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New Linux Server Competition for Novell, Red Hat?

There’s a growing body of evidence suggesting that Novell and Red Hat could soon face new competition in the Linux server market. Something new from Microsoft? Nope. Another attack from Oracle? Not quite. This time, the competition could come from tiny Canonical and the company’s latest Ubuntu Linux release. Canonical is set to release Ubuntu […]

September to Remember for Asterisk

Sure, true fanatics are familiar with Asterisk — the open source IP telephony platform. But there are some clear signs that Asterisk is pushing beyond the open source crowd and gaining momentum within small and midsize businesses. Here are several announcements and events The VAR Guy is tracking. He thinks it’s time for solutions providers […]

Sun's Thin Clients: Heading for Home?

Talk about smart product placement. Sun Microsystems has donated a few dozen Sun Ray 270 thin clients for attendees to use at a major Avnet partner conference in Colorado Springs. The VAR Guy took one of the thin clients for a spin this morning. Not bad. The thin clients included popular open source applications, including […]

Are These Business Expenses Legitimate?

The VAR Guy is heading back to Las Vegas on May 21 for the big Interop show. He’ll be traveling with his corporate American Express card, dining with clients … and goofing off. Here’s a look at five potential items on his expense report. 5. Two-night Stay, Hooters Hotel ($400): Careful, folks. Don’t assume The […]

Top 100 Cisco Partner Summit Highlights (100-81)

Everything you need to know–and a few things you’d rather not know–about Cisco’s annual partner conference, held this week at the Venetian Hotel Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Let’s start the countdown… 100) Free WiFi In the Casino: The Venetian has fantastic free WiFi coverage throughout its casino floors and conference meeting rooms. The WiFi […]