Technology News: 9 Most Read Channel Partner Stories, Feb. 3
The Super Bowl is nearly here — but The VAR Guy can’t say much about The Big Game since some of our blog team members are lifelong New England Patriots fans. And other bloggers here are far wiser New York Giants fans. (Guess which camp the always-wise VAR Guy belongs to?) While you’re weighing the answer to that question, here are the nine most read technology news and channel partner stories from our blog network — The VAR Guy, MSPmentor and Talkin’ Cloud — for the week ending Feb. 3, 2012.
9. SAP Cloud Computing Strategy: SAP’s Greg Tomb made some lofty cloud strategy claims to contributing blogger Nicholas Mukhar. Catch up on the conversation here.
8. VMware Opens Up Cloud Foundry: This VMware move could have key implications in the PaaS (platform as a service) market, according to contributing blogger Matt Weinberger.
5. Apple OS X Errors: The Apple Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3 build, released February 1, caused more headaches than it fixed. Contributing blogger David Courbanou gave readers the details.
4. Big Move: Rackspace is planning to get into the remote monitoring business. Initial details surfaced at the CA MSP Symposium in Miami, Fla., this week.
3. What’s the Price Tag?: When MSPmentor explained why VARs and MSPs need sales proposal and quoting software, readers tuned in.
2. Microsoft’s Next Office: David Courbanou tracks Microsoft’s plans for Office 2012, and the implications for channel partners.
1. Google’s Plans for Motorola Mobility: The next step could involve a Google senior VP becoming CEO of Motorola Mobility.
Those are the top-read blogs for this week. But stick around. You never know when a few addition news surprises will surface on The VAR Guy.