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Expert Says New Microsoft Volume Licensing Program Could Be 'Major Departure'
5:00 PM EST Fri. Dec. 06, 2013
Microsoft is wrapping up all its many volume licensing programs into a single agreement covering all customers and products. Sounds like a great idea, but details at this point are scarce.
The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2013
4:00 PM EST Thu. Dec. 05, 2013
Some of the most innovative work in the IT industry is taking place in the big data arena. Here's what we think were the coolest new big data products in 2013.
Best Companies To Partner With: Top 10 Technologies
1:41 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
As part of our 25 Best Companies To Partner With series, CRN looks at the top emerging technologies.
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.
2013 Best Companies: By Technology
10:00 AM EST Fri. Nov. 29, 2013
CRN's third annual Best Companies To Partner With survey included a look at how vendors measured up by technology. Here's a look at the top scorers in each technology category.
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 Ways To Keep Big Data From Going Bad
4:00 PM EST Thu. Nov. 21, 2013
Big data has potential societal benefits, but, left unchecked, the information could be used for nefarious purposes.
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.
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.
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.
Extrahop Takes Application Performance Monitoring To Amazon's Public Cloud
10:15 AM EST Thu. Nov. 07, 2013
Extrahop rolls out new technology that provides visibility into how apps and services are performing on Amazon's public cloud, which it says partners can use for consulting opportunities.
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.
Report: Microsoft Whittles Down CEO Shortlist To Five Candidates
3:22 PM EST Wed. Nov. 06, 2013
Microsoft has cut down its original list of 40 candidates to replace Steve Ballmer to about five, according to a report. What's surprising is that three internal people are said to be in the mix.
IBM Takes Shots At Amazon Web Services In New Cloud Marketing Campaign
3:16 PM EST Tue. Nov. 05, 2013
IBM lost its battle with Amazon over a $600 million cloud contract for the CIA, but it's keeping the pressure on AWS with a new cloud marketing campaign.
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.
Microsoft Launches Windows Azure Discounts To Keep Customers Away From Amazon
6:00 PM EST Mon. Nov. 04, 2013
Microsoft officially takes wraps off new Windows Azure discounts for customers that sign three-year volume licensing agreements. Will that be enough to keep Amazon at bay?
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.
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