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Amazon Testing Private Cloud Waters With Cloud Storage Hardware Appliance
3:35 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Fresh off its CIA private cloud win over IBM, Amazon is testing out a cloud storage hardware appliance that would let enterprises use the AWS cloud for backup and disaster recovery.
2013 Best Companies: What Technologies Are Most Important To Solution Providers' Future?
4:00 PM EST Fri. Nov. 29, 2013
CRN's third annual Best Companies To Partner With survey unearthed some insights about what categories of technologies solution providers consider most important to the future of their businesses.
Report: Government Picks HP Over Verizon Terremark To Run Healthcare.gov Website
9:20 PM EST Wed. Nov. 27, 2013
Fresh off fourth quarter results that beat Wall Street's expectations, HP has reportedly been awarded a web hosting contract for the troubled Healthcare.gov website.
8 Tech Turkeys For 2013
4:00 PM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Companies have made some bird-brained decisions throughout the year. From embarrassing mishaps to baffling blunders, here's a look at some of the biggest turkeys in tech.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:37 PM EST Fri. Nov. 22, 2013
For the week ending Nov. 22, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
CEO Benioff Says Former Oracle Sales VP Doing 'Phenomenal' Job At Salesforce
4:39 PM EST Wed. Nov. 20, 2013
Keith Block, the longtime Oracle sales exec who famously trashed Sun's hardware, has been doing a bang-up job at Salesforce, says Marc Benioff.
Salesforce's Benioff: More APIs Will Spark Mobile Development Frenzy
5:47 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
In his annual Dreamforce keynote, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff talks about how the company's new upgraded platform will help both developers and customers get more business done using mobile devices.
8 Startups That Stood Out At Amazon's AWS re:Invent Show
12:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 19, 2013
CRN walked the expo hall at Amazon's recent AWS re:Invent conference in search of innovative products and services that work with its public cloud. Here's what we found.
Salesforce Expands APIs, Rolls Out New Platform For Mobile Developers
5:02 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Salesforce.com has been courting mobile developers for a while, but now it's getting serious by casting its SaaS system as a platform for ISVs and developers.
Many Happy Returns: Why The Move To Bring Jobs Back To The U.S. Is A Boon To The Channel
9:00 AM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Manufacturing will never return to the halcyon days of the 1970s. But the so-called reshoring movement is gaining steam and for solution providers who base their business on being fast and nimble, that's a huge advantage.
IBM Takes Its Cloud Marketing Campaign Behind Enemy Lines
7:39 PM EST Thu. Nov. 14, 2013
IBM is so over this whole Amazon Web Services thing, and this week it boldly took its cloud marketing campaign behind enemy lines.
Amazon Unveils 'Kinesis' Big Data Service, Expands Tools For Cloud Developers
4:44 PM EST Thu. Nov. 14, 2013
On day two of Amazon's AWS re:Invent conference, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels brings out the heavy artillery with new tools and services for mobile and cloud developers.
Why Salesforce.com Isn't Just For CRM Anymore
3:00 PM EST Thu. Nov. 14, 2013
Bluewolf, a leading Salesforce partner, surveyed customers about their use of the Salesforce cloud platform and made some surprising discoveries that highlight the opportunities for solution providers.
Amazon Web Services Chief Pokes Fun At IBM, Says CEO Bezos Bullish On AWS Cloud
8:21 PM EST Wed. Nov. 13, 2013
IBM took to Las Vegas, where Amazon is holding its AWS Re:Invent conference, and plastered signage to try and steal Amazon's thunder and pitch IBM's cloud as enterprise-ready, but one AWS exec used Wednesday's keynote to dish the competitive rhetoric right back.
Pivotal Tries To Steal Amazon's Thunder With Commercial Cloud Foundry Launch
10:33 AM EST Wed. Nov. 13, 2013
As Amazon holds its annual developer conference, Pivotal launches its commercial version of the Cloud Foundry Platform-as-a-Service for building cloud apps.
7 Things The Judge Didn't Like About IBM's CIA Cloud Legal Battle With Amazon
10:15 AM EST Tue. Nov. 12, 2013
As the dust settles from Amazon's eight-month legal battle with IBM over a prized CIA cloud contract, the judge in the case calls out IBM for the legal tactics it employed.
Panasonic Unveils 20-inch, 4K Resolution Toughpad Tablet In Big Hollywood Splash
10:00 AM EST Mon. Nov. 11, 2013
CRN takes you to Hollywood where Panasonic on Thursday night unveiled its Toughpad 4K UT-MB5 tablet PC, and its 20-inch screen with better-than-high-definition 4K resolution wowed the crowd.
Report: Elop Would Bring Office To Apple, Google Devices If Named Microsoft CEO
8:12 PM EST Fri. Nov. 08, 2013
If Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is named Microsoft's next CEO, he'd depart from tradition by green lighting Office on iPhones, iPads and Android devices, according to a report.
Microsoft Bundles Yammer With Office 365, Recruits Partners For Enterprise Social Sales Blitz
1:47 PM EST Fri. Nov. 08, 2013
Microsoft, which paid $1.2 billion to acquire Yammer last June, launches partner program to get the channel involved in selling and evangelizing the social networking technology.
10 Hot Technology Startups For November
10:00 AM EST Thu. Nov. 07, 2013
This month's crop of young companies includes startups developing advanced analytics software, storage technology for virtualized environments, mobile device service software and sales tax management applications.
Partners See Widening Cisco-VMware Rift
7:25 PM EST Wed. Nov. 06, 2013
Partners say the tension is building in the sales trenches between Cisco and VMware as the software-defined networking (SDN) war heats up.
9 Things You Might Have Missed From Oracle's Annual Shareholder Meeting
2:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 05, 2013
Oracle executives fielded a wide range of questions during the company's annual meeting with shareholders. Here are some points that were made in the Q&A that warrant further attention.
New Product Helps Application Developers Work Better In Amazon Cloud
12:59 PM EST Tue. Nov. 05, 2013
A new product by Cloud Technology Partners helps application developers make the switch to AWS and optimize their applications for the public cloud.
Oracle Shareholders Think Larry Ellison, Other Execs Are Overpaid
7:11 PM EST Fri. Nov. 01, 2013
Oracle shareholders re-elect all current board members but vote down a non-binding measure on executive pay packages for the second consecutive year.
Salesforce.com Launches 'Private' Version Of AppExchange For Enterprises
8:14 PM EST Thu. Oct. 31, 2013
Salesforce updates its AppExchange product with a version that's tailored specifically for the security and management needs of control-focused enterprise IT departments.
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