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Oracle Predicts: Keep IT Simple

According to IDC research commissioned by Oracle, simplicity creates margin opportunities

Server Market Poised for a Shakeup

New server market share numbers show Hewlett-Packard remains in the front position, and will likely stay there after the transition of IBM’s x86 server unit to Lenovo. However, HP’s security at the top will be challenged by upstarts.

Salesforce Leaps Into Global Software Top 10

Pure-play cloud vendor Salesforce.com Inc. moved into the top 10 worldwide software vendors by revenue last year, according to Gartner.

HP Diamond Status With Oracle Misleading

Oracle has awarded HP with its highest channel honor, Diamond status in the Oracle PartnerNetwork, granting it access to vast resources. This achievement is seen as a thaw in the relations between the two feuding vendors. Here’s why it’s not good for the channel.

Server Shipments Up, Revenues Down in 2013

Analyst firm Gartner is reporting worldwide server shipments increased a scant 2.1 percent, but revenues declined 4.5 percent. Demand is strong, but value is evaporating for the basic building blocks of data centers.

Oracle Snaps Up Corente in SDN Play

Oracle has agreed to buy WAN-focused software-defined networking specialist Corente, maker of a WAN virtualization platform aimed at speeding up customers’ ability to deploy cloud apps and services.

NSA Hacking: Where We Stand in the Channel

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for solution providers in the business of providing networking and computing infrastructure — they’ve been left to explain to a skittish clientele why they should be confident their IT systems haven’t been compromised by the National Security Agency.

Out of the Box: Integrated Infrastructure Continues Hot Streak

Integrated infrastructure and platforms sales jumped 68.5 percent last quarter. The space now accounts for some $1.4 billion in sales with vendors delivering more than 622 petabytes of new storage capacity in Q3, a 101 percent increase over the same period in 2012.