Enterprise Applications News
Do You Have What It Takes To Sell Surface?: 7 Capabilities Microsoft Is Seeking From The Channel
4:00 PM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Microsoft recently sent a questionnaire to partners it has deemed capable of selling and supporting Surface tablets. The questions are revealing and, in some cases, confusing.
New Amazon Portal Lets ISVs Dive Deep Into Marketing Campaigns
2:58 PM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Amazon launches portal where ISVs get to tap into heavy-duty marketing analytics to keep track of how customers are buying and selling their cloud apps.
Dell Bulks Up EqualLogic Arrays With All-Flash Storage Option, SAN-NAS And 64-Bit OS
12:01 AM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Dell claims that its new EqualLogic PS6210 array family in an all-flash configuration offers the performance to handle 90 percent of all high-performance applications.
HP Releases Moonshot-Based Hosted Desktop Solution, New Moonshot Modules
1:11 PM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
HP's new Converged System 100 for Hosted Desktops, based on the company's new AMD Opteron-based ProLiant m700 Moonshot cartridge, can host up to 180 virtual desktops in a 4.3U space.
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.
Microsoft To Partners: We're Not Really Asking You To Destroy Surface Accessories
6:36 PM EST Thu. Dec. 05, 2013
Microsoft addresses partners' confusion over a document that appeared to ask them to commit to destroying Surface hardware accessories to be eligible to sell Surface tablets.
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.
HP Drops EC2 API Support, Puts Stake In Ground Against Amazon's 'Spider Web'
9:54 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
A top HP cloud executive says HP's decision not to support Amazon EC2 APIs for the HP public cloud assures customers will not be locked into Amazon like a 'bug in a spider web.'
Microsoft May Expand Surface Sales To More Partners, But Requirements Are Strict
3:00 PM EST Wed. Dec. 04, 2013
According to an email to select partners viewed by CRN, Microsoft is considering opening up Surface sales to a wider range of solution providers -- but the requirements they are being asked to meet are stringent.
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.
Box Acquires Data Mining Tech From dLoop, Will Target Enterprises With Data Mining
4:10 PM EST Mon. Dec. 02, 2013
Box is expanding the security of its file sync and share capabilities with data mining software it acquired from dLoop.
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.
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.
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.
2013 Best Companies: Who's Up And Who's Down
4:00 PM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
Here we take a look at the companies that moved up or declined the most on CRN's 2013 Best Companies to Partner With list, an annual rating of IT vendors by their solution provider channel partners.
2013 Best Companies: Who Fell Off And Who Emerged
10:00 AM EST Tue. Nov. 26, 2013
For the third year in a row, CRN asked VARs what vendors were their must-have partners for our Best Companies To Partner With study. Here are what companies fell off our list, and which companies returned or made their debut.
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.
2013 Best Companies To Partner With
10:00 AM EST Mon. Nov. 25, 2013
Get a first look at CRN's third annual exclusive new research study, Best Companies To Partner With, which asked solution providers to rank their must-have technology vendors.
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.
VMware To Amazon: Welcome To The Virtual Desktop Market, Frenemy
8:15 PM EST Fri. Nov. 15, 2013
With Amazon Web Services taking aim at the virtual desktop market, VMware and Citrix say they're happy to see the newcomer. But VMware is also going to be competing with AWS.
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