Computer hardware platforms, storage devices and computer network resources are all going virtual. Keep up with the trends here.
It isn’t easy being green, but it’s worth the effort when you lower your power bill. Resellers should keep that in mind when they hear that storage solution provider Nexsan has partnered with data protection specialist FalconStor to provide an energy-efficient, high-availability deduplication and disaster recovery solution. Here’s the scoop. The NexSan DeDupe SG (Speed with Green. […]
If you think storage and server virtualization is the end of the line for the VM world, you’d best rethink that. Virtensys asserts virtualization goes another layer deep. In theory, Input/Output virtualization means you’ll never have to plug in more than a few cables to get your network up and running. Plus, they’re launching a channel program with Promark. Got your attention? Read on.
Iomega, of ZipDisk fame, is trying to write a new chapter in mobile computing. If you get really attached to your working environment, you might wish you could drag your PC with you, but that’s not always practical. VPN is nice, but not always available. And sometimes… even a laptop doesn’t meet your needs. You’re just looking for something easier.
It’s time for Red Hat partners to look beyond Linux. That’s the key message for Red Hat’s channel in 2010. Sure, plenty of Red Hat resellers have also embraced Red Hat’s JBoss middleware. But now the open source company has something new cooking for partners: Hosted desktop virtualization. Here’s the update.
Is Google mulling a more aggressive move into the hardware market with a range of partners? Could Google’s Chrome OS set the stage for a Google Netbook? Buzz about a potential Google Netbook seems to be growing. But will Google really make the move — and what are the implications for solutions providers?
For the last week I’ve been playing around with VMware Fusion 3.01 on my Mac. I’ve had the pleasure of running Windows 7 and I’m here to share a quick little rundown of performance and features. For the geek at heart it’s a software marvel. For the cross platform techno-junky it’s a God-send.
The VAR Guy is trading in latte for Eggnog in a few hours. Turn off the WiFi. Unplug the USB. It’s time for our resident blogger to disappear — at least for a few restful hours. But before he goes, here are six channel blog entries The VAR Guy didn’t write for the week ending […]
You might know Dataram as that company doing a few cool things in the solid state market. Next up, Dataram is launching a new channel partner program to get more feet on the ground and take their product to market. Here’s the details… Calling it an expansion on the existing “go-to-market” strategy, Dataram is looking to […]
When Novell announced a reorganization this week, The VAR Guy took some time to digest the news. He sipped his latte and mulled Novell’s stated direction. Now, our resident blogger is ready to weigh in with an opinion. Specifically, keep an eye on Novell Senior VP Joe Wagner. His partner ecosystem moves in 2010 will […]
A large number of corporations seem ready to show Windows 7 some love. But here’s the twist: Many of those same corporations say they’ve increased spending with Apple, according to a recent Goldman Sachs survey of Fortune 1000 IT executives. Here are some quick details.
The survey, involving 100 IT executives representing Fortune 1000 companies, reinforced some recent IT trends:
The VAR Guy spent another week chasing (and missing) a few deadlines. Even with his growing staff, our resident blogger didn’t quite cover all the channel chatter this week. Here are six blog posts The VAR Guy didn’t write for the week ending Dec. 11, 2009. 7. CIO Chatter: John Tonnison will become Tech Data’s […]
When it comes to the mainstream desktop Linux market, Red Hat has mostly sat on the sidelines — letting folks like Canonical (Ubuntu) and Google (Chrome OS) pursue the spotlight. But now, Red Hat is making some serious desktop moves. But not in a traditional way. Here’s the strategy — and its implications for channel partners.