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Editor's voice: the week's channel chatter

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?

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IBM aims for $40bn revenue in cloud, big data, security

Giant will shift $4bn in spending to these areas

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HP takes on big data with new offering

Vendor claims new technology will allow developers to employ R to scale

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Banking on technology

If industry pundits are right, technology spending will be high on the agenda of banks and other financial services companies this year

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Big data has some growing up to do

Vendors and VARs need to stop pushing products and portfolios, emphasize business outcomes and ROI instead

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Vendor Q&A Series: Cheryl Cook, Dell

The latest channel exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is Dell's VP of global channels & alliances

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Channelnomics' top five stories of the week

Check out which articles grabbed the most attention this week

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HDS snaps up big data firm Pentaho

Big data firm with global channel network set to bolster machine data strategy

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Trace3 Big Data push continues with VMware platform addition

Integrator says new offering from VMware and DataGravity will contribute to effort

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Microsoft Big Data acquisition shows willingness to embrace open platforms

The software giant embraces yet another open-source tool in R and stakes its claim in the analytics arena

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VARs need to evolve; vendors can help them do it

Who bears responsibility for helping the channel adopt new business models?

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Vendor Q&A Series: Charles Foley, Watchful Software

The latest channel exec to sit in the Channelnomics hotseat is Watchful Software's chairman and CEO

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Lenovo’s next super challenge: Rebuilding trust after Superfish

The Superfish spyware scandal has tarnished Lenovo’s reputation, causing partners and customers to consider alternate brands

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Humans and machines: A dynamic duo

In its latest tech report, Accenture predicts an increasingly ‘blended” workforce, with humans and technology working side by side to bolster efficiency, increase safety, and make great things happen