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IDC: Most manufacturers in the cloud

Cloud spending expected to increase over next two years

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HP looks at a different path to the cloud

After five years of trying to break into the hosted cloud market, HP is signaling that it’s changing strategy to build rather than sell cloud services

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Dell targets SMB data overflow with new offerings

Vendor adds to networking solutions

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With UCC, it’s a small world after all

Rapidly emerging technology set is presenting businesses with inventive ways to cut the cord, communicate and collaborate

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Microsoft, SkyKick make long-term Office 365 channel play

Microsoft and SkyKick launch a strategy to get — and keep — partners on the cloud-based productivity platform

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Apple buys FoundationDB to boost cloud-computing skills - reports

Both companies vague about rumored deal

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IBM looks to woo healthcare market with Watson

Vendor invests in Modernizing Medicine to popularize its cognitive computing capability Watson Technologies

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Gartner: CIO expectations for the cloud 'unrealistic'

Analyst says backlash could follow

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Channel players need to embrace ‘Outcome Economy’

Darwinian principles reign supreme in the channel, as elsewhere; for solution providers, getting ‘fit’ might mean focusing on managed services

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All change! IBM 'radically' simplifies cloud contracts

Giant claims changes will radicalize customers' service agreement experience

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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