CRN Applications and OS News

  • ShadowRAM: March 6, 2006
    tkSun Microsystems' Scott "Scooter" McNealy threw a preemptory stink bomb at the Hewlett-Packard-Intel-Oracle Itanium lovefest as only he can do.
  • CA Rolls Wave Of Top Accounts To Partners
    Partners are poised to benefit from CA’s plans to pull its direct sales team away from thousands of customers, James Hanley, senior vice president of worldwide partner sales at CA, said at CMP Media’s XChange Solution Provider conference.
  • BEA Engages Partner Base
    BEA's channel efforts have been paying off with a more enthusiastic and engaged partner base than the company has had in years. But that’s not to say the road has been smooth along the way.
  • Software Vendors Tout Their RFID Wares
    Software companies are using this week's RFID World show in Dallas to trot out product updates and strategies for the emerging technology, which vendors say is finally moving beyond pilot projects into production systems.
  • McNealy To Hurd: Lets Merge OSes
    In a bizarre move, Sun CEO Scott McNealy broadcasts his message to HP chief Mark Hurd proposing the convergence of HP-UX and Solaris.
  • BEA Buys BPM Software Vendor Fuego
    BEA Systems has acquired privately held business-process management (BPM) software maker Fuego for $87.5 million in cash, the companies announced Wednesday.
  • VAR shows the way to reaping the rewards of a strong e-commerce site

    Web-Enabled Dollars
    Tachyon Solutions considers the e-commerce portal it built for Campmor Sporting Goods a work in progress.
  • Vendor halves margins on price-hold deals to ‘fulfillment’ partners

    Oracle Cuts Some Margins
    Oracle is halving the commissions it pays solution providers in some deals.
  • Services To Extend Search's Reach Into Transactions, ERP

    Google Preps Strategy For Realtime Business Search
    Google plans to unveil in the near future an innovative strategy that gives users of its enterprise search better access to realtime business information, workflows and business transactions from ERP systems and other back-end systems.
  • Microsoft, IBM, Oracle all amke moves into open-source realm

    VARs Monitor Marriage Of Software Worlds
    Microsoft’s partnership with SugarCRM and Oracle’s purchase of Sleepycat underscore the rising number of relationships forming between proprietary software giants and open-source companies.