Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’
Redmond is set to introduce a one-size-fits-all contract for volume licensing deals.
Microsoft’s Board of Directors has reportedly narrowed the field of CEO candidates to two: Ford’s Alan Mulally and Microsoft’s cloud chief Satya Nadella. A decision on Ballmer’s replacement could come before the end of the year.
Microsoft is sending strong signals that Windows RT, the version of the operating system designed for ARM processors, is nearing the end of its unremarkable run. Focus will likely shift in 2014 toward x86 and mobile versions.
Riverbed is rolling out a number of partner program changes aimed at simplifying training and certification tracks and helping resellers crack new markets.
SkyKick, a provider of automation and management solutions for Microsoft Office 365, released two new tools to automate and simplify the migration of legacy licenses to the cloud-based platform. The continued development of similar tools reflects the growing opportunity for Office 365 professional and managed services.
File sharing service Dropbox is reportedly looking to raise $250 million to fund further expansion, including deeper inroads into the channel and capturing enterprise accounts. Dropbox is fast becoming a problem for backup and cloud storage companies far and wide.
Hewlett-Packard and Google suffered a minor setback to their challenge of Microsoft’s dominance of the PC market with the discontinued sale of Chromebook 11 models. Is this the end of the Chromebook experiment?
One day after it instituted a poison-pill policy to ward off hostile takeover bids, networking optimization vendor Riverbed Technology is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to broker the sale of the company.
Tens of thousands of veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars are looking for careers that will give them the lifestyle they shed blood to protect. The tech community is stepping up with more programs and support to ensure they have an opportunity to realize the American dream.
Microsoft reportedly narrowed the list of possible replacements for retiring CEO Steve Ballmer. One candidate, Nokia’s Stephen Elop, may consider selling Xbox and shuttering the Bing search engine. The consequences, good and bad, for the channel are significant.