• July 09, 2009 09 Jul'09

    Establishing a channel Entente Cordiale

    The ancient Chinese proverb that says “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” may well be applied to the channel, for while we should certainly keep a wary eye on any threats out there, not all fellow VARs need to be viewed with suspicion. In these ...  Continue Reading

  • July 09, 2009 09 Jul'09

    EMC wins battle over Data Domain

    EMC has won the financial tug of war to acquire Data Domain for $2.1bn after NetApp lost its nerve and walked away from the negotiating table.  Continue Reading

  • July 09, 2009 09 Jul'09

    Channel weathers recession but trouble lies ahead

    The number of company failures in the channel rose only slightly in the first half of this year despite predictions that the recession would force many out of business.  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    Morse reveals undervalued offer has been made

    Morse has shrugged off an approach which it believes undervalues the company hinting that it was not certain any acceptable offer would be made. Reacting to recent media reports that it was the target of a bid Morse issued a statement revealing ...  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    ANS numbers up in tough market

    Cisco Gold Partner ANS Group has announced its full-year results, with operating profit up 13% year-on-year to £1.2m on sales of £12.3m. The Manchester-based reseller, which also works alongside Microsoft, VMware and NetApp, has been ...  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    Google to challenge Microsoft with Chrome OS

    Google is developing a fast, simple and secure computer operating system that is designed to work well on the web. The operating system, called Google Chrome OS, is an open source, lightweight operating system that will initially be aimed at ...  Continue Reading

  • July 08, 2009 08 Jul'09

    Oracle calls for more vertical focus

    Oracle has kicked off its virtual partner conference with a call to arms from senior channel management keen to encourage the channel to engage with its demand generation teams.  Continue Reading