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.
Accounts at more than a dozen banks and credit card processors were infiltrated in an attack campaign that dates back to 2011 and attempted to steal at least $15 million from U.S. customers.
D&H Distributing has seen a lot of growth in Android tablets sales, but Dan Schwab believes there's room for another OS to take off.
AWS issues sharp price cuts, this time for its relational database service. Partners ponder the implications of cuts in public cloud prices.
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- CenturyLink Strengthens Cloud Offerings With AppFog Buy
The move brings a new developer-oriented PaaS capability to CenturyLink's Savvis organization. The offerings can be purchased directly, as well as through channels.
- Channel Security Vet Thurber Lands At WatchGuard
Alex Thurber, who served stints at Cisco, McAfee and Tripwire, is taking on the top sales role at WatchGuard Technologies, reporting to CEO Joe Wang.
- Juniper: New Network Automation Tools Simplify Data Center Operations
Juniper's Junos operating system now includes features from Puppet Labs' IT automation software, an update Juniper said will streamline network management processes in the data center.
- Sophos Puts Finishing Touches On MSP Program
Sophos's new managed security services program includes pay-as-you-go monthly billing and usage-based pricing for MSP license holders.
- Apple Discloses Law Enforcement Requests For Cloud Data
Apple says it has received as many as 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer cloud data since Dec. 1.
- Mitel Acquires Contact Center OEM PrairieFyre
Mitel's contact center business, which offers both on-premise and hosted solutions, is the most rapidly growing unit within Mitel.
- Distributor Cloud Initiatives: Do They Help Or Hinder?
Distributors are helping channel partners break into the cloud business. While that may be good news for partners lacking the resources to do it on their own, larger partners often view it differently.
- Apple Partner Faith Remains High Despite Tougher Competition
Following Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2013 and the introduction of iOS 7, Apple partners say the company is still on its A-game.
- Cisco Explains The Internet of Everything (Video)
Cisco CEO John Chambers took part in a detailed demonstration of intelligent, connected systems at the company's recent Partner Summit 2013 event.
- Former Apple Executive Takes Global SMB Role At McAfee
Bill Rielly, who oversaw small business adoption of the iPhone and iPad at Apple, is taking a similar role at McAfee, where he will focus on adoption of the company's security portfolio to small and medium-sized businesses.
- Active Attacks Targeting Microsoft Office Flaw May Stem From 2009
Older version of Microsoft Office was used in a spate of targeted attacks that could have started as early as 2009, according to researchers studying the vulnerability.
- Datawatch Boosts Big Data Visualization Capabilities With Acquisition
Datawatch expects to complete its $31.4 million acquisition of Panopticon in its fourth quarter ending Sept. 30.
- Successful M&As: Notes From A Consultant's Playbook
CRN talks with noted M&A consultant Marty Wolf, who describes the current environment for mergers and acquisitions, and outlines best practices for success.
- The Buying Game: Is Now The Right Time To Sell Or Merge Your Business?
Solution providers and industry experts offer their thoughts on the climate for mergers and acquisitions in the channel and how to strike a successful deal.
- Channel Beat: HP Embraces Google Apps (Video)
This week's recap also looks at the big news from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference and the latest on Carl Icahn's bid for Dell.
- Growing Security Firm Takes On Batman, Sneakers Personas
Stach and Liu, now called Bishop Fox, is one of a number of penetration testing and application services firms seeing its enterprise security business grow significantly in recent years.
- Blue Jeans: From Zero To Big Share Of Videoconferencing Services Market
Two years in, the startup's cloud-based video services business has grown along with its channel. And now comes Blue Jeans 2.0.
- Microsoft, At Last, Offers Its Office Apps For Apple's iPhone
The new Office Mobile for iPhone is available free to Office 365 subscribers, potentially providing a boost for the cloud application suite. But Microsoft isn't offering a version specifically for the iPad.
- VAR Between Jobs Produces Indie Flash Storage Conference
Keith Norbie managed to bring together some of the top flash storage startups along with at least one stealth company on his way to independently producing the 2013 Flash Storage Forum.
- Microsoft To Open Windows Stores Within Best Buy
Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to boost retail sales of Windows products, including its own slow-selling Surface tablet.
- Cisco Announces pxGrid For Identity, Device Context Awareness
Cisco said its framework extends its security technology partnerships for addressing mobile device control and identity management through the network.
- Report: Apple Exploring Larger iPhones, Bigger Screens
Apple is working on two new types of larger iPhones that could be launched sometime next year, according to a report.
- CentriLogic Expands Presence With New Acquisition
With the acquisition of the North Carolina data center operations of Dacentec, CentriLogic gets a long-distance disaster recovery capability it can offer customers of its other data centers.
- Portability Driving New Growth In Digital Projector Market
Top vendors like ViewSonic, Epson and InFocus say the trend toward more portable and personal digital projectors is leading to new growth in the market.
- Knockout Punch: Big Amazon Customer Moves To HP Public Cloud
Winding down HP's Discover conference, COO Bill Veghte reveals that HP has moved one of Amazon Web Services' biggest customers to the HP enterprise-grade public cloud.