Posts Tagged ‘Cloud computing’
Embattled hardware vendor Huawei is putting its ambitions on full display at its first North America partner conference. The three-day event treats solution providers to a cavalcade of Huawei-based opportunities in data centers, mobility, Big Data and cloud computing. The underlying message: Huawei isn’t retreating.
Microsoft is stepping up efforts to get more partners and customers adopting its cloud-based Office 365 productivity suite by expanding commissions on referred accounts. The goal: Stop Google Apps in its tracks and recapture lost customers.
Dell remains mired in the battle over who will control its future and what roll the PC will play in its restoration to profitability and growth. The real issue, though, is how Dell can accelerate the revenue and profitability of its enterprise products.
Adobe is being accused, via an online campaign, of milking SMBs as it pursues cloud-only model on future Creative products.
Rackspace remains profitable, but growth and margins are rapidly shrinking. The cost of expansion is part of the issue, but so, too, is pricing pressure by stiff competition. It’s a sign of commoditization in core cloud computing services brought on by the expansion of existing players and the entry of more formidable contenders.
The managed services segment will continue to grow at a double-digit rate over the next four years, as businesses turn to service offerings to fulfill their IT and telecommunications needs rather than expanding staffing and fixed overhead.
Cloud services provider Outsourcery is trying to recruit more VARs for its cloud products and services. The company claims there are more business and good margins available for the right partners.
The latest move by China-based Huawei to remediate its image as a security threat to governments and enterprises comes straight from the top.
Powersolution.com was an early adopter of a relatively new platform from SaaS Markets purpose-built for launching and running an app store available to clients of its growing practice.
Huawei, the controversial Chinese hardware vendor accused representing a national security threat to the U.S., is looking to win friends and influence the industry with ICT Nation, a collaborative community of IT vendors, solution providers and CIOs.