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Microsoft is looking to boost consumer sales of its tablets, PCs, phones, software and gaming products with the introduction of some 600 Windows retail outlets in partnership with Best Buy.
Business intelligence and analytics continues to suffer from an identity crisis as the market slips from the heady double-digit growth of just a few years ago to more modest gains today, according to new figures from Gartner.
Dell and Oracle announce an expanded global alliance and a joint-product offering to grab more customers.
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.
Managed services is the biggest profit driver of the five major channel business models. The prospects for managed services to remain on top are high — even higher than cloud computing, according to a new 2112 Group study.
Despite rampant software piracy abroad and withering competition and market churn at home, Bill Gates remains bullish on the technology industry in general and, in particular, Microsoft’s tablet and operating system efforts.
One in five businesses plan to keep using Windows XP after Microsoft Corp. halts support for the OS next year, according to new research, which claims that the firms could end up paying an extra $500,000 a year for additional support.
Intronis named technology industry veteran Rick Faulk to lead the company as its new CEO, an important move toward executive stability at a cloud BCDR player that has crafted an aggressive channel program and seen double-digit annual growth despite a rash of leadership maneuvers over the past two years.
Dell’s regulatory filings reveal the company is forecasting a steady revenue decline in core PC business and that enterprise acquisitions haven’t yielded strong returns. Dell is fast becoming a case study of how challenging change is to implement.
For the three months to Feb. 28, Red Hat’s profits rose 19 percent to $43 million annually on sales which jumped 17 percent to $348 million over the same period – just shy of Wall Street expectations of $349.4 million, causing a share price slump of up to 11 percent in after-hours trading.