Database & System Software News
5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week
2:25 PM EST Fri. Jun. 14, 2013
For the week ended June 14, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.
Red Hat Offers Complete Cloud Package, Commercial OpenStack Release
7:29 PM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
Competition with VMware heats up with a new Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure package and an upgrade for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Red Hat CEO: We've Entered A New Era Of Collaborative Innovation
10:30 AM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
In his Red Hat Summit Keynote, Jim Whitehurst argued that IT managers who buy cloud infrastructure from vendors using "closed, proprietary" development processes risk vendor lock-in.
HP Creates A Haven For Big Data
4:00 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
HP looks to turn the big data buzz into a reality with the launch of a new open business analytics platform called HAVEn aimed at increasing bottom-line profits for partners.
Red Hat, Progress Software Enter The PaaS Software Competition
2:43 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
Progress Software launches its Pacific PaaS platform while Red Hat offers a commercial version of its OpenShift software.
Channel Chief Vows Increased Partner Focus As BMC Gets Set To Become Private
2:32 PM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
BMC channel partners are hopeful the company will make good on its plans to move away from its emphasis on direct sales and become more channel-centric.
IBM Partner Puts Big Data To Work At Seattle Children's Hospital
10:25 AM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
IBM's PureData System for Analytics is a critical element in the data warehouse system Brightlight Consulting is building for the hospital.
Cloudera Adds Search Capabilities To Its Hadoop Big Data Platform
5:20 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
Channel partners say the addition of search will make Hadoop-stored data available to broader range of information workers.
TechEd Preview: Hot Products To See From Microsoft And More
12:00 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
Microsoft's TechEd conference this week in New Orleans brings together thousands of IT professionals and enterprise developers for hands-on learning and exploring new products around the world of Microsoft. Here's a look at what to expect.
10 Hot Tech Startups For May
12:00 PM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
From network virtualization to big data analytics to unified communications hardware, there's no shortage of startups with innovative technologies this month.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
For the week ending May 31, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Dell Software Readies Email, SQL Server Management For TechEd
9:00 AM EST Thu. May. 30, 2013
New data leak protection features of MessageStats Business Insights for customers using an on-premises version of Exchange 2013 will enable organizations to control the flow of sensitive information.
HP Anywhere Goes Mobile, With New Development Tools For Partners
12:40 PM EST Wed. May. 29, 2013
The company's new offerings provide better ways to link mobile applications with corporate cloud systems and monitor their performance.
The World's 20 Most Valuable Technology Brands
12:00 PM EST Wed. May. 29, 2013
Brands have value, and some brands are more valuable than others. See which IT brands are generating the most buzz and which ones aren't, according to MillwardBrown's BrandZ ranking of the most recognized global brands.
SAP Revamps R&D: It All Hinges On HANA
3:25 PM EST Tue. May. 28, 2013
As part of the reorganization SAP will say goodbye to top cloud executive Lars Daalgard, while getting set to execute on plans to use HANA as a platform for development of virtually all new and existing products.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. May. 24, 2013
For the week ending May 24, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Newest Winner In Big Data VC Sweepstakes: WibiData Raises $15 Million
10:30 AM EST Thu. May. 23, 2013
Company is recruiting channel partners with vertical industry expertise for work with its big data analytical applications.
Hortonworks Expands Big Data Ecosystem Into Microsoft Windows Arena
1:23 PM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
Channel partners say the new Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows offers them a way to meet the growing demand for Windows-based big data applications.
SAP Steps Up Partner Recruitment Efforts For HANA
5:34 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
The company has launched SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud partner program as part of its efforts to get solution providers on board with HANA.
SAP Ships Business Suite For HANA, Readies New Release Of Business One Apps
7:14 PM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Channel partners say the message form SAP is that they need to be onboard with the HANA in-memory database technology.
Enterprise Door-Opener: HP Develops Appliances Around SAP's HANA
10:45 AM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
The new HP AppSystems, to be sold through HP channel partners, combine HANA and SAP Business applications with HP ProLiant servers.
SAP CEO: HANA Is The Platform for All Future SAP Products
3:46 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
In his Sapphire Now keynote speech, CEO Bill McDermott calls the HANA in-memory database 'the intellectual renewal of SAP' and 'the fastest growing software product in the world.'
The 25 Biggest Tech Companies On The Fortune 500
10:00 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Each year Fortune ranks the 500 largest U.S. corporations according to annual revenue. See how the leading companies in the IT industry made out this year.
SAP Exec To Partners: Huge Incremental Revenue Opportunities Ahead
9:24 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
In a keynote speech at Sapphire Now, SAP channel chief Eric Duffaut says partners that combine their vertical expertise with SAP's technologies will see big gains.
SAP's Sapphire To-Do List: Top Of Mind For Partners Will Be HANA, Cloud
11:01 AM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
Solution providers who'll be attending next week's Sapphire conference are looking for clues about SAP's plans for HANA and cloud software and just how they fit into those plans.
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