Software
A single cloud floating in a clear blue sky

Oracle partner claims U.S. counterparts lagging on cloud

UK Oracle reseller Inoapps targets U.S. growth from Houston base

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Salesforce targets holistic customer relationships

Customer engagements are coming up short. Salesforce thinks a more complete and intelligence-driven view of such relationships is in order

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Arrow, Splunk announce distribution agreement

Deal for Splunk software distribution

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Unidesk offering provides VDI expansion for resellers - partners

Virtual desktop market not going anywhere, partners tell Channelnomics

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Apple Watch revealed in duo of launches

Thinnest MacBook Air also debuts

A bunch of zombies

Exposing the fallacy of zombie Windows XP

Should partners be concerned that their desktop and laptop fortunes are being menaced by an operating system that just won't die? Short answer: No

Microsoft will end support for XP on 8 April 2014

Windows XP still gaining market share despite lack of support

13-year-old OS showing no signs of waning

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European LSP Crayon set for imminent U.S. launch

Software-asset-management firm has made a commitment to Microsoft to enter U.S.

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Microsoft: Office 365 'too complicated' for channel partners to sell

Giant says channel sales staff may find product confusing

Software technology

Gigamon to offer software on third-party, white box software

New offering will be compatible with ONIE

In-depth
The cost of doing business

MSP Consortium free RMM, PSA tools should ease MSP business costs

The Managed Service Provider Consortium is giving away a new remote monitoring and management and professional services organization tool to enable solution providers to operate free of costly licensing fees

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‘Things’ take center stage

Vendors, VARs, and start-ups feed off rapidly growing momentum of the IoT movement

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Fewer deals, smarter sales

What appears illogical on the surface — lower sales volume, higher profitability — makes perfect sense when you think about it

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Vendor Q&A Series: Marc Dupaquier, IBM

The latest channel exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is IBM's general manager of global business partners