SMB/Midmarket Opportunities News
Oklahoma Solution Provider: 'We'll Get Back Up'
12:05 PM EST Tue. May. 21, 2013
Helping hands, including those from MSP Alliance members, reach out to fellow businesses after a tornado rips through Moore, Okla., cutting a path up to 2 miles wide and 20 miles long with speeds of more than 200 mph.
Driving Big Data Analytics: Alteryx Snags $12 Million In VC Funding
11:40 AM EST Mon. May. 20, 2013
In the first five months of this year, big data startups and young vendors have pulled in more than $400 million in venture capital financing.
IBM To Offer Partners Free Access To Online Marketing Applications
6:06 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
IBM will announce at next week's SmarterCommerce Global Summit that it is providing partners with free one-year access to IBM Marketing Center.
Perficient Expands Salesforce.com Service Offerings With Clear Task Acquisition
2:16 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
The move helps solution provider Perficient grow its cloud computing services business.
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.
Partner Feedback Wanted: SAP Plans July Partner Exec Summit
6:54 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
The event will give solution provider CEOs and CTOs the chance to brainstorm and network, says SAP's North America channel chief.
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.
Channel Beat: More HP-Autonomy Drama (Video)
2:50 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
This week's recap also looks at Microsoft's latest numbers on Windows 8 sales as well as Bill Gates' comments on Apple's iPad.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:30 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
For the week ending May 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
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.
Partners: IBM Still Too Slow Approving Discounted Deals
3:54 PM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
Channel partners worry about losing server and storage sales to competitors whose vendors approve "special bid pricing" deals more quickly.
Adobe Halts Packaged Software Development, Tells Partners To Embrace The Cloud
1:53 PM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
Adobe will no longer develop its Creative Suite applications beyond the current CS 6 release, and will focus instead on its Creative Cloud applications.
The SMB Channel Is Sick. Will A Cure Come In Time?
1:54 PM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Many small and midsize solution providers are in danger of going out of business, writes Larry Kesslin of 4-Profit.
Dell Credits Channel For Server Market Share Gains Despite LBO
10:15 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Dell Founder and CEO Michael Dell give credit to the company's channel as it picks up server share against rival Hewlett-Packard, according to recent market share data.
Michael Dell: HP Server Share Losses Are 'Staggering'
4:16 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
Michael Dell is celebrating Dell's 29th birthday by showcasing new data from IDC that corroborates his company's claims that it is gaining share in the server market against rival Hewlett-Packard.
Channel Beat: Lenovo-IBM Server Talks Stall (Video)
1:33 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
This week's recap also looks at Intel's newest CEO and more server market battles between Dell and HP.
30 Notable IT Executive Moves: April 2013
12:00 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
April biggest executive moves include a major shakeup at HP's board of directors and a new home for a veteran channel chief.
SAS Takes Its Business Analytics Software To The Cloud
10:34 AM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
The company also unveils high-performance business analytics applications and discloses plans for a BI appliance jointly developed with Teradata.
Dell Trumpets Q1 Server Gains, HP Disputes Data
8:21 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Dell's server market share is on the rise even as it navigates its way through a planned $24.4 billion leveraged buyout.
Solution Provider Perficient Launches Mobile Computing Practice
3:55 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Perficient is focusing the practice around IBM's Worklight mobile application platform and other technologies.
Novell Aims To Make Some Noise With New Mobile File-Sharing App
11:20 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Partners see the new Filr service as a natural extension of Novell's expertise in file sharing and network access technology.
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