CRN Channel News

  • TheServerSide.Net provides developer with resources, news

    The Middleware Company Launches .Net Online Community
    The Middleware Co. has launched a new online community for .Net developers, a move that represents a shift in the company's strategy toward supporting a broader group of enterprise developers.
  • Oracle Names Longtime CFO As New Chairman
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Business software maker Oracle Corp. named its longtime chief financial officer Jeff Henley as chairman, replacing its colorful co-founder Larry Ellison, who will remain as the company's chief executive.
  • Enterprise Partners Ready For HIP Replacement
    Richard Baldwin, CEO of Nth Generation Computing recently visited Hewlett Packard's manufacturing facility in Houston to see the progress HP has made in providing faster turnaround of inventory.
  • Update: Stellent To Buy Optika , iPhrase Takes Banter In Consolidation
    With the ink barely dry on other content management merger agreements, Stellent plans to buy Optika in a stock and cash deal valued at about $59 million. And iPhrase Technologies, a provider of natural language search technology, bought Banter Technologies, a maker of automated e-mail and voice-response systems.
  • Siemens Sells More Of Its Infineon Stake
    Siemens AG said Monday it has sold 150 million shares in its former subsidiary Infineon, reducing its stake in the chip maker to about 19 percent and earning the German electronics and engineering giant 600 million euros ( $770 million).
  • Interland, Panda Partner On Channel Promotion
    Fighting viruses got easier this week, thanks to a joint channel promotion from Interland, a managed service and hosting provider, and Panda Software International, an antivirus and intrusion protection software developer.
  • Plans To Double Sales Force

    NetSuite Adds Two Sales-Focused Executives
    ASP pure-play NetSuite, which offers accounting and business management software as a service, announced Friday two additions to its executive team.
  • Finding The Key Selling Point
    The category of business intelligence can be a tough sell. That's because business intelligence is a notion,not a product. The concept: to feed consistent, reliable data throughout an organization so practically anyone can make strategic decisions at realtime speed. The problem with this simple idea is that it involves a host of complex, interrelated technologies that must be uniquely strung together for each customer.
  • Getting Together
    It seemed portentous last week when my first two vendor meetings of the New Year both turned into discussions about the value of ISV relationships. The courtship of ISVs became a big theme last fall,especially among vendors with a lot at stake in the middleware platform world, such as Microsoft and IBM,and the noise is only going to get louder this year. Likewise, the funds supporting the courtship of ISVs will flow freely.
  • The Silver Lining
    On the face of it, broadline distributors such as Tech Data and Ingram Micro are stuck between a rock and a hard place.