CRN Applications and OS News

  • RAC Caps Otherwise So-So Quarter For Oracle
    Clustering was a bright spot in Oracle's most recent quarter. For its fiscal 2006 second quarter, Oracle earned 15 cents a share or $798 million vs. 16 cents per share or $815 million for the year-ago quarter.
  • Big Blue Welcomes Red Hat, Novell To the Fold
    Calling it the most important partner announcement it has made since its strategic commitment to Linux six years ago, IBM has elevated Red Hat and Novell to be members of its Strategic Alliance program.
  • IBM Builds Dedicated Sales Channel For Red Hat, Novell Linux
    IBM elevated Red Hat and Novell to its strategic alliance program, unveiled its new subscription models for selling those firms' Linux distributions in combination with hardware, middleware and services and promised to open up significant sales channel and access to IBM centers in emerging countries such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. In exchange, Red Hat and Novell will push IBM's Geronimo and Derby open source projects
  • Global Hyatt Gets Hotel In Order
    Global Hyatt was recently having trouble managing the myriad financial, forecasting and planning information that is crucial to its business. The hospitality giant, which includes five separate operating units that manage more than 800 properties in 44 different countries, was in need of a solution that would enable it to simplify information delivery, as well as ensure the accuracy, speed and consistency of that information, so that it could ultimately make better business decisions.
  • Maxed Out On Spam
    As a high-profile company with thousands of employees and millions of e-mail messages streaming into its network on a daily basis, OfficeMax takes spam very seriously.
  • Integration Promises Still Haunting Oracle
    As analysts downgraded the company's stock, Oracle on Tuesday said it is pushing ahead on promises to deliver tighter integration among applications over the past 12 months.
  • Brace Yourself For The Battle Of The CRM Titans
    VARs wanting to dip their toes into the software-as-a-service pool this winter will be able to use's new Sandbox to put custom applications through their paces in a clone of their target production environment.
  • Briefs: December 12, 2005
    SonicWall last week named former Cisco Systems channel executive John DiLullo as vice president of worldwide sales, effective immediately.
  • Building Better Custom-Storage Arrays
    The new Addonics Storage Tower allows system builders to put together terabyte storage systems and to mix and match optical and hard drives in the same enclosurefor any amount of storage.
  • Case Study: The Value Of Storage Consolidation
    When storage solution provider VeriStor Systems, Duluth, Ga., bid on consolidating the storage environment at North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C., it put its reputation and its money behind an EqualLogic iSCSI SAN.
  • New SOA Software Rolls Out For Left-Out Mainframes
    Hoping to help users and resellers pull mainframes in as a more active participant in service-oriented architectures (SOAs), GT Software has rolled out a set of development tools designed to leverage existing technical resources and programmer skills.