed to this growth and reflect the strength of the channel.
Reports say Microsoft will release Windows 8.1 in preview mode to consumers and businesses alike In June in a move to give users what Redmond claims are the latest advancements in the technology.
GFI Software is once again arming its small but growing MSP base with a new set of tools after it acquired online backup vendor IASO, a move that fills in valuable gaps in the firm’s burgeoning managed services portfolio.
Fresh off its retooled go-to-market strategy emphasizing a commitment to channel partners, hybrid-storage vendor Tegile Systems is raising its profile in the VDI space in a new partnership with Cisco and VMware aimed at boosting VDI performance and lowering costs through de-duplication.
IDC claims the worldwide growth figure for next four years will be driven by emerging markets’ expansion.
Dell is shedding its IaaS vCloud Datacenter service for its own IaaS offerings delivered by its channel — a move that aligns with its stated strategy to leverage partners as the catalyst to drive its software and service ambitions.