HP's Meg Whitman, Martin Fink To Keynote Nth Generation Symposium
6:43 PM EST Wed. Jun. 19, 2013
For Nth Generation's 13th annual symposium, the solution provider will be featuring keynote presentations from such top HP execs as Meg Whitman and Martin Fink, with the latest version of HP's Moonshot servers also set to make an appearance.
Startup Challenges Network Tech Giants With Linux Offering
4:24 PM EST Wed. Jun. 19, 2013
Cumulus Networks exits stealth mode with Cumulus Linux, taking on Cisco and other vendors with 'proprietary' network technology.
Analysis: AMD's Comeback Plan Needs More Than ARM
3:23 PM EST Wed. Jun. 19, 2013
The addition of ARM technology gives AMD a leg up in its quest to win share in the data center, but the chip company needs a strong channel to complete its comeback plan.
Barracuda Intros Cloud LiveBoot For VMware For Speedy Disaster Recovery
7:12 PM EST Tue. Jun. 18, 2013
The new Cloud LiveBoot for VMware feature in Barracuda Backup 5.2 gives customers the ability to boot virtual machines after a disaster directly from backed up, compressed and deduped data in the cloud.
AMD Prepping New ARM Server Chip For 2014
6:00 AM EST Tue. Jun. 18, 2013
AMD is banking on ARM to help it win market share in the hotly contested server market. Will it work?
HP's Donatelli: New Pricing Firepower Helping Partners Win Server Deals
11:40 AM EST Thu. Jun. 13, 2013
Speaking with CRN at HP's Discover conference in Las Vegas, Enterprise Group Executive Vice President Dave Donatelli sees many positives for HP in its heated battle with Dell for server market share.
HP Partners: Excited About Moonshot Servers, Not So Much MicroServer Gen8 Servers
7:59 PM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
HP's solution provider community is finding the new HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8 servers underpowered for most SMB customers, but they love what HP is planning for its Moonshot modular servers.
Three Current, Former HP Execs On Icahn's Short List To Run Dell: Reuters
3:04 PM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
Should Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management block Dell's bid to go private, they have a short list of potential candidates, including three current or former HP executives, ready to take over the chief executive role at Dell, Reuters reports.
Intel Denies Report It Will Exit Server Motherboard Business
5:04 PM EST Tue. Jun. 11, 2013
Intel denies a Digitimes report claiming the chip maker is reducing its server motherboard manufacturing business and may exit the market completely in the second half of this year.
Lenovo Looks To Replicate PC Channel Success With Servers
3:13 PM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
Lenovo turned itself into a PC juggernaut, thanks in large part to its channel strategy. Can the company do the same in the server market?
Fun And Business: 15 Scenes From Dell Enterprise Forum
12:51 PM EST Mon. Jun. 10, 2013
The Dell Enterprise Forum gave Dell partners and customers alike a chance to unwind after hearing about the introduction of technologies like the PowerEdge VRTX converged infrastructure solution.
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.
HP Enterprise Group SVP Seidl Set To Step Aside
7:05 PM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
Randy Seidl, who brought a new competitive fire to HP's one-time sleepy enterprise sales culture, is stepping aside in September.
1Q Storage: Dell Sales Boom, HP Sales Bust
6:13 PM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
The overall first-quarter storage market slipped over last year for the first time since 2009, according to IDC, with Dell's sales rising fast and HP's sales plummeting in line with those two companies' server sales.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. Jun. 07, 2013
For the week ending June 7, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Cisco Steps Up Server War With Payouts For HP Trade-Ins
6:21 PM EST Thu. Jun. 06, 2013
In its latest effort to grab share in the server market, Cisco launches a new trade-in program that offers financial incentives to swap out HP BladeSystems and replace them with Cisco gear.
Dell Intros PowerEdge VRTX: Converged Infrastructure For SMB, Remote Office
8:11 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
Dell's new PowerEdge VRTX, introduced at the Dell Enterprise Forum, is a converged infrastructure offering with a starting price of under $10,000 that targets SMBs and remote offices.
New Dell-Oracle Alliance To Bring Engineered Systems To Dell Customers, Partners
5:04 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
Oracle President Mark Hurd slapped his old company, Hewlett-Packard, in the face by unveiling at the Dell Enterprise Forum a new engineered systems relationship with HP arch-rival Dell to integrate Oracle software with Dell server hardware.
5 Questions For HP Enterprise Channels VP Stephen DiFranco
12:00 PM EST Tue. Jun. 04, 2013
HP Enterprise Group Channels Vice President Stephen DiFranco says Dell paid dearly for its first-quarter server market share gains.
Cisco Partner Summit Features Revved Up VCE Effort
7:30 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
VCE Channel Chief D. Martin says the company's partner sales growth momentum is increasing even after posting a 40-percent-plus channel sales increase in 2012.
Avnet Intros Mobile VSPEX Solution For DR, Harsh Environment Deployments
6:14 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
The Avnet Mobile Data Center Solution for EMC VSPEX solution targets fast deployments after a disaster or in harsh environments, and includes a complete data center based on the EMC VSPEX reference architecture built into a case that moves on its own power.
TechEd: LSI, Microsoft Team On Low-Cost Clustered Server, Storage Solution
3:05 PM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
At TechEd, LSI and Microsoft will unveil the LSI Syncro CS, a new solution that brings high availability to direct attach storage environments for SMBs and SMEs not looking to invest in expanding external storage networks.
Channel Beat: Dell, Cisco Winning Server Share (Video)
1:00 PM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
This week's recap also looks at HP's promotion of veteran executive Mike Parrottino to a new enterprise position, plus a new Microsoft cloud survey.
5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week
11:55 AM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
For the week ending May 31, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.
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.
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